Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

Now Samuel was ministering before the LORD, as a boy wearing a linen ephod.

King James Version

But Samuel ministered before the LORD, being a child, girded with a linen ephod.

Holman Bible

The boy Samuel served in the Lord's presence and wore a linen ephod.

International Standard Version

Now Samuel was ministering in the LORD's presence, as a boy wearing a linen ephod.

A Conservative Version

But Samuel ministered before LORD, being a child, girded with a linen ephod.

American Standard Version

But Samuel ministered before Jehovah, being a child, girded with a linen ephod.

Amplified

But Samuel ministered before the Lord, a child girded with a linen ephod.

Bible in Basic English

But Samuel did the work of the Lord's house, while he was a child, dressed in a linen ephod.

Darby Translation

And Samuel ministered before Jehovah, a boy girded with a linen ephod.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

But Samuel ministered before the LORD, being a child, girded with a linen ephod.

Julia Smith Translation

And Samuel serving before Jehovah, a boy girded with an ephod of linen.

King James 2000

But Samuel ministered before the LORD, being a child, girded with a linen ephod.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Now Samuel [was] serving before Yahweh, as a boy wearing a linen ephod.

Modern King James verseion

And Samuel served before Jehovah, a child girded with a linen ephod.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

But the lad Samuel ministered before the LORD girded about with a linen ephod.

NET Bible

Now Samuel was ministering before the Lord. The boy was dressed in a linen ephod.

New Heart English Bible

But Samuel ministered before the LORD, being a child, clothed with a linen ephod.

The Emphasized Bible

But, as for Samuel, he was ministering before Yahweh, - a boy girded with an ephod of linen.

Webster

But Samuel ministered before the LORD, being a child, girded with a linen ephod.

World English Bible

But Samuel ministered before Yahweh, being a child, clothed with a linen ephod.

Youngs Literal Translation

And Samuel is ministering in the presence of Jehovah, a youth girt with an ephod of linen;

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
שׁמוּאל 
Sh@muw'el 
Usage: 140

שׁרת 
Sharath 
Usage: 99

פּנים 
Paniym 
Usage: 2119

the Lord

Usage: 0

נער 
Na`ar 
Usage: 239

חגר 
Chagar 
Usage: 43

with a linen
בּד 
Bad 
Usage: 23

Context Readings

Samuel's Life In The Tabernacle

17 Thus the sin of the young men was very great before the LORD, for the men despised the offering of the LORD. 18 Now Samuel was ministering before the LORD, as a boy wearing a linen ephod. 19 And his mother would make him a little robe and bring it to him from year to year when she would come up with her husband to offer the yearly sacrifice.


Cross References

1 Samuel 3:1

Now the boy Samuel was ministering to the LORD before Eli And word from the LORD was rare in those days, visions were infrequent.

1 Samuel 2:11

Then Elkanah went to his home at Ramah But the boy ministered to the LORD before Eli the priest.

Exodus 28:4

"These are the garments which they shall make: a breastpiece and an ephod and a robe and a tunic of checkered work, a turban and a sash, and they shall make holy garments for Aaron your brother and his sons, that he may minister as priest to Me.

2 Samuel 6:14

And David was dancing before the LORD with all his might, and David was wearing a linen ephod.

1 Samuel 22:18

Then the king said to Doeg, "You turn around and attack the priests." And Doeg the Edomite turned around and attacked the priests, and he killed that day eighty-five men who wore the linen ephod.

Leviticus 8:7

He put the tunic on him and girded him with the sash, and clothed him with the robe and put the ephod on him; and he girded him with the artistic band of the ephod, with which he tied it to him.

1 Samuel 2:28

'Did I not choose them from all the tribes of Israel to be My priests, to go up to My altar, to burn incense, to carry an ephod before Me; and did I not give to the house of your father all the fire offerings of the sons of Israel?

1 Chronicles 15:27

Now David was clothed with a robe of fine linen with all the Levites who were carrying the ark, and the singers and Chenaniah the leader of the singing with the singers. David also wore an ephod of linen.

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