Parallel Verses

Holman Bible

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

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.

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 When Saul returned from pursuing the Philistines, he was told, "David is in the wilderness near En-gedi." 2 So Saul took 3,000 of Israel's choice men and went to look for David and his men in front of the Rocks of the Wild Goats.


Cross References

1 Samuel 23:28-29

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

1 Samuel 23:19

Some Ziphites came up to Saul at Gibeah and said, "David is hiding among us in the strongholds in Horesh on the hill of Hachilah south of Jeshimon.

Proverbs 25:5

Remove the wicked from the king's presence, and his throne will be established in righteousness.

Proverbs 29:12

If a ruler listens to lies, all his servants will be wicked.

Ezekiel 22:9

There are men within you who slander in order to shed blood. People who [live] in you eat at the mountain [shrines]; they commit immoral acts within you.

Hosea 7:3

They please the king with their evil, the princes with their lies.



Holman Christian Standard Bible®, Copyright © 1999, 2000, 2002, 2003, 2009 by Holman Bible Publishers.

International Standard Version Copyright © 1996-2008 by the ISV Foundation.

New American Standard Bible Copyright ©1960, 1962, 1963, 1968, 1971, 1972, 1973, 1975, 1977, 1995 by The Lockman Foundation, La Habra, Calif. All rights reserved. For Permission to Quote Information visit http://www.lockman.org

NET Bible copyright © 1996-2006 by Biblical Studies Press, L.L.C. NetBible

Basic English, produced by Mr C. K. Ogden of the Orthological Institute - public domain