Parallel Verses

International Standard Version

David went to Saul and began to serve him. Saul loved him very much, 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.

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

And David came to Saul and served him. Saul became very fond of him, and he 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.

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 Jesse took a donkey loaded with bread, a container of wine, and one kid, and sent them to Saul along with his son David. 21 David went to Saul and began to serve him. Saul loved him very much, and he became his armor bearer. 22 Saul sent a messenger to Jesse to tell him, "Allow David to serve me, because I'm pleased with him."


Cross References

Genesis 41:46

Joseph was 30 years old when he began to serve Pharaoh, king of Egypt, by traveling throughout the land of Egypt, independent from Pharaoh's oversight.

Proverbs 22:29

Do you see a man skilled in his work? He will work for kings, not unimportant people.

Deuteronomy 1:38

However, Nun's son Joshua, your assistant, will go there. Encourage him, for he will cause Israel to take possession of it.

Deuteronomy 10:8

At that time the LORD set apart the tribe of Levi to carry the Ark of the Covenant of the LORD, to stand in the LORD's presence, to serve, and to bless his name until this day.

1 Kings 10:8

How blessed are your staff! And how blessed are your employees, who serve you continuously and get to listen to your wisdom!

Psalm 62:9

Human beings are a mere vapor, while people in high positions are not what they appear. When they are placed on the scales, they weigh nothing; even when weighed together, they are less than nothing.

Psalm 118:9

It is better to take shelter in the LORD than to trust in princes.

Psalm 146:3

Do not look to nobles, nor to mere human beings who cannot save.

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