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1 Samuel 6:20

    1 Samuel 6:20 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    And the men of Bethshemesh said, Who is able to stand before this holy LORD God? and to whom shall he go up from us?

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    And the men of Bethshemesh said, Who is able to stand before this holy LORD God? and to whom shall he go up from us?

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    And the men of Beth-shemesh said, Who is able to stand before Jehovah, this holy God? and to whom shall he go up from us?

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    And the men of Beth-shemesh said, Who is able to keep his place before the Lord, this holy God? and to whom may he go from us?

    Webster's Revision

    And the men of Beth-shemesh said, Who is able to stand before Jehovah, this holy God? and to whom shall he go up from us?

    World English Bible

    The men of Beth Shemesh said, "Who is able to stand before Yahweh, this holy God? To whom shall he go up from us?"

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    And the men of Beth-shemesh said, Who is able to stand before the LORD, this holy God? and to whom shall he go up from us?

    Clarke's Commentary on 1 Samuel 6:20

    Who is able to stand - Why this exclamation? They knew that God had forbidden any to touch his ark but the priests and Levites; but they endeavored to throw that blame on God, as a Being hard to be pleased, which belonged solely to themselves.