Parallel Verses

Jubilee 2000 Bible

And Nabal answered David's slaves and said, Who is David? And who is the son of Jesse? There are many slaves nowadays that break from their masters.

New American Standard Bible

But Nabal answered David's servants and said, "Who is David? And who is the son of Jesse? There are many servants today who are each breaking away from his master.

King James Version

And Nabal answered David's servants, and said, Who is David? and who is the son of Jesse? there be many servants now a days that break away every man from his master.

Holman Bible

Nabal asked them, “Who is David? Who is Jesse’s son? Many slaves these days are running away from their masters.

International Standard Version

Nabal answered David's servants: "Who is David? Who is this son of Jesse? There are many servants today who are breaking away from their masters.

A Conservative Version

And Nabal answered David's servants, and said, Who is David? And who is the son of Jesse? There are many servants now-a-days who break away every man from his master.

American Standard Version

And Nabal answered David's servants, and said, Who is David? and who is the son of Jesse? there are many servants now-a-days that break away every man from his master.

Amplified

And Nabal answered David's servants and said, Who is David? Who is the son of Jesse? There are many servants nowadays who are each breaking away from his master.

Bible in Basic English

And Nabal gave them his answer and said, Who is David? who is the son of Jesse? there are a number of servants in these days running away from their masters.

Darby Translation

And Nabal answered David's servants and said, Who is David? and who is the son of Jesse? there are many servants now-a-days that break away every man from his master.

Julia Smith Translation

And Nabal will answer David's servants, and say, Who is David? and who the son of Jesse? this day there were many servants breaking away a man from the face of his lord.

King James 2000

And Nabal answered David's servants, and said, Who is David? and who is the son of Jesse? there are many servants now days that break away each man from his master.

Lexham Expanded Bible

But Nabal answered David's servants and said, "Who [is] David? And who [is] the son of Jesse? Today, [there] are many servants breaking away from the presence of their masters.

Modern King James verseion

And Nabal answered David's servants and said, Who is David? And who is the son of Jesse? The servants who have broken away, each man from his master, have multiplied.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And Nabal answered David's servants and said, "What is David? And what is the son of Jesse? There is plenty of servants nowadays, that break away every man from his master.

NET Bible

But Nabal responded to David's servants, "Who is David, and who is this son of Jesse? This is a time when many servants are breaking away from their masters!

New Heart English Bible

Nabal answered David's servants, and said, "Who is David? Who is the son of Jesse? There are many servants who break away from their masters these days.

The Emphasized Bible

Then Nabal answered the servants of David, and said, Who is David? And who is the son of Jesse? Nowadays, many are the servants that have broken away, every one from the presence of his lord:

Webster

And Nabal answered David's servants, and said, Who is David? and who is the son of Jesse? there are many servants in these days that break away every man from his master.

World English Bible

Nabal answered David's servants, and said, "Who is David? Who is the son of Jesse? There are many servants who break away from their masters these days.

Youngs Literal Translation

And Nabal answereth the servants of David and saith, 'Who is David, and who the son of Jesse? to-day have servants been multiplied who are breaking away each from his master;

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
נבל 
Nabal 
Usage: 22

ענה 
`anah 
Usage: 329

דּויד דּוד 
David 
Usage: 1074

עבד 
`ebed 
עבד 
`ebed 
Usage: 800
Usage: 800

and said

Usage: 0

Who is David
דּויד דּוד 
David 
Usage: 1074

and who is the son

Usage: 0

of Jesse
אישׁי ישׁי 
Yishay 
Usage: 42

now a days
יום 
Yowm 
Usage: 2293

אישׁ 
'iysh 
Usage: 692

פּנים 
Paniym 
Usage: 2119

References

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Context Readings

David And Abigail

9 And when David's young men came, they spoke to Nabal according to all those words in the name of David and ceased. 10 And Nabal answered David's slaves and said, Who is David? And who is the son of Jesse? There are many slaves nowadays that break from their masters. 11 Shall I then take my bread and my water and my slaughtered meat that I have killed for my shearers and give it unto men that I do not know where they are from?


Cross References

Judges 9:28

And Gaal, the son of Ebed, said, Who is Abimelech and who is Shechem that we should serve him? Is he not the son of Jerubbaal? And is not Zebul his deputy? Serve the men of Hamor, the father of Shechem. For why should we serve him?

Exodus 5:2

And Pharaoh said, Who is the LORD, that I should hearken to his voice to let Israel go? I do not know the LORD, neither will I let Israel go.

1 Samuel 20:30

Then Saul's anger was kindled against Jonathan, and he said unto him, Thou son of the perverse rebellious woman, do I not know that thou hast chosen the son of Jesse to thine own confusion and unto the confusion of thy mother's shame?

1 Samuel 22:2

And every one that was in distress and every one that was in debt and all whose souls were bitter gathered themselves unto him, and he became the captain over them, and there were about four hundred men with him.

1 Samuel 22:7-8

then Saul said unto his slaves that stood about him, Hear now, ye sons of Jemini, will the son of Jesse give every one of you fields and vineyards and make you all captains of thousands and captains of hundreds

2 Samuel 20:1

And a man of Belial happened to be there, whose name was Sheba, the son of Bichri, a man of Jemini, and he blew the shofar, saying, We have no part in David, neither have we inheritance in the son of Jesse. Every man to his tents, O Israel.

1 Kings 12:16

So when all Israel saw that the king did not hearken unto them, the people answered the king, saying, What portion have we in David? There is no inheritance in the son of Jesse. To your tents, O Israel! Now see to thine own house, David. So Israel departed unto their tents.

Psalm 73:7-8

Their eyes stand out with fatness; they easily obtain the desires of their heart.

Psalm 123:3-4

Have mercy upon us, O LORD, have mercy upon us, for we are exceedingly weary of being held in contempt.

Ecclesiastes 7:10

Never say, What is the cause that the former days were better than these? for thou dost not enquire wisely concerning this.

Isaiah 32:5

The vile person shall no longer be called liberal, nor the greedy said to be bountiful.

Isaiah 32:7

Certainly the greedy use evil measures: he devises wicked devices to ensnare the simple with lying words and to speak in judgment against the poor.

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