Parallel Verses

American Standard Version

David therefore departed thence, and escaped to the cave of Adullam: and when his brethren and all his father's house heard it, they went down thither to him.

New American Standard Bible

So David departed from there and escaped to the cave of Adullam; and when his brothers and all his father’s household heard of it, they went down there to him.

King James Version

David therefore departed thence, and escaped to the cave Adullam: and when his brethren and all his father's house heard it, they went down thither to him.

Holman Bible

So David left Gath and took refuge in the cave of Adullam. When David’s brothers and his father’s whole family heard, they went down and joined him there.

International Standard Version

David left from there and escaped to the Cave of Adullam. His brothers and all his father's family heard about this and went down to him there.

A Conservative Version

David therefore departed from there, and escaped to the cave of Adullam. And when his brothers and all his father's house heard it, they went down there to him.

Amplified

So David departed from there and escaped to the cave of Adullam; and when his brothers and all his father’s house heard about it, they went down there to him.

Bible in Basic English

So David went away from there and took cover in a strong place at Adullam; and his brothers and all his father's people, hearing of it, went down to him there.

Darby Translation

And David departed thence, and escaped to the cave of Adullam. And his brethren and all his father's house heard it, and they went down thither to him.

Julia Smith Translation

And David will go from thence and he will escape to the cave Adullam: and his brethren and all the house of his father will hear, and they will go down to him there.

King James 2000

David therefore departed from there, and escaped to the cave of Adullam: and when his brothers and all his father's house heard it, they went down there to him.

Lexham Expanded Bible

David went from there and escaped to the cave of Adullam. When his brothers and all his father's household heard, they came down to him there.

Modern King James verseion

And David left there and escaped to the cave Adullam. And his brothers and all his father's house heard, and went down to him there.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And David departed thence and escaped, and came unto the cave of Adullam. When his brethren and all his father's house heard it, they went thither to him.

NET Bible

So David left there and escaped to the cave of Adullam. When his brothers and the rest of his father's family learned about it, they went down there to him.

New Heart English Bible

David therefore departed there, and escaped to the cave of Adullam. When his brothers and all his father's house heard it, they went down there to him.

The Emphasized Bible

David therefore departed thence, and escaped, into the cave of Adullam, - and, when his brethren and all the household of his father heard it, they went down unto him, thither.

Webster

David therefore departed thence, and escaped to the cave Adullam: and when his brethren and all his father's house heard it, they went down thither to him.

World English Bible

David therefore departed there, and escaped to the cave of Adullam. When his brothers and all his father's house heard it, they went down there to him.

Youngs Literal Translation

And David goeth thence, and is escaped unto the cave of Adullam, and his brethren hear, and all the house of his father, and go down unto him thither;

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
דּויד דּוד 
David 
Usage: 1074

ילך 
Yalak 
Usage: 0

מלט 
Malat 
Usage: 95

to the cave
מערה 
M@`arah 
Usage: 39

עדלּם 
`Adullam 
Usage: 8

בּית 
Bayith 
Usage: 2053

it, they went down
ירד 
Yarad 
Usage: 378

References

Context Readings

Saul Takes Revenge On The Priests Who Helped David

1 David therefore departed thence, and escaped to the cave of Adullam: and when his brethren and all his father's house heard it, they went down thither to him. 2 And every one that was in distress, and every one that was in debt, and every one that was discontented, gathered themselves unto him; and he became captain over them: and there were with him about four hundred men.


Cross References

Joshua 12:15

the king of Libnah, one; the king of Adullam, one;

Joshua 15:35

Jarmuth, and Adullam, Socoh, and Azekah,

1 Chronicles 11:15

And three of the thirty chief men went down to the rock to David, into the cave of Adullam; and the host of the Philistines were encamped in the valley of Rephaim.

Psalm 57:1-11

Be merciful unto me, O God, be merciful unto me; For my soul taketh refuge in thee: Yea, in the shadow of thy wings will I take refuge, Until these calamities be overpast.

Psalm 142:1-7

I cry with my voice unto Jehovah; With my voice unto Jehovah do I make supplication.

1 Samuel 21:10-15

And David arose, and fled that day for fear of Saul, and went to Achish the king of Gath.

2 Samuel 23:13-14

And three of the thirty chief men went down, and came to David in the harvest time unto the cave of Adullam; and the troop of the Philistines was encamped in the valley of Rephaim.

Psalm 34:1

I will bless Jehovah at all times: His praise shall continually be in my mouth.

Micah 1:3

For, behold, Jehovah cometh forth out of his place, and will come down, and tread upon the high places of the earth.

Micah 1:15

I will yet bring unto thee, O inhabitant of Mareshah, him that shall possess thee: the glory of Israel shall come even unto Adullam.

Hebrews 11:38

(of whom the world was not worthy), wandering in deserts and mountains and caves, and the holes of the earth.

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