Parallel Verses

Darby Translation

And they ran and fetched him thence; and when he stood among the people, he was higher than any of the people from his shoulders and upward.

New American Standard Bible

So they ran and took him from there, and when he stood among the people, he was taller than any of the people from his shoulders upward.

King James Version

And they ran and fetched him thence: and when he stood among the people, he was higher than any of the people from his shoulders and upward.

Holman Bible

They ran and got him from there. When he stood among the people, he stood a head taller than anyone else.

International Standard Version

They ran and brought him from there. When he stood among the people, he was taller than any of the others by a head.

A Conservative Version

And they ran and fetched him from there. And when he stood among the people, he was higher than any of the people from his shoulders and upward.

American Standard Version

And they ran and fetched him thence; and when he stood among the people, he was higher than any of the people from his shoulders and upward.

Amplified

They ran and brought him from there. And when he stood among the people, he was a head taller than any of them.

Bible in Basic English

So they went quickly and made him come out; and when he took his place among the people, he was taller by a head than any of the people.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

And they ran and took him from there, and when he stood among the people, he was higher than any of the people from his shoulders and upward.

Julia Smith Translation

And they will run and and take him from thence, and he will stand in the midst of the people; and he will be high above all the people,. from his shoulders and above.

King James 2000

And they ran and brought him there: and when he stood among the people, he was higher than any of the people from his shoulders and upward.

Lexham Expanded Bible

So they ran and took him from there, and when he took his stand among the people, he was taller than all the people from his shoulders and up.

Modern King James verseion

And they ran and brought him from there. And when he stood among the people, he was taller than all of the people from the shoulders and upward.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And they ran and fetched him thence. And when he stood among the people, he was higher than any of the people from the shoulders upward.

NET Bible

So they ran and brought him from there. When he took his position among the people, he stood head and shoulders above them all.

New Heart English Bible

They ran and fetched him there; and when he stood among the people, he was higher than any of the people from his shoulders and upward.

The Emphasized Bible

So they ran, and fetched him thence, and, when he presented himself in the midst of the people, then was he seen to be taller than any of the people, from his shoulders and upwards.

Webster

And they ran and brought him thence: and when he stood among the people, he was higher than any of the people from his shoulders and upward.

World English Bible

They ran and fetched him there; and when he stood among the people, he was higher than any of the people from his shoulders and upward.

Youngs Literal Translation

And they run and bring him thence, and he stationed himself in the midst of the people, and he is higher than any of the people from his shoulder and upward.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
רוּץ 
Ruwts 
Usage: 103

and fetched
לקח 
Laqach 
Usage: 966

תּוך 
Tavek 
Usage: 419

the people
עם 
`am 
Usage: 1867

he was higher
גּבהּ 
Gabahh 
Usage: 34

than any of the people
עם 
`am 
Usage: 1867

שׁכם 
Sh@kem 
Usage: 22

References

Context Readings

Saul Becomes King

22 Therefore they inquired of Jehovah further, Will the man yet come hither? And Jehovah answered, Behold, he hath hid himself among the baggage. 23 And they ran and fetched him thence; and when he stood among the people, he was higher than any of the people from his shoulders and upward. 24 And Samuel said to all the people, See ye him whom Jehovah has chosen, that there is none like him among all the people? And all the people shouted and said, May the king live.



Cross References

1 Samuel 9:2

And he had a son whose name was Saul, choice and comely; and there was not among the children of Israel a comelier person than he; from his shoulders and upward he was higher than any of the people.

1 Samuel 16:7

But Jehovah said to Samuel, Look not on his countenance, or on the height of his stature; because I have rejected him; for it is not as man seeth; for man looketh upon the outward appearance, but Jehovah looketh upon the heart.

1 Samuel 17:4

And there went out a champion from the camp of the Philistines, named Goliath, of Gath, whose height was six cubits and a span.

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