Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

So Saul returned from pursuing David and went to meet the Philistines; therefore they called that place the Rock of Escape.

King James Version

Wherefore Saul returned from pursuing after David, and went against the Philistines: therefore they called that place Selahammahlekoth.

Holman Bible

So Saul broke off his pursuit of David and went to engage the Philistines. Therefore, that place was named the Rock of Separation.

International Standard Version

So Saul turned around from pursuing David and went to meet the Philistines. Therefore, they call that place the Rock of Escape.

A Conservative Version

So Saul returned from pursuing after David, and went against the Philistines. Therefore they called that place Sela-hammahlekoth.

American Standard Version

So Saul returned from pursuing after David, and went against the Philistines: therefore they called that place Sela-hammahlekoth.

Amplified

So Saul returned from pursuing David and went against the Philistines. So they called that place the Rock of Escape.

Bible in Basic English

So turning back from going after David, Saul went against the Philistines: so that place was named Sela-hammah-lekoth.

Darby Translation

And Saul returned from pursuing after David, and went against the Philistines; therefore they called that place Sela-hammahlekoth.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Saul returned, therefore, from pursuing after David and went against the Philistines. For this reason they called that place Selahammahlekoth.

Julia Smith Translation

And Saul will turn back from pursuing after David, and he will go to meet the rovers: for this they called that place the Rock of Escapes.

King James 2000

Therefore Saul returned from pursuing after David, and went against the Philistines: therefore they called that place Selahammahlekoth.

Lexham Expanded Bible

So Saul returned from pursuing David, and he went to confront [the] Philistines. Therefore, they called that place the Rock of Division.

Modern King James verseion

And Saul returned from pursuing David, and went against the Philistines. Therefore they called that place, The Rock of the Division.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Wherefore Saul returned from persecuting David, and went against the Philistines. And therefore the place is called Selahammahelekoth.

NET Bible

So Saul stopped pursuing David and went to confront the Philistines. Therefore that place is called Sela Hammahlekoth.

New Heart English Bible

So Saul returned from pursuing after David, and went against the Philistines: therefore they called that place Sela Hammahlekoth.

The Emphasized Bible

Then returned Saul from pursuing David, and departed to meet the Philistines, - for which cause, they called that place Sela-hammahlekoth "the Cliff of Separation".

Webster

Wherefore Saul returned from pursuing after David, and went against the Philistines: therefore they called that place Sela-hammah-lekoth.

World English Bible

So Saul returned from pursuing after David, and went against the Philistines: therefore they called that place Sela Hammahlekoth.

Youngs Literal Translation

And Saul turneth back from pursuing after David, and goeth to meet the Philistines, therefore they have called that place 'The Rock of Divisions.'

Interlinear

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

שׁוּב 
Shuwb 
Usage: 1058

אחר 
'achar 
Usage: 488

דּויד דּוד 
David 
Usage: 1074

and went
ילך 
Yalak 
Usage: 0

קראה 
Qir'ah 
Usage: 99

פּלשׁתּי 
P@lishtiy 
Usage: 288

מקמה מקומה מקם מקום 
Maqowm 
Usage: 401

References

Verse Info

Context Readings

David Eludes Saul's Pursuit

27 But a messenger came to Saul, saying, "Hurry and come, for the Philistines have made a raid on the land." 28 So Saul returned from pursuing David and went to meet the Philistines; therefore they called that place the Rock of Escape. 29 David went up from there and stayed in the strongholds of Engedi.



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