Parallel Verses

Julia Smith Translation

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

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;

International Standard Version

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

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 also 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:

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 And he will build his holy place as of buffaloes, as the earth he founded it forever. 70 And he will choose in David his servant, and he will take him from the folds of sheep. 71 From those bringing up to care for Jacob his people and for Israel his inheritance.


Cross References

1 Samuel 16:11-12

And Samuel will say to Jesse, Are these the whole of the boys? And he will say, The small was yet left, and behold, he fed among the sheep. And Samuel will say to Jesse, Send and take him, for we will not turn about till his coming here.

Exodus 3:1

And Moses was feeding the sheep of Jethro, his father-in-law, the priest of Midian: and he will lead the sheep behind the desert, and he will come to the mountain of God, to Horeb.

Exodus 3:10

And now come, and I will send thee to Pharaoh, and bring thou forth my people, the sons of Israel out of Egypt

1 Samuel 17:15-54

And David went and turned back from Saul to feed his father's sheep at the House of Bread.

2 Samuel 3:18

And now do; for Jehovah said to David, saying, By the hand of David my servant I saved my people from the hand of the rovers, and from the hand of all their enemies.

2 Samuel 6:21

And David will say to Michal, Before Jehovah who chose in me above thy father and above all his house, to appoint me leader over the people of Jehovah, over Israel: and I played before Jehovah.

2 Samuel 7:8

And now thus shalt thou say to my servant, to David, Thus said Jehovah of armies, I took thee from quiet, from after the sheep, to be ruler over my people, over Israel:

1 Kings 19:19-20

And he will go from thence and find Elisha son of Shaphat, and he ploughed with twelve yoke before him, and he with the twelve: and Elijah will pass away by him, and he will cast his wide cloak to him.

Psalm 89:19-20

Then thou spakest in a vision to thy godly one, and thou wilt say, I put help upon the mighty one; I exalted the chosen one from the people.

Amos 7:14-15

And Amos will answer and say to Amaziah, I am no prophet, and I not the son of a prophet; for I a herdsman, and gathering figs of the sycamores.

Matthew 4:18-22

And Jesus, walking about by the sea of Galilee, saw two brethren, Simon being called Peter, and Andrew his brother, casting a sweep-net into the sea; for they were fishermen.

Acts 13:22

And having removed him, he raised up to them David for king; to whom also having testified, he said, I found David of Jesse, a man according to my heart, who shall do all my desires.

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