Parallel Verses

NET Bible

As the ark of the Lord's covenant entered the City of David, Michal, Saul's daughter, looked out the window. When she saw King David jumping and celebrating, she despised him.

New American Standard Bible

It happened when the ark of the covenant of the Lord came to the city of David, that Michal the daughter of Saul looked out of the window and saw King David leaping and celebrating; and she despised him in her heart.

King James Version

And it came to pass, as the ark of the covenant of the LORD came to the city of David, that Michal the daughter of Saul looking out at a window saw king David dancing and playing: and she despised him in her heart.

Holman Bible

As the ark of the covenant of the Lord was entering the city of David, Saul’s daughter Michal looked down from the window and saw King David dancing and celebrating, and she despised him in her heart.

International Standard Version

But as the Ark of the Covenant of the LORD approached the City of David, Saul's daughter Michal was peering out a window, watching King David dancing and cavorting around, and she despised him in her heart.

A Conservative Version

And it came to pass, as the ark of the covenant of LORD came to the city of David, that Michal the daughter of Saul looked out at the window, and saw king David dancing and playing. And she despised him in her heart.

American Standard Version

And it came to pass, as the ark of the covenant of Jehovah came to the city of David, that Michal the daughter of Saul looked out at the window, and saw king David dancing and playing; and she despised him in her heart.

Amplified

It happened that as the ark of the covenant of the Lord came to the City of David, Michal [David’s wife] the daughter of Saul, looking down through a window, saw King David leaping and dancing [in celebration]; and she despised him in her heart.

Bible in Basic English

And when the ark of the agreement of the Lord came into the town of David, Michal, the daughter of Saul, looking out of the window, saw King David dancing and playing; and to her mind he seemed foolish.

Darby Translation

And it came to pass as the ark of the covenant of Jehovah came to the city of David, that Michal the daughter of Saul looked through a window, and saw king David dancing and playing; and she despised him in her heart.

Julia Smith Translation

And the ark of the covenant of Jehovah will be coming even to the city of David, and Michel daughter of Saul, looking forth from a window, and she will see king David leaping and playing: and she will despise him in her heart.

King James 2000

And it came to pass, as the ark of the covenant of the LORD came to the city of David, that Michal the daughter of Saul looking out at a window saw king David dancing and playing: and she despised him in her heart.

Lexham Expanded Bible

And when the ark of the covenant of Yahweh came into the city of David, then Michal the daughter of Saul looked down from the window and saw the king, David, leaping and dancing. And she despised him in her heart.

Modern King James verseion

And it happened as the ark of the covenant of Jehovah came to the City of David, Michal the daughter of Saul, looking out a window, saw King David dancing and playing. And she despised him in her heart.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And as the Ark of the Covenant of the LORD came unto the city of David, Michal the daughter of Saul looked out at a window: and when she saw king David dancing and playing, she despised him in her heart.

New Heart English Bible

It happened, as the ark of the covenant of the LORD came to the City of David, that Michal the daughter of Saul looked out at the window, and saw king David dancing and playing; and she despised him in her heart.

The Emphasized Bible

And so it was that, when the ark of the covenant of Yahweh came in as far as the city of David, - and Michal daughter of Saul looked forth through the window, and saw King David, dancing and playing, that she despised him in her heart.

Webster

And it came to pass, as the ark of the covenant of the LORD came to the city of David, that Michal the daughter of Saul, looking out at a window, saw king David dancing and playing: and she despised him in her heart.

World English Bible

It happened, as the ark of the covenant of Yahweh came to the city of David, that Michal the daughter of Saul looked out at the window, and saw king David dancing and playing; and she despised him in her heart.

Youngs Literal Translation

and it cometh to pass, the ark of the covenant of Jehovah is entering in unto the city of David, and Michal daughter of Saul is looking through the window, and seeth king David dancing and playing, and despiseth him in her heart.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
And it came to pass, as the ark
ארן ארון 
'arown 
Usage: 202

of the covenant
בּרית 
B@riyth 
Usage: 284

of the Lord

Usage: 0


come, bring, ... in, enter, go, carry, ...down, pass, ...out,
Usage: 0

to the city
עיר ער עיר 
`iyr 
Usage: 1094

of David
דּויד דּוד 
David 
Usage: 1074

מיכל 
Miykal 
Usage: 18

the daughter
בּת 
Bath 
Usage: 587

of Saul
שׁאוּל 
Sha'uwl 
Usage: 406

שׁקף 
Shaqaph 
Usage: 22

at a window
חלּון 
Challown 
Usage: 31

saw
ראה 
Ra'ah 
Usage: 1308

מלך 
melek 
Usage: 2521

דּויד דּוד 
David 
Usage: 1074

רקד 
Raqad 
Usage: 9

and playing
שׂחק 
Sachaq 
Usage: 36

בּזה 
Bazah 
Usage: 42

References

Context Readings

David's Wives And Children

28 All Israel brought up the ark of the Lord's covenant; they were shouting, blowing trumpets, sounding cymbals, and playing stringed instruments. 29 As the ark of the Lord's covenant entered the City of David, Michal, Saul's daughter, looked out the window. When she saw King David jumping and celebrating, she despised him.


