1 Samuel 17:14
New International Version
David was the youngest. The three oldest followed Saul,

New Living Translation
David was the youngest son. David’s three oldest brothers stayed with Saul’s army,

English Standard Version
David was the youngest. The three eldest followed Saul,

Berean Study Bible
And David was the youngest. The three oldest had followed Saul,

King James Bible
And David was the youngest: and the three eldest followed Saul.

New King James Version
David was the youngest. And the three oldest followed Saul.

New American Standard Bible
So David was the youngest. Now the three oldest followed Saul,

NASB 1995
David was the youngest. Now the three oldest followed Saul,

NASB 1977
And David was the youngest. Now the three oldest followed Saul,

Amplified Bible
David was the youngest. Now the three oldest followed Saul,

Christian Standard Bible
and David was the youngest. The three oldest had followed Saul,

Holman Christian Standard Bible
and David was the youngest. The three oldest had followed Saul,

American Standard Version
And David was the youngest; and the three eldest followed Saul.

Douay-Rheims Bible
But David was the youngest. So the three eldest having followed Saul,

English Revised Version
And David was the youngest: and the three eldest followed Saul.

Good News Translation
David was the youngest son, and while the three oldest brothers stayed with Saul,

GOD'S WORD® Translation
and David was the youngest. The three oldest joined Saul's army.

International Standard Version
David was the youngest, while the three oldest had followed Saul.

JPS Tanakh 1917
And David was the youngest; and the three eldest followed Saul.--

Literal Standard Version
And David is the youngest, and the three eldest have gone after Saul,

NET Bible
Now David was the youngest. While the three oldest sons followed Saul,

New Heart English Bible
David was the youngest; and the three eldest followed Saul.

World English Bible
David was the youngest; and the three eldest followed Saul.

Young's Literal Translation
And David is the youngest, and the three eldest have gone after Saul,

Additional Translations ...
Study Bible
David Accepts the Challenge
13The three older sons of Jesse had followed Saul into battle: The firstborn was Eliab, the second was Abinadab, and the third was Shammah. 14And David was the youngest. The three oldest had followed Saul, 15but David went back and forth from Saul to tend his father’s sheep in Bethlehem.…

Cross References
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 17:15
but David went back and forth from Saul to tend his father's sheep in Bethlehem.


Treasury of Scripture

And David was the youngest: and the three oldest followed Saul.

the youngest

1 Samuel 16:11
And Samuel said unto Jesse, Are here all thy children? And he said, There remaineth yet the youngest, and, behold, he keepeth the sheep. And Samuel said unto Jesse, Send and fetch him: for we will not sit down till he come hither.

Genesis 25:23
And the LORD said unto her, Two nations are in thy womb, and two manner of people shall be separated from thy bowels; and the one people shall be stronger than the other people; and the elder shall serve the younger.











Parallel Commentaries ...


Lexicon
And David
וְדָוִ֖ד (wə·ḏā·wiḏ)
Conjunctive waw | Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 1732: David -- perhaps 'beloved one', a son of Jesse

was the youngest.
הַקָּטָ֑ן (haq·qā·ṭān)
Article | Adjective - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 6996: Small, young, unimportant

The three
וּשְׁלֹשָׁה֙ (ū·šə·lō·šāh)
Conjunctive waw | Number - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 7969: Three, third, thrice

oldest
הַגְּדֹלִ֔ים (hag·gə·ḏō·lîm)
Article | Adjective - masculine plural
Strong's Hebrew 1419: Great, older, insolent

had followed
הָלְכ֖וּ (hā·lə·ḵū)
Verb - Qal - Perfect - third person common plural
Strong's Hebrew 1980: To go, come, walk

Saul,
שָׁאֽוּל׃ (šā·’ūl)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 7586: Saul -- first king of Israel, also an Edomite and two Israelites


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