Parallel Verses

NET Bible

He chose David, 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 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:

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.

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 made his sanctuary as enduring as the heavens above; as secure as the earth, which he established permanently. 70 He chose David, his servant, and took him from the sheepfolds. 71 He took him away from following the mother sheep, and made him the shepherd of Jacob, his people, and of Israel, his chosen nation.


Cross References

1 Samuel 16:11-12

Then Samuel said to Jesse, "Is that all of the young men?" Jesse replied, "There is still the youngest one, but he's taking care of the flock." Samuel said to Jesse, "Send and get him, for we cannot turn our attention to other things until he comes here."

Exodus 3:1

Now Moses was shepherding the flock of his father-in-law Jethro, the priest of Midian, and he led the flock to the far side of the desert and came to the mountain of God, to Horeb.

Exodus 3:10

So now go, and I will send you to Pharaoh to bring my people, the Israelites, out of Egypt."

1 Samuel 17:15-54

David was going back and forth from Saul in order to care for his father's sheep in Bethlehem.

2 Samuel 3:18

Act now! For the Lord has said to David, 'By the hand of my servant David I will save my people Israel from the Philistines and from all their enemies.'"

2 Samuel 6:21

David replied to Michal, "It was before the Lord! I was celebrating before the Lord, who chose me over your father and his entire family and appointed me as leader over the Lord's people Israel.

2 Samuel 7:8

"So now, say this to my servant David: 'This is what the Lord of hosts says: I took you from the pasture and from your work as a shepherd to make you leader of my people Israel.

1 Kings 19:19-20

Elijah went from there and found Elisha son of Shaphat. He was plowing with twelve pairs of oxen; he was near the twelfth pair. Elijah passed by him and threw his robe over him.

Psalm 89:19-20

Then you spoke through a vision to your faithful followers and said: "I have energized a warrior; I have raised up a young man from the people.

Amos 7:14-15

Amos replied to Amaziah, "I was not a prophet by profession. No, I was a herdsman who also took care of sycamore fig trees.

Matthew 4:18-22

As he was walking by the Sea of Galilee he saw two brothers, Simon (called Peter) and Andrew his brother, casting a net into the sea (for they were fishermen).

Acts 13:22

After removing him, God raised up David their king. He testified about him: 'I have found David the son of Jesse to be a man after my heart, who will accomplish everything I want him to do.'

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