Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

Saul and the men of Israel were gathered and camped in the valley of Elah, and drew up in battle array to encounter the Philistines.

King James Version

And Saul and the men of Israel were gathered together, and pitched by the valley of Elah, and set the battle in array against the Philistines.

Holman Bible

Saul and the men of Israel gathered and camped in the Valley of Elah; then they lined up in battle formation to face the Philistines.

International Standard Version

Saul and the Israelis assembled and camped in the valley of Elah, where they set up their forces to meet the Philistines.

A Conservative Version

And Saul and the men of Israel were gathered together, and encamped in the vale of Elah, and set the battle in array against the Philistines.

American Standard Version

And Saul and the men of Israel were gathered together, and encamped in the vale of Elah, and set the battle in array against the Philistines.

Amplified

Saul and the men of Israel were encamped in the Valley of Elah and drew up in battle array against the Philistines.

Bible in Basic English

And Saul and the men of Israel came together and took up their position in the valley of Elah, and put their forces in order against the Philistines.

Darby Translation

And Saul and the men of Israel were gathered together, and encamped in the valley of terebinths, and set the battle in array against the Philistines.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

And Saul and the men of Israel were gathered together and pitched camp by the valley of Elah and ordered the battle against the Philistines.

Julia Smith Translation

And Saul and the man Israel were gathered together, and they will encamp in the valley of Elah, and they arranged the battle to meet the rovers.

King James 2000

And Saul and the men of Israel were gathered together, and encamped by the valley of Elah, and set the battle in array against the Philistines.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Then Saul and the men of Israel were gathered and encamped in the valley of Elah, and they formed ranks [for the] battle to meet [the] Philistines.

Modern King James verseion

And Saul and the men of Israel had gathered and pitched by the valley of Elah, and set the battle in order against the Philistines.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And Saul and the men of Israel came and pitched in Oakdale and put themselves in array, to fight against the Philistines.

NET Bible

Saul and the Israelite army assembled and camped in the valley of Elah, where they arranged their battle lines to fight against the Philistines.

New Heart English Bible

Saul and the men of Israel were gathered together, and encamped in the valley of Elah, and set the battle in array against the Philistines.

The Emphasized Bible

and, Saul and the men of Israel, gathered themselves together, and encamped in the vale of Elah, and set the army in array against the Philistines.

Webster

And Saul and the men of Israel were assembled and encamped by the valley of Elah, and they set the battle in array against the Philistines.

World English Bible

Saul and the men of Israel were gathered together, and encamped in the valley of Elah, and set the battle in array against the Philistines.

Youngs Literal Translation

and Saul and the men of Israel have been gathered, and encamp by the valley of Elah, and set the battle in array to meet the Philistines.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
שׁאוּל 
Sha'uwl 
Usage: 406

and the men
אישׁ 
'iysh 
Usage: 692

of Israel
ישׂראל 
Yisra'el 
Usage: 2505

אסף 
'acaph 
Usage: 199

and pitched
חנה 
Chanah 
Usage: 143

by the valley
עמק 
`emeq 
Usage: 69

of Elah
אלה 
'Elah 
Usage: 16

and set the battle
מלחמה 
Milchamah 
Usage: 319

in array
ערך 
`arak 
Usage: 76

קראה 
Qir'ah 
Usage: 99

References

Hastings

Oak

Morish

Smith

Context Readings

The Philistine Champion Taunts Israel

1 Now the Philistines gathered their armies for battle; and they were gathered at Socoh which belongs to Judah, and they camped between Socoh and Azekah, in Ephes-dammim. 2 Saul and the men of Israel were gathered and camped in the valley of Elah, and drew up in battle array to encounter the Philistines. 3 The Philistines stood on the mountain on one side while Israel stood on the mountain on the other side, with the valley between them.


Cross References

1 Samuel 21:9

Then the priest said, "The sword of Goliath the Philistine, whom you killed in the valley of Elah, behold, it is wrapped in a cloth behind the ephod; if you would take it for yourself, take it. For there is no other except it here." And David said, "There is none like it; give it to me."

1 Samuel 17:19

"For Saul and they and all the men of Israel are in the valley of Elah, fighting with the Philistines."

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