New Living Translation
From that day on Saul kept David with him and wouldn't let him return home.
King James Bible
And Saul took him that day, and would let him go no more home to his father's house.
Darby Bible Translation
And Saul took him that day, and would not let him return to his father's house.
World English Bible
Saul took him that day, and would let him go no more home to his father's house.
Young's Literal Translation
And Saul taketh him on that day, and hath not permitted him to turn back to the house of his father.
1 Samuel 18:2 Parallel
CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
18:2 Took him, and c. - By which it appears, that before this David had not his constant residence at court.
LibraryThe Publication of the Gospel
The Lord gave the word: great was the company of those that published it [or of the preachers] P erhaps no one Psalm has given greater exercise to the skill and patience of commentators and critics, than the sixty-eighth. I suppose the difficulties do not properly belong to the Psalm, but arise from our ignorance of various circumstances to which the Psalmist alludes; which probably were, at that time, generally known and understood. The first verse is the same with the stated form of benediction …
John Newton—Messiah Vol. 2
Ramah. Ramathaim Zophim. Gibeah.
The Sixth Commandment
1 Samuel 17:15
but David went back and forth so he could help his father with the sheep in Bethlehem.
1 Samuel 19:7
Afterward Jonathan called David and told him what had happened. Then he brought David to Saul, and David served in the court as before.
Jump to PreviousDavid Home House Kept Permitted Saul Turn
Jump to NextDavid Home House Kept Permitted Saul Turn
Links1 Samuel 18:2 NIV
1 Samuel 18:2 NLT
1 Samuel 18:2 ESV
1 Samuel 18:2 NASB
1 Samuel 18:2 KJV
1 Samuel 18:2 Bible Apps
1 Samuel 18:2 Biblia Paralela
1 Samuel 18:2 Chinese Bible
1 Samuel 18:2 French Bible
1 Samuel 18:2 German Bible
1 Samuel 18:2 Commentaries