Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

So Saul sent messengers to Jesse and said, "Send me your son David who is with the flock."

King James Version

Wherefore Saul sent messengers unto Jesse, and said, Send me David thy son, which is with the sheep.

Holman Bible

Then Saul dispatched messengers to Jesse and said, “Send me your son David, who is with the sheep.”

International Standard Version

So Saul sent messengers to Jesse and said, "Send me your son David, who is with the sheep."

A Conservative Version

Therefore Saul sent messengers to Jesse, and said, Send to me David thy son, who is with the sheep.

American Standard Version

Wherefore Saul sent messengers unto Jesse, and said, Send me David thy son, who is with the sheep.

Amplified

So Saul sent messengers to Jesse and said, Send me David your son, who is with the sheep.

Bible in Basic English

So Saul sent his servants to Jesse and said, Send me your son David who is with the sheep.

Darby Translation

Then Saul sent messengers to Jesse and said, Send me David thy son, who is with the sheep.

Julia Smith Translation

And Saul will send messengers to Jesse, and he will say, Send to me David thy son who is with the sheep.

King James 2000

Therefore Saul sent messengers unto Jesse, and said, Send me David your son, who is with the sheep.

Lexham Expanded Bible

So Saul sent messengers to Jesse and said, "Send me David your son who [is] with the sheep."

Modern King James verseion

And Saul sent messengers to Jesse and said, Send me your son David, who is with the sheep.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Whereupon Saul sent messengers unto Jesse and said, "Send me David thy son which is with the sheep."

NET Bible

So Saul sent messengers to Jesse and said, "Send me your son David, who is out with the sheep.

New Heart English Bible

Therefore Saul sent messengers to Jesse, and said, "Send me David your son, who is with the sheep."

The Emphasized Bible

So Saul sent messengers unto Jesse, - and said, Send, unto me - David thy son, who is with the sheep.

Webster

Wherefore Saul sent messengers to Jesse, and said, Send to me David thy son, who is with the sheep.

World English Bible

Therefore Saul sent messengers to Jesse, and said, "Send me David your son, who is with the sheep."

Youngs Literal Translation

And Saul sendeth messengers unto Jesse, and saith, 'Send unto me David thy son, who is with the flock.'

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
שׁאוּל 
Sha'uwl 
Usage: 406

שׁלח 
Shalach 
Usage: 848

מלאך 
Mal'ak 
Usage: 213

אישׁי ישׁי 
Yishay 
Usage: 42

and said

Usage: 0

שׁלח 
Shalach 
Usage: 848

me David
דּויד דּוד 
David 
Usage: 1074

References

Context Readings

Saul In Torment

18 Then one of the young men said, "Behold, I have seen a son of Jesse the Bethlehemite who is a skillful musician, a mighty man of valor, a warrior, one prudent in speech, and a handsome man; and the LORD is with him." 19 So Saul sent messengers to Jesse and said, "Send me your son David who is with the flock." 20 Jesse took a donkey loaded with bread and a jug of wine and a young goat, and sent them to Saul by David his son.


Cross References

1 Samuel 16:11

And Samuel said to Jesse, "Are these all the children?" And he said, "There remains yet the youngest, and behold, he is tending the sheep." Then Samuel said to Jesse, "Send and bring him; for we will not sit down until he comes here."

1 Samuel 17:15

but David went back and forth from Saul to tend his father's flock at Bethlehem.

Exodus 3:1-10

Now Moses was pasturing the flock of Jethro his father-in-law, the priest of Midian; and he led the flock to the west side of the wilderness and came to Horeb, the mountain of God.

1 Samuel 17:33-34

Then Saul said to David, "You are not able to go against this Philistine to fight with him; for you are but a youth while he has been a warrior from his youth."

1 Kings 19:19

So he departed from there and found Elisha the son of Shaphat, while he was plowing with twelve pairs of oxen before him, and he with the twelfth. And Elijah passed over to him and threw his mantle on him.

Psalm 78:70-72

He also chose David His servant And took him from the sheepfolds;

Psalm 113:8

To make them sit with princes, With the princes of His people.

Amos 1:1

The words of Amos, who was among the sheepherders from Tekoa, which he envisioned in visions concerning Israel in the days of Uzziah king of Judah, and in the days of Jeroboam son of Joash, king of Israel, two years before the earthquake.

Amos 7:14-15

Then Amos replied to Amaziah, "I am not a prophet, nor am I the son of a prophet; for I am a herdsman and a grower of sycamore figs.

Matthew 4:18-22

Now as Jesus was walking by the Sea of Galilee, He saw two brothers, Simon who was called Peter, and Andrew his brother, casting a net into the sea; for they were fishermen.

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