Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

David was then in the stronghold, while the garrison of the Philistines was then in Bethlehem.

King James Version

And David was then in an hold, and the garrison of the Philistines was then in Bethlehem.

Holman Bible

At that time David was in the stronghold, and a Philistine garrison was at Bethlehem.

International Standard Version

David was living in that stronghold at the time, while a Philistine garrison was then at Bethlehem.

A Conservative Version

And David was then in the stronghold, and the garrison of the Philistines was then in Bethlehem.

American Standard Version

And David was then in the stronghold; and the garrison of the Philistines was then in Beth-lehem.

Amplified

David was then in the stronghold, and the garrison of the Philistines was then in Bethlehem.

Bible in Basic English

And at that time David had taken cover in the strong place, and an armed force of the Philistines was in Beth-lehem

Darby Translation

And David was then in the stronghold; and the Philistines' garrison was then at Bethlehem.

Julia Smith Translation

And David then in the fortress, and the station of the rovers then in the House of Bread.

King James 2000

And David was then in a stronghold, and the garrison of the Philistines was then in Bethlehem.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Now at that time, David [was] in the stronghold, and a garrison of [the] Philistines [was] in Bethlehem at that [same] time

Modern King James verseion

And David was then in a stronghold, and the fort of the Philistines was then in Bethlehem.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And David was then in a hold. And the soldiers of the Philistines were then in Bethlehem.

NET Bible

David was in the stronghold at the time, while a Philistine garrison was in Bethlehem.

New Heart English Bible

David was then in the stronghold; and the garrison of the Philistines was then in Bethlehem.

The Emphasized Bible

and, David, then was in a stronghold, - and, a garrison of Philistines, was then in Bethlehem.

Webster

And David was then in a hold, and the garrison of the Philistines was then in Beth-lehem.

World English Bible

David was then in the stronghold; and the garrison of the Philistines was then in Bethlehem.

Youngs Literal Translation

and David is then in a fortress, and the station of the Philistines is then in Beth-Lehem,

Interlinear

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

was then in an hold
מצדה מצוּדה מצוּד 
Matsuwd 
Usage: 22

and the garrison
מצּב 
Matstsab 
Usage: 10

of the Philistines
פּלשׁתּי 
P@lishtiy 
Usage: 288

Context Readings

David's Faithful Soldiers

13 These three, who were of the thirty chief, went down and came to David in the harvest time unto the cave of Adullam, and the camp of the Philistines was pitched in the valley of Rephaim. 14 David was then in the stronghold, while the garrison of the Philistines was then in Bethlehem. 15 And David longed and said, Oh that one would give me drink of the water of the well of Bethlehem, which is by the gate!


Cross References

1 Samuel 22:4-5

And he brought them before the king of Moab, and they dwelt with him all the while that David was in the fortress.

1 Samuel 10:5

After that thou shalt come to the hill of God where the garrison of the Philistines is, and it shall come to pass when thou art come there to the city, that thou shalt meet a company of prophets coming down from the high place with a psaltery and a tambourine and a pipe and a harp before them; and they shall prophesy.

1 Samuel 13:4

And all Israel heard it said that Saul had smitten a garrison of the Philistines and also that Israel had become a stench unto the Philistines. And the people were called together after Saul to Gilgal.

1 Samuel 13:23-1

And the garrison of the Philistines went out to the passage of Michmash.

1 Samuel 14:6

And Jonathan said to the young man that bore his armour, Come and let us go over unto the garrison of these uncircumcised; peradventure the LORD will work for us, for it is not difficult for the LORD to save by many or by few.

1 Samuel 22:1

And David departed from there and escaped to the cave Adullam; ; and when his brethren and all his father's house heard it, they went down there to him.

1 Samuel 24:22

Then David swore unto Saul. And Saul went home, but David and his men went up unto the fortress.

1 Chronicles 12:16

Likewise, some of the sons of Benjamin and Judah came to David, to the fortress.

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