Parallel Verses

American Standard Version

And he took Agag the king of the Amalekites alive, and utterly destroyed all the people with the edge of the sword.

New American Standard Bible

He captured Agag the king of the Amalekites alive, and utterly destroyed all the people with the edge of the sword.

King James Version

And he took Agag the king of the Amalekites alive, and utterly destroyed all the people with the edge of the sword.

Holman Bible

He captured Agag king of Amalek alive, but he completely destroyed all the rest of the people with the sword.

International Standard Version

He captured alive Agag king of Amalek, but he completely destroyed all the people, executing them with swords.

A Conservative Version

And he took Agag the king of the Amalekites alive, and utterly destroyed all the people with the edge of the sword.

Amplified

He captured Agag the king of the Amalekites alive, though he totally destroyed all [the rest of] the people with the sword.

Bible in Basic English

He took Agag, king of the Amalekites, prisoner, and put all the people to the sword without mercy.

Darby Translation

And he took Agag the king of Amalek alive, and utterly destroyed all the people with the edge of the sword.

Julia Smith Translation

And he will seize Agag, king of Amalek, living, and be exterminated all the people with the mouth of the sword.

King James 2000

And he took Agag the king of the Amalekites alive, and utterly destroyed all the people with the edge of the sword.

Lexham Expanded Bible

He captured Agag the king of Amalek alive, but all the people he utterly destroyed with the {edge} of the sword.

Modern King James verseion

And he took Agag the king of the Amalekites alive. And he completely destroyed all the people with the edge of the sword.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

and took Agag the king of the Amalekites alive, and utterly destroyed all the people with the edge of the sword.

NET Bible

He captured King Agag of the Amalekites alive, but he executed all Agag's people with the sword.

New Heart English Bible

He took Agag the king of the Amalekites alive, and utterly destroyed all the people with the edge of the sword.

The Emphasized Bible

And he took Agag, king of Amalek, alive, - but, all the people, devoted he to destruction at the edge of the sword.

Webster

And he took Agag the king of the Amalekites alive, and utterly destroyed all the people with the edge of the sword.

World English Bible

He took Agag the king of the Amalekites alive, and utterly destroyed all the people with the edge of the sword.

Youngs Literal Translation

and he catcheth Agag king of Amalek alive, and all the people he hath devoted by the mouth of the sword;

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
And he took
תּפשׂ 
Taphas 
Usage: 65

H90
אגג 
'Agag 
Usage: 8

the king
מלך 
melek 
Usage: 2521

of the Amalekites
עמלק 
`Amaleq 
Usage: 35

חי 
Chay 
Usage: 502

all the people
עם 
`am 
Usage: 1867

with the edge
פּה 
Peh 
Usage: 497

References

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Easton

Fausets

Hastings

Context Readings

Israel Defeats The Amalekites

7 And Saul smote the Amalekites, from Havilah as thou goest to Shur, that is before Egypt. 8 And he took Agag the king of the Amalekites alive, and utterly destroyed all the people with the edge of the sword. 9 But Saul and the people spared Agag, and the best of the sheep, and of the oxen, and of the fatlings, and the lambs, and all that was good, and would not utterly destroy them: but everything that was vile and refuse, that they destroyed utterly.


Cross References

1 Samuel 30:1

And it came to pass, when David and his men were come to Ziklag on the third day, that the Amalekites had made a raid upon the South, and upon Ziklag, and had smitten Ziklag, and burned it with fire,

Numbers 24:7

Water shall flow from his buckets, And his seed shall be in many waters, And his king shall be higher than Agag, And his kingdom shall be exalted.

Esther 3:1

After these things did king Ahasuerus promote Haman the son of Hammedatha the Agagite, and advanced him, and set his seat above all the princes that were with him.

Joshua 10:39

and he took it, and the king thereof, and all the cities thereof; and they smote them with the edge of the sword, and utterly destroyed all the souls that were therein; he left none remaining: as he had done to Hebron, so he did to Debir, and to the king thereof; as he had done also to Libnah, and to the king thereof.

Joshua 11:12

And all the cities of those kings, and all the kings of them, did Joshua take, and he smote them with the edge of the sword, and utterly destroyed them; as Moses the servant of Jehovah commanded.

1 Samuel 15:3

Now go and smite Amalek, and utterly destroy all that they have, and spare them not; but slay both man and woman, infant and suckling, ox and sheep, camel and ass.

1 Samuel 27:8-9

And David and his men went up, and made a raid upon the Geshurites, and the Girzites, and the Amalekites; for those nations were the inhabitants of the land, who were of old, as thou goest to Shur, even unto the land of Egypt.

1 Kings 20:30

But the rest fled to Aphek, into the city; and the wall fell upon twenty and seven thousand men that were left. And Ben-hadad fled, and came into the city, into an inner chamber.

1 Kings 20:34-42

And Ben-hadad'said unto him, The cities which my father took from thy father I will restore; and thou shalt make streets for thee in Damascus, as my father made in Samaria. And I,'said Ahab , will let thee go with this covenant. So he made a covenant with him, and let him go.

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