Parallel Verses

Lexham Expanded Bible

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

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.

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 and a skin of wine and one {young goat} and sent [them] to Saul by the hand of David his son. 21 So David came to Saul and {entered his service}. He loved him greatly and {he became Saul's armor bearer}. 22 Then Saul sent [word] to Jesse, saying, "Please let David stand before me, because he has found favor {in my sight}."


Cross References

Genesis 41:46

Now Joseph {was thirty years old} when he stood before Pharaoh, the king of Egypt. And Joseph went out from the presence of Pharaoh and traveled through the whole land of Egypt.

Proverbs 22:29

A man who is skillful in his work, you shall see: before kings, he will serve; he will not serve before the commoners.

Deuteronomy 1:38

Joshua, the son of Nun, {your assistant}, will go there; encourage him because he will cause Israel to inherit it.

Deuteronomy 10:8

At that time Yahweh set apart the tribe of Levi to carry the ark of the covenant of Yahweh to stand {before} Yahweh, to serve him and to bless [the people] in his name until this day.

1 Kings 10:8

Happy [are] your men and happy [are] these your servants who stand before you continually hearing your wisdom.

Psalm 62:9

Only a vapor [are] men of low degree, a deception [are] men of high degree. {Weighed} in a balance, together they [are lighter] than a vapor.

Psalm 118:9

[It is] better to take refuge in Yahweh than to trust princes.

Psalm 146:3

Do not place trust in princes, in a son of humankind with whom there is no deliverance.

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