1 Samuel 24:1
Modern Translations
New International Version
After Saul returned from pursuing the Philistines, he was told, "David is in the Desert of En Gedi."

New Living Translation
After Saul returned from fighting the Philistines, he was told that David had gone into the wilderness of En-gedi.

English Standard Version
When Saul returned from following the Philistines, he was told, “Behold, David is in the wilderness of Engedi.”

Berean Study Bible
After Saul had returned from pursuing the Philistines, he was told, “David is in the wilderness of En-gedi.”

New American Standard Bible
Now when Saul returned from pursuing the Philistines, it was reported to him, saying, “Behold, David is in the wilderness of Engedi.”

NASB 1995
Now when Saul returned from pursuing the Philistines, he was told, saying, "Behold, David is in the wilderness of Engedi."

NASB 1977
Now it came about when Saul returned from pursuing the Philistines, he was told, saying, “Behold, David is in the wilderness of Engedi.”

Amplified Bible
When Saul returned from following the Philistines, he was told, “Behold, David is in the Wilderness of Engedi.”

Christian Standard Bible
When Saul returned from pursuing the Philistines, he was told, “David is in the wilderness near En-gedi.”

Holman Christian Standard Bible
When Saul returned from pursuing the Philistines, he was told, "David is in the wilderness near En-gedi."

Contemporary English Version
When Saul got back from fighting off the Philistines, he heard that David was in the desert around En-Gedi.

Good News Translation
When Saul came back from fighting the Philistines, he was told that David was in the wilderness near Engedi.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
When Saul came back from [fighting] the Philistines, he was told "Now David is in the desert near En Gedi."

International Standard Version
When Saul returned from pursuing the Philistines, he was told, "Look, David is in the wilderness of En-gedi."

NET Bible
When Saul returned from pursuing the Philistines, they told him, "Look, David is in the desert of En Gedi."
Classic Translations
King James Bible
And it came to pass, when Saul was returned from following the Philistines, that it was told him, saying, Behold, David is in the wilderness of Engedi.

New King James Version
Now it happened, when Saul had returned from following the Philistines, that it was told him, saying, “Take note! David is in the Wilderness of En Gedi.”

King James 2000 Bible
And it came to pass, when Saul was returned from following the Philistines, that it was told him, saying, Behold, David is in the wilderness of Engedi.

New Heart English Bible
It happened, when Saul was returned from following the Philistines, that it was told him, saying, "Look, David is in the wilderness of En Gedi."

World English Bible
It happened, when Saul was returned from following the Philistines, that it was told him, saying, "Behold, David is in the wilderness of En Gedi."

American King James Version
And it came to pass, when Saul was returned from following the Philistines, that it was told him, saying, Behold, David is in the wilderness of Engedi.

American Standard Version
And it came to pass, when Saul was returned from following the Philistines, that it was told him, saying, Behold, David is in the wilderness of En-gedi.

A Faithful Version
And it came to pass when Saul had returned from following the Philistines, they told him, saying, "Behold, David is in the wilderness of En Gedi."

Darby Bible Translation
And it came to pass when Saul had returned from following the Philistines, that it was told him, saying, Behold, David is in the wilderness of Engedi.

English Revised Version
And it came to pass, when Saul was returned from following the Philistines, that it was told him, saying, Behold, David is in the wilderness of En-gedi.

Webster's Bible Translation
And it came to pass, when Saul had returned from following the Philistines, that it was told to him, saying, Behold, David is in the wilderness of En-gedi.

Early Modern
Geneva Bible of 1587
(24:2) When Saul was turned from ye Philistims, they told him, saying, Behold, Dauid is in the wildernes of En-gedi.

Bishops' Bible of 1568
When Saul was come againe fro folowing after ye Philistines, there were which told him, saying: Behold, Dauid is in the wildernesse of Engadi.

Coverdale Bible of 1535
Now whan Saul came agayne from the Philistines, it was tolde him: Beholde, Dauid is in the wyldernes of Engaddi.
Literal Translations
Literal Standard Version
And it comes to pass, when Saul has turned back from after the Philistines, that they declare to him, saying, “Behold, David [is] in the wilderness of En-gedi.”

Young's Literal Translation
And it cometh to pass when Saul hath turned back from after the Philistines, that they declare to him, saying, 'Lo, David is in the wilderness of En-gedi.'

Smith's Literal Translation
And it will be when Saul turned back from after the rovers, and they will announce to him, saying, Behold, David in the desert of Engedi.

Catholic Translations
Douay-Rheims Bible
And when Saul was returned from following the Philistines, they told him, saying: Behold, David is in the desert of Engaddi.

Catholic Public Domain Version
And when Saul had returned after pursuing the Philistines, they reported to him, saying, “Behold, David is in the desert of Engedi.”

Translations from Aramaic
Peshitta Holy Bible Translated
And it was that when Shaul returned from going after the Philistines, they showed him and they said to him: “Behold, David is in Metsruth which is in Gebauth!”

Lamsa Bible
AND it came to pass when Saul returned from pursuing the Philistines that it was told him, saying, Behold. David is in Mizroth, which is in Gibaoth.

OT Translations
JPS Tanakh 1917
And it came to pass, when Saul was returned from following the Philistines, that it was told him, saying: 'Behold, David is in the wilderness of En-gedi.'

Brenton Septuagint Translation
And it came to pass when Saul returned from pursuing after the Philistines, that it was reported to him, saying, David is in the wilderness of Engaddi.








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