Parallel Verses

The Emphasized Bible

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

Amplified

Then David came to Saul and attended him. Saul loved him greatly and [later] David became his armor bearer.

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.

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.

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 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. 21 And David came in unto Saul, - and stood before him, - and he loved him greatly, and he became his armour-bearer. 22 And Saul sent unto Jesse, saying, - I pray thee, let David stand before me, for he hath found favour in mine eyes.


Cross References

Genesis 41:46

Now, Joseph, was thirty years old, when he took his station, before Pharaoh king of Egypt. So Joseph went forth from before Pharaoh, and passed along through all the land of Egypt.

Proverbs 22:29

Seest thou a man prompt in his business? before kings, shall he stand, he shall not stand before men who are obscure.

Deuteronomy 1:38

Joshua son of Nun, who standeth before thee, he, shall enter in thither, him, strengthen thou, for he, shall cause Israel to inherit it.

Deuteronomy 10:8

At that time, did Yahweh separate the tribe of Levi, to bear the ark of the covenant of Yahweh, - to stand before Yahweh to wait upon him and to bless in his name (until this day).

1 Kings 10:8

How happy, are thy wives, how happy, are these thy servants, - who do stand before thee continually, who hear thy wisdom!

Psalm 62:9

Surely, vanity, are men of low degree, Deception, men of high degree, - In the balances, they go up, They, are made of vanity, altogether.

Psalm 118:9

It is, better to seek refuge in Yahweh, than to put confidence in nobles.

Psalm 146:3

Do not ye trust in nobles, in a son of man who hath no deliverance:

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