Parallel Verses

American Standard Version

Now David went to and fro from Saul to feed his father's sheep at Beth-lehem.

New American Standard Bible

but David went back and forth from Saul to tend his father's flock at Bethlehem.

King James Version

But David went and returned from Saul to feed his father's sheep at Bethlehem.

Holman Bible

but David kept going back and forth from Saul to tend his father’s flock in Bethlehem.

International Standard Version

And David would go back and forth from Saul to tend his father's sheep in Bethlehem.

A Conservative Version

Now David went to and fro from Saul to feed his father's sheep at Bethlehem.

Amplified

But David went back and forth from Saul to feed his father's sheep at Bethlehem.

Bible in Basic English

Now David went to and from Saul, looking after his father's sheep at Beth-lehem.

Darby Translation

But David went and returned from Saul to feed his father's sheep at Bethlehem.

Julia Smith Translation

And David went and turned back from Saul to feed his father's sheep at the House of Bread.

King James 2000

But David went and returned from Saul to feed his father's sheep at Bethlehem.

Lexham Expanded Bible

but David went {back and forth} from Saul to feed the sheep of his father in Bethlehem.

Modern King James verseion

And David went and returned from Saul to feed his father's sheep at Bethlehem.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

David went and departed from Saul, to feed his father's sheep at Bethlehem.

NET Bible

David was going back and forth from Saul in order to care for his father's sheep in Bethlehem.

New Heart English Bible

Now David went back and forth from Saul to feed his father's sheep at Bethlehem.

The Emphasized Bible

whereas, David, kept going and returning from Saul, - to tend his father's sheep at Bethlehem.

Webster

But David went and returned from Saul to feed his father's sheep at Beth-lehem.

World English Bible

Now David went back and forth from Saul to feed his father's sheep at Bethlehem.

Youngs Literal Translation

and David is going and returning from Saul, to feed the flock of his father at Beth-Lehem.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
דּויד דּוד 
David 
Usage: 1074

הלך 
Halak 
go, walk, come, ...away, ...along,
Usage: 1545

and returned
שׁוּב 
Shuwb 
Usage: 1058

שׁאוּל 
Sha'uwl 
Usage: 406

to feed
רעה 
Ra`ah 
Usage: 171

צאון צאןo 
Tso'n 
Usage: 274

References

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Easton

Fausets

Hastings

Morish

Context Readings

David Enters The Scene Of Battle

14 And David was the youngest; and the three eldest followed Saul. 15 Now David went to and fro from Saul to feed his father's sheep at Beth-lehem. 16 And the Philistine drew near morning and evening, and presented himself forty days.


Cross References

1 Samuel 16:11

And Samuel said unto Jesse, Are here all thy children? And he said, There remaineth yet the youngest, and, behold, he is keeping the sheep. And Samuel said unto Jesse, Send and fetch him; for we will not sit down till he come hither.

1 Samuel 16:19-23

Wherefore Saul sent messengers unto Jesse, and said, Send me David thy son, who is with the sheep.

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