1 Samuel 28:13

“And the king said unto her, Be not afraid: for what sawest thou? And the woman said unto Saul, I saw gods ascending out of the earth.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for 1 Samuel 28:13

And the king sayd vnto her, Be not afraid: for what sawest thou? And the woman said vnto Saul, I saw gods ascending out of the earth.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

The king said to her, "Do not be afraid; but what do you see? And the woman said to Saul, "I see a divine being coming up out of the earth.""
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And the king said unto her, Be not afraid: for what seest thou? And the woman said unto Saul, I see a god coming up out of the earth.
- American Standard Version (1901)

And the king said to her, Have no fear: what do you see? And the woman said to Saul, I see a god coming up out of the earth.
- Basic English Bible

And the king said to her, Be not afraid; but what didst thou see? And the woman said to Saul, I saw a god ascending out of the earth.
- Darby Bible

And the king said to her be not afraid: for what sawest thou? And the woman said to Saul, I saw gods ascending out of the earth.
- Webster's Bible

The king said to her, "Don't be afraid. For what do you see?" The woman said to Saul, "I see a god coming up out of the earth."
- World English Bible

And the king saith to her, `Do not fear; for what hast thou seen?' and the woman saith unto Saul, `Gods I have seen coming up out of the earth.'
- Youngs Literal Bible

And the king said unto her: 'Be not afraid; for what seest thou?' And the woman said unto Saul: 'I see a godlike being coming up out of the earth.'
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible Commentary for 1 Samuel 28:13

Wesley's Notes for 1 Samuel 28:13


28:13 Gods - That is, a god, and divine person, glorious, and full of majesty and splendor, exceeding not only mortal men, but common ghosts. She used the plural number, gods, either after the manner of the Hebrew language, which commonly uses that word of one person: or, after the language and custom of the heathens.


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