New International Version
Meanwhile, the Philistine, with his shield bearer in front of him, kept coming closer to David.
King James Bible
And the Philistine came on and drew near unto David; and the man that bare the shield went before him.
Darby Bible Translation
And the Philistine came on and approached David; and the man that bore the shield was before him.
World English Bible
The Philistine came on and drew near to David; and the man who bore the shield went before him.
Young's Literal Translation
And the Philistine goeth on, going and drawing near unto David, and the man bearing the buckler is before him,
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
The man that bare the shield - See on 1 Samuel 17:7 (note).
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
1 Samuel 17:40 He took his stick in his hand and chose for himself five smooth stones from the brook, and put them in the shepherd's bag which he had, even in his pouch, and his sling was in his hand; and he approached the Philistine.
LibraryThe victory of Unarmed Faith
'And David said to Saul, Let no man's heart fail because of him; thy servant will go and fight with this Philistine. 33. And Saul said to David, Thou art not able to go against this Philistine to fight with him: for thou art but a youth, and he a man of war from his youth. 34. And David said unto Saul, Thy servant kept his father's sheep, and there came a lion and a bear, and took a lamb out of the flock; 35. And I went out after him, and smote him, and delivered it out of his mouth: and when he …
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture
The Call of David.
The Blessing of Jacob Upon Judah. (Gen. Xlix. 8-10. )
Grace Abounding to the Chief of Sinners:
1 Samuel 17:7
His spear shaft was like a weaver's rod, and its iron point weighed six hundred shekels. His shield bearer went ahead of him.
1 Samuel 17:40
Then he took his staff in his hand, chose five smooth stones from the stream, put them in the pouch of his shepherd's bag and, with his sling in his hand, approached the Philistine.
1 Samuel 17:42
He looked David over and saw that he was little more than a boy, glowing with health and handsome, and he despised him.
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