Judges 20:27 [study!]
American Standard Version (ASV 1901) 
And the children of Israel asked of Jehovah (for the ark of the covenant of God was there in those days,
King James Version (KJV 1769)
And the children of Israel enquired of the LORD, (for the ark of the covenant of God [was] there in those days,
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
The sons of Israel inquired of the LORD (for the ark of the covenant of God [was] there in those days,
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
And the children of Israel inquired of the LORD, (for the ark of the covenant of God [was] there in those days,
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
And the children of Israel inquired of Jehovah (and the ark of the covenant of God was there in those days,
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
And the sons of Israel asked of Yahweh,there, being the ark of the covenant of God, in those days;
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
And the sons of Israel ask of Jehovah,and there [is] the ark of the covenant of God in those days,
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
And inquired of him concerning their state. At that time the ark of the covenant of the Lord was there,
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) 
And the children of Israel enquired of the LORD, (for the Arke of ye couenant of God [was] there in those daies,
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
for the ark of the Lord God [was] there in those days,
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008)  
And the children of Yisrael enquired of Yahweh, (for the ark of the covenant of Elohim [was] there in those days,
And the children
; a son
(as a builder
of the family name), in the widest sense (of literal and figurative relationship, including grandson
, etc., (like H0001
; he will rule
, a symbolical name of Jacob; also (typically) of his posterity.
A primitive root; to inquire
; by implication to request
; by extension to demand
Stem - Qal (See H8851
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811
Count - 19885
; (the) self Existent
or eternal; Jehovah
, Jewish national name of God.
(for the ark
(in the sense of gathering
); a box
of the covenant
(in the sense of cutting
)); a compact
(because made by passing between pieces
Plural of H0433
in the ordinary sense; but specifically used (in the plural thus, especially with the article) of the supreme God
; occasionally applied by way of deference to magistrates
; and sometimes as a superlative.
A primitive particle (rather from the relative H0834
(transfered to time) then
; often thither
, or thence
Masculine plural from H1931
(only used when emphatic).
From an unused root meaning to be hot
; a day
(as the warm
hours), whether literally (from sunrise to sunset, or from one sunset to the next), or figuratively (a space of time defined by an associated term), (often used adverbially).
And the children of Israel enquired of the LORD, (for the ark of the covenant of God [was] (m) there in those days,
(m) That is, in Shiloh.
Judges 20:18 And the children of Israel arose, and went up to the house of God, and asked counsel of God, and said, Which of us shall go up first to the battle against the children of Benjamin? And the LORD said, Judah [shall go up] first.
Judges 20:23 (And the children of Israel went up and wept before the LORD until even, and asked counsel of the LORD, saying, Shall I go up again to battle against the children of Benjamin my brother? And the LORD said, Go up against him.)
Numbers 27:21 And he shall stand before Eleazar the priest, who shall ask [counsel] for him after the judgment of Urim before the LORD: at his word shall they go out, and at his word they shall come in, [both] he, and all the children of Israel with him, even all the congregation.
- the ark:
Joshua 18:1 And the whole congregation of the children of Israel assembled together at Shiloh, and set up the tabernacle of the congregation there. And the land was subdued before them.
1 Samuel 4:3-4 And when the people were come into the camp, the elders of Israel said, Wherefore hath the LORD smitten us to day before the Philistines? Let us fetch the ark of the covenant of the LORD out of Shiloh unto us, that, when it cometh among us, it may save us out of the hand of our enemies. ... So the people sent to Shiloh, that they might bring from thence the ark of the covenant of the LORD of hosts, which dwelleth [between] the cherubims: and the two sons of Eli, Hophni and Phinehas, [were] there with the ark of the covenant of God.
Psalms 78:60-61 So that he forsook the tabernacle of Shiloh, the tent [which] he placed among men; ... And delivered his strength into captivity, and his glory into the enemy's hand.
Jeremiah 7:12 But go ye now unto my place which [was] in Shiloh, where I set my name at the first, and see what I did to it for the wickedness of my people Israel.
; The loss of two battles at length brought this stiff-necked people to enquire of the Lord; for all the company at this time met at Shiloh, and kept a day of fasting and prayer with great earnestness and solemnity. "Behold, the Lord's hand is not shortened, that it cannot save; neither his ear heavy, that it cannot hear."
Isaiah 59:1 Behold, the LORD'S hand is not shortened, that it cannot save; neither his ear heavy, that it cannot hear:
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