Parallel Verses

The Emphasized Bible

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

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 flock.”

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."

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 responded one of the young men and said - Lo! I have seen - a son of Jesse, the Bethlehemite, skilled in playing, and a mighty man of valour, and a man of war, and of intelligent speech, and a handsome man, and, Yahweh, is with him. 19 So Saul sent messengers unto Jesse, - and said, Send, unto me - David thy son, who is with the sheep. 20 Then took Jesse an ass laden with bread, and a skin of wine, and one kid, - and sent by the hand of David his son, unto Saul.


Cross References

1 Samuel 16:11

Then said Samuel unto Jesse - Are these all the young men? And he said - There yet remaineth, the youngest, but lo! he is tending the sheep. Then said Samuel unto Jesse - Do, send, and summon him, for we cannot sit round, until he cometh in hither.

1 Samuel 17:15

whereas, David, kept going and returning from Saul, - to tend his father's sheep at Bethlehem.

Exodus 3:1-10

Now, Moses, was shepherding the flock of Jethro his father-in-law priest of Midian, - so he led forth the flock behind the desert, and came in unto the mountain of God to Horeb.

1 Samuel 17:33-34

And Saul said unto David - Thou art not able to go against this Philistine, to fight with him, - for, a youth, art, thou, but, he, a man of war, from his youth.

1 Kings 19:19

So he departed from thence, and found Elisha son of Shaphat, as he was plowing, with twelve yoke of oxen before him, he being with the twelfth, - so Elijah crossed over unto him, and cast his mantle towards him;

Psalm 78:70-72

And made choice of David his servant, And took him from among the folds of the sheep:

Psalm 113:8

To give a seat with nobles, with the nobles of his people!

Amos 1:1

The words of Amos, who was among the herdmen of Tekoa, - of which (words) he had vision 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 answered Amos, and said unto Amaziah, No prophet, was I, - nor the son of a prophet, was I, - but, a herdman, was I, and a preparer of sycamore fruit;

Matthew 4:18-22

And, walking round beside the sea of Galilee, he saw two brethren - Simon who is called Peter, and Andrew his brother, - casting a large fishing-net into the sea, for they were fishers;

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