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1 Samuel 15:26

    1 Samuel 15:26 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    And Samuel said unto Saul, I will not return with thee: for thou hast rejected the word of the LORD, and the LORD hath rejected thee from being king over Israel.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    And Samuel said to Saul, I will not return with you: for you have rejected the word of the LORD, and the LORD has rejected you from being king over Israel.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    And Samuel said unto Saul, I will not return with thee; for thou hast rejected the word of Jehovah, and Jehovah hath rejected thee from being king over Israel.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    And Samuel said to Saul, I will not go back with you: for you have put away from you the word of the Lord, and the Lord has put you from your place as king over Israel.

    Webster's Revision

    And Samuel said unto Saul, I will not return with thee; for thou hast rejected the word of Jehovah, and Jehovah hath rejected thee from being king over Israel.

    World English Bible

    Samuel said to Saul, "I will not return with you; for you have rejected the word of Yahweh, and Yahweh has rejected you from being king over Israel."

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    And Samuel said unto Saul, I will not return with thee: for thou hast rejected the word of the LORD, and the LORD hath rejected thee from being king over Israel.

    Clarke's Commentary on 1 Samuel 15:26

    I will not return with thee - I cannot acknowledge thee as king, seeing the Lord hath rejected thee.

    Wesley's Notes on 1 Samuel 15:26

    15:26 I will not - This was no lie, though he afterwards returned, because he spoke what he meant; his words and his intentions agreed together, though afterwards he saw reason to change his intentions. Compare Gen 19:2,3. This may relieve many perplexed consciences, who think themselves obliged to do what they have said they would do, though they see just cause to change their minds. Hath rejected thee, and c. - But he does not say, he hath rejected thee from salvation. And who besides hath authority to say so?