Saul and the Medium at Endor

Now Samuel was dead,(A) and all Israel had mourned for him and buried him in his own town of Ramah.(B) Saul had expelled(C) the mediums and spiritists(D) from the land.

The Philistines assembled and came and set up camp at Shunem,(E) while Saul gathered all Israel and set up camp at Gilboa.(F) When Saul saw the Philistine army, he was afraid; terror(G) filled his heart. He inquired(H) of the Lord, but the Lord did not answer him by dreams(I) or Urim(J) or prophets.(K) Saul then said to his attendants, “Find me a woman who is a medium,(L) so I may go and inquire of her.”

“There is one in Endor,(M)” they said.

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