Parallel Verses

Amplified

And now, behold, the king walks before you. And I am old and gray, and behold, my sons are with you. And I have walked before you from my childhood to this day.

New American Standard Bible

"Now, here is the king walking before you, but I am old and gray, and behold my sons are with you And I have walked before you from my youth even to this day.

King James Version

And now, behold, the king walketh before you: and I am old and grayheaded; and, behold, my sons are with you: and I have walked before you from my childhood unto this day.

Holman Bible

Now you can see that the king is leading you. As for me, I’m old and gray, and my sons are here with you. I have led you from my youth until today.

International Standard Version

Now here is the king walking before you, while I'm old and gray, and my sons are with you. I've walked before you from my youth until this day.

A Conservative Version

And now, behold, the king walks before you. And I am old and gray headed, and, behold, my sons are with you. And I have walked before you from my youth to this day.

American Standard Version

And now, behold, the king walketh before you; and I am old and grayheaded; and, behold, my sons are with you: and I have walked before you from my youth unto this day.

Bible in Basic English

And now, see, the king is before you: and I am old and grey-headed, and my sons are with you: I have been living before your eyes from my early days till now.

Darby Translation

And now behold, the king walks before you; and I am old and grey-headed; and behold, my sons are with you; and I have walked before you from my youth up to this day.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

And now, behold, your king walks before you. I am old and grayheaded, and, behold, my sons are with you, and I have walked before you from my childhood unto this day.

Julia Smith Translation

And now, behold, the king going before you: and I grew old and I was gray-headed; and my sons, behold them with you: and I went before you from my youth even to this day.

King James 2000

And now, behold, the king walks before you: and I am old and gray headed; and, behold, my sons are with you: and I have walked before you from my childhood unto this day.

Lexham Expanded Bible

And so then here [is] the king walking about before you. Now I am old and gray, but my sons (look at them!) [are] with you; and I have walked about before you from my youth until this day.

Modern King James verseion

And now, behold, the king walks before you. And I am old and gray-headed, and, behold, my sons are with you. And I have walked before you from my childhood to this day.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And see, your king walketh before you. But I am old and grayheaded: and behold my sons are with you and I have walked before you from my childhood unto this day.

NET Bible

Now look! This king walks before you. As for me, I am old and gray, though my sons are here with you. I have walked before you from the time of my youth till the present day.

New Heart English Bible

Now, behold, the king walks before you; and I am old and gray-headed; and behold, my sons are with you: and I have walked before you from my youth to this day.

The Emphasized Bible

Now, therefore, lo! the king going to and fro before you, But, I, am old and grey-headed, and, my sons, lo! they are with you, - But, I, have gone to and fro before you from my youth until this day.

Webster

And now, behold, the king walketh before you: and I am old and gray-headed; and behold, my sons are with you: and I have walked before you from my childhood to this day.

World English Bible

Now, behold, the king walks before you; and I am old and gray-headed; and behold, my sons are with you: and I have walked before you from my youth to this day.

Youngs Literal Translation

and now, lo, the king is walking habitually before you, and I have become aged and gray-headed, and my sons, lo, they are with you, and I have walked habitually before you from my youth till this day.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
And now, behold, the king
מלך 
melek 
Usage: 2521

הלך 
Halak 
go, walk, come, ...away, ...along,
Usage: 1545

פּנים 
Paniym 
פּנים 
Paniym 
Usage: 2119
Usage: 2119

you and I am old
זקן 
Zaqen 
...old, aged
Usage: 27

שׂיב 
Siyb 
Usage: 2

are with you and I have walked
הלך 
Halak 
go, walk, come, ...away, ...along,
Usage: 1545

נערה נער נעוּר 
Na`uwr 
Usage: 47

Context Readings

Samuel's Charge To Israel

1 And Samuel said to all Israel, I have listened to you in all that you have said to me and have made a king over you. 2 And now, behold, the king walks before you. And I am old and gray, and behold, my sons are with you. And I have walked before you from my childhood to this day. 3 Here I am; testify against me before the Lord and Saul His anointed. Whose ox or donkey have I taken? Or whom have I defrauded or oppressed? Or from whose hand have I received any bribe to blind my eyes? Tell me and I will restore it to you.


Cross References

1 Samuel 8:5

And said to him, Behold, you are old, and your sons do not walk in your ways; now appoint us a king to rule over us like all the other nations.

1 Samuel 8:1

When Samuel was old, he made his sons judges over Israel.

1 Samuel 8:20

That we also may be like all the nations, and that our king may govern us and go out before us and fight our battles.

Numbers 27:17

Who shall go out and come in before them, leading them out and bringing them in, that the congregation of the Lord may not be as sheep which have no shepherd.

1 Samuel 3:19-20

Samuel grew; the Lord was with him and let none of his words fall to the ground.

1 Samuel 8:3

His sons did not walk in his ways, but turned aside after gain, took bribes, and perverted justice.

1 Samuel 2:22

Now Eli was very old, and he heard all that his sons did to all Israel and how they lay with the women who served at the door of the Tent of Meeting.

1 Samuel 2:29

Why then do you kick [trample upon, treat with contempt] My sacrifice and My offering which I commanded, and honor your sons above Me by fattening yourselves upon the choicest part of every offering of My people Israel?

1 Samuel 3:13

And I [now] announce to him that I will judge and punish his house forever for the iniquity of which he knew, for his sons were bringing a curse upon themselves [blaspheming God], and he did not restrain them.

1 Samuel 3:16

But Eli called Samuel and said, Samuel, my son. And he answered, Here I am.

Psalm 71:18

Yes, even when I am old and gray-headed, O God, forsake me not, [but keep me alive] until I have declared Your mighty strength to [this] generation, and Your might and power to all that are to come.

Isaiah 46:3-4

Listen to Me [says the Lord], O house of Jacob, and all the remnant of the house of Israel, you who have been borne by Me from your birth, carried from the womb:

2 Timothy 4:6

For I am already about to be sacrificed [my life is about to be poured out as a drink offering]; the time of my [spirit's] release [from the body] is at hand and I will soon go free.

2 Peter 1:14

Since I know that the laying aside of this body of mine will come speedily, as our Lord Jesus Christ made clear to me.

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