Parallel Verses

King James Version

And the king said, Inquire thou whose son the stripling is.

New American Standard Bible

The king said, "You inquire whose son the youth is."

Holman Bible

The king said, “Find out whose son this young man is!”

International Standard Version

The king replied, "Go find out whose son the young man is."

A Conservative Version

And the king said, Inquire thou whose son the stripling is.

American Standard Version

And the king said, Inquire thou whose son the stripling is.

Amplified

And the king said, Inquire whose son the stripling is.

Bible in Basic English

And the king said, Make search and see whose son this young man is.

Darby Translation

And the king said, Inquire thou whose son this youth is.

Julia Smith Translation

And the king will say, Ask thou whose son this youth.

King James 2000

And the king said, Inquire whose son the stripling is.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Then the king said, "You inquire whose son this young man [is]."

Modern King James verseion

And the king said, You go ask whose son the young man is.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Then said the king, "Enquire thou, whose son the youngling is."

NET Bible

The king said, "Find out whose son this boy is!"

New Heart English Bible

The king said, "Inquire whose son the young man is."

The Emphasized Bible

Then said the king, - Ask, thou, whose son the stripling is?

Webster

And the king said, Inquire thou whose son the stripling is.

World English Bible

The king said, "Inquire whose son the young man is!"

Youngs Literal Translation

And the king saith, 'Ask thou whose son this is -- the young man.'

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
And the king
מלך 
melek 
Usage: 2521

שׁאל שׁאל 
Sha'al 
Usage: 172

the stripling
עלם 
`elem 
Usage: 2

References

Verse Info

Context Readings

David Defeats Goliath

55 And when Saul saw David go forth against the Philistine, he said unto Abner, the captain of the host, Abner, whose son is this youth? And Abner said, As thy soul liveth, O king, I cannot tell. 56 And the king said, Inquire thou whose son the stripling is. 57 And as David returned from the slaughter of the Philistine, Abner took him, and brought him before Saul with the head of the Philistine in his hand.



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