1 Samuel 26:4
Modern Translations
New International Version
he sent out scouts and learned that Saul had definitely arrived.

New Living Translation
he sent out spies to verify the report of Saul’s arrival.

English Standard Version
David sent out spies and learned that Saul had indeed come.

Berean Study Bible
David sent out spies to verify that Saul had arrived.

New American Standard Bible
David sent out spies, and he learned that Saul was definitely coming.

NASB 1995
David sent out spies, and he knew that Saul was definitely coming.

NASB 1977
David sent out spies, and he knew that Saul was definitely coming.

Amplified Bible
David sent out spies, and he learned that Saul was definitely coming.

Christian Standard Bible
So David sent out spies and knew for certain that Saul had come.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
So David sent out spies and knew for certain that Saul had come.

Contemporary English Version
he sent some spies to find out if it was true.

Good News Translation
he sent spies and found out that Saul was indeed there.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
David sent spies to confirm that Saul had arrived.

International Standard Version
David sent out spies and found out for certain that Saul had arrived.

NET Bible
David sent scouts and verified that Saul had indeed arrived.
Classic Translations
King James Bible
David therefore sent out spies, and understood that Saul was come in very deed.

New King James Version
David therefore sent out spies, and understood that Saul had indeed come.

King James 2000 Bible
David therefore sent out spies, and understood that Saul was come indeed.

New Heart English Bible
David therefore sent out spies, and understood that Saul had certainly come.

World English Bible
David therefore sent out spies, and understood that Saul had certainly come.

American King James Version
David therefore sent out spies, and understood that Saul was come in very deed.

American Standard Version
David therefore sent out spies, and understood that Saul was come of a certainty.

A Faithful Version
And David sent out spies and knew that Saul had come indeed.

Darby Bible Translation
David sent out spies, and learned that Saul was certainly come.

English Revised Version
David therefore sent out spies, and understood that Saul was come of a certainty.

Webster's Bible Translation
David therefore sent out spies, and understood that Saul had come in very deed.

Early Modern
Geneva Bible of 1587
(For Dauid had sent out spies, and vnderstood, that Saul was come in very deede)

Bishops' Bible of 1568
Dauid therefore sent out spies, & vnderstoode that Saul was come in very deede.

Coverdale Bible of 1535
he sent out spyes, and knewe of a suertie, that he was come in dede.
Literal Translations
Literal Standard Version
and David sends spies, and knows that Saul has come to Nachon,

Young's Literal Translation
and David sendeth spies, and knoweth that Saul hath come unto Nachon,

Smith's Literal Translation
And David will send spies, and he knew that Saul came for a certainty.

Catholic Translations
Douay-Rheims Bible
He sent spies, and learned that he was most certainly come thither.

Catholic Public Domain Version
he sent explorers, and he learned that he certainly had arrived in that place.

Translations from Aramaic
Peshitta Holy Bible Translated
And David sent spies and knew that Shaul came after him

Lamsa Bible
David therefore sent out spies, and learned that Saul had come after him.

OT Translations
JPS Tanakh 1917
David therefore sent out spies, and understood that Saul was come of a certainty.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
And David sent spies, and ascertained that Saul was come prepared out of Keila.








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