1 Samuel 23:15
Modern Translations
New International Version
While David was at Horesh in the Desert of Ziph, he learned that Saul had come out to take his life.

New Living Translation
One day near Horesh, David received the news that Saul was on the way to Ziph to search for him and kill him.

English Standard Version
David saw that Saul had come out to seek his life. David was in the wilderness of Ziph at Horesh.

Berean Study Bible
While David was in Horesh in the Wilderness of Ziph, he saw that Saul had come out to take his life.

New American Standard Bible
Now David saw that Saul had come out to seek his life while David was in the wilderness of Ziph, at Horesh.

NASB 1995
Now David became aware that Saul had come out to seek his life while David was in the wilderness of Ziph at Horesh.

NASB 1977
Now David became aware that Saul had come out to seek his life while David was in the wilderness of Ziph at Horesh.

Amplified Bible
Now David became aware that Saul had come out to seek his life. David was in the Wilderness of Ziph [in the woods] at Horesh.

Christian Standard Bible
David was in the Wilderness of Ziph in Horesh when he saw that Saul had come out to take his life.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
David was in the Wilderness of Ziph in Horesh when he saw that Saul had come out to take his life.

Contemporary English Version
One time, David was at Horesh in Ziph Desert. He was afraid because Saul had come to the area to kill him.

Good News Translation
David saw that Saul was out to kill him. David was at Horesh, in the wilderness near Ziph.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
David was afraid because Saul had come to kill him at Horesh in the desert of Ziph.

International Standard Version
David was afraid because Saul had come out to seek his life while David was in the wilderness of Ziph at Horesh.

NET Bible
David realized that Saul had come out to seek his life; at that time David was in Horesh in the desert of Ziph.
Classic Translations
King James Bible
And David saw that Saul was come out to seek his life: and David was in the wilderness of Ziph in a wood.

New King James Version
So David saw that Saul had come out to seek his life. And David was in the Wilderness of Ziph in a forest.

King James 2000 Bible
And David saw that Saul had come out to seek his life: and David was in the wilderness of Ziph in a forest.

New Heart English Bible
Now David was afraid that Saul had come out to seek his life. And David was in the wilderness of Ziph at Horesh.

World English Bible
David saw that Saul had come out to seek his life. David was in the wilderness of Ziph in the wood.

American King James Version
And David saw that Saul was come out to seek his life: and David was in the wilderness of Ziph in a wood.

American Standard Version
And David saw that Saul was come out to seek his life: and David was in the wilderness of Ziph in the wood.

A Faithful Version
And David saw that Saul had come out to seek his life. And David was in the wilderness of Ziph in a woods.

Darby Bible Translation
And David saw that Saul had come out to seek his life; and David was in the wilderness of Ziph in a wood.

English Revised Version
And David saw that Saul was come out to seek his life: and David was in the wilderness of Ziph in the wood.

Webster's Bible Translation
And David saw that Saul had come out to seek his life: and David was in the wilderness of Ziph in a wood.

Early Modern
Geneva Bible of 1587
And Dauid sawe that Saul was come out for to seeke his life: and Dauid was in the wildernes of Ziph in the wood.

Bishops' Bible of 1568
And Dauid sawe that Saul was come out to seke his lyfe: And Dauid was in the wildernesse of Ziph in the wood.

Coverdale Bible of 1535
And Dauid sawe, that Saul was gone forth to seke after his life. But Dauid was in the wildernes of Siph, in the wodd.
Literal Translations
Literal Standard Version
And David sees that Saul has come out to seek his life, and David [is] in the wilderness of Ziph, in a forest.

Young's Literal Translation
And David seeth that Saul hath come out to seek his life, and David is in the wilderness of Ziph, in a forest.

Smith's Literal Translation
And David will see that Saul went forth to seek his soul: and David in the desert of Ziph in a thicket.

Catholic Translations
Douay-Rheims Bible
And David saw that Saul was come out to seek his life. And David was in the desert of Ziph, in a wood.

Catholic Public Domain Version
And David saw that Saul had gone out, so that he might seek his life. Now David was in the desert of Ziph, in the woods.

Translations from Aramaic
Peshitta Holy Bible Translated
And David saw that Shaul went out to seek his life, and David was in the wilderness of Ziph in a forest

Lamsa Bible
And David saw that Saul was come out to seek his life; and David was in the wilderness of Ziph in a forest.

OT Translations
JPS Tanakh 1917
And David saw that Saul was come out to seek his life; and David was in the wilderness of Ziph in the wood.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
And David perceived that Saul went forth to seek David; and David was in the dry mountain in the New Ziph.








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