Parallel Verses

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.

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.

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
And it came to pass, when Saul
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

References

Context Readings

David Spares Saul In The Cave At En Gedi

1 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. 2 Then Saul took three thousand chosen men out of all Israel, and went to seek David and his men upon the rocks of the wild goats.


Cross References

1 Samuel 23:28-29

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

1 Samuel 23:19

Then came up the Ziphites to Saul to Gibeah, saying, Does not David hide himself with us in strongholds in the forest, in the hill of Hachilah, which is on the south of Jeshimon?

Proverbs 25:5

Take away the wicked from before the king, and his throne shall be established in righteousness.

Proverbs 29:12

If a ruler hearkens to lies, all his servants are wicked.

Ezekiel 22:9

In you are men that slander to shed blood: and in you they eat upon the mountains: in the midst of you they commit lewdness.

Hosea 7:3

They make the king glad with their wickedness, and the princes with their lies.

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