Parallel Verses

King James 2000

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

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 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.

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 built his sanctuary like high palaces, like the earth which he has established forever. 70 He chose David also his servant, and took him from the sheepfolds: 71 From following the ewes great with young he brought him to feed Jacob his people, and Israel his inheritance.


Cross References

1 Samuel 16:11-12

And Samuel said unto Jesse, Are here all your children? And he said, There remains yet the youngest, and, behold, he keeps the sheep. And Samuel said unto Jesse, Send and bring him: for we will not sit down till he comes here.

Exodus 3:1

Now Moses kept the flock of Jethro his father-in-law, the priest of Midian: and he led the flock to the west side of the desert, and came to the mountain of God, even to Horeb.

Exodus 3:10

Come now therefore, and I will send you unto Pharaoh, that you may bring forth my people the children of Israel out of Egypt.

1 Samuel 17:15-54

But David went and returned from Saul to feed his father's sheep at Bethlehem.

2 Samuel 3:18

Now then do it: for the LORD has spoken of David, saying, By the hand of my servant David I will save my people Israel out of the hand of the Philistines, and out of the hand of all their enemies.

2 Samuel 6:21

And David said unto Michal, It was before the LORD, who chose me before your father, and before all his house, to appoint me ruler over the people of the LORD, over Israel: therefore will I make merry before the LORD.

2 Samuel 7:8

Now therefore so shall you say unto my servant David, Thus says the LORD of hosts, I took you from the sheepfold, from following the sheep, to be ruler over my people, over Israel:

1 Kings 19:19-20

So he departed from there, and found Elisha the son of Shaphat, who was plowing with twelve yoke of oxen before him, and he with the twelfth: and Elijah passed by him, and cast his mantle upon him.

Psalm 89:19-20

Then you spoke in a vision to your holy one, and said, I have laid help upon one that is mighty; I have exalted one chosen out of the people.

Amos 7:14-15

Then answered Amos, and said to Amaziah, I was no prophet, neither was I a prophet's son; but I was a herdsman, and a gatherer of sycamore fruit:

Matthew 4:18-22

And Jesus, walking by the sea of Galilee, saw two brothers, Simon called Peter, and Andrew his brother, casting a net into the sea: for they were fishers.

Acts 13:22

And when he had removed him, he raised up unto them David to be their king; to whom also he gave testimony, and said, I have found David the son of Jesse, a man after my own heart, who shall fulfill all my will.

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