Parallel Verses

Modern King James verseion

And David heard in the wilderness that Nabal was shearing his sheep.

New American Standard Bible

that David heard in the wilderness that Nabal was shearing his sheep.

King James Version

And David heard in the wilderness that Nabal did shear his sheep.

Holman Bible

While David was in the wilderness, he heard that Nabal was shearing sheep,

International Standard Version

While David was in the wilderness, he heard that Nabal was shearing his sheep.

A Conservative Version

And David heard in the wilderness that Nabal was shearing his sheep.

American Standard Version

And David heard in the wilderness that Nabal was shearing his sheep.

Amplified

David heard in the wilderness that Nabal was shearing his sheep.

Bible in Basic English

And David had word in the waste land that Nabal was cutting the wool of his sheep.

Darby Translation

And David heard in the wilderness that Nabal was shearing his sheep.

Julia Smith Translation

And David will hear in the desert that Nabal sheared his sheep.

King James 2000

And David heard in the wilderness that Nabal did shear his sheep.

Lexham Expanded Bible

David heard in the wilderness that Nabal [was] shearing his sheep.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And when David heard in the wilderness, that Nabal shore his sheep,

NET Bible

When David heard in the desert that Nabal was shearing his sheep,

New Heart English Bible

David heard in the wilderness that Nabal was shearing his sheep.

The Emphasized Bible

So then David heard in the wilderness, - that Nabal was shearing his sheep.

Webster

And David heard in the wilderness that Nabal was shearing his sheep.

World English Bible

David heard in the wilderness that Nabal was shearing his sheep.

Youngs Literal Translation

And David heareth in the wilderness that Nabal is shearing his flock,

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
דּויד דּוד 
David 
Usage: 1074

in the wilderness
מדבּר 
Midbar 
Usage: 271

נבל 
Nabal 
Usage: 22

גּזז 
Gazaz 
Usage: 15

References

American

Easton

Fausets

Morish

Smith

Context Readings

David And Abigail

3 And the man's name was Nabal, and his wife's name was Abigail. And she was a woman of good understanding, and of a beautiful form. But the man was cruel and evil in his dealings. And he was of Caleb. 4 And David heard in the wilderness that Nabal was shearing his sheep. 5 And David sent out ten young men. And David said to the young men, Go up to Carmel and go to Nabal, and greet him in my name.


Cross References

Genesis 38:13

And it was told to Tamar, saying, Behold, your father-in-law goes up to Timnah to shear his sheep.

2 Samuel 13:23

And it happened after two full years Absalom had sheepshearers in Baal-hazor, beside Ephraim. And Absalom invited all the king's sons.

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