Cross References

2 Samuel 6:16

As the ark of the Lord entered the City of David, Saul's daughter Michal looked out the window. When she saw King David leaping and dancing before the Lord, she despised him.

Exodus 15:20

Miriam the prophetess, the sister of Aaron, took a hand-drum in her hand, and all the women went out after her with hand-drums and with dances.

Numbers 10:33

So they traveled from the mountain of the Lord three days' journey; and the ark of the covenant of the Lord was traveling before them during the three days' journey, to find a resting place for them.

Deuteronomy 31:26

"Take this scroll of the law and place it beside the ark of the covenant of the Lord your God. It will remain there as a witness against you,

Joshua 4:7

tell them how the water of the Jordan stopped flowing before the ark of the covenant of the Lord. When it crossed the Jordan, the water of the Jordan stopped flowing. These stones will be a lasting memorial for the Israelites."

Judges 20:27

The Israelites asked the Lord (for the ark of God's covenant was there in those days;

1 Samuel 4:3

When the army came back to the camp, the elders of Israel said, "Why did the Lord let us be defeated today by the Philistines? Let's take with us the ark of the covenant of the Lord from Shiloh. When it is with us, it will save us from the hand of our enemies.

1 Samuel 18:27-28

when David, along with his men, went out and struck down two hundred Philistine men. David brought their foreskins and presented all of them to the king so he could become the king's son-in-law. Saul then gave him his daughter Michal in marriage.

1 Samuel 19:11-17

Saul sent messengers to David's house to guard it and to kill him in the morning. Then David's wife Michal told him, "If you do not save yourself tonight, tomorrow you will be dead!"

1 Samuel 25:44

(Now Saul had given his daughter Michal, David's wife, to Paltiel son of Laish, who was from Gallim.)

2 Samuel 3:13-14

So David said, "Good! I will make an agreement with you. I ask only one thing from you. You will not see my face unless you bring Saul's daughter Michal when you come to visit me."

2 Samuel 6:20-23

When David went home to pronounce a blessing on his own house, Michal, Saul's daughter, came out to meet him. She said, "How the king of Israel has distinguished himself this day! He has exposed himself today before his servants' slave girls the way a vulgar fool might do!"

1 Chronicles 17:1

When David had settled into his palace, he said to Nathan the prophet, "Look, I am living in a palace made from cedar, while the ark of the Lord's covenant is under a tent."

Psalm 30:11

Then you turned my lament into dancing; you removed my sackcloth and covered me with joy.

Psalm 69:7-9

For I suffer humiliation for your sake and am thoroughly disgraced.

Psalm 149:3

Let them praise his name with dancing! Let them sing praises to him to the accompaniment of the tambourine and harp!

Psalm 150:4

Praise him with the tambourine and with dancing! Praise him with stringed instruments and the flute!

Ecclesiastes 3:4

A time to weep, and a time to laugh; a time to mourn, and a time to dance.

Jeremiah 3:16

In those days, your population will greatly increase in the land. At that time," says the Lord, "people will no longer talk about having the ark that contains the Lord's covenant with us. They will not call it to mind, remember it, or miss it. No, that will not be done any more!

Jeremiah 30:19

Out of those places you will hear songs of thanksgiving and the sounds of laughter and merriment. I will increase their number and they will not dwindle away. I will bring them honor and they will no longer be despised.

Jeremiah 33:11

Once again there will be sounds of joy and gladness and the glad celebrations of brides and grooms. Once again people will bring their thank offerings to the temple of the Lord and will say, "Give thanks to the Lord who rules over all. For the Lord is good and his unfailing love lasts forever." For I, the Lord, affirm that I will restore the land to what it was in days of old.'

Acts 2:13

But others jeered at the speakers, saying, "They are drunk on new wine!"

1 Corinthians 2:14

The unbeliever does not receive the things of the Spirit of God, for they are foolishness to him. And he cannot understand them, because they are spiritually discerned.

2 Corinthians 5:13

For if we are out of our minds, it is for God; if we are of sound mind, it is for you.

Hebrews 9:4

It contained the golden altar of incense and the ark of the covenant covered entirely with gold. In this ark were the golden urn containing the manna, Aaron's rod that budded, and the stone tablets of the covenant.

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