1 Samuel 24:1 Now when Saul returned from pursuing the Philistines, he was told, saying, "Behold, David is in the wilderness of Engedi."


Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

Now when Saul returned from pursuing the Philistines, he was told, saying, "Behold, David is in the wilderness of Engedi."

King James Version

And it came to pass, when Saul was returned from following the Philistines, that it was told him, saying, Behold, David is in the wilderness of Engedi.

Holman Bible

When Saul returned from pursuing the Philistines, he was told, "David is in the wilderness near En-gedi."

International Standard Version

When Saul returned from pursuing the Philistines, he was told, "Look, David is in the wilderness of En-gedi."

A Conservative Version

And it came to pass, when Saul was returned from following the Philistines, that it was told him, saying, Behold, David is in the wilderness of En-gedi.

American Standard Version

And it came to pass, when Saul was returned from following the Philistines, that it was told him, saying, Behold, David is in the wilderness of En-gedi.

Amplified

When Saul returned from following the Philistines, he was told, Behold, David is in the Wilderness of En-gedi.

Bible in Basic English

Now when Saul came back from fighting the Philistines, news was given him that David was in the waste land of En-gedi.

Darby Translation

And it came to pass when Saul had returned from following the Philistines, that it was told him, saying, Behold, David is in the wilderness of Engedi.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

And it came to pass when Saul was returned from following the Philistines, that it was told him, saying, Behold, David is in the wilderness of Engedi.

Julia Smith Translation

And it will be when Saul turned back from after the rovers, and they will announce to him, saying, Behold, David in the desert of Engedi.

King James 2000

And it came to pass, when Saul was returned from following the Philistines, that it was told him, saying, Behold, David is in the wilderness of Engedi.

Lexham Expanded Bible

When Saul returned from [pursuing the] Philistines, they told him, "Look, David [is] in the wilderness of En Gedi."

Modern King James verseion

And it happened when Saul had returned from following the Philistines, they told him, saying, Behold, David is in the wilderness of En-gedi.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Then Saul was come again from the Philistines, it was told him, "Behold, David is in the wilderness of Engedi."

NET Bible

When Saul returned from pursuing the Philistines, they told him, "Look, David is in the desert of En Gedi."

New Heart English Bible

It happened, when Saul was returned from following the Philistines, that it was told him, saying, "Behold, David is in the wilderness of En Gedi."

The Emphasized Bible

And it came to pass, when Saul had returned from following the Philistines, that it was told him, saying: Lo! David is in the wilderness of En-gedi.

Webster

And it came to pass, when Saul had returned from following the Philistines, that it was told to him, saying, Behold, David is in the wilderness of En-gedi.

World English Bible

It happened, when Saul was returned from following the Philistines, that it was told him, saying, "Behold, David is in the wilderness of En Gedi."

Youngs Literal Translation

And it cometh to pass when Saul hath turned back from after the Philistines, that they declare to him, saying, 'Lo, David is in the wilderness of En-gedi.'

Interlinear

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

שׁוּב 
Shuwb 
Usage: 1058

אחר 
'achar 
Usage: 488

פּלשׁתּי 
P@lishtiy 
Usage: 288

נגד 
Nagad 
Usage: 370

דּויד דּוד 
David 
Usage: 1074

is in the wilderness
מדבּר 
Midbar 
Usage: 271

Context Readings

David Spares Saul In The Cave At En Gedi

1 Now when Saul returned from pursuing the Philistines, he was told, saying, "Behold, David is in the wilderness of Engedi." 2 Then Saul took three thousand chosen men from all Israel and went to seek David and his men in front of the Rocks of the Wild Goats.


Cross References

1 Samuel 23:28-29

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

1 Samuel 23:19

Then Ziphites came up to Saul at Gibeah, saying, "Is David not hiding with us in the strongholds at Horesh, on the hill of Hachilah, which is on the south of Jeshimon?

Proverbs 25:5

Take away the wicked before the king, And his throne will be established in righteousness.

Proverbs 29:12

If a ruler pays attention to falsehood, All his ministers become wicked.

Ezekiel 22:9

"Slanderous men have been in you for the purpose of shedding blood, and in you they have eaten at the mountain shrines. In your midst they have committed acts of lewdness.

Hosea 7:3

With their wickedness they make the king glad, And the princes with their lies.



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