1 Samuel 22:4
Modern Translations
New International Version
So he left them with the king of Moab, and they stayed with him as long as David was in the stronghold.

New Living Translation
So David’s parents stayed in Moab with the king during the entire time David was living in his stronghold.

English Standard Version
And he left them with the king of Moab, and they stayed with him all the time that David was in the stronghold.

Berean Study Bible
So he left them in the care of the king of Moab, and they stayed with him the whole time David was in the stronghold.

New American Standard Bible
Then he left them with the king of Moab; and they stayed with him all the time that David was in the stronghold.

NASB 1995
Then he left them with the king of Moab; and they stayed with him all the time that David was in the stronghold.

NASB 1977
Then he left them with the king of Moab; and they stayed with him all the time that David was in the stronghold.

Amplified Bible
Then he left them with the king of Moab; and they stayed with him all the time that David was in the stronghold.

Christian Standard Bible
So he left them in the care of the king of Moab, and they stayed with him the whole time David was in the stronghold.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
So he left them in the care of the king of Moab, and they stayed with him the whole time David was in the stronghold.

Contemporary English Version
So he brought his parents to the king of Moab, and they stayed with him while David was in hiding.

Good News Translation
So David left his parents with the king of Moab, and they stayed there as long as David was hiding out in the cave.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
He brought them to the king of Moab, and they stayed with him as long as David was living in his fortified camp.

International Standard Version
David left them with the king of Moab, and they stayed with him all the time David was in the stronghold.

NET Bible
So he had them stay with the king of Moab; they stayed with him the whole time that David was in the stronghold.
Classic Translations
King James Bible
And he brought them before the king of Moab: and they dwelt with him all the while that David was in the hold.

New King James Version
So he brought them before the king of Moab, and they dwelt with him all the time that David was in the stronghold.

King James 2000 Bible
And he brought them before the king of Moab: and they dwelt with him all the while that David was in the stronghold.

New Heart English Bible
He brought them before the king of Moab; and they lived with him all the while that David was in the stronghold.

World English Bible
He brought them before the king of Moab; and they lived with him all the while that David was in the stronghold.

American King James Version
And he brought them before the king of Moab: and they dwelled with him all the while that David was in the hold.

American Standard Version
And he brought them before the king of Moab: and they dwelt with him all the while that David was in the stronghold.

A Faithful Version
And he brought them before the king of Moab. And they lived with him all the time that David was in the stronghold.

Darby Bible Translation
And he brought them before the king of Moab; and they abode with him all the while that David was in the stronghold.

English Revised Version
And he brought them before the king of Moab: and they dwelt with him all the while that David was in the hold.

Webster's Bible Translation
And he brought them before the king of Moab: and they dwelt with him all the while that David was in the hold.

Early Modern
Geneva Bible of 1587
And he brought them before the King of Moab, and they dwelt with him all the while that Dauid was in the holde.

Bishops' Bible of 1568
And he brought them before the king of Moab: and they dwelt with him all the whyle that Dauid kept him selfe in the holde.

Coverdale Bible of 1535
And he lefte them before the kynge of ye Moabites, so that they remayned by him, as longe as Dauid was in the castell.
Literal Translations
Literal Standard Version
and he leads them before the king of Moab, and they dwell with him all the days of David’s being in the fortress.

Young's Literal Translation
and he leadeth them before the king of Moab, and they dwell with him all the days of David's being in the fortress.

Smith's Literal Translation
And he conducted them before the king of Moab: and they will dwell with him all the days David was in the fortress.

Catholic Translations
Douay-Rheims Bible
And he left them under the eyes of the king of Moab, and they abode with him all the days that David was in the hold.

Catholic Public Domain Version
And he left them before the face of the king of Moab. And they stayed with him for all the days that David was in the stronghold.

Translations from Aramaic
Peshitta Holy Bible Translated
And he left them with the King of Moab, and they dwelt with him all the days when was David in Metspaya

Lamsa Bible
And he left them with the king of Moab; and they dwelt with him all the time that David was in Mizpeh.

OT Translations
JPS Tanakh 1917
And he brought them before the king of Moab; and they dwelt with him all the while that David was in the stronghold.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
And he persuaded the King of Moab, and they dwell with him continually, while David was in the hold.








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