Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

When they entered, he looked at Eliab and thought, "Surely the LORD'S anointed is before Him."

King James Version

And it came to pass, when they were come, that he looked on Eliab, and said, Surely the LORD'S anointed is before him.

Holman Bible

When they arrived, Samuel saw Eliab and said, "Certainly the Lord's anointed one is here before Him."

International Standard Version

When they arrived, Samuel saw Eliab, and said, "Surely he's the LORD's anointed."

A Conservative Version

And it came to pass, when they came, that he looked on Eliab, and said, Surely LORD's anointed is before him.

American Standard Version

And it came to pass, when they were come, that he looked on Eliab, and said, Surely Jehovah's anointed is before him.

Amplified

When they had come, he looked on Eliab [the eldest son] and said, Surely the Lord's anointed is before Him.

Bible in Basic English

Now when they came, looking at Eliab, he said, Clearly the man of the Lord's selection is before him.

Darby Translation

And it came to pass when they were come, that he looked on Eliab, and said, Surely Jehovah's anointed is before him.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

And it came to pass, when they were come, that he looked on Eliab and said, Peradventure is the LORD's anointed before him?

Julia Smith Translation

And it will be in their coming, and he will see Eliab, and he said, Surely, before Jehovah his Messiah.

King James 2000

And it came to pass, when they were come, that he looked on Eliab, and said, Surely the LORD's anointed is before him.

Lexham Expanded Bible

{When they came}, he saw Eliab and said, "Surely his anointed one [is] before Yahweh!"

Modern King James verseion

And it happened as they came in, he saw Eliab and said, Surely Jehovah's anointed is before Jehovah.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And when they were come, he looked on Eliab and said, "The LORD's anointed is before him."

NET Bible

When they arrived, Samuel noticed Eliab and said to himself, "Surely, here before the Lord stands his chosen king!"

New Heart English Bible

It happened, when they had come, that he looked at Eliab, and said, "Surely the LORD's anointed is before him."

The Emphasized Bible

And it came to pass, when they entered, that he looked upon Eliab, - and said to himself, Surely, before Yahweh, is his Anointed.

Webster

And it came to pass when they had come, that he looked on Eliab, and said, Surely the LORD'S anointed is before him.

World English Bible

It happened, when they had come, that he looked at Eliab, and said, "Surely Yahweh's anointed is before him."

Youngs Literal Translation

And it cometh to pass, in their coming in, that he seeth Eliab, and saith, 'Surely, before Jehovah is His anointed.'

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage

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

ראה 
Ra'ah 
Usage: 1308

on Eliab
אליאב 
'Eliy'ab 
Usage: 21

and said

Usage: 0

משׁיח 
Mashiyach 
Usage: 38

Context Readings

David Is Anointed

5 He said, "In peace; I have come to sacrifice to the LORD. Consecrate yourselves and come with me to the sacrifice." He also consecrated Jesse and his sons and invited them to the sacrifice. 6 When they entered, he looked at Eliab and thought, "Surely the LORD'S anointed is before Him." 7 But the LORD said to Samuel, "Do not look at his appearance or at the height of his stature, because I have rejected him; for God sees not as man sees, for man looks at the outward appearance, but the LORD looks at the heart."


Cross References

1 Samuel 17:13

The three older sons of Jesse had gone after Saul to the battle. And the names of his three sons who went to the battle were Eliab the firstborn, and the second to him Abinadab, and the third Shammah.

Judges 8:18

Then he said to Zebah and Zalmunna, "What kind of men were they whom you killed at Tabor?" And they said, "They were like you, each one resembling the son of a king."

1 Samuel 17:22

Then David left his baggage in the care of the baggage keeper, and ran to the battle line and entered in order to greet his brothers.

1 Kings 12:26

Jeroboam said in his heart, "Now the kingdom will return to the house of David.

1 Chronicles 2:13

and Jesse became the father of Eliab his firstborn, then Abinadab the second, Shimea the third,

1 Chronicles 27:18

for Judah, Elihu, one of David's brothers; for Issachar, Omri the son of Michael;

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