Parallel Verses

King James Version

Go, I pray you, prepare yet, and know and see his place where his haunt is, and who hath seen him there: for it is told me that he dealeth very subtilly.

New American Standard Bible

"Go now, make more sure, and investigate and see his place where his haunt is, and who has seen him there; for I am told that he is very cunning.

Holman Bible

Go and check again. Investigate and watch carefully where he goes and who has seen him there; they tell me he is extremely cunning.

International Standard Version

Go and again make sure, find out and investigate where he is and who has seen him there, for people tell me that he's very clever.

A Conservative Version

Go, I pray you, make yet more sure, and know and see his place where his haunt is, [and] who has seen him there, for it is told me that he deals very shrewdly.

American Standard Version

Go, I pray you, make yet more sure, and know and see his place where his haunt is, and who hath seen him there; for it is told me that he dealeth very subtly.

Amplified

Go, make yet more sure; and know and see where his haunt is and who has seen him there; for I am told he deals very craftily.

Bible in Basic English

Go now, and take more steps, and see where he is living: for they say that he is expert in deceit.

Darby Translation

Go, I pray you, make yet more sure, and know and see his place where his track is, who has seen him there; for it is told me that he deals very subtilly.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Go, I pray you, prepare yet and know and see his place where he places his foot and who has seen him there, for it is told me that he deals with great prudence.

Julia Smith Translation

Go now, prepare yet, and know, and see his place where his foot shall be, who saw him there: for it was said to me being crafty, he will be crafty.

King James 2000

Go, I pray you, prepare yet, and know and see the place where his hideout is, and who has seen him there: for it is told me that he deals very craftily.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Go, please, make certain again! Find out and see {exactly where he is} and who has seen him there! For they have said to me, 'He [is] very cunning.'

Modern King James verseion

Please go, make more sure, and know and see the place where his foot is. Who has seen him there? For I am told that he is very subtle.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Go, I pray you, and mark more diligently; and know and see his haunt, where his foot hath been, and who hath seen him there: for it is told me that he is very subtle.

NET Bible

Go and make further arrangements. Determine precisely where he is and who has seen him there, for I am told that he is extremely cunning.

New Heart English Bible

Please go make yet more sure, and know and see his place where his haunt is, and who has seen him there; for it is told me that he deals very subtly.

The Emphasized Bible

Go, I pray you, make ready yet further, and get to know and see his place, where may be his track, who hath seen him there, - for it hath been said unto me, Cunning indeed, is, he!

Webster

Go, I pray you, prepare yet, and know, and see his place where his haunt is, and who hath seen him there: for it is told to me that he dealeth very subtilly.

World English Bible

Please go make yet more sure, and know and see his place where his haunt is, [and] who has seen him there; for it is told me that he deals very subtly.

Youngs Literal Translation

go, I pray you, prepare yet, and know and see his place where his foot is; who hath seen him there? for one hath said unto me, He is very subtile.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
Go
ילך 
Yalak 
Usage: 0

and see
ראה 
Ra'ah 
Usage: 1308

מקמה מקומה מקם מקום 
Maqowm 
Usage: 401

רגל 
Regel 
Usage: 247

is, and who hath seen
ראה 
Ra'ah 
Usage: 1308

me that he dealeth very
ערם 
`aram 
Usage: 5

References

Fausets

Hastings

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Context Readings

David Eludes Saul's Pursuit

21 And Saul said, Blessed be ye of the LORD; for ye have compassion on me. 22 Go, I pray you, prepare yet, and know and see his place where his haunt is, and who hath seen him there: for it is told me that he dealeth very subtilly. 23 See therefore, and take knowledge of all the lurking places where he hideth himself, and come ye again to me with the certainty, and I will go with you: and it shall come to pass, if he be in the land, that I will search him out throughout all the thousands of Judah.



Cross References

Job 5:13

He taketh the wise in their own craftiness: and the counsel of the froward is carried headlong.

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