1 Samuel 25:5
New International Version
So he sent ten young men and said to them, "Go up to Nabal at Carmel and greet him in my name.

New Living Translation
he sent ten of his young men to Carmel with this message for Nabal:

English Standard Version
So David sent ten young men. And David said to the young men, “Go up to Carmel, and go to Nabal and greet him in my name.

Berean Study Bible
So David sent ten young men and instructed them, “Go up to Nabal at Carmel. Greet him in my name

King James Bible
And David sent out ten young men, and David said unto the young men, Get you up to Carmel, and go to Nabal, and greet him in my name:

New King James Version
David sent ten young men; and David said to the young men, “Go up to Carmel, go to Nabal, and greet him in my name.

New American Standard Bible
So David sent ten young men; and David said to the young men, “Go up to Carmel and visit Nabal, and greet him in my name;

NASB 1995
So David sent ten young men; and David said to the young men, "Go up to Carmel, visit Nabal and greet him in my name;

NASB 1977
So David sent ten young men, and David said to the young men, “Go up to Carmel, visit Nabal and greet him in my name;

Amplified Bible
So David sent ten young men; and David said to the young men, “Go up to Carmel and go to Nabal, and greet him in my name;

Christian Standard Bible
so David sent ten young men instructing them, “Go up to Carmel, and when you come to Nabal, greet him in my name.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
so David sent 10 young men instructing them, "Go up to Carmel, and when you come to Nabal, greet him in my name.

American Standard Version
And David sent ten young men, and David said unto the young men, Get you up to Carmel, and go to Nabal, and greet him in my name:

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And David sent ten young men, and David said to the young men: “Go up to Karmela and go to Nabal and invoke his peace in my name

Brenton Septuagint Translation
And David sent ten young men, and he said to the young men, Go up to Carmel, and go to Nabal, and ask him in my name how he is.

Douay-Rheims Bible
He sent ten young men, and said to them: Go up to Carmel, and go to Nabal, and salute him in my name with peace.

English Revised Version
And David sent ten young men, and David said unto the young men, Get you up to Carmel, and go to Nabal, and greet him in my name:

Good News Translation
so he sent ten young men with orders to go to Carmel, find Nabal, and give him his greetings.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
So David sent ten young men and told them, "Go to Carmel, visit Nabal, and greet him for me.

International Standard Version
David sent ten young men, saying to the young men, "Go up to Carmel, find Nabal, and greet him in my name.

JPS Tanakh 1917
And David sent ten young men, and David said unto the young men: 'Get you up to Carmel, and go to Nabal, and greet him in my name;

Literal Standard Version
and David sends ten young men, and David says to the young men, “Go up to Carmel, and you have come to Nabal, and asked of him in my name of welfare,

NET Bible
he sent ten servants, saying to them, "Go up to Carmel to see Nabal and give him greetings in my name.

New Heart English Bible
David sent ten young men, and David said to the young men, "Go up to Carmel, and go to Nabal, and greet him in my name.

World English Bible
David sent ten young men, and David said to the young men, "Go up to Carmel, and go to Nabal, and greet him in my name.

Young's Literal Translation
and David sendeth ten young men, and David saith to the young men, 'Go ye up to Carmel, and ye have come in unto Nabal, and asked of him in my name of welfare,

Additional Translations ...
Context
David, Nabal, and Abigail
4While David was in the wilderness, he heard that Nabal was shearing sheep. 5So David sent ten young men and instructed them, “Go up to Nabal at Carmel. Greet him in my name 6and say to him, ‘Long life to you, and peace to you and your house and to all that belongs to you.…

Cross References
1 Samuel 25:4
While David was in the wilderness, he heard that Nabal was shearing sheep.

1 Samuel 25:6
and say to him, 'Long life to you, and peace to you and your house and to all that belongs to you.

1 Chronicles 12:18
Then the Spirit came upon Amasai, the chief of the Thirty, and he said: "We are yours, O David! We are with you, O son of Jesse! Peace, peace to you, and peace to your helpers, for your God helps you." So David received them and made them leaders of his troops.


Treasury of Scripture

And David sent out ten young men, and David said to the young men, Get you up to Carmel, and go to Nabal, and greet him in my name:

greet him, etc.

1 Samuel 17:22
And David left his carriage in the hand of the keeper of the carriage, and ran into the army, and came and saluted his brethren.

Genesis 43:23
And he said, Peace be to you, fear not: your God, and the God of your father, hath given you treasure in your sacks: I had your money. And he brought Simeon out unto them.











Parallel Commentaries ...


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

sent
וַיִּשְׁלַ֥ח (way·yiš·laḥ)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Consecutive imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 7971: To send away, for, out

ten
עֲשָׂרָ֣ה (‘ă·śā·rāh)
Number - masculine singular
Strong's 6235: Ten

young men
נְעָרִ֑ים (nə·‘ā·rîm)
Noun - masculine plural
Strong's 5288: A boy, lad, youth, retainer

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

“Go up
עֲל֤וּ (‘ă·lū)
Verb - Qal - Imperative - masculine plural
Strong's 5927: To ascend, in, actively

to
אֶל־ (’el-)
Preposition
Strong's 413: Near, with, among, to

Nabal
נָבָ֔ל (nā·ḇāl)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's 5037: Nabal -- a man of Carmel

at Carmel.
כַרְמֶ֙לָה֙ (ḵar·me·lāh)
Noun - proper - feminine singular | third person feminine singular
Strong's 3760: Carmel -- a mountain promontory on the Mediterranean, also a city near Hebron

Greet
וּשְׁאֶלְתֶּם־ (ū·šə·’el·tem-)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Conjunctive perfect - second person masculine plural
Strong's 7592: To inquire, to request, to demand

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

in my name
בִשְׁמִ֖י (ḇiš·mî)
Preposition-b | Noun - masculine singular construct | first person common singular
Strong's 8034: A name


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