1 Samuel 28:18
New International Version
Because you did not obey the LORD or carry out his fierce wrath against the Amalekites, the LORD has done this to you today.

New Living Translation
The LORD has done this to you today because you refused to carry out his fierce anger against the Amalekites.

English Standard Version
Because you did not obey the voice of the LORD and did not carry out his fierce wrath against Amalek, therefore the LORD has done this thing to you this day.

Berean Study Bible
Because you did not obey the LORD or carry out His burning anger against Amalek, the LORD has done this to you today.

King James Bible
Because thou obeyedst not the voice of the LORD, nor executedst his fierce wrath upon Amalek, therefore hath the LORD done this thing unto thee this day.

New King James Version
Because you did not obey the voice of the LORD nor execute His fierce wrath upon Amalek, therefore the LORD has done this thing to you this day.

New American Standard Bible
Just as you did not obey the LORD and did not execute His fierce wrath on Amalek, so the LORD has done this thing to you this day.

NASB 1995
“As you did not obey the LORD and did not execute His fierce wrath on Amalek, so the LORD has done this thing to you this day.

NASB 1977
“As you did not obey the LORD and did not execute His fierce wrath on Amalek, so the LORD has done this thing to you this day.

Amplified Bible
Because you did not obey the voice of the LORD and did not execute His fierce wrath on Amalek, therefore the LORD has done this thing to you this day.

Christian Standard Bible
You did not obey the LORD and did not carry out his burning anger against Amalek; therefore the LORD has done this to you today.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
You did not obey the LORD and did not carry out His burning anger against Amalek; therefore the LORD has done this to you today.

American Standard Version
Because thou obeyedst not the voice of Jehovah, and didst not execute his fierce wrath upon Amalek, therefore hath Jehovah done this thing unto thee this day.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
Because you have not listened to the voice of LORD JEHOVAH, and you have not executed the heat of his anger in Amaleq, therefore this thing LORD JEHOVAH has done to you today

Brenton Septuagint Translation
because thou didst not hearken to the voice of the Lord, and didst not execute his fierce anger upon Amalec, therefore the Lord has done this thing to thee this day.

Contemporary English Version
When the LORD was angry with the Amalekites, he told you to destroy them, but you didn't do it. That's why the LORD is doing this to you.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Because thou didst not obey the voice of the Lord, neither didst thou execute the wrath of his indignation upon Amalec. Therefore hath the Lord done to thee what thou sufferest this day.

English Revised Version
Because thou obeyedst not the voice of the LORD and didst not execute his fierce wrath upon Amalek, therefore hath the LORD done this thing unto thee this day.

Good News Translation
You disobeyed the LORD's command and did not completely destroy the Amalekites and all they had. That is why the LORD is doing this to you now.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
The LORD is doing this to you today because you didn't listen to him or unleash his burning anger on Amalek.

International Standard Version
Because you didn't obey the LORD and didn't display his fierce anger against Amalek, therefore, the LORD will do this thing to you today.

JPS Tanakh 1917
Because thou didst not hearken to the voice of the LORD, and didst not execute His fierce wrath upon Amalek, therefore hath the LORD done this thing unto thee this day.

Literal Standard Version
Because you have not listened to the voice of YHWH, nor did the fierceness of His anger on Amalek—therefore YHWH has done this thing to you this day;

NET Bible
Since you did not obey the LORD and did not carry out his fierce anger against the Amalekites, the LORD has done this thing to you today.

New Heart English Bible
Because you did not obey the voice of the LORD, and did not execute his fierce wrath on Amalek, therefore the LORD has done this thing to you this day.

World English Bible
Because you didn't obey the voice of Yahweh, and didn't execute his fierce wrath on Amalek, therefore Yahweh has done this thing to you this day.

