Parallel Verses

International Standard Version

Then he chose his servant David, whom he took from the sheepfold.

New American Standard Bible

He also chose David His servant And took him from the sheepfolds;

King James Version

He chose David also his servant, and took him from the sheepfolds:

Holman Bible

He chose David His servant
and took him from the sheepfolds;

A Conservative Version

He also chose David his servant, and took him from the sheepfolds.

American Standard Version

He chose David also his servant, And took him from the sheepfolds:

Amplified

He chose David His servant and took him from the sheepfolds;

Bible in Basic English

He took David to be his servant, taking him from the place of the flocks;

Darby Translation

And he chose David his servant, and took him from the sheepfolds:

Jubilee 2000 Bible

He chose David also his slave and took him from the sheepfolds,

Julia Smith Translation

And he will choose in David his servant, and he will take him from the folds of sheep.

King James 2000

He chose David also his servant, and took him from the sheepfolds:

Lexham Expanded Bible

And he chose David his servant and took him from [the] sheepfolds.

Modern King James verseion

He also chose David His servant, and took him from the sheepfolds;

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

He chose David also his servant, and took him away from the sheepfolds.

NET Bible

He chose David, his servant, and took him from the sheepfolds.

New Heart English Bible

He also chose David his servant, and took him from the sheepfolds;

The Emphasized Bible

And made choice of David his servant, And took him from among the folds of the sheep:

Webster

He chose David also his servant, and took him from the sheep-folds:

World English Bible

He also chose David his servant, and took him from the sheepfolds;

Youngs Literal Translation

And He fixeth on David His servant, And taketh him from the folds of a flock,

References

Context Readings

Lessons From Israel's Past

69 He built his sanctuary, high as the heavens, like the earth that he established forever. 70 Then he chose his servant David, whom he took from the sheepfold. 71 He brought him from birthing sheep to care for Jacob, his people, Israel, his possession.


Cross References

1 Samuel 16:11-12

Then Samuel told Jesse, "Are these all the young men?" He said, "There yet remains the youngest one, and right now he's tending the sheep." Samuel told Jesse, "Send someone to get him, for we won't do anything else until he arrives here."

Exodus 3:1

Meanwhile, Moses continued tending the sheep that belonged to his father-in-law Jethro, the priest of Midian. He led the sheep to the western desert and came to Horeb, God's mountain, where

Exodus 3:10

So go! I am sending you to Pharaoh. Bring my people the Israelis out of Egypt."

1 Samuel 17:15-54

And David would go back and forth from Saul to tend his father's sheep in Bethlehem.

2 Samuel 3:18

So do it, then! Because the LORD has said this about David: "Through my servant David I will save my people Israel from the control of the Philistines and from all of their enemies.'"

2 Samuel 6:21

But David replied to Michal, "It was in front of the LORD, who appointed me to replace your father and his entire household by selecting me as Commander-in-Chief over Israel, the people of the LORD, that I danced in front of the LORD.

2 Samuel 7:8

"""Now therefore this is what you are to tell my servant David: "This is what the LORD of the Heavenly Armies says: "I took you from the pasture myself from tending sheep to become Commander-in-Chief over my people, that is, over Israel.

1 Kings 19:19-20

Elijah left there and located Shaphat's son Elisha, who was plowing, along with a total of twelve pairs of oxen. (He was plowing with the twelfth pair.) As Elijah passed by, he tossed his cloak at Elisha.

Psalm 89:19-20

You spoke to your faithful ones through a vision: "I will set a helper over a warrior. I will raise up a chosen one from the people.

Amos 7:14-15

Amos replied in answer to Amaziah, "I am no prophet, nor am I a prophet's son, for I have been shepherding and picking the fruit of sycamore trees.

Matthew 4:18-22

While Jesus was walking beside the Sea of Galilee, he saw two brothers Simon (also called Peter) and his brother Andrew. They were casting a net into the sea, because they were fishermen.

Acts 13:22

Then God removed Saul and made David their king, about whom he testified, "I have found that David, the son of Jesse, is a man after my own heart, who will carry out all my wishes.'

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