1 Samuel 16:9
New International Version
Jesse then had Shammah pass by, but Samuel said, "Nor has the LORD chosen this one."

New Living Translation
Next Jesse summoned Shimea, but Samuel said, “Neither is this the one the LORD has chosen.”

English Standard Version
Then Jesse made Shammah pass by. And he said, “Neither has the LORD chosen this one.”

Berean Study Bible
Next Jesse presented Shammah, but Samuel said, “The LORD has not chosen this one either.”

King James Bible
Then Jesse made Shammah to pass by. And he said, Neither hath the LORD chosen this.

New King James Version
Then Jesse made Shammah pass by. And he said, “Neither has the LORD chosen this one.”

New American Standard Bible
Next Jesse had Shammah pass by. And he said, “The LORD has not chosen this one, either.”

NASB 1995
Next Jesse made Shammah pass by. And he said, "The LORD has not chosen this one either."

NASB 1977
Next Jesse made Shammah pass by. And he said, “Neither has the LORD chosen this one.”

Amplified Bible
Next Jesse had Shammah pass by. And Samuel said, “The LORD has not chosen him either.”

Christian Standard Bible
Then Jesse presented Shammah, but Samuel said, “The LORD hasn’t chosen this one either.”

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Then Jesse presented Shammah, but Samuel said, "The LORD hasn't chosen this one either."

American Standard Version
Then Jesse made Shammah to pass by. And he said, Neither hath Jehovah chosen this.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And Iyshay made Shama pass by, and he said: “Neither has LORD JEHOVAH chosen this one”

Brenton Septuagint Translation
And Jessae caused Sama to pass by: and he said, Neither has God chosen this one.

Contemporary English Version
Next, Jesse sent his son Shammah to him, and Samuel said, "The LORD hasn't chosen him either."

Douay-Rheims Bible
And Isai brought Samma, and he said of him: Neither hath the Lord chosen this.

English Revised Version
Then Jesse made Shammah to pass by. And he said, Neither hath the LORD chosen this.

Good News Translation
Jesse then brought Shammah. "No, the LORD hasn't chosen him either," Samuel said.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Then Jesse had Shammah come to Samuel. "The LORD has not chosen this one either," Samuel said.

International Standard Version
Then Jesse brought Shammah, and he said, "Neither has the LORD chosen this one."

JPS Tanakh 1917
Then Jesse made Shammah to pass by. And he said: 'Neither hath the LORD chosen this.'

Literal Standard Version
And Jesse causes Shammah to pass by, and he says, “Indeed, YHWH has not fixed on this [one].”

NET Bible
Then Jesse presented Shammah. But Samuel said, "The LORD has not chosen this one either."

New Heart English Bible
Then Jesse made Shimeah to pass by. He said, "Neither has the LORD chosen this one."

World English Bible
Then Jesse made Shammah to pass by. He said, "Neither has Yahweh chosen this one."

Young's Literal Translation
And Jesse causeth Shammah to pass by, and he saith, 'Also on this Jehovah hath not fixed.'

Additional Translations ...
Context
Samuel Anoints David
8Then Jesse called Abinadab and presented him to Samuel, who said, “The LORD has not chosen this one either.” 9Next Jesse presented Shammah, but Samuel said, “The LORD has not chosen this one either.” 10Thus Jesse made seven of his sons pass before Samuel, but Samuel told him, “The LORD has not chosen any of these.”…

Cross References
1 Samuel 16:10
Thus Jesse made seven of his sons pass before Samuel, but Samuel told him, "The LORD has not chosen any of these."

1 Samuel 17:13
The three older sons of Jesse had followed Saul into battle: The firstborn was Eliab, the second was Abinadab, and the third was Shammah.

2 Samuel 13:3
Now Amnon had a friend named Jonadab, the son of David's brother Shimeah. Jonadab was a very shrewd man,


Treasury of Scripture

Then Jesse made Shammah to pass by. And he said, Neither has the LORD chosen this.

Shammah

1 Samuel 17:13
And the three eldest sons of Jesse went and followed Saul to the battle: and the names of his three sons that went to the battle were Eliab the firstborn, and next unto him Abinadab, and the third Shammah.

2 Samuel 13:3
But Amnon had a friend, whose name was Jonadab, the son of Shimeah David's brother: and Jonadab was a very subtil man.

Shimeah

1 Chronicles 2:13
And Jesse begat his firstborn Eliab, and Abinadab the second, and Shimma the third,

Shimma











Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
Next Jesse
יִשַׁ֖י (yi·šay)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's 3448: Jesse -- father of David

presented
וַיַּעֲבֵ֥ר (way·ya·‘ă·ḇêr)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Hifil - Consecutive imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 5674: To pass over, through, or by, pass on

Shammah,
שַׁמָּ֑ה (šam·māh)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's 8048: Shammah -- an Edomite, also several Israelites

but Samuel said,
וַיֹּ֕אמֶר (way·yō·mer)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Consecutive imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 559: To utter, say

“The LORD
יְהוָֽה׃ (Yah·weh)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's 3068: LORD -- the proper name of the God of Israel

has not
לֹא־ (lō-)
Adverb - Negative particle
Strong's 3808: Not, no

chosen
בָחַ֥ר (ḇā·ḥar)
Verb - Qal - Perfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 977: To try, select

this
בָּזֶ֖ה (bā·zeh)
Preposition-b | Pronoun - masculine singular
Strong's 2088: This, that

one either.”
גַּם־ (gam-)
Conjunction
Strong's 1571: Assemblage, also, even, yea, though, both, and


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