1 Samuel 18:12
Good News Translation
Saul was afraid of David because the LORD was with David but had abandoned him.

Contemporary English Version
Saul was afraid of David, because the LORD was helping David and was no longer helping him.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And Saul feared David, because the Lord was with him, and was departed from Saul himself.

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And Saul feared David, because the Lord was with him, and was departed from Saul himself.

afraid

1 Samuel 18:15,20,29 And Saul saw that he was exceeding prudent, and began to beware of him. . . .

1 Samuel 16:4 Then Samuel did as the Lord had said to him. And he came to Bethlehem, and the ancients of the city wondered, and meeting him, they said: Is thy coming hither peaceable?

Psalm 48:3-6 In her houses shall God be known, when he shall protect her. . . .

Psalm 53:5 They have not called upon God: there have they trembled for fear, where there was no fear. For God hath scattered the bones of them that please men: they have been confounded, because God hath despised them.

Mark 6:20 For Herod feared John, knowing him to be a just and holy man: and kept him, and when he heard him, did many things: and he heard him willingly.

Luke 8:37 And all the multitude of the country of the Gerasens besought him to depart from them: for they were taken with great fear. And he, going up into the ship, returned back again.

Acts 24:25 And as he treated of justice and chastity and of the judgment to come, Felix, being terrified, answered: For this time, go thy way: but when I have a convenient time, I will send for thee.

the Lord

1 Samuel 16:13,18 Then Samuel took the horn of oil, and anointed him in the midst of his brethren: and the Spirit of the Lord came upon David from that day forward: and Samuel rose up, and went to Ramatha. . . .

1 Samuel 22:13 And Saul said to him: Why have you conspired against me, thou, and the son of Isai, and thou hast given him bread and a sword, and hast consulted the Lord for him, that he should rise up against me, continuing a traitor to this day.

Acts 7:9 And the patriarchs, through envy, sold Joseph into Egypt. And God was with him,

departed

1 Samuel 16:14 But the Spirit of the Lord departed from Saul, and an evil spirit from the Lord troubled him.

1 Samuel 28:15 And Samuel said to Saul: Why hast thou disturbed my rest, that I should be brought up? And Saul said: I am in great distress: for the Philistines fight against me, and God is departed from me, and would not hear me, neither by the hand of prophets, nor by dreams: therefore I have called thee, that thou mayst shew me what I shall do.

Psalm 51:11 Cast me not away from thy face; and take not thy holy spirit from me.

Hosea 9:12 And though they should bring up their children, I will make them without children among men: yea, and woe to them, when I shall depart from them.

Matthew 25:41 Then he shall say to them also that shall be on his left hand: Depart from me, you cursed, into everlasting fire, which was prepared for the devil and his angels.

Context
Saul Envies David
11And threw it, thinking to nail David to the wall: and David stept aside out of his presence twice. 12And Saul feared David, because the Lord was with him, and was departed from Saul himself.13Therefore Saul removed him from him, and made him a captain over a thousand men, and he went out and came in before the people.…
Cross References
1 Samuel 16:13
Then Samuel took the horn of oil, and anointed him in the midst of his brethren: and the Spirit of the Lord came upon David from that day forward: and Samuel rose up, and went to Ramatha.

1 Samuel 16:14
But the Spirit of the Lord departed from Saul, and an evil spirit from the Lord troubled him.

1 Samuel 16:18
And one of the servants answering, said: Behold I have seen a son of Isai, the Bethlehemite, a skilful player, and one of great strength, and a man fit for war, and prudent in his words, and a comely person: and the Lord is with him.

1 Samuel 18:15
And Saul saw that he was exceeding prudent, and began to beware of him.

1 Samuel 18:29
And Saul began to fear David more: and Saul became David's enemy continually.

1 Samuel 20:13
May the Lord do so and so to Jonathan, and add still more. But if my father shall continue in malice against thee, I will discover it to thy ear, and will send thee away, that thou mayst go in peace, and the Lord be with thee, as he hath been with my father.

1 Samuel 28:15
And Samuel said to Saul: Why hast thou disturbed my rest, that I should be brought up? And Saul said: I am in great distress: for the Philistines fight against me, and God is departed from me, and would not hear me, neither by the hand of prophets, nor by dreams: therefore I have called thee, that thou mayst shew me what I shall do.

Additional Translations
So Saul was afraid of David, because the LORD was with David but had departed from Saul.And Saul was afraid of David, because the LORD was with him, and was departed from Saul.

And Saul was afraid of David, because Jehovah was with him, and was departed from Saul.

And Saul was alarmed on account of David.

And Saul was afraid of David, because Jehovah was with him, and had departed from Saul.

And Saul was afraid of David, because the LORD was with him, and was departed from Saul.

And Saul was afraid of David, because the LORD was with him, and had departed from Saul.

Saul was afraid of David, because Yahweh was with him, and was departed from Saul.

And Saul is afraid of the presence of David, for Jehovah hath been with him, and from Saul He hath turned aside;
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