Parallel Verses

Darby Translation

And David abode in the wilderness in strongholds, and abode in the mountain in the wilderness of Ziph. And Saul sought him every day, but God did not give him into his hand.

New American Standard Bible

David stayed in the wilderness in the strongholds, and remained in the hill country in the wilderness of Ziph And Saul sought him every day, but God did not deliver him into his hand.

King James Version

And David abode in the wilderness in strong holds, and remained in a mountain in the wilderness of Ziph. And Saul sought him every day, but God delivered him not into his hand.

Holman Bible

David then stayed in the wilderness strongholds and in the hill country of the Wilderness of Ziph. Saul searched for him every day, but God did not hand David over to him.

International Standard Version

David stayed in the wilderness in the strongholds, and he lived in the hill country in the wilderness of Ziph. Saul sought him every day, but God did not let David slip into Saul's control.

A Conservative Version

And David abode in the wilderness in the strongholds, and remained in the hill-country in the wilderness of Ziph. And Saul sought him every day, but God did not deliver him into his hand.

American Standard Version

And David abode in the wilderness in the strongholds, and remained in the hill-country in the wilderness of Ziph. And Saul sought him every day, but God delivered him not into his hand.

Amplified

David remained in the wilderness strongholds in the hill country of the Wilderness of Ziph. Saul sought him every day, but God did not give him into his hands.

Bible in Basic English

And David kept in the waste land, in safe places, waiting in the hill-country in the waste land of Ziph. And Saul was searching for him every day, but God did not give him up into his hands

Jubilee 2000 Bible

And David abode in the wilderness in strong holds and remained in a mountain in the wilderness of Ziph. And Saul sought him every day, but God did not deliver him into his hand.

Julia Smith Translation

And David will dwell in the desert in fastnesses, and he will dwell in the mountain in the desert of Ziph. And Saul will seek him all the days, and God save him not into his hand.

King James 2000

And David abode in the wilderness in strongholds, and remained in the mountains in the wilderness of Ziph. And Saul sought him every day, but God delivered him not into his hand.

Lexham Expanded Bible

David remained in the wilderness, in the strongholds, and in the hill country in the wilderness of Ziph. And Saul sought him {continually}, but God did not give him into his hand

Modern King James verseion

And David stayed in the wilderness in strongholds, and remained in the stronghold in the wilderness of Ziph. And Saul looked for him every day, but God did not deliver him into his hand.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And David abode in the wilderness in strongholds, and in a mountain in the wilderness of Ziph. And Saul sought him all his life, but God delivered him not into his hand.

NET Bible

David stayed in the strongholds that were in the desert and in the hill country of the desert of Ziph. Saul looked for him all the time, but God did not deliver David into his hand.

New Heart English Bible

David stayed in the wilderness in the strongholds, and remained in the hill country in the wilderness of Ziph. Saul sought him every day, but God did not deliver him into his hand.

The Emphasized Bible

Then David abode in the wilderness, in the fortresses, and he abode in the hill country, in the wilderness of Ziph. And Saul sought him continually, but God delivered him not into his hand.

Webster

And David abode in the wilderness in strong holds, and remained in a mountain in the wilderness of Ziph. And Saul sought him every day, but God delivered him not into his hand.

World English Bible

David stayed in the wilderness in the strongholds, and remained in the hill country in the wilderness of Ziph. Saul sought him every day, but God didn't deliver him into his hand.

Youngs Literal Translation

And David abideth in the wilderness, in fortresses, and abideth in the hill-country, in the wilderness of Ziph; and Saul seeketh him all the days, and God hath not given him into his hand.

Interlinear

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

ישׁב 
Yashab 
Usage: 1081

in the wilderness
מדבּר 
Midbar 
מדבּר 
Midbar 
Usage: 271
Usage: 271

מצדה מצד מצד 
M@tsad 
Usage: 12

and remained
ישׁב 
Yashab 
Usage: 1081

in a mountain
הר 
Har 
Usage: 544

of Ziph
זיף 
Ziyph 
Usage: 10

שׁאוּל 
Sha'uwl 
Usage: 406

יום 
Yowm 
Usage: 2293

but God
אלהים 
'elohiym 
Usage: 2600

נתן 
Nathan 
Usage: 2011

Context Readings

David Eludes Saul's Pursuit

13 Then David and his men, about six hundred, arose and departed out of Keilah, and went whithersoever they could go. And it was told Saul that David had escaped from Keilah, and he forbore to go forth. 14 And David abode in the wilderness in strongholds, and abode in the mountain in the wilderness of Ziph. And Saul sought him every day, but God did not give him into his hand. 15 And David saw that Saul had come out to seek his life; and David was in the wilderness of Ziph in a wood.



Cross References

Psalm 54:3-4

For strangers are risen up against me, and the violent seek after my life: they have not set God before them. Selah.

Joshua 15:24

Ziph, and Telem, and Bealoth,

Joshua 15:55

Maon, Carmel, and Ziph, and Jutah,

Psalm 32:7

Thou art a hiding-place for me; thou preservest me from trouble; thou dost encompass me with songs of deliverance. Selah.

1 Samuel 23:7

And it was told Saul that David had come to Keilah. Then Saul said, God has cast him off into my hand; for he is shut in, by entering into a city that has gates and bars.

1 Samuel 27:1

And David said in his heart, I shall now perish one day by the hand of Saul: there is nothing better for me than that I should speedily escape into the land of the Philistines; and Saul will despair of me to seek me any more within all the limits of Israel, and I shall escape out of his hand.

Psalm 11:1-3

{To the chief Musician. A Psalm of David.} In Jehovah have I put my trust: how say ye to my soul, Flee as a bird to your mountain?

Psalm 37:32-33

The wicked watcheth the righteous, and seeketh to slay him:

Proverbs 1:16

for their feet run to evil, and they make haste to shed blood.

Proverbs 4:16

For they sleep not except they have done mischief, and their sleep is taken away unless they have caused some to fall.

Proverbs 21:30

There is no wisdom, nor understanding, nor counsel against Jehovah.

Jeremiah 36:26

And the king commanded Jerahmeel the son of Hammelech, and Seraiah the son of Azriel, and Shelemiah the son of Abdeel, to take Baruch the scribe and Jeremiah the prophet; but Jehovah hid them.

Romans 8:31

What shall we then say to these things? If God be for us, who against us?

2 Timothy 3:11

persecutions, sufferings: what sufferings happened to me in Antioch, in Iconium, in Lystra; what persecutions I endured; and the Lord delivered me out of all.

2 Timothy 4:17-18

But the Lord stood with me, and gave me power, that through me the proclamation might be fully made, and all those of the nations should hear; and I was delivered out of the lion's mouth.

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