* Bring hither.
The Septuagint reads [Prosagage to ephoud, hoti autos ere to
ephoud en te hemera ekeine enopiou Israel.] "Bring hither the
ephod; for he bore the ephod on that day before Israel:"
which Houbigant and others think is the true reading. Finding
that his son Jonathan and his armour-bearer were absent, Saul
wished to consult the high-priest; but the tumult increasing,
he says to him, "Withdraw thine hand:" i.e., desist form
consulting the ephod on the present occasion, and immediately
hastened to make the best use he could of this astonishing
4:3-5 30:8 Nu 27:21 Jud 20:18,23,27,28 2Sa 11:11 15:24-26
* For the ark.