1 Samuel 23:21
Modern Translations
New International Version
Saul replied, "The LORD bless you for your concern for me.

New Living Translation
“The LORD bless you,” Saul said. “At last someone is concerned about me!

English Standard Version
And Saul said, “May you be blessed by the LORD, for you have had compassion on me.

Berean Study Bible
“May you be blessed by the LORD,” replied Saul, “for you have had compassion on me.

New American Standard Bible
Saul said, “May you be blessed of the LORD, since you have had compassion on me.

NASB 1995
Saul said, "May you be blessed of the LORD, for you have had compassion on me.

NASB 1977
And Saul said, “May you be blessed of the LORD; for you have had compassion on me.

Amplified Bible
Saul said, “May you be blessed by the LORD, because you have had compassion on me.

Christian Standard Bible
“May you be blessed by the LORD,” replied Saul, “for you have shown concern for me.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
"May you be blessed by the LORD," replied Saul, "for you have taken pity on me.

Contemporary English Version
Saul told them: You've done me a big favor, and I pray that the LORD will bless you.

Good News Translation
Saul answered, "May the LORD bless you for being so kind to me!

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Saul responded, "The LORD bless you for feeling sorry for me!

International Standard Version
Saul said, "May you be blessed by the LORD, because you have been gracious to me.

NET Bible
Saul replied, "May you be blessed by the LORD, for you have had compassion on me.
Classic Translations
King James Bible
And Saul said, Blessed be ye of the LORD; for ye have compassion on me.

New King James Version
And Saul said, “Blessed are you of the LORD, for you have compassion on me.

King James 2000 Bible
And Saul said, Blessed be you of the LORD; for you have compassion on me.

New Heart English Bible
Saul said, "You are blessed by the LORD; for you have had compassion on me.

World English Bible
Saul said, "You are blessed by Yahweh; for you have had compassion on me.

American King James Version
And Saul said, Blessed be you of the LORD; for you have compassion on me.

American Standard Version
And Saul said, Blessed be ye of Jehovah; for ye have had compassion on me.

A Faithful Version
And Saul said, "Blessed are you from the LORD, for you have pity on me.

Darby Bible Translation
And Saul said, Blessed be ye of Jehovah; for ye have compassion upon me.

English Revised Version
And Saul said, Blessed be ye of the LORD; for ye have had compassion on me.

Webster's Bible Translation
And Saul said, Blessed be ye of the LORD; for ye have compassion on me.

Early Modern
Geneva Bible of 1587
Then Saul said, Be ye blessed of the Lord: for ye haue had compassion on mee.

Bishops' Bible of 1568
And Saul sayde: Blessed are ye in the Lord, for ye haue compassion on me:

Coverdale Bible of 1535
Then sayde Saul: Blessed be ye of the LORDE, that ye haue had pytie vpon me:
Literal Translations
Literal Standard Version
And Saul says, “Blessed [are] you of YHWH, for you have pity on me;

Young's Literal Translation
And Saul saith, 'Blessed are ye of Jehovah, for ye have pity on me;

Smith's Literal Translation
And Saul will say, Blessed ye, by Jehovah; for ye had pity upon me.

Catholic Translations
Douay-Rheims Bible
And Saul said: Blessed be ye of the Lord, for you have pitied my case.

Catholic Public Domain Version
And Saul said: “You have been blessed by the Lord. For you have grieved for my situation.

Translations from Aramaic
Peshitta Holy Bible Translated
And Shaul said to them: “You are blessed by God, for you have had pity on me!

Lamsa Bible
And Saul said to them, Blessed be you of the LORD; for you have compassion on me.

OT Translations
JPS Tanakh 1917
And Saul said: 'Blessed be ye of the LORD; for ye have had compassion on me.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
And Saul said to them, Blessed be ye of the Lord, for ye have been grieved on my account.








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