1 Samuel 15:13
Modern Translations
New International Version
When Samuel reached him, Saul said, "The LORD bless you! I have carried out the LORD's instructions."

New Living Translation
When Samuel finally found him, Saul greeted him cheerfully. “May the LORD bless you,” he said. “I have carried out the LORD’s command!”

English Standard Version
And Samuel came to Saul, and Saul said to him, “Blessed be you to the LORD. I have performed the commandment of the LORD.”

Berean Study Bible
When Samuel reached him, Saul said to him, “May the LORD bless you. I have carried out the LORD’s instructions.”

New American Standard Bible
So Samuel came to Saul, and Saul said to him, “Blessed are you of the LORD! I have carried out the command of the LORD.”

NASB 1995
Samuel came to Saul, and Saul said to him, "Blessed are you of the LORD! I have carried out the command of the LORD."

NASB 1977
And Samuel came to Saul, and Saul said to him, “Blessed are you of the LORD! I have carried out the command of the LORD.”

Amplified Bible
So Samuel came to Saul, and Saul said to him, “Blessed are you of the LORD. I have carried out the command of the LORD.”

Christian Standard Bible
When Samuel came to him, Saul said, “May the LORD bless you. I have carried out the LORD’s instructions.”

Holman Christian Standard Bible
When Samuel came to him, Saul said, "May the LORD bless you. I have carried out the LORD's instructions."

Contemporary English Version
Samuel finally caught up with Saul, and Saul told him, "I hope the LORD will bless you! I have done what the LORD told me."

Good News Translation
Samuel went up to Saul, who greeted him, saying, "The LORD bless you, Samuel! I have obeyed the LORD's command."

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Samuel came to Saul, who said, "The LORD bless you. I carried out the LORD's instructions."

International Standard Version
Samuel approached Saul. "May the LORD bless you," Saul said. "I've carried out the LORD's command."

NET Bible
When Samuel came to him, Saul said to him, "May the LORD bless you! I have done what the LORD said."
Classic Translations
King James Bible
And Samuel came to Saul: and Saul said unto him, Blessed be thou of the LORD: I have performed the commandment of the LORD.

New King James Version
Then Samuel went to Saul, and Saul said to him, “Blessed are you of the LORD! I have performed the commandment of the LORD.”

King James 2000 Bible
And Samuel came to Saul: and Saul said unto him, Blessed be you of the LORD: I have performed the commandment of the LORD.

New Heart English Bible
And Samuel came to Saul; and Saul said to him, "You are blessed by the LORD. I have performed the commandment of the LORD."

World English Bible
Samuel came to Saul; and Saul said to him, "You are blessed by Yahweh! I have performed the commandment of Yahweh."

American King James Version
And Samuel came to Saul: and Saul said to him, Blessed be you of the LORD: I have performed the commandment of the LORD.

American Standard Version
And Samuel came to Saul; and Saul said unto him, Blessed be thou of Jehovah: I have performed the commandment of Jehovah.

A Faithful Version
And Samuel came to Saul. And Saul said to him, "You are blessed of the LORD. I have performed the commandment of the LORD."

Darby Bible Translation
And Samuel came to Saul; and Saul said to him, Blessed art thou of Jehovah: I have fulfilled the word of Jehovah.

English Revised Version
And Samuel came to Saul: and Saul said unto him, Blessed be thou of the LORD: I have performed the commandment of the LORD.

Webster's Bible Translation
And Samuel came to Saul: and Saul said to him, Blessed be thou of the LORD: I have performed the commandment of the LORD.

Early Modern
Geneva Bible of 1587
Then Samuel came to Saul, and Saul said vnto him. Blessed be thou of the Lord, I haue fulfilled the commaundement of the Lord.

Bishops' Bible of 1568
And Samuel came to Saul, & Saul said vnto him, Blessed be thou in the Lorde: I haue fulfilled the comaundement of the Lord.

Coverdale Bible of 1535
Now wha Samuel came to Saul, Saul sayde vnto him: Blessed be thou vnto ye LORDE, I haue perfourmed the worde of ye LORDE.
Literal Translations
Literal Standard Version
And Samuel comes to Saul, and Saul says to him, “Blessed [are] you of YHWH; I have performed the word of YHWH.”

Young's Literal Translation
And Samuel cometh in unto Saul, and Saul saith to him, 'Blessed art thou of Jehovah; I have performed the word of Jehovah.'

Smith's Literal Translation
And Samuel will come to Saul: and Saul will say to him, Blessed thou of Jehovah: I set up the word of Jehovah.

Catholic Translations
Douay-Rheims Bible
And when Samuel was come to Saul, Saul said to him: Blessed be thou of the Lord, I have fulfilled the word of the Lord.

Catholic Public Domain Version
And when Samuel had gone to Saul, Saul said to him: “You are the blessed of the Lord. I have fulfilled the word of the Lord.”

Translations from Aramaic
Peshitta Holy Bible Translated
And Shemueil came to Shaul, and Shaul said to him: “Blessed is LORD JEHOVAH who has established his word!”

Lamsa Bible
And Samuel came to Saul; and Saul said to him, Blessed be the LORD, who has performed his commandment.

OT Translations
JPS Tanakh 1917
And Samuel came to Saul; and Saul said unto him: 'Blessed be thou of the LORD; I have performed the commandment of the LORD.'

Brenton Septuagint Translation
And Samuel came to Saul: and Saul said to him, Blessed art thou of the Lord: I have performed all that the Lord said.








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