Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

Now there was a long war between the house of Saul and the house of David; and David grew steadily stronger, but the house of Saul grew weaker continually.

King James Version

Now there was long war between the house of Saul and the house of David: but David waxed stronger and stronger, and the house of Saul waxed weaker and weaker.

Holman Bible

The war between the house of Saul and the house of David was long and drawn out, with David growing stronger and the house of Saul becoming weaker.

International Standard Version

After this, a state of protracted war existed between Saul's dynasty and David's dynasty, and the dynasty of David continued to grow and become strong while the dynasty of Saul continued to grow weaker.

A Conservative Version

Now there was long war between the house of Saul and the house of David. And David grew stronger and stronger, but the house of Saul grew weaker and weaker.

American Standard Version

Now there was long war between the house of Saul and the house of David: and David waxed stronger and stronger, but the house of Saul waxed weaker and weaker.

Amplified

There was a long war between the house of Saul and the house of David. But David grew stronger and stronger, and the house of Saul grew weaker and weaker.

Bible in Basic English

Now there was a long war between Saul's people and David's people; and David became stronger and stronger, but those on Saul's side became more and more feeble.

Darby Translation

And the war was long between the house of Saul and the house of David; but David became continually stronger, and the house of Saul became continually weaker.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Now there was long war between the house of Saul and the house of David, but David waxed stronger and stronger, and the house of Saul waxed weaker and weaker.

Julia Smith Translation

And long war will be between the house of Saul and between the house of David: and David went and was strengthened, and the house of Saul went and was weakened.

King James 2000

Now there was long war between the house of Saul and the house of David: but David grew stronger and stronger, and the house of Saul grew weaker and weaker.

Lexham Expanded Bible

The battle [was] prolonged between the house of Saul and the house of David, but David {[was] growing stronger and stronger} while the house of Saul {[was] becoming weaker and weaker}.

Modern King James verseion

And there was a long war between the house of Saul and the house of David. But David became stronger and stronger, and the house of Saul became weaker and weaker.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

There was long strife between the house of Saul and the house of David. But David waxed stronger and stronger, and the house of Saul waxed weaker and weaker.

NET Bible

However, the war was prolonged between the house of Saul and the house of David. David was becoming steadily stronger, while the house of Saul was becoming increasingly weaker.

New Heart English Bible

Now there was long war between the house of Saul and the house of David: and David grew stronger and stronger, but the house of Saul grew weaker and weaker.

The Emphasized Bible

And the war between the house of Saul and the house of David was prolonged, - and, David, waxed stronger and stronger, and, the house of Saul, became weaker and weaker.

Webster

Now there was long war between the house of Saul and the house of David: but David grew stronger and stronger, and the house of Saul became weaker and weaker.

World English Bible

Now there was long war between the house of Saul and the house of David: and David grew stronger and stronger, but the house of Saul grew weaker and weaker.

Youngs Literal Translation

And the war is long between the house of Saul and the house of David, and David is going on and is strong, and the house of Saul are going on and are weak.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
ארך 
'arok 
Usage: 3

מלחמה 
Milchamah 
Usage: 319

בּית 
Bayith 
Usage: 2053

of Saul
שׁאוּל 
Sha'uwl 
שׁאוּל 
Sha'uwl 
Usage: 406
Usage: 406

and the house
בּית 
Bayith 
בּית 
Bayith 
Usage: 2053
Usage: 2053

of David
דּויד דּוד 
David 
Usage: 1074

but David
דּויד דּוד 
David 
Usage: 1074

הלך 
Halak 
הלך 
Halak 
go, walk, come, ...away, ...along,
go, walk, come, ...away, ...along,
Usage: 1545
Usage: 1545

חזק 
Chazeq 
Usage: 1

חזק 
Chazeq 
Usage: 1

דּל 
Dal 
Usage: 48

References

Context Readings

The House Of David Grows Stronger

1 Now there was a long war between the house of Saul and the house of David; and David grew steadily stronger, but the house of Saul grew weaker continually. 2 Sons were born to David at Hebron: his firstborn was Amnon, by Ahinoam the Jezreelitess;


Cross References

1 Kings 14:30

There was war between Rehoboam and Jeroboam continually.

2 Samuel 2:17

That day the battle was very severe, and Abner and the men of Israel were beaten before the servants of David.

Genesis 3:15

And I will put enmity Between you and the woman, And between your seed and her seed; He shall bruise you on the head, And you shall bruise him on the heel."

1 Kings 15:16

Now there was war between Asa and Baasha king of Israel all their days.

1 Kings 15:32

There was war between Asa and Baasha king of Israel all their days.

Esther 6:13

Haman recounted to Zeresh his wife and all his friends everything that had happened to him. Then his wise men and Zeresh his wife said to him, "If Mordecai, before whom you have begun to fall, is of Jewish origin, you will not overcome him, but will surely fall before him."

Job 8:7

"Though your beginning was insignificant, Yet your end will increase greatly.

Job 17:9

"Nevertheless the righteous will hold to his way, And he who has clean hands will grow stronger and stronger.

Psalm 45:3-5

Gird Your sword on Your thigh, O Mighty One, In Your splendor and Your majesty!

Psalm 84:7

They go from strength to strength, Every one of them appears before God in Zion.

Proverbs 4:18-19

But the path of the righteous is like the light of dawn, That shines brighter and brighter until the full day.

Daniel 2:34-35

"You continued looking until a stone was cut out without hands, and it struck the statue on its feet of iron and clay and crushed them.

Daniel 2:44-45

"In the days of those kings the God of heaven will set up a kingdom which will never be destroyed, and that kingdom will not be left for another people; it will crush and put an end to all these kingdoms, but it will itself endure forever.

Matthew 10:35-36

"For I came to SET A MAN AGAINST HIS FATHER, AND A DAUGHTER AGAINST HER MOTHER, AND A DAUGHTER-IN-LAW AGAINST HER MOTHER-IN-LAW;

Galatians 5:17

For the flesh sets its desire against the Spirit, and the Spirit against the flesh; for these are in opposition to one another, so that you may not do the things that you please.

Ephesians 6:12

For our struggle is not against flesh and blood, but against the rulers, against the powers, against the world forces of this darkness, against the spiritual forces of wickedness in the heavenly places.

Revelation 6:2

I looked, and behold, a white horse, and he who sat on it had a bow; and a crown was given to him, and he went out conquering and to conquer.



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