1 Samuel 17:41
Modern Translations
New International Version
Meanwhile, the Philistine, with his shield bearer in front of him, kept coming closer to David.

New Living Translation
Goliath walked out toward David with his shield bearer ahead of him,

English Standard Version
And the Philistine moved forward and came near to David, with his shield-bearer in front of him.

Berean Study Bible
Now the Philistine came closer and closer to David, with his shield-bearer before him.

New American Standard Bible
Then the Philistine came and approached David, with the shield-bearer in front of him.

NASB 1995
Then the Philistine came on and approached David, with the shield-bearer in front of him.

NASB 1977
Then the Philistine came on and approached David, with the shield-bearer in front of him.

Amplified Bible
The Philistine came and approached David, with his shield-bearer in front of him.

Christian Standard Bible
The Philistine came closer and closer to David, with the shield-bearer in front of him.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
The Philistine came closer and closer to David, with the shield-bearer in front of him.

Contemporary English Version
Goliath came toward David, walking behind the soldier who was carrying his shield.

Good News Translation
The Philistine started walking toward David, with his shield bearer walking in front of him. He kept coming closer,

GOD'S WORD® Translation
The Philistine, preceded by the man carrying his shield, was coming closer and closer to David.

International Standard Version
With a man carrying his shield in front of him, the Philistine kept coming closer to David.

NET Bible
The Philistine kept coming closer to David, with his shield bearer walking in front of him.
Classic Translations
King James Bible
And the Philistine came on and drew near unto David; and the man that bare the shield went before him.

New King James Version
So the Philistine came, and began drawing near to David, and the man who bore the shield went before him.

King James 2000 Bible
And the Philistine came on and drew near unto David; and the man that bore the shield went before him.

New Heart English Bible
The Philistine came on and drew near to David; and the man who bore the shield went before him.

World English Bible
The Philistine came on and drew near to David; and the man who bore the shield went before him.

American King James Version
And the Philistine came on and drew near to David; and the man that bore the shield went before him.

American Standard Version
And the Philistine came on and drew near unto David; and the man that bare the shield went before him.

A Faithful Version
And the Philistine came on and drew near David. And the man who bore the shield was before him.

Darby Bible Translation
And the Philistine came on and approached David; and the man that bore the shield was before him.

English Revised Version
And the Philistine came on and drew near unto David; and the man that bare the shield went before him.

Webster's Bible Translation
And the Philistine advanced and drew near to David; and the man that bore the shield went before him.

Early Modern
Geneva Bible of 1587
And the Philistim came and drew neere vnto Dauid, and the man that bare the shielde went before him.

Bishops' Bible of 1568
And the Philistine came and drewe neare against Dauid, and the man that bare the shielde went before him.

Coverdale Bible of 1535
And the Philistyne wente forth, and made him to Dauid, and his wapen bearer before him.
Literal Translations
Literal Standard Version
And the Philistine goes on, going and drawing near to David, and the man carrying the buckler [is] before him,

Young's Literal Translation
And the Philistine goeth on, going and drawing near unto David, and the man bearing the buckler is before him,

Smith's Literal Translation
And he of the rovers going, went and drew near to David; and the man lifting up the shield before him.

Catholic Translations
Douay-Rheims Bible
And the Philistine came on, and drew nigh against David, and his armourbearer before him.

Catholic Public Domain Version
And the Philistine, advancing, went and drew near against David. And his armor bearer was before him.

Translations from Aramaic
Peshitta Holy Bible Translated
And behold, the Philistine came and drew near to David, and a man bearing a shield before him

Lamsa Bible
And behold, the Philistine came and drew near to David; and his shieldbearer went before him.

OT Translations
JPS Tanakh 1917
And the Philistine came nearer and nearer unto David; and the man that bore the shield went before him.








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