1 Samuel 17:31
Modern Translations
New International Version
What David said was overheard and reported to Saul, and Saul sent for him.

New Living Translation
Then David’s question was reported to King Saul, and the king sent for him.

English Standard Version
When the words that David spoke were heard, they repeated them before Saul, and he sent for him.

Berean Study Bible
Now David’s words were overheard and reported to Saul, who called for him.

New American Standard Bible
When the words that David spoke were heard, they informed Saul, and he sent for him.

NASB 1995
When the words which David spoke were heard, they told them to Saul, and he sent for him.

NASB 1977
When the words which David spoke were heard, they told them to Saul, and he sent for him.

Amplified Bible
When the words that David spoke were heard, the men reported them to Saul, and he sent for him.

Christian Standard Bible
What David said was overheard and reported to Saul, so he had David brought to him.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
What David said was overheard and reported to Saul, so he had David brought to him.

Contemporary English Version
Some soldiers overheard David talking, so they told Saul what David had said. Saul sent for David, and David came.

Good News Translation
Some men heard what David had said, and they told Saul, who sent for him.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
What David said was overheard and reported to Saul, who then sent for him.

International Standard Version
When the words that David had spoken were heard, they were reported to Saul, and he sent for him.

NET Bible
When David's words were overheard and reported to Saul, he called for him.
Classic Translations
King James Bible
And when the words were heard which David spake, they rehearsed them before Saul: and he sent for him.

New King James Version
Now when the words which David spoke were heard, they reported them to Saul; and he sent for him.

King James 2000 Bible
And when the words were heard which David spoke, they repeated them before Saul: and he sent for him.

New Heart English Bible
When the words were heard which David spoke, they rehearsed them before Saul; and he sent for him.

World English Bible
When the words were heard which David spoke, they rehearsed them before Saul; and he sent for him.

American King James Version
And when the words were heard which David spoke, they rehearsed them before Saul: and he sent for him.

American Standard Version
And when the words were heard which David spake, they rehearsed them before Saul; and he sent for him.

A Faithful Version
And the words which David spoke were heard. And they were told before Saul. And he sent for him.

Darby Bible Translation
And the words were heard which David spoke, and they rehearsed them before Saul; and he sent for him.

English Revised Version
And when the words were heard which David spake, they rehearsed them before Saul; and he sent for him.

Webster's Bible Translation
And when the words were heard which David spoke, they rehearsed them before Saul: and he sent for him.

Early Modern
Geneva Bible of 1587
And they that heard the wordes which Dauid spake, rehearsed them before Saul, which caused him to be brought.

Bishops' Bible of 1568
And they that heard the wordes which Dauid spake, rehearsed them before Saul, which caused him to be fet.

Coverdale Bible of 1535
And whan they herde the wordes which Dauid sayde, they tolde them in the presence of Saul, and he caused him be fetched.
Literal Translations
Literal Standard Version
And the words which David has spoken are heard, and they declare [them] before Saul, and he receives him;

Young's Literal Translation
And the words which David hath spoken are heard, and they declare before Saul, and he receiveth him;

Smith's Literal Translation
And the words will be heard which David spake, and they will be announced before Saul, and he will take him.

Catholic Translations
Douay-Rheims Bible
And the words which David spoke were heard, and were rehearsed before Saul.

Catholic Public Domain Version
Now the words that David had spoken were heard and reported in the sight of Saul.

Translations from Aramaic
Peshitta Holy Bible Translated
And the words that David spoke were reported before Shaul, and he brought him

Lamsa Bible
And when the words which David spoke were reported to Saul, he sent for him.

OT Translations
JPS Tanakh 1917
And when the words were heard which David spoke, they rehearsed them before Saul; and he was taken to him.








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