Jonah 1:7
"Come!" said the sailors to one another. "Let us cast lots to find out who is responsible for this calamity that is upon us." So they cast lots, and the lot fell on Jonah.
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Judges 7:13, 14
And as Gideon arrived, a man was telling his friend about a dream. "Behold, I had a dream, " he said, "and I saw a loaf of barley bread come tumbling into the Midianite camp. It struck the tent so hard that the tent overturned and collapsed." . . .

Isaiah 41:6, 7
Each one helps the other, and says to his brother, "Be strong!" . . .

and let.

Joshua 7:14-18
In the morning you must present yourselves tribe by tribe. The tribe that the LORD selects shall come forward clan by clan, and the clan that the LORD selects shall come forward family by family, and the family that the LORD selects shall come forward man by man. . . .

Judges 20:9, 10
Now this is what we will do to Gibeah: We will go against it as the lot dictates. . . .

1 Samuel 10:20, 21
Thus Samuel had all the tribes of Israel come forward, and the tribe of Benjamin was selected. . . .

1 Samuel 14:41, 42
So Saul said to the LORD, the God of Israel, "Why have You not answered Your servant this day? If the fault is with me or my son Jonathan, respond with Urim; but if the fault is with the men of Israel, respond with Thummim." And Jonathan and Saul were selected, but the people were cleared of the charge. . . .

Esther 3:7
In the twelfth year of King Xerxes, in the first month, the month of Nisan, the pur (that is, the lot) was cast before Haman to determine a day and month. And the lot fell on the twelfth month, the month of Adar.

Psalm 22:18
They divide my garments among them and cast lots for my clothing.

Proverbs 16:33
The lot is cast into the lap, but its every decision is from the LORD.

Matthew 27:35
When they had crucified Him, they divided up His garments by casting lots.

Acts 1:23-26
So they proposed two men: Joseph called Barsabbas (also known as Justus) and Matthias. . . .

Acts 13:19
And having vanquished seven nations in Canaan, He gave their land to His people as an inheritance.


Joshua 7:10, 13
But the LORD said to Joshua, "Stand up! Why have you fallen on your face? . . .

Joshua 22:16-20
"This is what the whole congregation of the LORD says: 'What is this breach of faith you have committed today against the God of Israel by turning away from the LORD and building for yourselves an altar, that you might rebel against the LORD this day? . . .

1 Samuel 14:38, 39
Therefore Saul said, "Come here, all you leaders of the troops, and let us investigate how this sin has occurred today. . . .

Job 10:2
I will say to God: 'Do not condemn me! Let me know why You prosecute me.'

and the.

Numbers 32:23
But if you do not do this, you will certainly sin against the LORD; and you may be assured that your sin will find you out.

Joshua 7:18
And he had Zabdi's family come forward man by man, and Achan son of Carmi, the son of Zabdi, the son of Zerah, of the tribe of Judah, was selected.

1 Corinthians 4:5
Therefore judge nothing before the proper time; wait until the Lord comes. He will bring to light what is hidden in darkness and will expose the motives of men's hearts. At that time each will receive his praise from God.

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New American Standard Bible
Each man said to his mate, "Come, let us cast lots so we may learn on whose account this calamity has struck us." So they cast lots and the lot fell on Jonah.

King James Bible
And they said every one to his fellow, Come, and let us cast lots, that we may know for whose cause this evil is upon us. So they cast lots, and the lot fell upon Jonah.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Come on!" the sailors said to each other. "Let's cast lots. Then we'll know who is to blame for this trouble we're in." So they cast lots, and the lot singled out Jonah.

International Standard Version
Meanwhile, each crewman told another, "Come on! Let's cast lots to find out whose fault it is that we're in this trouble." So they cast lots, and the lot indicated Jonah!

NET Bible
The sailors said to one another, "Come on, let's cast lots to find out whose fault it is that this disaster has overtaken us." So they cast lots, and Jonah was singled out.
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