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

So it happened, when they had come, he looked at Eliab [the eldest son] and thought, “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.

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

References

Context Readings

David Is Anointed

5 And he said, Peaceably; I am come to sacrifice unto the LORD; sanctify yourselves and come with me to the sacrifice. And he sanctified Jesse and his sons and called them to the sacrifice. 6 When they entered, he looked at Eliab and thought, “Surely the Lord’s anointed is before Him.” 7 And the LORD replied unto Samuel, Do not look on his countenance or on the height of his stature because I have refused him, for it is not as man sees, for man looks on the outward appearance, but the LORD looks on the heart.


Cross References

1 Samuel 17:13

And the three eldest sons of Jesse had gone and followed Saul to the battle. And the names of his three sons that went to the battle were Eliab, the firstborn, and next unto him Abinadab and the third Shammah.

Judges 8:18

Then he said unto Zebah and Zalmunna, What manner of men were those whom ye slew at Tabor? And they answered, As thou art, so were they; each one resembled the sons of a king.

1 Samuel 17:22

And David left his carriage in the hand of the keeper of the carriage and ran into the army and came and asked about his brethren, if they were well.

1 Kings 12:26

And Jeroboam said in his heart, Now shall the kingdom return to the house of David

1 Chronicles 2:13

And Jesse begat his firstborn Eliab, and Abinadab the second and Shimma the third,

1 Chronicles 27:18

Over Judah, Elihu, one of the brethren of David. Over those of Issachar, Omri, the son of Michael.

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