Parallel Verses

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.

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.

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

war
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

and stronger
חזק 
Chazeq 
Usage: 1

דּל 
Dal 
Usage: 48

References

Hastings

Context Readings

The House Of David Grows Stronger

1 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. 2 And sons were born unto David in Hebron; and his firstborn was Amnon, of Ahinoam, the Jezreelitess;


Cross References

1 Kings 14:30

And there was war between Rehoboam and Jeroboam all their days.

2 Samuel 2:17

And there was a very severe battle that day where Abner and the men of Israel were overcome before the slaves of David.

Genesis 3:15

and I will put enmity between thee and the woman and between thy seed and her seed; that seed shall bruise thy head, and thou shalt bruise his heel.

1 Kings 15:16

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

1 Kings 15:32

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

Esther 6:13

And Haman told Zeresh, his wife, and all his friends all that had befallen him. Then his wise men and Zeresh, his wife, said unto him, If Mordecai is of the seed of the Jews, before whom thou hast begun to fall, thou shalt not prevail against him, but shalt surely fall before him.

Job 8:7

In such a way that thy beginning would have been small, in comparison to the great increase of thy latter.

Job 17:9

The righteous shall hold on to his way, and he that has clean hands shall be stronger and stronger.

Psalm 45:3-5

Gird thy sword upon thy thigh, O most valiant, with thy glory and thy majesty.

Psalm 84:7

They go forth in a great multitude; and in order, they shall see God in Zion.

Proverbs 4:18-19

But the path of the just is as the light of the morning star, that shines more and more until the day is perfect.

Daniel 2:34-35

Thou didst see until a stone was cut out, not with hands, which smote the image upon its feet that were of iron and baked clay and broke them to pieces.

Daniel 2:44-45

And in the days of those kings the God of heaven shall raise up a kingdom which eternally shall never become corrupted, and this kingdom shall not be left to another people, but it shall break in pieces and consume all these kingdoms, and it shall stand for ever.

Matthew 10:35-36

For I have come to set a man at variance against his father, and the daughter against her mother, and the daughter-in-law against her mother-in-law.

Galatians 5:17

For the flesh lusts against the Spirit, and the Spirit against the flesh; and these are contrary the one to the other, so that ye cannot do the things that ye would.

Ephesians 6:12

For we wrestle not against flesh and blood, but against principalities, against powers, against the lords of this age, rulers of this darkness, against spiritual wickedness in the heavens.

Revelation 6:2

And I saw and, behold, a white horse; and he that was seated upon him had a bow, and a crown was given unto him, and he went forth victorious, that he might also overcome.

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