1 Samuel 18:13
New International Version
So he sent David away from him and gave him command over a thousand men, and David led the troops in their campaigns.

New Living Translation
Finally, Saul sent him away and appointed him commander over 1,000 men, and David faithfully led his troops into battle.

English Standard Version
So Saul removed him from his presence and made him a commander of a thousand. And he went out and came in before the people.

Berean Study Bible
Therefore Saul sent David away and gave him command of a thousand men. David led the troops out to battle and back,

King James Bible
Therefore Saul removed him from him, and made him his captain over a thousand; and he went out and came in before the people.

New King James Version
Therefore Saul removed him from his presence, and made him his captain over a thousand; and he went out and came in before the people.

New American Standard Bible
So Saul removed him from his presence and appointed him as his commander of a thousand; and he went out and came in before the people.

NASB 1995
Therefore Saul removed him from his presence and appointed him as his commander of a thousand; and he went out and came in before the people.

NASB 1977
Therefore Saul removed him from his presence, and appointed him as his commander of a thousand; and he went out and came in before the people.

Amplified Bible
So Saul had David removed from his presence and appointed him as his commander of a thousand; and he publicly associated with the people.

Christian Standard Bible
Therefore, Saul sent David away from him and made him commander over a thousand men. David led the troops

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Therefore, Saul reassigned David and made him commander over 1,000 men. David led the troops

American Standard Version
Therefore Saul removed him from him, and made him his captain over a thousand; and he went out and came in before the people.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And Shaul removed him from his presence, and he served him as Commander of a thousand and was going out and coming in before the people

Brenton Septuagint Translation
And he removed him from him, and made him a captain of a thousand for himself; and he went out and came in before the people.

Contemporary English Version
Saul put David in charge of 1,000 soldiers and sent him out to fight.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Therefore Saul removed him from him, and made him a captain over a thousand men, and he went out and came in before the people.

English Revised Version
Therefore Saul removed him from him, and made him his captain over a thousand; and he went out and came in before the people.

Good News Translation
So Saul sent him away and put him in command of a thousand men. David led his men in battle

GOD'S WORD® Translation
So he kept David away. He made David captain of a regiment. David led the troops out [to battle] and back again.

International Standard Version
Saul removed David from his presence and made him an officer over a division of soldiers. So David led the troops in battle.

JPS Tanakh 1917
Therefore Saul removed him from him, and made him his captain over a thousand; and he went out and came in before the people.

Literal Standard Version
and Saul turns him aside from him, and appoints him to himself [for] head of one thousand, and he goes out and comes in, before the people.

NET Bible
Saul removed David from his presence and made him a commanding officer. David led the army out to battle and back.

New Heart English Bible
Therefore Saul removed him from him, and made him his captain over a thousand; and he went out and came in before the people.

World English Bible
Therefore Saul removed him from him, and made him his captain over a thousand; and he went out and came in before the people.

Young's Literal Translation
and Saul turneth him aside from him, and appointeth him to himself head of a thousand, and he goeth out and cometh in, before the people.

Additional Translations ...
Context
Saul Envies David
12So Saul was afraid of David, because the LORD was with David but had departed from Saul. 13Therefore Saul sent David away and gave him command of a thousand men. David led the troops out to battle and back, 14and he continued to prosper in all his ways, because the LORD was with him.…

Cross References
Numbers 27:17
who will go out and come in before them, and who will lead them out and bring them in, so that the congregation of the LORD will not be like sheep without a shepherd."

1 Samuel 18:16
But all Israel and Judah loved David, because he was leading them out to battle and back.

2 Samuel 5:2
Even in times past, while Saul was king over us, you were the one who led Israel out and brought them back. And to you the LORD said, 'You will shepherd My people Israel, and you will be ruler over them.'"


Treasury of Scripture

Therefore Saul removed him from him, and made him his captain over a thousand; and he went out and came in before the people.

removed

1 Samuel 18:17,25
And Saul said to David, Behold my elder daughter Merab, her will I give thee to wife: only be thou valiant for me, and fight the LORD'S battles. For Saul said, Let not mine hand be upon him, but let the hand of the Philistines be upon him…

1 Samuel 8:12
And he will appoint him captains over thousands, and captains over fifties; and will set them to ear his ground, and to reap his harvest, and to make his instruments of war, and instruments of his chariots.

1 Samuel 22:7
Then Saul said unto his servants that stood about him, Hear now, ye Benjamites; will the son of Jesse give every one of you fields and vineyards, and make you all captains of thousands, and captains of hundreds;

he went out

1 Samuel 18:16
But all Israel and Judah loved David, because he went out and came in before them.

Numbers 27:16,17
Let the LORD, the God of the spirits of all flesh, set a man over the congregation, …

2 Samuel 5:2
Also in time past, when Saul was king over us, thou wast he that leddest out and broughtest in Israel: and the LORD said to thee, Thou shalt feed my people Israel, and thou shalt be a captain over Israel.











Parallel Commentaries ...


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

sent [David] away
וַיְסִרֵ֤הוּ (way·si·rê·hū)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Hifil - Consecutive imperfect - third person masculine singular | third person masculine singular
Strong's 5493: To turn aside

and gave
וַיְשִׂמֵ֥הוּ (way·śi·mê·hū)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Consecutive imperfect - third person masculine singular | third person masculine singular
Strong's 7760: Put -- to put, place, set

him
ל֖וֹ (lōw)
Preposition | third person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew

command
שַׂר־ (śar-)
Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 8269: Chieftain, chief, ruler, official, captain, prince

of a thousand men.
אָ֑לֶף (’ā·lep̄)
Number - masculine singular
Strong's 505: A thousand

David led
וַיֵּצֵ֥א (way·yê·ṣê)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Consecutive imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 3318: To go, bring, out, direct and proxim

the troops {out to battle}
הָעָֽם׃ (hā·‘ām)
Article | Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 5971: A people, a tribe, troops, attendants, a flock

and back,
וַיָּבֹ֖א (way·yā·ḇō)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Consecutive imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 935: To come in, come, go in, go


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