1 Samuel 3:20
New International Version
And all Israel from Dan to Beersheba recognized that Samuel was attested as a prophet of the LORD.

New Living Translation
And all Israel, from Dan in the north to Beersheba in the south, knew that Samuel was confirmed as a prophet of the LORD.

English Standard Version
And all Israel from Dan to Beersheba knew that Samuel was established as a prophet of the LORD.

Berean Study Bible
So all Israel from Dan to Beersheba knew that Samuel was confirmed as a prophet of the LORD.

King James Bible
And all Israel from Dan even to Beersheba knew that Samuel was established to be a prophet of the LORD.

New King James Version
And all Israel from Dan to Beersheba knew that Samuel had been established as a prophet of the LORD.

New American Standard Bible
And all Israel from Dan even to Beersheba knew that Samuel was confirmed as a prophet of the LORD.

NASB 1995
All Israel from Dan even to Beersheba knew that Samuel was confirmed as a prophet of the LORD.

NASB 1977
And all Israel from Dan even to Beersheba knew that Samuel was confirmed as a prophet of the LORD.

Amplified Bible
And all Israel from Dan [in the north] to Beersheba [in the south] knew that Samuel was appointed as a prophet of the LORD.

Christian Standard Bible
All Israel from Dan to Beer-sheba knew that Samuel was a confirmed prophet of the LORD.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
All Israel from Dan to Beer-sheba knew that Samuel was a confirmed prophet of the LORD.

American Standard Version
And all Israel from Dan even to Beer-sheba knew that Samuel was established to be a prophet of Jehovah.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And all Israel, from Dan and unto to Beersheba, knew that Shemueil was entrusted as the Prophet by God

Brenton Septuagint Translation
And all Israel knew from Dan even to Bersabee, that Samuel was faithful as a prophet to the Lord.

Contemporary English Version
From the town of Dan in the north to the town of Beersheba in the south, everyone in the country knew that Samuel was truly the LORD's prophet.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And all Israel from Dan to Bersabee, knew that Samuel was a faithful prophet of the Lord.

English Revised Version
And all Israel from Dan even to Beer-sheba knew that Samuel was established to be a prophet of the LORD.

Good News Translation
So all the people of Israel, from one end of the country to the other, knew that Samuel was indeed a prophet of the LORD.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
All Israel from Dan to Beersheba knew Samuel was the LORD's appointed prophet.

International Standard Version
All Israel from Dan to Beer-sheba knew that Samuel was confirmed as the LORD's prophet.

JPS Tanakh 1917
And all Israel from Dan even to Beer-sheba knew that Samuel was established to be a prophet of the LORD.

Literal Standard Version
and all Israel knows, from Dan even to Beer-Sheba, that Samuel is established for a prophet to YHWH.

NET Bible
All Israel from Dan to Beer Sheba realized that Samuel was confirmed as a prophet of the LORD.

New Heart English Bible
All Israel from Dan even to Beersheba knew that Samuel was established to be a prophet of the LORD.

World English Bible
All Israel from Dan even to Beersheba knew that Samuel was established to be a prophet of Yahweh.

Young's Literal Translation
and all Israel know, from Dan even unto Beer-Sheba, that Samuel is established for a prophet to Jehovah.

Additional Translations ...
Context
Samuel Shares the Vision
19And Samuel grew, and the LORD was with him, and He let none of Samuel’s words fall to the ground. 20So all Israel from Dan to Beersheba knew that Samuel was confirmed as a prophet of the LORD. 21And the LORD continued to appear at Shiloh, because there He revealed Himself to Samuel by His word.…

Cross References
Acts 13:20
All this took about 450 years. After this, God gave them judges until the time of Samuel the prophet.

Judges 20:1
Then all the Israelites from Dan to Beersheba and from the land of Gilead came out, and the congregation assembled as one man before the LORD at Mizpah.

1 Samuel 12:11
So the LORD sent Jerubbaal, Barak, Jephthah, and Samuel, and He delivered you from the hands of your enemies on every side, and you dwelt securely.

2 Samuel 3:10
to transfer the kingdom from the house of Saul and to establish the throne of David over Israel and Judah, from Dan to Beersheba."

2 Samuel 17:11
Instead, I advise that all Israel from Dan to Beersheba--a multitude like the sand on the seashore--be gathered to you, and that you yourself lead them into battle.

1 Kings 4:25
Throughout the days of Solomon, Judah and Israel dwelt securely from Dan to Beersheba, each man under his own vine and his own fig tree.


Treasury of Scripture

And all Israel from Dan even to Beersheba knew that Samuel was established to be a prophet of the LORD.

Dan

Judges 20:1
Then all the children of Israel went out, and the congregation was gathered together as one man, from Dan even to Beersheba, with the land of Gilead, unto the LORD in Mizpeh.

2 Samuel 3:10
To translate the kingdom from the house of Saul, and to set up the throne of David over Israel and over Judah, from Dan even to Beersheba.

2 Samuel 17:11
Therefore I counsel that all Israel be generally gathered unto thee, from Dan even to Beersheba, as the sand that is by the sea for multitude; and that thou go to battle in thine own person.

established.

1 Timothy 1:12
And I thank Christ Jesus our Lord, who hath enabled me, for that he counted me faithful, putting me into the ministry;









(20) A prophet of the Lord.--Then from the northern to the southern cities of the land the fame of the boy-friend of the Eternal was established. The minds of all the people were thus gradually prepared when the right moment came to acknowledge Samuel as a God-sent chieftain. On this rapid and universal acknowledgment of the young prophet it has been observed, "that the people, in spite of their disruption, yet formed religiously an unit."

Verse 20. - From Dan, upon the north, to Beersheba, upon the south, means "throughout the whole country." The phrase is interesting, as showing that, in spite of the virtual independence of the tribes, and the general anarchy which prevailed during the time of the judges, there was nevertheless a feeling that they all formed one people. Was established. The same word used in Numbers 12:7 of Moses, and there translated was faithful. It is one of those pregnant words common in Hebrew, containing two cognate meaning. It says, first, that Samuel was faithful in his office; and, secondly, that because he was found trustworthy he was confirmed and strengthened in the possession of it.

Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
So all
כָּל־ (kāl-)
Noun - masculine singular construct
Strong's 3605: The whole, all, any, every

Israel
יִשְׂרָאֵ֔ל (yiś·rā·’êl)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's 3478: Israel -- 'God strives', another name of Jacob and his desc

from Dan
מִדָּ֖ן (mid·dān)
Preposition-m | Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's 1835: Dan -- 'judge', a son of Jacob, also a place in Northern Israel

to
וְעַד־ (wə·‘aḏ-)
Conjunctive waw | Preposition
Strong's 5704: As far as, even to, up to, until, while

Beersheba
שָׁ֑בַע (šā·ḇa‘)
Noun - proper - feminine singular
Strong's 884: Beersheba -- 'well of seven', a place in the Negev

knew
וַיֵּ֙דַע֙ (way·yê·ḏa‘)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Consecutive imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 3045: To know

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

Samuel
שְׁמוּאֵ֔ל (šə·mū·’êl)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's 8050: Samuel -- 'name of God', a prophet of Israel

was confirmed
נֶאֱמָ֣ן (ne·’ĕ·mān)
Verb - Nifal - Participle - masculine singular
Strong's 539: To confirm, support

as a prophet
לְנָבִ֖יא (lə·nā·ḇî)
Preposition-l | Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 5030: A spokesman, speaker, prophet

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


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