1 Samuel 15:8
Modern Translations
New International Version
He took Agag king of the Amalekites alive, and all his people he totally destroyed with the sword.

New Living Translation
He captured Agag, the Amalekite king, but completely destroyed everyone else.

English Standard Version
And he took Agag the king of the Amalekites alive and devoted to destruction all the people with the edge of the sword.

Berean Study Bible
He captured Agag king of Amalek alive, but devoted all the others to destruction with the sword.

New American Standard Bible
He captured Agag the king of the Amalekites alive, and completely destroyed all the people with the edge of the sword.

NASB 1995
He captured Agag the king of the Amalekites alive, and utterly destroyed all the people with the edge of the sword.

NASB 1977
And he captured Agag the king of the Amalekites alive, and utterly destroyed all the people with the edge of the sword.

Amplified Bible
He captured Agag the king of the Amalekites alive, though he totally destroyed all [the rest of] the people with the sword.

Christian Standard Bible
He captured King Agag of Amalek alive, but he completely destroyed all the rest of the people with the sword.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
He captured Agag king of Amalek alive, but he completely destroyed all the rest of the people with the sword.

Contemporary English Version
Every Amalekite was killed except King Agag.

Good News Translation
he captured King Agag of Amalek alive and killed all the people.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
He captured King Agag of Amalek alive. But he claimed all the people for God by destroying them.

International Standard Version
He captured alive Agag king of Amalek, but he completely destroyed all the people, executing them with swords.

NET Bible
He captured King Agag of the Amalekites alive, but he executed all Agag's people with the sword.
Classic Translations
King James Bible
And he took Agag the king of the Amalekites alive, and utterly destroyed all the people with the edge of the sword.

New King James Version
He also took Agag king of the Amalekites alive, and utterly destroyed all the people with the edge of the sword.

King James 2000 Bible
And he took Agag the king of the Amalekites alive, and utterly destroyed all the people with the edge of the sword.

New Heart English Bible
He took Agag the king of the Amalekites alive, and utterly destroyed all the people with the edge of the sword.

World English Bible
He took Agag the king of the Amalekites alive, and utterly destroyed all the people with the edge of the sword.

American King James Version
And he took Agag the king of the Amalekites alive, and utterly destroyed all the people with the edge of the sword.

American Standard Version
And he took Agag the king of the Amalekites alive, and utterly destroyed all the people with the edge of the sword.

A Faithful Version
And he took Agag the king of the Amalekites alive. And he completely destroyed all the people with the edge of the sword.

Darby Bible Translation
And he took Agag the king of Amalek alive, and utterly destroyed all the people with the edge of the sword.

English Revised Version
And he took Agag the king of the Amalekites alive, and utterly destroyed all the people with the edge of the sword.

Webster's Bible Translation
And he took Agag the king of the Amalekites alive, and utterly destroyed all the people with the edge of the sword.

Early Modern
Geneva Bible of 1587
And tooke Agag the King of the Amalekites aliue, and destroyed all the people with the edge of the sword.

Bishops' Bible of 1568
And toke Agag the king of the Amalekites alyue, and vtterly destroyed all the people with the edge of the sworde.

Coverdale Bible of 1535
& toke Agag the kynge of ye Amalechites alyue, & damned all ye people wt the edge of the swerde.
Literal Translations
Literal Standard Version
and he catches Agag king of Amalek alive, and he has devoted all the people by the mouth of the sword;

Young's Literal Translation
and he catcheth Agag king of Amalek alive, and all the people he hath devoted by the mouth of the sword;

Smith's Literal Translation
And he will seize Agag, king of Amalek, living, and be exterminated all the people with the mouth of the sword.

Catholic Translations
Douay-Rheims Bible
And he took Agag the king of Amalec alive: but all the common people he slew with the edge of the sword.

Catholic Public Domain Version
And he apprehended Agag, the king of Amalek, alive. But all the common people he put to death with the edge of the sword.

Translations from Aramaic
Peshitta Holy Bible Translated
And he seized Agag, King of Amaleq, when he was alive, and he destroyed all the people with the mouth of the sword

Lamsa Bible
And he took Agag the king of the Amalekites alive, and utterly destroyed all the people with the edge of the sword.

OT Translations
JPS Tanakh 1917
And he took Agag the king of the Amalekites alive, and utterly destroyed all the people with the edge of the sword.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
And he took Agag the king of Amalec alive, and he slew all the people and Hierim with the edge of the sword.








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