1 Samuel 23:12
New International Version
Again David asked, “Will the citizens of Keilah surrender me and my men to Saul?” And the LORD said, “They will.”

New Living Translation
Again David asked, “Will the leaders of Keilah betray me and my men to Saul?” And the LORD replied, “Yes, they will betray you.”

English Standard Version
Then David said, “Will the men of Keilah surrender me and my men into the hand of Saul?” And the LORD said, “They will surrender you.”

Berean Study Bible
So David asked, “Will the citizens of Keilah surrender me and my men into the hand of Saul?” “They will,” said the LORD.

King James Bible
Then said David, Will the men of Keilah deliver me and my men into the hand of Saul? And the LORD said, They will deliver thee up.

New King James Version
Then David said, “Will the men of Keilah deliver me and my men into the hand of Saul?” And the LORD said, “They will deliver you.

New American Standard Bible
Then David said, “Will the citizens of Keilah hand me and my men over to Saul?” And the LORD said, “They will hand you over.”

NASB 1995
Then David said, “Will the men of Keilah surrender me and my men into the hand of Saul?” And the LORD said, “They will surrender you.”

NASB 1977
Then David said, “Will the men of Keilah surrender me and my men into the hand of Saul?” And the LORD said, “They will surrender you.”

Amplified Bible
Then David asked, “Will the men of Keilah surrender me and my men to Saul?” The LORD said, “They will surrender you.”

Christian Standard Bible
Then David asked, “Will the citizens of Keilah hand me and my men over to Saul? ” “They will,” the LORD responded.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Then David asked, “Will the citizens of Keilah hand me and my men over to Saul?” “They will,” the LORD responded.

American Standard Version
Then said David, Will the men of Keilah deliver up to me and my men into the hand of Saul? And Jehovah said, They will deliver thee up.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
Are the Lords of the city betraying me and the men who are with me into the hand of Shaul?” And LORD JEHOVAH said, “They are betraying you. Arise, go out from the city.”

Contemporary English Version
David asked, "Would the leaders of Keilah hand me and my soldiers over to Saul?" "Yes, they would," the LORD answered.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And David said: Will the men of Ceila deliver me, and my men, into the hands of Saul? And the Lord said: They will deliver thee up.

English Revised Version
Then said David, Will the men of Keilah deliver up me and my men into the hand of Saul? And the LORD said, They will deliver thee up.

Good News Translation
"And will the citizens of Keilah hand my men and me over to Saul?" David asked again. "They will," the LORD answered.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
"Will the citizens of Keilah hand me and my men over to Saul?" David asked. "They will hand you over," the LORD answered.

International Standard Version
Then David said, "Will the people of Keilah hand me over to Saul?" The LORD said, "They'll hand you over."

JPS Tanakh 1917
Then said David: 'Will the men of Keilah deliver up me and my men into the hand of Saul?' And the LORD said: 'They will deliver thee up.'

Literal Standard Version
And David says, “Do the possessors of Keilah shut up me and my men into the hand of Saul?” And YHWH says, “They shut [you] up.”

NET Bible
David asked, "Will the leaders of Keilah deliver me and my men into Saul's hand?" The LORD said, "They will deliver you over."

New Heart English Bible
Then David said, "Will the men of Keilah deliver me and my men into the hand of Saul?" The LORD said, "They will deliver you up."

World English Bible
Then David said, "Will the men of Keilah deliver me and my men into the hand of Saul?" Yahweh said, "They will deliver you up."

Young's Literal Translation
And David saith, 'Do the possessors of Keilah shut me up, and my men, into the hand of Saul?' And Jehovah saith, 'They shut thee up.'

Additional Translations ...
Context
Saul Pursues David
11Will the citizens of Keilah surrender me into his hand? Will Saul come down, as Your servant has heard? O LORD, God of Israel, please tell Your servant.” “He will,” said the LORD. 12So David asked, “Will the citizens of Keilah surrender me and my men into the hand of Saul?” “They will,” said the LORD. 13Then David and his men, about six hundred strong, set out and departed from Keilah, moving from place to place. When Saul was told that David had escaped from Keilah, he declined to go forth.…

Cross References
Judges 15:10
"Why have you attacked us?" said the men of Judah. The Philistines replied, "We have come to arrest Samson and pay him back for what he has done to us."

1 Samuel 23:11
Will the citizens of Keilah surrender me into his hand? Will Saul come down, as Your servant has heard? O LORD, God of Israel, please tell Your servant." "He will," said the LORD.

1 Samuel 23:20
Now, O king, come down whenever your soul desires, and we will be responsible for delivering him into your hand."

Jeremiah 11:18
And the LORD informed me, so I knew. Then You showed me their deeds.


Treasury of Scripture

Then said David, Will the men of Keilah deliver me and my men into the hand of Saul? And the LORD said, They will deliver you up.

deliver [heb] shut up

Psalm 31:8
And hast not shut me up into the hand of the enemy: thou hast set my feet in a large room.

They will

1 Samuel 23:7
And it was told Saul that David was come to Keilah. And Saul said, God hath delivered him into mine hand; for he is shut in, by entering into a town that hath gates and bars.

Psalm 62:1
To the chief Musician, to Jeduthun, A Psalm of David. Truly my soul waiteth upon God: from him cometh my salvation.

Psalm 118:8
It is better to trust in the LORD than to put confidence in man.











Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
So David
דָּוִ֔ד (dā·wiḏ)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's 1732: David -- perhaps 'beloved one', a son of Jesse

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

“Will the citizens
בַּעֲלֵ֧י (ba·‘ă·lê)
Noun - masculine plural construct
Strong's 1167: A master, a husband, owner

of Keilah
קְעִילָ֛ה (qə·‘î·lāh)
Noun - proper - feminine singular
Strong's 7084: Keilah -- a city in Judah

surrender
הֲיַסְגִּ֜רוּ (hă·yas·gi·rū)
Verb - Hifil - Imperfect - third person masculine plural
Strong's 5462: To shut up, to surrender

me
אֹתִ֥י (’ō·ṯî)
Direct object marker | first person common singular
Strong's 853: Untranslatable mark of the accusative case

and
וְאֶת־ (wə·’eṯ-)
Conjunctive waw | Direct object marker
Strong's 853: Untranslatable mark of the accusative case

my men
אֲנָשַׁ֖י (’ă·nā·šay)
Noun - masculine plural construct | first person common singular
Strong's 376: A man as an individual, a male person

into the hand
בְּיַד־ (bə·yaḏ-)
Preposition-b | Noun - feminine singular construct
Strong's 3027: A hand

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

“They will,”
יַסְגִּֽירוּ׃ (yas·gî·rū)
Verb - Hifil - Imperfect - third person masculine plural
Strong's 5462: To shut up, to surrender

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

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


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