1 Samuel 16:10
New International Version
Jesse had seven of his sons pass before Samuel, but Samuel said to him, “The LORD has not chosen these.”

New Living Translation
In the same way all seven of Jesse’s sons were presented to Samuel. But Samuel said to Jesse, “The LORD has not chosen any of these.”

English Standard Version
And Jesse made seven of his sons pass before Samuel. And Samuel said to Jesse, “The LORD has not chosen these.”

Berean Standard Bible
Thus Jesse made seven of his sons pass before Samuel, but Samuel told him, “The LORD has not chosen any of these.”

King James Bible
Again, Jesse made seven of his sons to pass before Samuel. And Samuel said unto Jesse, The LORD hath not chosen these.

New King James Version
Thus Jesse made seven of his sons pass before Samuel. And Samuel said to Jesse, “The LORD has not chosen these.”

New American Standard Bible
So Jesse had seven of his sons pass before Samuel. But Samuel said to Jesse, “The LORD has not chosen these.”

NASB 1995
Thus Jesse made seven of his sons pass before Samuel. But Samuel said to Jesse, “The LORD has not chosen these.”

NASB 1977
Thus Jesse made seven of his sons pass before Samuel. But Samuel said to Jesse, “The LORD has not chosen these.”

Amplified Bible
Jesse had seven of his sons pass before Samuel. But Samuel said to Jesse, “The LORD has not chosen [any of] these.”

Christian Standard Bible
After Jesse presented seven of his sons to him, Samuel told Jesse, “The LORD hasn’t chosen any of these.”

Holman Christian Standard Bible
After Jesse presented seven of his sons to him, Samuel told Jesse, “The LORD hasn’t chosen any of these.”

American Standard Version
And Jesse made seven of his sons to pass before Samuel. And Samuel said unto Jesse, Jehovah hath not chosen these.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And Iyshay made his seven sons pass before Shemueil, and Shemueil said to Iyshay: “LORD JEHOVAH has not chosen these”

Brenton Septuagint Translation
And Jessae caused his seven sons to pass before Samuel: and Samuel said, the Lord has not chosen these.

Contemporary English Version
One by one, Jesse told all seven of his sons to go over to Samuel. Finally, Samuel said, "Jesse, the LORD hasn't chosen any of these young men.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Isai therefore brought his seven sons before Samuel: and Samuel said to Isai: The Lord hath not chosen any one of these.

Good News Translation
In this way Jesse brought seven of his sons to Samuel. And Samuel said to him, "No, the LORD hasn't chosen any of these."

International Standard Version
Jesse brought seven of his sons before Samuel, and Samuel told Jesse, "The LORD has not chosen these."

JPS Tanakh 1917
And Jesse made seven of his sons to pass before Samuel. And Samuel said unto Jesse: 'The LORD hath not chosen these.'

Literal Standard Version
And Jesse causes seven of his sons to pass by before Samuel, and Samuel says to Jesse, “YHWH has not fixed on these.”

New American Bible
In the same way Jesse presented seven sons before Samuel, but Samuel said to Jesse, “The LORD has not chosen any one of these.”

NET Bible
Jesse presented seven of his sons to Samuel. But Samuel said to Jesse, "The LORD has not chosen any of these."

New Revised Standard Version
Jesse made seven of his sons pass before Samuel, and Samuel said to Jesse, “The LORD has not chosen any of these.”

New Heart English Bible
And Jesse made seven of his sons pass before Samuel. And Samuel said to Jesse, "The LORD has not chosen these."

World English Bible
Jesse made seven of his sons to pass before Samuel. Samuel said to Jesse, "Yahweh has not chosen these."

Young's Literal Translation
And Jesse causeth seven of his sons to pass by before Samuel, and Samuel saith to Jesse, 'Jehovah hath not fixed on these.'

Additional Translations ...
Context
Samuel Anoints David
9Next Jesse presented Shammah, but Samuel said, “The LORD has not chosen this one either.” 10Thus Jesse made seven of his sons pass before Samuel, but Samuel told him, “The LORD has not chosen any of these.” 11And Samuel asked him, “Are these all the sons you have?” “There is still the youngest,” Jesse replied, “but he is tending the sheep.” “Send for him,” Samuel replied. “For we will not sit down to eat until he arrives.”…

Cross References
1 Samuel 16:9
Next Jesse presented Shammah, but Samuel said, "The LORD has not chosen this one either."

1 Samuel 16:11
And Samuel asked him, "Are these all the sons you have?" "There is still the youngest," Jesse replied, "but he is tending the sheep." "Send for him," Samuel replied. "For we will not sit down to eat until he arrives."

1 Samuel 17:12
Now David was the son of a man named Jesse, an Ephrathite from Bethlehem of Judah who had eight sons in the days of Saul. And Jesse was old and well along in years.


Treasury of Scripture

Again, Jesse made seven of his sons to pass before Samuel. And Samuel said to Jesse, The LORD has not chosen these.

seven

1 Chronicles 2:13-15
And Jesse begat his firstborn Eliab, and Abinadab the second, and Shimma the third, …











(10) Seven of his sons.--These seven, with David, the youngest, make eight. In 1Chronicles 2:13-15 only seven of the family are recorded: one apparently of that bright band of youths died young.



Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
Thus Jesse
יִשַׁ֛י (yi·šay)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's 3448: Jesse -- father of David

made seven
שִׁבְעַ֥ת (šiḇ·‘aṯ)
Number - masculine singular construct
Strong's 7651: Seven, seven times, a week, an indefinite number

of his sons
בָּנָ֖יו (bā·nāw)
Noun - masculine plural construct | third person masculine singular
Strong's 1121: A son

pass
וַיַּעֲבֵ֥ר (way·ya·‘ă·ḇêr)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Hifil - Consecutive imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 5674: To pass over, through, or by, pass on

before
לִפְנֵ֣י (lip̄·nê)
Preposition-l | Noun - common plural construct
Strong's 6440: The face

Samuel,
שְׁמוּאֵ֑ל (šə·mū·’êl)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's 8050: Samuel -- 'name of God', a prophet of Israel

but Samuel
שְׁמוּאֵל֙ (šə·mū·’êl)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's 8050: Samuel -- 'name of God', a prophet of Israel

told
וַיֹּ֤אמֶר (way·yō·mer)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Consecutive imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 559: To utter, say

him,
יִשַׁ֔י (yi·šay)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's 3448: Jesse -- father of David

“The LORD
יְהוָ֖ה (Yah·weh)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's 3068: LORD -- the proper name of the God of Israel

has not
לֹא־ (lō-)
Adverb - Negative particle
Strong's 3808: Not, no

chosen
בָחַ֥ר (ḇā·ḥar)
Verb - Qal - Perfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 977: To try, select

any of these.”
בָּאֵֽלֶּה׃ (bā·’êl·leh)
Preposition-b | Pronoun - common plural
Strong's 428: These, those


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