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1 Samuel 28:16

    1 Samuel 28:16 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    Then said Samuel, Wherefore then dost thou ask of me, seeing the LORD is departed from thee, and is become thine enemy?

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    Then said Samuel, Why then do you ask of me, seeing the LORD is departed from you, and is become your enemy?

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    And Samuel said, Wherefore then dost thou ask of me, seeing Jehovah is departed from thee, and is become thine adversary?

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    And Samuel said, Why do you put your questions to me, seeing that God has gone away from you and is on the side of him who is against you?

    Webster's Revision

    And Samuel said, Wherefore then dost thou ask of me, seeing Jehovah is departed from thee, and is become thine adversary?

    World English Bible

    Samuel said, "Why then do you ask of me, since Yahweh has departed from you and has become your adversary?

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    And Samuel said, Wherefore then dost thou ask of me, seeing the LORD is departed from thee, and is become thine adversary?

    Definitions for 1 Samuel 28:16

    Wherefore - Why?; for what reason?; for what cause?

    Clarke's Commentary on 1 Samuel 28:16

    Wherefore then dost thou ask of me - Was ever I wont to give answers that were not dictated by the Lord? It is his counsel alone that I communicate.