1 Samuel 25:9
New International Version
When David's men arrived, they gave Nabal this message in David's name. Then they waited.

New Living Translation
David’s young men gave this message to Nabal in David’s name, and they waited for a reply.

English Standard Version
When David’s young men came, they said all this to Nabal in the name of David, and then they waited.

Berean Study Bible
When David’s young men arrived, they relayed all these words to Nabal on behalf of David. Then they waited.

King James Bible
And when David's young men came, they spake to Nabal according to all those words in the name of David, and ceased.

New King James Version
So when David’s young men came, they spoke to Nabal according to all these words in the name of David, and waited.

New American Standard Bible
When David’s young men came, they spoke to Nabal in accordance with all these words in David’s name; then they waited.

NASB 1995
When David's young men came, they spoke to Nabal according to all these words in David's name; then they waited.

NASB 1977
When David’s young men came, they spoke to Nabal according to all these words in David’s name; then they waited.

Amplified Bible
When David’s young men came, they spoke to Nabal according to all these words in the name of David; then they waited.

Christian Standard Bible
David’s young men went and said all these things to Nabal on David’s behalf, and they waited.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
David's young men went and said all these things to Nabal on David's behalf, and they waited.

American Standard Version
And when David's young men came, they spake to Nabal according to all those words in the name of David, and ceased.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And the young men of David came and they spoke to Nabal all these words in the name of David

Brenton Septuagint Translation
So the servants come and speak these words to Nabal, according to all these words in the name of David.

Contemporary English Version
David's men went to Nabal and gave him David's message, then they waited for Nabal's answer.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And when David's servants came, they spoke to Nabal all these words in David's name: and then held their peace.

English Revised Version
And when David's young men came, they spake to Nabal according to all those words in the name of David, and ceased.

Good News Translation
David's men delivered this message to Nabal in David's name. Then they waited there,

GOD'S WORD® Translation
When David's young men came to Nabal, they repeated all of this to him for David, and then they waited.

International Standard Version
David's young men came to Nabal and told him all this in David's name, and then they waited.

JPS Tanakh 1917
And when David's young men came, they spoke to Nabal according to all those words in the name of David, and ceased.

Literal Standard Version
And the young men of David come in, and speak to Nabal according to all these words, in the name of David—and rest.

NET Bible
So David's servants went and spoke all these words to Nabal in David's name. Then they paused.

New Heart English Bible
And David's young men came and spoke to Nabal according to all those words, in the name of David. But he became arrogant.

World English Bible
When David's young men came, they spoke to Nabal according to all those words in the name of David, and ceased.

Young's Literal Translation
And the young men of David come in, and speak unto Nabal according to all these words, in the name of David -- and rest.

Additional Translations ...
Context
David, Nabal, and Abigail
8Ask your young men, and they will tell you. So let my young men find favor with you, for we have come on the day of a feast. Please give whatever you can afford to your servants and to your son David.’ ” 9When David’s young men arrived, they relayed all these words to Nabal on behalf of David. Then they waited. 10But Nabal asked them, “Who is David? Who is this son of Jesse? Many servants these days are breaking away from their masters.…

Cross References
1 Samuel 25:8
Ask your young men, and they will tell you. So let my young men find favor with you, for we have come on the day of a feast. Please give whatever you can afford to your servants and to your son David.'"

1 Samuel 25:10
But Nabal asked them, "Who is David? Who is this son of Jesse? Many servants these days are breaking away from their masters.


Treasury of Scripture

And when David's young men came, they spoke to Nabal according to all those words in the name of David, and ceased.

ceased [heb] rested









(9) And ceased.--Better rendered, and they sat down. The Hebrew word here has been variously translated. Bunsen suggests, "and they waited modestly for an answer;" the Vulg., followed by some scholars, has "and they were silent."

Verse 9. - They... ceased. Literally, "they rested;" i.e. either they remained quiet awaiting Nabal's answer, or sat down, as is the custom in the East, for the same purpose.

Parallel Commentaries ...


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

young men
נַעֲרֵ֣י (na·‘ă·rê)
Noun - masculine plural construct
Strong's 5288: A boy, lad, youth, retainer

arrived,
וַיָּבֹ֙אוּ֙ (way·yā·ḇō·’ū)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Consecutive imperfect - third person masculine plural
Strong's 935: To come in, come, go in, go

they relayed
וַיְדַבְּר֧וּ (way·ḏab·bə·rū)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Piel - Consecutive imperfect - third person masculine plural
Strong's 1696: To arrange, to speak, to subdue

all
כְּכָל־ (kə·ḵāl-)
Preposition-k | Noun - masculine singular construct
Strong's 3605: The whole, all, any, every

these
הָאֵ֖לֶּה (hā·’êl·leh)
Article | Pronoun - common plural
Strong's 428: These, those

words
הַדְּבָרִ֥ים (had·də·ḇā·rîm)
Article | Noun - masculine plural
Strong's 1697: A word, a matter, thing, a cause

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

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

on behalf of David.
דָּוִ֑ד (dā·wiḏ)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's 1732: David -- perhaps 'beloved one', a son of Jesse

Then they waited.
וַיָּנֽוּחוּ׃ (way·yā·nū·ḥū)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Consecutive imperfect - third person masculine plural
Strong's 5117: To rest, settle down


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