1 Samuel 17:15
Modern Translations
New International Version
but David went back and forth from Saul to tend his father's sheep at Bethlehem.

New Living Translation
but David went back and forth so he could help his father with the sheep in Bethlehem.

English Standard Version
but David went back and forth from Saul to feed his father’s sheep at Bethlehem.

Berean Study Bible
but David went back and forth from Saul to tend his father’s sheep in Bethlehem.

New American Standard Bible
but David went back and forth from Saul to tend his father’s flock at Bethlehem.

NASB 1995
but David went back and forth from Saul to tend his father's flock at Bethlehem.

NASB 1977
but David went back and forth from Saul to tend his father’s flock at Bethlehem.

Amplified Bible
but David went back and forth from Saul to tend his father’s flock at Bethlehem.

Christian Standard Bible
but David kept going back and forth from Saul to tend his father’s flock in Bethlehem.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
but David kept going back and forth from Saul to tend his father's flock in Bethlehem.

Contemporary English Version
He took care of his father's sheep, and he went back and forth between Bethlehem and Saul's camp.

Good News Translation
David would go back to Bethlehem from time to time, to take care of his father's sheep.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
David went back and forth from Saul's camp to Bethlehem, where he tended his father's flock.

International Standard Version
And David would go back and forth from Saul to tend his father's sheep in Bethlehem.

NET Bible
David was going back and forth from Saul in order to care for his father's sheep in Bethlehem.
Classic Translations
King James Bible
But David went and returned from Saul to feed his father's sheep at Bethlehem.

New King James Version
But David occasionally went and returned from Saul to feed his father’s sheep at Bethlehem.

King James 2000 Bible
But David went and returned from Saul to feed his father's sheep at Bethlehem.

New Heart English Bible
Now David went back and forth from Saul to feed his father's sheep at Bethlehem.

World English Bible
Now David went back and forth from Saul to feed his father's sheep at Bethlehem.

American King James Version
But David went and returned from Saul to feed his father's sheep at Bethlehem.

American Standard Version
Now David went to and fro from Saul to feed his father's sheep at Beth-lehem.

A Faithful Version
And David went and returned from Saul to feed his father's sheep at Bethlehem.

Darby Bible Translation
But David went and returned from Saul to feed his father's sheep at Bethlehem.

English Revised Version
Now David went to and fro from Saul to feed his father's sheep at Beth-lehem.

Webster's Bible Translation
But David went and returned from Saul to feed his father's sheep at Beth-lehem.

Early Modern
Geneva Bible of 1587
Dauid also went, but hee returned from Saul to feede his fathers sheepe in Beth-lehem.

Bishops' Bible of 1568
Dauid also went, and departed from Saul, to feede his fathers sheepe at Bethlehem.

Coverdale Bible of 1535
Dauid wente agayne from Saul, to kepe his fathers shepe at Bethleem.
Literal Translations
Literal Standard Version
and David is going and returning from Saul, to feed the flock of his father at Beth-Lehem.

Young's Literal Translation
and David is going and returning from Saul, to feed the flock of his father at Beth-Lehem.

Smith's Literal Translation
And David went and turned back from Saul to feed his father's sheep at the House of Bread.

Catholic Translations
Douay-Rheims Bible
David went, and returned from Saul, to feed his father's flock at Bethlehem.

Catholic Public Domain Version
David went away from Saul, and he returned, so that he might pasture the flock of his father at Bethlehem.

Translations from Aramaic
Peshitta Holy Bible Translated
And David returned from the presence of Shaul, and he went on feeding the sheep of his father in Bayth Lekhem

Lamsa Bible
Now David had returned from Saul, and was gone to tend his father's sheep at Beth-lehem.

OT Translations
JPS Tanakh 1917
Now David went to and fro from Saul to feed his father's sheep at Beth-lehem.--








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