Parallel Verses

International Standard Version

The messengers went in, and there was the household idol in the bed with the cover of goat hair at its head!

New American Standard Bible

When the messengers entered, behold, the household idol was on the bed with the quilt of goats’ hair at its head.

King James Version

And when the messengers were come in, behold, there was an image in the bed, with a pillow of goats' hair for his bolster.

Holman Bible

When the messengers arrived, to their surprise, the household idol was on the bed with some goat hair on its head.

A Conservative Version

And when the messengers came in, behold, the teraphim was in the bed, with the pillow of goats' [hair] at the head of it.

American Standard Version

And when the messengers came in, behold, the teraphim was in the bed, with the pillow of goats hair at the head thereof.

Amplified

When the messengers came in, there was the household idol on the bed with a quilt of goats’ hair at its head.

Bible in Basic English

And when the men came in, there was the image in the bed, with the cushion of goat's hair at its head

Darby Translation

And the messengers came in, and behold, the image was in the bed, and the net of goats' hair at its head.

Julia Smith Translation

And the messengers will come in, and behold, the teraphim in the bed, and the braiding of goats hair at its head.

King James 2000

And when the messengers were come in, behold, there was an image in the bed, with a pillow of goats' hair for his head.

Lexham Expanded Bible

When the messengers came, {to their surprise} the idol [was] on the bed [with] the quilt of goat's hair at the head.

Modern King James verseion

And the messengers came in, and behold, the image was in the bed with a pillow of goats' hair at its head.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And when the messengers were come in, "Behold there lay an image in the bed, with a pillow of goat's hair under the head of it.

NET Bible

When the messengers came, they found only the idol on the bed and the quilt made of goat's hair at its head.

New Heart English Bible

When the messengers came in, behold, the teraphim was in the bed, with the pillow of goats' hair at its head.

The Emphasized Bible

And, when the messengers entered, lo! the household god in the bed, - with a fly-net of goats-hair at its head.

Webster

And when the messengers had come in, behold, there was an image in the bed, with a pillow of goat's hair for his bolster.

World English Bible

When the messengers came in, behold, the teraphim was in the bed, with the pillow of goats' hair at its head.

Youngs Literal Translation

And the messengers come in, and lo, the teraphim are on the bed, and the mattress of goats' hair, for his pillows.

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Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
מלאך 
Mal'ak 
Usage: 213

were come in

come, bring, ... in, enter, go, carry, ...down, pass, ...out,
Usage: 0

תּרפים 
T@raphiym 
Usage: 15

in the bed
מטּה 
Mittah 
Usage: 29

with a pillow
כּביר 
K@biyr 
Usage: 2

of goats'
עז 
`ez 
goat, kid , kid, he, kids
Usage: 73

Verse Info

Context Readings

David Has To Flee Again

15 Then Saul sent messengers to check on David. He told them, "Bring him to me on the bed so I may kill him." 16 The messengers went in, and there was the household idol in the bed with the cover of goat hair at its head! 17 Then Saul told Michal, "Why did you deceive me like this and let my enemy go so he could escape?" Michal told Saul, "He told me, "Let me go or I'll kill you!'"



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