Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

The man said to Eli, "I am the one who came from the battle line. Indeed, I escaped from the battle line today." And he said, "How did things go, my son?"

King James Version

And the man said unto Eli, I am he that came out of the army, and I fled to day out of the army. And he said, What is there done, my son?

Holman Bible

The man said to Eli, "I'm the one who came from the battle. I fled from there today." "What happened, my son?" Eli asked.

International Standard Version

The man told Eli, "I've just come from the battle line, and I escaped from the battle today." He asked, "What happened, my son?"

A Conservative Version

And the man said to Eli, I am he who came out of the army, and I fled today out of the army. And he said, How did the matter go, my son?

American Standard Version

And the man said unto Eli, I am he that came out of the army, and I fled to-day out of the army. And he said, How went the matter, my son?

Amplified

The man said to Eli, I have come from the battle; I fled from the battle today. Eli said, How did it go, my son?

Bible in Basic English

And the man said to Eli, I have come from the army and have come in flight today from the fight. And he said, How did it go, my son?

Darby Translation

And the man said to Eli, I am he that came out of the battle, and I have fled to-day out of the battle. And he said, What has taken place, my son?

Jubilee 2000 Bible

And the man said unto Eli, I come from the battle; I fled today out of the army. And he said unto him, What has happened, my son?

Julia Smith Translation

And the man will say to Eli, I came from the array, and I fled from the array this day; And he will say, What was the word, my son?

King James 2000

And the man said unto Eli, I am he that came out of the army, and I fled today out of the army. And he said, What is there done, my son?

Lexham Expanded Bible

And the man said to Eli, "I am the [one] who has come from the battle line! I have fled today from the battle line!" And he said, "{What exactly happened}, my son?"

Modern King James verseion

And the man said to Eli, I am he who came out of the army, and I fled today out of the army. And he said, How did the matter go, my son?

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And the man said unto Eli, "I am he that came out of the array and fled out of the host this day." And he said, "How is it fortuned, my son?"

NET Bible

The man said to Eli, "I am the one who came from the battle lines! Just today I fled from the battle lines!" Eli asked, "How did things go, my son?"

New Heart English Bible

The man said to Eli, "I am he who came out of the army, and I fled today out of the army." He said, "How did the matter go, my son?"

The Emphasized Bible

So the man said unto Eli, I, am he that came in from the army, yea, I, from the army, fled to-day. And he said - What is the thing that hath happened, my son?

Webster

And the man said to Eli, I am he that came out of the army, and I fled to-day out of the army. And he said, What is there done, my son?

World English Bible

The man said to Eli, "I am he who came out of the army, and I fled today out of the army." He said, "How did the matter go, my son?"

Youngs Literal Translation

And the man saith unto Eli, 'I am he who hath come out of the ranks, and I out of the ranks have fled to-day;' and he saith, 'What hath been the matter, my son?'

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
And the man
אישׁ 
'iysh 
Usage: 692

עלי 
`Eliy 
Usage: 33

I am he that came

come, bring, ... in, enter, go, carry, ...down, pass, ...out,
Usage: 0

out of the army
מערכה 
Ma`arakah 
מערכה 
Ma`arakah 
Usage: 19
Usage: 19

and I fled
נוּס 
Nuwc 
Usage: 160

to day
יום 
Yowm 
Usage: 2293

דּבר 
Dabar 
Usage: 1438

References

Context Readings

Eli's Death And Ichabod's Birth

15 Now Eli was ninety-eight years old, and his eyes were set so that he could not see. 16 The man said to Eli, "I am the one who came from the battle line. Indeed, I escaped from the battle line today." And he said, "How did things go, my son?" 17 Then the one who brought the news replied, "Israel has fled before the Philistines and there has also been a great slaughter among the people, and your two sons also, Hophni and Phinehas, are dead, and the ark of God has been taken."



Cross References

2 Samuel 1:4

David said to him, "How did things go? Please tell me." And he said, "The people have fled from the battle, and also many of the people have fallen and are dead; and Saul and Jonathan his son are dead also."

Joshua 7:19

Then Joshua said to Achan, "My son, I implore you, give glory to the LORD, the God of Israel, and give praise to Him; and tell me now what you have done. Do not hide it from me."

1 Samuel 3:6

The LORD called yet again, "Samuel!" So Samuel arose and went to Eli and said, "Here I am, for you called me." But he answered, "I did not call, my son, lie down again."



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