Young's Literal Translation
Because thou hast not hearkened to the voice of Jehovah, nor didst the fierceness of His anger on Amalek -- therefore this thing hath Jehovah done to thee this day;

Additional Translations ...
Context
Saul and the Medium of Endor
17He has done exactly what He spoke through me: The LORD has torn the kingship out of your hand and given it to your neighbor David. 18Because you did not obey the LORD or carry out His burning anger against Amalek, the LORD has done this to you today. 19Moreover, the LORD will deliver Israel with you into the hand of the Philistines, and tomorrow you and your sons will be with me. And the LORD will deliver the army of Israel into the hand of the Philistines.”…

Cross References
1 Samuel 15:20
"But I did obey the LORD," Saul replied. "I went on the mission that the LORD gave me. I brought back Agag king of Amalek and devoted the Amalekites to destruction.

1 Samuel 15:26
"I will not return with you," Samuel replied. "For you have rejected the word of the LORD, and He has rejected you as king over Israel."

1 Samuel 15:28
So Samuel said to him, "The LORD has torn the kingdom of Israel from you today and has given it to your neighbor who is better than you.

1 Kings 20:42
And the prophet said to the king, "This is what the LORD says: 'Because you have let slip from your hand the man I had devoted to destruction, your life will be exchanged for his life, and your people for his people.'"


Treasury of Scripture

Because you obeyed not the voice of the LORD, nor executed his fierce wrath on Amalek, therefore has the LORD done this thing to you this day.

obeyedst

1 Samuel 13:9
And Saul said, Bring hither a burnt offering to me, and peace offerings. And he offered the burnt offering.

1 Samuel 15:9,23-26
But Saul and the people spared Agag, and the best of the sheep, and of the oxen, and of the fatlings, and the lambs, and all that was good, and would not utterly destroy them: but every thing that was vile and refuse, that they destroyed utterly…

1 Kings 20:42
And he said unto him, Thus saith the LORD, Because thou hast let go out of thy hand a man whom I appointed to utter destruction, therefore thy life shall go for his life, and thy people for his people.

hath the Lord

Psalm 50:21,22
These things hast thou done, and I kept silence; thou thoughtest that I was altogether such an one as thyself: but I will reprove thee, and set them in order before thine eyes…











Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
Because
כַּאֲשֶׁ֤ר (ka·’ă·šer)
Preposition-k | Pronoun - relative
Strong's 834: Who, which, what, that, when, where, how, because, in order that

you did not
לֹֽא־ (lō-)
Adverb - Negative particle
Strong's 3808: Not, no

obey
שָׁמַ֙עְתָּ֙ (šā·ma‘·tā)
Verb - Qal - Perfect - second person masculine singular
Strong's 8085: To hear intelligently

the LORD
יְהוָ֔ה (Yah·weh)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's 3068: LORD -- the proper name of the God of Israel

[or]
וְלֹֽא־ (wə·lō-)
Conjunctive waw | Adverb - Negative particle
Strong's 3808: Not, no

carry out
עָשִׂ֥יתָ (‘ā·śî·ṯā)
Verb - Qal - Perfect - second person masculine singular
Strong's 6213: To do, make

His burning
חֲרוֹן־ (ḥă·rō·wn-)
Noun - masculine singular construct
Strong's 2740: A burning of anger

anger
אַפּ֖וֹ (’ap·pōw)
Noun - masculine singular construct | third person masculine singular
Strong's 639: The nose, nostril, the face, a person, ire

against Amalek,
בַּעֲמָלֵ֑ק (ba·‘ă·mā·lêq)
Preposition-b | Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's 6002: Amalek -- a descendant of Esau, also his posterity

the LORD
יְהוָ֖ה (Yah·weh)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's 3068: LORD -- the proper name of the God of Israel

has done
עָשָֽׂה־ (‘ā·śāh-)
Verb - Qal - Perfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 6213: To do, make

this to you today.
הַזֶּ֔ה (haz·zeh)
Article | Pronoun - masculine singular
Strong's 2088: This, that


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