1 Samuel 18:2
Modern Translations
New International Version
From that day Saul kept David with him and did not let him return home to his family.

New Living Translation
From that day on Saul kept David with him and wouldn’t let him return home.

English Standard Version
And Saul took him that day and would not let him return to his father’s house.

Berean Study Bible
And from that day Saul kept David with him and did not let him return to his father’s house.

New American Standard Bible
And Saul took him that day and did not let him return to his father’s house.

NASB 1995
Saul took him that day and did not let him return to his father's house.

NASB 1977
And Saul took him that day and did not let him return to his father’s house.

Amplified Bible
Saul took David that day and did not let him return to his father’s house.

Christian Standard Bible
Saul kept David with him from that day on and did not let him return to his father’s house.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Saul kept David with him from that day on and did not let him return to his father's house.

Contemporary English Version
From that time on, Saul kept David in his service and would not let David go back to his own family.

Good News Translation
Saul kept David with him from that day on and did not let him go back home.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
(From that day on Saul kept David [as his servant] and didn't let him go back to his family.)

International Standard Version
Saul took David that day and did not let him return to his father's house.

NET Bible
Saul retained David on that day and did not allow him to return to his father's house.
Classic Translations
King James Bible
And Saul took him that day, and would let him go no more home to his father's house.

New King James Version
Saul took him that day, and would not let him go home to his father’s house anymore.

King James 2000 Bible
And Saul took him that day, and would let him go no more home to his father's house.

New Heart English Bible
Saul took him that day, and would let him go no more home to his father's house.

World English Bible
Saul took him that day, and would let him go no more home to his father's house.

American King James Version
And Saul took him that day, and would let him go no more home to his father's house.

American Standard Version
And Saul took him that day, and would let him go no more home to his father's house.

A Faithful Version
And Saul took him that day and would not let him go home to his father's house any more.

Darby Bible Translation
And Saul took him that day, and would not let him return to his father's house.

English Revised Version
And Saul took him that day, and would let him go no more home to his father's house.

Webster's Bible Translation
And Saul took him that day, and would let him go no more home to his father's house.

Early Modern
Geneva Bible of 1587
And Saul tooke him that day, and woulde not let him returne to his fathers house.

Bishops' Bible of 1568
And Saul toke him that daye, and woulde let him go no more home to his fathers house.

Coverdale Bible of 1535
And Saul toke him the same daye, and let him not go agayne to his fathers house.
Literal Translations
Literal Standard Version
And Saul takes him on that day, and has not permitted him to return to the house of his father.

Young's Literal Translation
And Saul taketh him on that day, and hath not permitted him to turn back to the house of his father.

Smith's Literal Translation
And Saul will take him in that day and he gave him not to turn back to the house of his father.

Catholic Translations
Douay-Rheims Bible
And Saul took him that day, and would not let him return to his father's house.

Catholic Public Domain Version
And Saul took him that day, and would not permit him to return to his father’s house.

Translations from Aramaic
Peshitta Holy Bible Translated
And Shaul took him on that day, and he did not allow him to return to the house of his father

Lamsa Bible
And Saul took him that day, and would not let him return to his father's house.

OT Translations
JPS Tanakh 1917
And Saul took him that day, and would let him go no more home to his father's house.








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