Parallel Verses

A Conservative Version

And Saul sent the messengers to see David, saying, Bring him up to me in the bed, that I may kill him.

New American Standard Bible

Then Saul sent messengers to see David, saying, “Bring him up to me on his bed, that I may put him to death.”

King James Version

And Saul sent the messengers again to see David, saying, Bring him up to me in the bed, that I may slay him.

Holman Bible

Saul sent the agents back to see David and said, “Bring him on his bed so I can kill him.”

International Standard Version

Then Saul sent messengers to check on David. He told them, "Bring him to me on the bed so I may kill him."

American Standard Version

And Saul sent the messengers to see David, saying, Bring him up to me in the bed, that I may slay him.

Amplified

Then Saul sent the messengers [again] to see David, saying, “Bring him up to me on his bed [if necessary], so that I may kill him.”

Bible in Basic English

And Saul sent his men to see David, saying, Do not come back without him, take him in his bed, so that I may put him to death.

Darby Translation

And Saul sent the messengers to see David, saying, Bring him up to me in the bed, that I may put him to death.

Julia Smith Translation

And Saul will send the messengers to see David, saying, Bring him up in his bed to me to kill him.

King James 2000

And Saul sent the messengers again to see David, saying, Bring him up to me in the bed, that I may slay him.

Lexham Expanded Bible

So Saul sent the messengers to see David, saying, "Bring him up to me in the bed, so that I can kill him."

Modern King James verseion

And Saul sent the messengers to see David, saying, Bring him up to me in the bed so that I may kill him.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Then Saul sent the messengers to see David saying, "Bring him to me, bed and all, that he may be slain."

NET Bible

Then Saul sent the messengers back to see David, saying, "Bring him up to me on his bed so I can kill him."

New Heart English Bible

Saul sent the messengers to see David, saying, "Bring him up to me in the bed, that I may kill him."

The Emphasized Bible

So Saul sent messengers to see David, saying, - Bring him up in the bed unto me, that I may put him to death.

Webster

And Saul sent the messengers again to see David, saying, Bring him to me in the bed, that I may slay him.

World English Bible

Saul sent the messengers to see David, saying, "Bring him up to me in the bed, that I may kill him."

Youngs Literal Translation

And Saul sendeth the messengers to see David, saying, 'Bring him up in the bed unto me,' -- to put him to death.

Interlinear

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

שׁלח 
Shalach 
Usage: 848

מלאך 
Mal'ak 
Usage: 213

again to see
ראה 
Ra'ah 
Usage: 1308

דּויד דּוד 
David 
Usage: 1074

Bring him up
עלה 
`alah 
Usage: 890

to me in the bed
מטּה 
Mittah 
Usage: 29

מוּת 
Muwth 
Usage: 839

References

Context Readings

David Has To Flee Again

14 And when Saul sent messengers to take David, she said, He is sick. 15 And Saul sent the messengers to see David, saying, Bring him up to me in the bed, that I may kill him. 16 And when the messengers came in, behold, the teraphim was in the bed, with the pillow of goats' [hair] at the head of it.



Cross References

1 Samuel 19:6

And Saul hearkened to the voice of Jonathan. And Saul swore, As LORD lives, he shall not be put to death.

Job 31:31

if the men of my tent have not said, Who can find one who has not been filled with his food?

Psalm 37:12

The wicked man plots against the righteous man, and gnashes upon him with his teeth.

Proverbs 27:3-4

A stone is heavy, and the sand weighty, but a fool's vexation is heavier than both.

Romans 3:15

Their feet are swift to shed blood.

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