Parallel Verses

A Conservative Version

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

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.

American Standard Version

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

Amplified

Now Samuel was ministering before the Lord, as a child dressed in a linen ephod [a sacred item of priestly clothing].

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.

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 And the sin of the young men was very great before LORD, for the men despised the offering of LORD. 18 But Samuel ministered before LORD, being a child, girded with a linen ephod. 19 Moreover his mother made him a little robe, and brought it to him from year to year when she came up with her husband to offer the yearly sacrifice.


Cross References

1 Samuel 3:1

And the child Samuel served LORD before Eli. And the word of LORD was precious in those days; there was no frequent vision.

1 Samuel 2:11

And Elkanah went to Ramah to his house, and the child ministered to LORD before Eli the priest.

Exodus 28:4

And these are the garments which they shall make: a breastplate, and an ephod, and a robe, and a coat of checker work, a miter, and a sash. And they shall make holy garments for Aaron thy brother, and his sons, that he may minister

2 Samuel 6:14

And David danced before LORD with all his might. And David was girded with a linen ephod.

1 Samuel 22:18

And the king said to Doeg, Turn thou, and fall upon the priests. And Doeg the Edomite turned, and he fell upon the priests, and he killed on that day eighty-five persons who wore a linen ephod.

Leviticus 8:7

And he put upon him the coat, and girded him with the sash, and clothed him with the robe, and put the ephod upon him, and he girded him with the skillfully woven band of the ephod, and bound it to him therewith.

1 Samuel 2:28

And did I choose him out of all the tribes of Israel to be my priest, to go up to my altar, to burn incense, to wear an ephod before me? And did I give to the house of thy father all the offerings of the sons of Israel made by fire

1 Chronicles 15:27

And David was clothed with a robe of fine linen, and all the Levites who bore the ark, and the singers, and Chenaniah the master of the song [with] the singers. And David had upon him an ephod of linen.

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