1 Samuel 17:3
Modern Translations
New International Version
The Philistines occupied one hill and the Israelites another, with the valley between them.

New Living Translation
So the Philistines and Israelites faced each other on opposite hills, with the valley between them.

English Standard Version
And the Philistines stood on the mountain on the one side, and Israel stood on the mountain on the other side, with a valley between them.

Berean Study Bible
The Philistines stood on one hill and the Israelites stood on another, with the valley between them.

New American Standard Bible
The Philistines were standing on the mountain on one side, while Israel was standing on the mountain on the other side, with the valley between them.

NASB 1995
The Philistines stood on the mountain on one side while Israel stood on the mountain on the other side, with the valley between them.

NASB 1977
And the Philistines stood on the mountain on one side while Israel stood on the mountain on the other side, with the valley between them.

Amplified Bible
The Philistines were standing on the mountain on one side and Israel was standing on the mountain on the other side, with the valley between them.

Christian Standard Bible
The Philistines were standing on one hill, and the Israelites were standing on another hill with a ravine between them.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
The Philistines were standing on one hill, and the Israelites were standing on another hill with a ravine between them.

Good News Translation
The Philistines lined up on one hill and the Israelites on another, with a valley between them.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
The Philistines were stationed on a hill on one side, and the Israelites were stationed on a hill on the other side. There was a ravine between the two of them.

International Standard Version
The Philistines were standing on the hill on one side while the Israelis were standing on the hill on the other side, with the valley between them.

NET Bible
The Philistines were standing on one hill, and the Israelites on another hill, with the valley between them.
Classic Translations
King James Bible
And the Philistines stood on a mountain on the one side, and Israel stood on a mountain on the other side: and there was a valley between them.

New King James Version
The Philistines stood on a mountain on one side, and Israel stood on a mountain on the other side, with a valley between them.

King James 2000 Bible
And the Philistines stood on a mountain on the one side, and Israel stood on a mountain on the other side: and there was a valley between them.

New Heart English Bible
The Philistines stood on the mountain on the one side, and Israel stood on the mountain on the other side: and there was a valley between them.

World English Bible
The Philistines stood on the mountain on the one side, and Israel stood on the mountain on the other side: and there was a valley between them.

American King James Version
And the Philistines stood on a mountain on the one side, and Israel stood on a mountain on the other side: and there was a valley between them.

American Standard Version
And the Philistines stood on the mountain on the one side, and Israel stood on the mountain on the other side: and there was a valley between them.

A Faithful Version
And the Philistines stood on a mountain on the one side, and Israel stood on a mountain on the other side. And there was a valley between them.

Darby Bible Translation
And the Philistines stood on the mountain on the one side, and Israel stood on the mountain on the other side; and the ravine was between them.

English Revised Version
And the Philistines stood on the mountain on the one side, and Israel stood on the mountain on the other side: and there was a valley between them.

Webster's Bible Translation
And the Philistines stood on a mountain on the one side, and Israel stood on a mountain on the other side: and there was a valley between them.

Early Modern
Geneva Bible of 1587
And the Philistims stoode on a mountaine on the one side, and Israel stoode on a mountaine on the other side: so a valley was betweene them.

Bishops' Bible of 1568
And the Philistines stoode on a mountaine on the one syde, and Israel stoode on a mountaine on the other syde, and there was a valley betweene them.

Coverdale Bible of 1535
And the Philistynes stode vpon a hyll on the one syde, and the Israelites vpon a hyll on the other syde, so that there was a valley betwene them.
Literal Translations
Literal Standard Version
And the Philistines are standing on the mountain on this [side], and Israel is standing on the mountain on that [side], and the valley [is] between them.

Young's Literal Translation
And the Philistines are standing on the mountain on this side, and the Israelites are standing on the mountain on that side, and the valley is between them.

Smith's Literal Translation
And the rovers standing on the mountain from hence, and Israel standing on the mountain from thence, and the valley between them.

Catholic Translations
Douay-Rheims Bible
And the Philistines stood on a mountain on the one side, and Israel stood on a mountain on the other side: and there was a valley between them.

Catholic Public Domain Version
And the Philistines were standing on a mountain on the one side, and Israel was standing on a mountain on the other side. And there was a valley between them.

Translations from Aramaic
Peshitta Holy Bible Translated
And the Philistines stood on a mountain over here and Israel stood on a mountain over there, and a valley was between them

Lamsa Bible
And the Philistines stood on a mountain on the one side and Israel stood on a mountain on the other side, and the valley was between them.

OT Translations
JPS Tanakh 1917
And the Philistines stood on the mountain on the one side, and Israel stood on the mountain on the other side; and there was a valley between them.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
And the Philistines stand on the mountain on one side, and Israel stands on the mountain on the other side, and the valley was between them.








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