Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

A man there said, "Now, who is their father?" Therefore it became a proverb: "Is Saul also among the prophets?"

King James Version

And one of the same place answered and said, But who is their father? Therefore it became a proverb, Is Saul also among the prophets?

Holman Bible

Then a man who was from there asked, "And who is their father?" As a result, "Is Saul also among the prophets?" became a popular saying.

International Standard Version

A man from there answered: "Now who is their father?" Therefore it became a proverb, "Is Saul also among the prophets?"

A Conservative Version

And a man from the same place answered and said, And who is their father? Therefore it became a proverb, Is Saul also among the prophets?

American Standard Version

And one of the same place answered and said, And who is their father? Therefore it became a proverb, Is Saul also among the prophets?

Amplified

One from that same place answered, But who is the father of the others? So it became a proverb, Is Saul also among the prophets?

Bible in Basic English

And one of the people of that place said in answer, And who is their father? So it became a common saying, Is even Saul among the prophets?

Darby Translation

And a man of that place answered and said, But who is their father? Therefore it became a proverb, Is Saul also among the prophets?

Jubilee 2000 Bible

And one of the same place answered and said, But who is their father? Therefore, it became a proverb, Is Saul also among the prophets?

Julia Smith Translation

And a man will answer from thence and will say, And who their father? For this it was for a parable, Is Saul also among the prophets?

King James 2000

And one of the same place answered and said, But who is their father? Therefore it became a proverb, Is Saul also among the prophets?

Lexham Expanded Bible

And a man from there responded and said, "And who [is] their father?" Therefore it became a proverb: "[Is] Saul also among the prophets?"

Modern King James verseion

And a man from there answered and said, And who is their father? Therefore it became a proverb, Is Saul also among the prophets?

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And one of the same place answered, and said, "Who is their father?" And thereof sprang a proverb, "Is Saul also among the prophets?"

NET Bible

A man who was from there replied, "And who is their father?" Therefore this became a proverb: "Is even Saul among the prophets?"

New Heart English Bible

One of the same place answered, "Who is their father?" Therefore it became a proverb, "Is Saul also among the prophets?"

The Emphasized Bible

Then responded one of that place, and said, But who is, their father? For this cause, it became a proverb, Is, even Saul, among the prophets?

Webster

And one of the same place answered and said, But who is their father? Therefore it became a proverb, Is Saul also among the prophets?

World English Bible

One of the same place answered, "Who is their father?" Therefore it became a proverb, "Is Saul also among the prophets?"

Youngs Literal Translation

And a man thence answereth and saith, 'And who is their father?' therefore it hath been for a simile, 'Is Saul also among the prophets?'

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
אישׁ 
'iysh 
Usage: 692

ענה 
`anah 
Usage: 329

and said

Usage: 0

משׁל 
Mashal 
Usage: 39

Is Saul
שׁאוּל 
Sha'uwl 
Usage: 406

Context Readings

Saul Becomes King

11 It came about, when all who knew him previously saw that he prophesied now with the prophets, that the people said to one another, "What has happened to the son of Kish? Is Saul also among the prophets?" 12 A man there said, "Now, who is their father?" Therefore it became a proverb: "Is Saul also among the prophets?" 13 When he had finished prophesying, he came to the high place.



Cross References

Isaiah 54:13

"All your sons will be taught of the LORD; And the well-being of your sons will be great.

John 6:45

"It is written in the prophets, 'AND THEY SHALL ALL BE TAUGHT OF GOD.' Everyone who has heard and learned from the Father, comes to Me.

John 7:16

So Jesus answered them and said, "My teaching is not Mine, but His who sent Me.

James 1:17

Every good thing given and every perfect gift is from above, coming down from the Father of lights, with whom there is no variation or shifting shadow.

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