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Originally Posted by BigJohn
. Being Saul was at war, verse 6 shows he had exhausted all options he had except seeking out a Medium "He inquired of the Lord, but the Lord did not answer him by dreams or Urim or prophets." And in the next verse, he did seek out the medium.
Your rendition of the Biblical story is indeed accurate and your conclusion is quite reasonable based on what has been written.