Parallel Verses

Amplified

And David came to Saul and served him. Saul became very fond of him, and he became his armor-bearer.

New American Standard Bible

Then David came to Saul and attended him; and Saul loved him greatly, and he became his armor bearer.

King James Version

And David came to Saul, and stood before him: and he loved him greatly; and he became his armourbearer.

Holman Bible

When David came to Saul and entered his service, Saul admired him greatly, and David became his armor-bearer.

International Standard Version

David went to Saul and began to serve him. Saul loved him very much, and he became his armor bearer.

A Conservative Version

And David came to Saul, and stood before him. And he loved him greatly, and he became his armor bearer.

American Standard Version

And David came to Saul, and stood before him: and he loved him greatly; and he became his armorbearer.

Bible in Basic English

And David came to Saul, waiting before him: and he became very dear to Saul, who made him his servant, giving him the care of his arms.

Darby Translation

And David came to Saul, and stood before him; and he loved him greatly; and he became his armour-bearer.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

And David came to Saul and stood before him; and he loved him greatly, and he became his armourbearer.

Julia Smith Translation

And David will come to Saul, and stand before him: and he will love him greatly; and he will be to him lifting up the arms.

King James 2000

And David came to Saul, and stood before him: and he loved him greatly; and he became his armorbearer.

Lexham Expanded Bible

So David came to Saul and {entered his service}. He loved him greatly and {he became Saul's armor bearer}.

Modern King James verseion

And David came to Saul and stood before him. And he loved him greatly, and he became his armor-bearer.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And David went to Saul and came before him, and he loved him very well; so that he was made his harness bearer.

NET Bible

David came to Saul and stood before him. Saul liked him a great deal, and he became his armor bearer.

New Heart English Bible

David came to Saul, and stood before him. He loved him greatly; and he became his armor bearer.

The Emphasized Bible

And David came in unto Saul, - and stood before him, - and he loved him greatly, and he became his armour-bearer.

Webster

And David came to Saul, and stood before him: and he loved him greatly; and he became his armor-bearer.

World English Bible

David came to Saul, and stood before him. He loved him greatly; and he became his armor bearer.

Youngs Literal Translation

And David cometh in unto Saul, and standeth before him, and he loveth him greatly; and he is a bearer of his weapons.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
דּויד דּוד 
David 
Usage: 1074


come, bring, ... in, enter, go, carry, ...down, pass, ...out,
Usage: 0

to Saul
שׁאוּל 
Sha'uwl 
Usage: 406

פּנים 
Paniym 
Usage: 2119

him and he loved
אהב אהב 
'ahab 
Usage: 212

Context Readings

Saul In Torment

20 And Jesse took a donkey loaded with bread, a skin of wine, and a kid and sent them by David his son to Saul. 21 And David came to Saul and served him. Saul became very fond of him, and he became his armor-bearer. 22 Saul sent to Jesse, saying, Let David remain in my service, for he pleases me.


Cross References

Genesis 41:46

Joseph [who had been in Egypt thirteen years] was thirty years old when he stood before Pharaoh king of Egypt. Joseph went out from the presence of Pharaoh and went [about his duties] through all the land of Egypt.

Proverbs 22:29

Do you see a man diligent and skillful in his business? He will stand before kings; he will not stand before obscure men.

Deuteronomy 1:38

But Joshua son of Nun, who stands before you, he shall enter there. Encourage him, for he shall cause Israel to inherit it.

Deuteronomy 10:8

At that time the Lord set apart the tribe of Levi to bear the ark of the covenant of the Lord, to stand before the Lord to minister to Him and to bless in His name unto this day.

1 Kings 10:8

Happy are your men! Happy are these your servants who stand continually before you, hearing your wisdom!

Psalm 62:9

Men of low degree [in the social scale] are emptiness (futility, a breath) and men of high degree [in the same scale] are a lie and a delusion. In the balances they go up; they are together lighter than a breath.

Psalm 118:9

It is better to trust and take refuge in the Lord than to put confidence in princes.

Psalm 146:3

Put not your trust in princes, in a son of man, in whom there is no help.

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