1 Samuel 16:3
Modern Translations
New International Version
Invite Jesse to the sacrifice, and I will show you what to do. You are to anoint for me the one I indicate."

New Living Translation
Invite Jesse to the sacrifice, and I will show you which of his sons to anoint for me.”

English Standard Version
And invite Jesse to the sacrifice, and I will show you what you shall do. And you shall anoint for me him whom I declare to you.”

Berean Study Bible
Then invite Jesse to the sacrifice, and I will show you what you are to do. You are to anoint for Me the one I indicate.”

New American Standard Bible
And you shall invite Jesse to the sacrifice, and I will let you know what you shall do; and you shall anoint for Me the one whom I designate to you.”

NASB 1995
"You shall invite Jesse to the sacrifice, and I will show you what you shall do; and you shall anoint for Me the one whom I designate to you."

NASB 1977
“And you shall invite Jesse to the sacrifice, and I will show you what you shall do; and you shall anoint for Me the one whom I designate to you.”

Amplified Bible
You shall invite Jesse to the sacrifice, and I will show you what you shall do [after that]; and you shall anoint for Me the one whom I designate.”

Christian Standard Bible
Then invite Jesse to the sacrifice, and I will let you know what you are to do. You are to anoint for me the one I indicate to you.”

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Then invite Jesse to the sacrifice, and I will let you know what you are to do. You are to anoint for Me the one I indicate to you."

Contemporary English Version
then invite Jesse to the sacrifice. When I show you which one of his sons I have chosen, pour the olive oil on his head."

Good News Translation
Invite Jesse to the sacrifice, and I will tell you what to do. You will anoint as king the man I tell you to."

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Invite Jesse to the sacrifice. I will reveal to you what you should do, and you will anoint for me the one I point out to you."

International Standard Version
You are to invite Jesse to the sacrifice, and I'll show you what you are to do. You are to anoint for me the one I tell you."

NET Bible
Then invite Jesse to the sacrifice, and I will show you what you should do. You will anoint for me the one I point out to you."
Classic Translations
King James Bible
And call Jesse to the sacrifice, and I will shew thee what thou shalt do: and thou shalt anoint unto me him whom I name unto thee.

New King James Version
Then invite Jesse to the sacrifice, and I will show you what you shall do; you shall anoint for Me the one I name to you.”

King James 2000 Bible
And call Jesse to the sacrifice, and I will show you what you shall do: and you shall anoint unto me him whom I name unto you.

New Heart English Bible
Call Jesse to the sacrifice, and I will show you what you shall do. You shall anoint to me him whom I name to you."

World English Bible
Call Jesse to the sacrifice, and I will show you what you shall do. You shall anoint to me him whom I name to you."

American King James Version
And call Jesse to the sacrifice, and I will show you what you shall do: and you shall anoint to me him whom I name to you.

American Standard Version
And call Jesse to the sacrifice, and I will show thee what thou shalt do: and thou shalt anoint unto me him whom I name unto thee.

A Faithful Version
And call Jesse to the sacrifice, and I will show you what you shall do. And you shall anoint for Me whomever I name to you."

Darby Bible Translation
And call Jesse to the sacrifice, and I will tell thee what thou shalt do; and thou shalt anoint unto me him whom I name unto thee.

English Revised Version
And call Jesse to the sacrifice, and I will shew thee what thou shalt do: and thou shalt anoint unto me him whom I name unto thee.

Webster's Bible Translation
And call Jesse to the sacrifice, and I will show thee what thou shalt do: and thou shalt anoint to me him whom I name to thee.

Early Modern
Geneva Bible of 1587
And call Ishai to the sacrifice, and I will shewe thee what thou shalt doe, and thou shalt anoynt vnto me him whom I name vnto thee.

Bishops' Bible of 1568
And call Isai to the offering, and I will shewe thee what thou shalt do: And thou shalt annoynt vnto me him whom I name vnto thee.

Coverdale Bible of 1535
And thou shalt call Isai to ye sacrifice, so shall I tell the what thou shalt do, that thou mayest anoynte me him, whom I shall shewe the.
Literal Translations
Literal Standard Version
and you have called for Jesse in the sacrifice, and I cause you to know that which you do, and you have anointed for Me him of whom I speak to you.”

Young's Literal Translation
and thou hast called for Jesse in the sacrifice, and I cause thee to know that which thou dost do, and thou hast anointed to Me him of whom I speak unto thee.'

Smith's Literal Translation
And call Jesse to the sacrifice, and I will make known to thee what thou shalt do: and anoint to me whom I say to thee.

Catholic Translations
Douay-Rheims Bible
And thou shalt call Isai to the sacrifice, and I will shew thee what thou art to do, and thou shalt anoint him whom I shall shew to thee.

Catholic Public Domain Version
And you shall call Jesse to the sacrifice, and I will reveal to you what you should do. And you shall anoint whomever I will indicate to you.”

Translations from Aramaic
Peshitta Holy Bible Translated
And call Iyshay to the sacrifice, and I shall show you what you will do, and anoint for me him whom I shall tell you”

Lamsa Bible
And invite Jesse to the sacrifice, and I will show you what you shall do; and you shall anoint to me him whom I name unto you.

OT Translations
JPS Tanakh 1917
And call Jesse to the sacrifice, and I will tell thee what thou shalt do; and thou shalt anoint unto Me him whom I name unto thee.'

Brenton Septuagint Translation
And thou shalt call Jessae to the sacrifice, and I will make known to thee what thou shalt do; and thou shalt anoint him whom I shall mention to thee.








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