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1 Samuel 14:40-42 Lexham English Bible (LEB)

40 Then he said to all Israel, “You will be on one side,[a] and I and my son Jonathan will be on the other.”[b] And the army said to Saul, “Do what is good in your eyes.” 41 Then Saul said to Yahweh the God of Israel, “Render a decision perfectly.”[c] Jonathan and Saul were chosen by lot and the people went out. 42 Then Saul said, “Let them cast the lot between me and my son Jonathan,” and Jonathan was chosen.


  1. 1 Samuel 14:40 Literally “opposite one”
  2. 1 Samuel 14:40 Literally “opposite one”
  3. 1 Samuel 14:41 Literally “give what is perfect”; the LXX includes additional words not found in the Masoretic Hebrew text but included in a number of modern English versions: “If this guilt is on me or in my son Jonathan, give Urim, but if this guilt is in your people Israel, give Thummim”
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