1 Samuel 14:18

Overview - 1 Samuel 14
Jonathan goes and miraculously smites the Philistine's garrison.
15 A divine terror makes them beat themselves.
17 Saul, not staying the priest's answer, sets on them.
21 The captivated Hebrews, and the hidden Israelites, join against them.
24 Saul's unadvised adjuration hinders the victory.
31 He restrains the people from eating blood.
35 He builds an altar.
37 Jonathan, taken by lot, is save by the people.
47 Saul's victories, strength, and family.
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1 Samuel 14:18  (King James Version)
And Saul said unto Ahiah, Bring hither the ark of God. For the ark of God was at that time with the children of Israel.

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 victory.
4:3-5 30:8 Numbers 27:21 ; Judges 20:18 Judges 20:23 Judges 20:27 Judges 20:28 ; 2 Samuel 11:11 ; 15:24-26

For the ark
5:2 7:1