Parallel Verses

Darby Translation

And Saul went on this side of the mountain, and David and his men on that side of the mountain; and David made haste to get away from Saul; and Saul and his men sought to surround David and his men to take them.

New American Standard Bible

Saul went on one side of the mountain, and David and his men on the other side of the mountain; and David was hurrying to get away from Saul, for Saul and his men were surrounding David and his men to seize them.

King James Version

And Saul went on this side of the mountain, and David and his men on that side of the mountain: and David made haste to get away for fear of Saul; for Saul and his men compassed David and his men round about to take them.

Holman Bible

Saul went along one side of the mountain and David and his men went along the other side. Even though David was hurrying to get away from Saul, Saul and his men were closing in on David and his men to capture them.

International Standard Version

Saul went on one side of the mountain while David and his men went on the other side of the mountain. David was hurrying to get away from Saul while Saul and his men were closing in on David and his men to capture them.

A Conservative Version

And Saul went on this side of the mountain, and David and his men on that side of the mountain. And David made haste to get away for fear of Saul. For Saul and his men encompassed David and his men round about to take them.

American Standard Version

And Saul went on this side of the mountain, and David and his men on that side of the mountain: and David made haste to get away for fear of Saul; for Saul and his men compassed David and his men round about to take them.

Amplified

And Saul went on one side of the mountain, and David and his men on the other side of the mountain. And David made haste to get away for fear of Saul, for Saul and his men were surrounding [him] and his men to capture them.

Bible in Basic English

And Saul and his men went on one side of the mountain, and David and his men went on the other: and David's purpose was to get away as quickly as possible, for fear of Saul; for Saul and his men were making a circle round David and his men in order to take them.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

And Saul went on this side of the mountain, and David and his men on that side of the mountain; and David made haste to get away from the presence of Saul, for Saul and his men compassed David and his men round about to take them.

Julia Smith Translation

And Saul will go from the side of the mountain from hence, and David from the side of the mountain from thence: and David will be taking flight to go from the face of Saul; and Saul and his men surrounding upon David and upon his men to seize them.

King James 2000

And Saul went on this side of the mountain, and David and his men on that side of the mountain: and David made haste to get away for fear of Saul; for Saul and his men surrounded David and his men to take them.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Saul went {on one side of the mountain}, and David and his men {went on the other side of the mountain}. David was hurrying to get away from Saul, while Saul and his men [were] closing in on David and his men to capture them.

Modern King James verseion

And Saul went on this side of the mountain, and David and his men on that side of the mountain. And David hurried to get away before Saul. For Saul and his men were encircling David and his men, to take them.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And Saul and his men went on the one side of the mountain, and David and his men on the other. And David, as a man amazed, made haste to get from Saul. For Saul and his men had compassed David and his men round about, to take them.

NET Bible

Saul went on one side of the mountain, while David and his men went on the other side of the mountain. David was hurrying to get away from Saul, but Saul and his men were surrounding David and his men so they could capture them.

New Heart English Bible

Saul went on this side of the mountain, and David and his men on that side of the mountain: and David made haste to get away for fear of Saul; for Saul and his men surrounded David and his men to take them.

The Emphasized Bible

And Saul went on this side of the mountain, and, David and his men, on that side of the mountain, - wherefore David became hurried, to get away from the presence of Saul, but, Saul and his men, were surrounding David and his men, to capture then:

Webster

And Saul went on this side of the mountain, and David and his men on that side of the mountain: and David made haste to get away for fear of Saul; for Saul and his men compassed David and his men around to take them.

World English Bible

Saul went on this side of the mountain, and David and his men on that side of the mountain: and David made haste to get away for fear of Saul; for Saul and his men surrounded David and his men to take them.

Youngs Literal Translation

And Saul goeth on this side of the mountain, and David and his men on that side of the mountain, and David is hastened to go from the face of Saul, and Saul and his men are compassing David and his men, to catch them.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
שׁאוּל 
Sha'uwl 
Usage: 406

ילך 
Yalak 
Usage: 0

on this side
צד 
Tsad 
Usage: 33

of the mountain
הר 
Har 
הר 
Har 
Usage: 544
Usage: 544

and David
דּויד דּוד 
David 
דּויד דּוד 
David 
Usage: 1074
Usage: 1074

and his men
אנושׁ 
'enowsh 
אנושׁ 
'enowsh 
אנושׁ 
'enowsh 
Usage: 42
Usage: 42
Usage: 42

on that side
צד 
Tsad 
Usage: 33

חפז 
Chaphaz 
Usage: 9

to get away
ילך 
Yalak 
Usage: 0

פּנים 
Paniym 
Usage: 2119

of Saul
שׁאוּל 
Sha'uwl 
Usage: 406

שׁאוּל 
Sha'uwl 
Usage: 406

עטר 
`atar 
Usage: 7

דּויד דּוד 
David 
Usage: 1074

עטר 
`atar 
Usage: 7

to take
תּפשׂ 
Taphas 
Usage: 65

References

Fausets

Hastings

Smith

Context Readings

David Eludes Saul's Pursuit

25 And Saul and his men went to seek him. And they told David; and he came down from the rock, and abode in the wilderness of Maon. And Saul heard that, and he pursued after David in the wilderness of Maon. 26 And Saul went on this side of the mountain, and David and his men on that side of the mountain; and David made haste to get away from Saul; and Saul and his men sought to surround David and his men to take them. 27 But there came a messenger to Saul, saying, Haste thee and come; for the Philistines have made a raid against the land.



Cross References

Psalm 17:9

From the wicked that destroy me, my deadly enemies, who compass me about.

1 Samuel 19:12

And Michal let David down through a window; and he went, and fled and escaped.

1 Samuel 20:38

And Jonathan cried after the lad, Make speed, haste, stay not! And Jonathan's lad gathered up the arrows, and came to his master.

2 Samuel 15:14

And David said to all his servants that were with him at Jerusalem, Rise up and let us flee; for we shall not else escape from Absalom. Be quick to depart, lest he overtake us quickly, and bring evil upon us, and smite the city with the edge of the sword.

2 Samuel 17:21-22

And it came to pass after they had departed, that they came up out of the well, and went and told king David; and they said to David, Arise and pass quickly over the water; for thus has Ahithophel counselled against you.

2 Chronicles 20:12

Our God, wilt thou not judge them? for we have no might in presence of this great company which cometh against us, neither know we what to do; but our eyes are upon thee.

Psalm 17:11

They have now encompassed us in our steps; their eyes have they set, bowing down to the earth.

Psalm 22:12

Many bulls have encompassed me; Bashan's strong ones have beset me round.

Psalm 22:16

For dogs have encompassed me; an assembly of evil-doers have surrounded me: they pierced my hands and my feet.

Psalm 31:22

As for me, I said in my haste, I am cut off from before thine eyes; nevertheless thou heardest the voice of my supplications when I cried unto thee.

Psalm 118:11-13

They encompassed me, yea, encompassed me; but in the name of Jehovah have I destroyed them.

Psalm 140:1-9

{To the chief Musician. A Psalm of David.} Free me, O Jehovah, from the evil man; preserve me from the violent man:

2 Corinthians 1:8

For we do not wish you to be ignorant, brethren, as to our tribulation which happened to us in Asia, that we were excessively pressed beyond our power, so as to despair even of living.

Revelation 20:9

And they went up on the breadth of the earth, and surrounded the camp of the saints and the beloved city: and fire came down from God out of the heaven and devoured them.

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