1 Samuel 22:21
New International Version
He told David that Saul had killed the priests of the LORD.

New Living Translation
When he told David that Saul had killed the priests of the LORD,

English Standard Version
And Abiathar told David that Saul had killed the priests of the LORD.

Berean Study Bible
And Abiathar told David that Saul had killed the priests of the LORD.

King James Bible
And Abiathar shewed David that Saul had slain the LORD'S priests.

New King James Version
And Abiathar told David that Saul had killed the LORD’s priests.

New American Standard Bible
Abiathar informed David that Saul had killed the priests of the LORD.

NASB 1995
Abiathar told David that Saul had killed the priests of the LORD.

NASB 1977
And Abiathar told David that Saul had killed the priests of the LORD.

Amplified Bible
Abiathar told David that Saul had murdered the LORD’S priests.

Christian Standard Bible
Abiathar told David that Saul had killed the priests of the LORD.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Abiathar told David that Saul had killed the priests of the LORD.

American Standard Version
And Abiathar told David that Saul had slain Jehovah's priests.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And Abiathar showed to David that Shaul had killed the Priests of God

Brenton Septuagint Translation
And Abiathar told David that Saul had slain all the priests of the Lord.

Contemporary English Version
and told him, "Saul has murdered the LORD's priests at Nob!"

Douay-Rheims Bible
And told him that Saul had slain the priests of the Lord.

English Revised Version
And Abiathar told David that Saul had slain the LORD'S priests.

Good News Translation
He told him how Saul had slaughtered the priests of the LORD.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Abiathar told David that Saul had killed the LORD's priests.

International Standard Version
Abiathar told David that Saul had killed the priests of the LORD.

JPS Tanakh 1917
And Abiathar told David that Saul had slain the LORD'S priests.

Literal Standard Version
and Abiathar declares to David that Saul has slain the priests of YHWH.

NET Bible
Abiathar told David that Saul had killed the priests of the LORD.

New Heart English Bible
Abiathar told David that Saul had slain the LORD's priests.

World English Bible
Abiathar told David that Saul had slain Yahweh's priests.

Young's Literal Translation
and Abiathar declareth to David that Saul hath slain the priests of Jehovah.

Additional Translations ...
Context
Saul Slays the Priests of Nob
20But one of the sons of Ahimelech son of Ahitub escaped. His name was Abiathar, and he fled to David. 21And Abiathar told David that Saul had killed the priests of the LORD. 22Then David said to Abiathar, “I knew that Doeg the Edomite was there that day, and that he was sure to tell Saul. I myself am responsible for the lives of everyone in your father’s house.…

Cross References
1 Samuel 22:20
But one of the sons of Ahimelech son of Ahitub escaped. His name was Abiathar, and he fled to David.

1 Samuel 22:22
Then David said to Abiathar, "I knew that Doeg the Edomite was there that day, and that he was sure to tell Saul. I myself am responsible for the lives of everyone in your father's house.


Treasury of Scripture

And Abiathar showed David that Saul had slain the LORD's priests.











Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
And Abiathar
אֶבְיָתָ֖ר (’eḇ·yā·ṯār)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's 54: Abiathar -- 'the great one is father', an Israelite priest

told
וַיַּגֵּ֥ד (way·yag·gêḏ)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Hifil - Consecutive imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 5046: To be conspicuous

David
לְדָוִ֑ד (lə·ḏā·wiḏ)
Preposition-l | Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's 1732: David -- perhaps 'beloved one', a son of Jesse

that
כִּ֚י (kî)
Conjunction
Strong's 3588: A relative conjunction

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

had killed
הָרַ֣ג (hā·raḡ)
Verb - Qal - Perfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 2026: To smite with deadly intent

the priests
כֹּהֲנֵ֥י (kō·hă·nê)
Noun - masculine plural construct
Strong's 3548: Priest

of the LORD.
יְהוָֽה׃ (Yah·weh)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's 3068: LORD -- the proper name of the God of Israel


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