1 Samuel 16:21
Good News Translation
David came to Saul and entered his service. Saul liked him very much and chose him as the man to carry his weapons.

Contemporary English Version
David went to Saul and started working for him. Saul liked him so much that he put David in charge of carrying his weapons.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And David came to Saul, and stood before him: and he loved him exceedingly, and made him his armourbearer.

New American Bible
Thus David came to Saul and entered his service. Saul became very fond of him and made him his armor-bearer.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

And David came to Saul, and stood before him: and he loved him exceedingly, and made him his armourbearer.

stood before him

Genesis 41:46 (Now he was thirty years old when he stood before king Pharao), and he went round all the countries of Egypt.

Deuteronomy 1:38 But Josue the son of Nun, thy minister, he shall go in for thee: exhort and encourage him, and he shall divide the land by lot to Israel.

Deuteronomy 10:8 At that time he separated the tribe of Levi, to carry the ark of the covenant of the Lord, and to stand before him in the ministry, and to bless in his name until this present day.

1 Kings 10:8 Blessed are thy men, and blessed are thy servants, who stand before thee always, and hear thy wisdom.

Proverbs 22:29 Hast thou seen a man swift in his work? he shall stand before kings, and shall not be before those that are obscure.

loved him

Psalm 62:9 But vain are the sons of men, the sons of men are liars in the balances: that by vanity they may together deceive.

Psalm 118:9 It is good to trust in the Lord, rather than to trust in princes.

Psalm 146:3 In the children of men, in whom there is no salvation.

Context
David Serves Saul
20And Isai took an ass laden with bread, and a bottle of wine, and a kid of the flock, and sent them by the hand of David, his son, to Saul. 21And David came to Saul, and stood before him: and he loved him exceedingly, and made him his armourbearer.22And Saul sent to Isai, saying: Let David stand before me: for he hath found favour in my sight.…
Cross References
Genesis 41:46
(Now he was thirty years old when he stood before king Pharao), and he went round all the countries of Egypt.

Judges 9:54
And he called hastily to his armourbearer, and said to him: Draw thy sword, and kill me: lest it should be said that I was slain by a woman. He did as he was commanded, and slew him.

1 Samuel 16:22
And Saul sent to Isai, saying: Let David stand before me: for he hath found favour in my sight.

1 Samuel 17:15
David went, and returned from Saul, to feed his father's flock at Bethlehem.

1 Samuel 17:55
Now at the time that Saul saw David going out against the Philistines, he said to Abner, the captain of the army: Of what family is this young man descended, Abner? And Abner said: As thy soul liveth, O king, I know not.

1 Samuel 19:7
Then Jonathan called David, and told him all these words: and Jonathan brought in David to Saul, and he was before him, as he had been yesterday and the day before.

Proverbs 22:29
Hast thou seen a man swift in his work? he shall stand before kings, and shall not be before those that are obscure.

Additional Translations
When David came to Saul and entered his service, Saul admired him greatly, and David became his armor-bearer.And David came to Saul, and stood before him: and he loved him greatly; and he became his armor bearer.

And David came to Saul, and stood before him: and he loved him greatly; and he became his armorbearer.

And David went in to Saul, and stood before him; and he loved him greatly; and he became his armour-bearer.

And David came to Saul, and stood before him; and he loved him greatly; and he became his armour-bearer.

And David came to Saul, and stood before him: and he loved him greatly; and he became his armourbearer.

And David came to Saul, and stood before him: and he loved him greatly; and he became his armor-bearer.

David came to Saul, and stood before him. He loved him greatly; and he became his armor bearer.

And David cometh in unto Saul, and standeth before him, and he loveth him greatly; and he is a bearer of his weapons.
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