And they said unto him, Ask counsel, we pray you, of God, that we may know whether our way which we go shall be prosperous.
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George Leo Haydock
Lord (Elohim.) A title sometimes given to false gods. The Levite answered in the name of Jehova; whence it is inferred that they all adored the true God, though their worship was not clear of superstition. (Calmet)