|New International Version (© 2011)|
He looked David over and saw that he was little more than a boy, glowing with health and handsome, and he despised him.
King James Bible
And when the Philistine looked about, and saw David, he disdained him: for he was but a youth, and ruddy, and of a fair countenance.
American Standard Version
And when the Philistine looked about, and saw David, he disdained him; for he was but a youth, and ruddy, and withal of a fair countenance.
Young's Literal Translation
and the Philistine looketh attentively, and seeth David, and despiseth him, for he was a youth, and ruddy, with a fair appearance.
1 Samuel 17:42 Additional TranslationsClarke's Commentary on the Bible
He disdained him - He held him in contempt; he saw that he was young, and from his ruddy complexion supposed him to be effeminate.
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1 Samuel 17:42 Parallel CommentariesAppearance Attentively Beautiful Besides Boy Countenance David Despised Despiseth Disdained Handsome Note Opinion Philistine Poor Ruddy Withal YouthAppearance Attentively Beautiful Besides Boy Countenance David Despised Despiseth Disdained Handsome Note Opinion Philistine Poor Ruddy Withal YouthTHE HOLY BIBLE, NEW INTERNATIONAL VERSION®, NIV® Copyright © 1973, 1978, 1984, 2011 by Biblica®.
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1 Samuel 17:41 Meanwhile, the Philistine, with his shield bearer in front of him, kept coming closer to David.
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