2 Samuel 1:13
New International Version
David said to the young man who brought him the report, "Where are you from?" "I am the son of a foreigner, an Amalekite," he answered.

New Living Translation
Then David said to the young man who had brought the news, "Where are you from?" And he replied, "I am a foreigner, an Amalekite, who lives in your land."

English Standard Version
And David said to the young man who told him, “Where do you come from?” And he answered, “I am the son of a sojourner, an Amalekite.”

Berean Study Bible
And David inquired of the young man who had brought him the report, “Where are you from?” “I am the son of a foreigner,” he answered. “I am an Amalekite.”

New American Standard Bible
David said to the young man who told him, "Where are you from?" And he answered, "I am the son of an alien, an Amalekite."

King James Bible
And David said unto the young man that told him, Whence art thou? And he answered, I am the son of a stranger, an Amalekite.

Christian Standard Bible
David inquired of the young man who had brought him the report, "Where are you from?" "I'm the son of a resident alien," he said. "I'm an Amalekite."

Contemporary English Version
David asked the young man, "Where is your home?" The man replied, "My father is an Amalekite, but we live in Israel."

Good News Translation
David asked the young man who had brought him the news, "Where are you from?" He answered, "I'm an Amalekite, but I live in your country."

Holman Christian Standard Bible
David inquired of the young man who had brought him the report, "Where are you from?"" I'm the son of a foreigner," he said. "I'm an Amalekite."

International Standard Version
Meanwhile, David asked the young man who had told him the story, "Where are you from?" He answered, "I'm an Amalekite, the son of a foreign man."

NET Bible
David said to the young man who told this to him, "Where are you from?" He replied, "I am an Amalekite, the son of a resident foreigner."

New Heart English Bible
David said to the young man who told him, "Where are you from?" He answered, "I am the son of a foreigner, an Amalekite."

GOD'S WORD® Translation
David asked the young man who had brought him the news, "Where are you from?" And the young man answered, "I'm an Amalekite, the son of a foreign resident."

JPS Tanakh 1917
And David said unto the young man that told him: 'Whence art thou?' And he answered: 'I am the son of an Amalekite stranger.'

New American Standard 1977
And David said to the young man who told him, “Where are you from?” And he answered, “I am the son of an alien, an Amalekite.”

Jubilee Bible 2000
And David said unto the young man that told him, From where art thou? And he answered, I am the son of a stranger, an Amalekite.

King James 2000 Bible
And David said unto the young man that told him, From where are you? And he answered, I am the son of a stranger, an Amalekite.

American King James Version
And David said to the young man that told him, From where are you? And he answered, I am the son of a stranger, an Amalekite.

American Standard Version
And David said unto the young man that told him, Whence art thou? And he answered, I am the son of a sojourner, an Amalekite.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
And David said to the young man who brought the tidings to him, Whence art thou? and he said, I am the son of an Amalekite sojourner.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And David said to the young man that told him: Whence art thou? He answered: I am the son of a stranger of Amalee.

Darby Bible Translation
And David said to the young man that told him, Whence art thou? And he said, I am the son of an Amalekite stranger.

English Revised Version
And David said unto the young man that told him, Whence art thou? And he answered, I am the son of a stranger, an Amalekite.

Webster's Bible Translation
And David said to the young man that told him, Whence art thou? And he answered, I am the son of a stranger, an Amalekite.

World English Bible
David said to the young man who told him, "Where are you from?" He answered, "I am the son of a foreigner, an Amalekite."

Young's Literal Translation
And David saith unto the youth who is declaring it to him, 'Whence art thou?' and he saith, 'Son of a sojourner, an Amalekite, I am.'
Study Bible
David Learns of Saul's Death
12They mourned and wept and fasted until evening for Saul and his son Jonathan, and for the people of the LORD and the house of Israel, because they had fallen by the sword. 13And David inquired of the young man who had brought him the report, “Where are you from?” “I am the son of a foreigner,” he answered. “I am an Amalekite.” 14So David asked him, “Why were you not afraid to lift your hand to destroy the LORD’s anointed?”…
Cross References
Genesis 14:7
Then they turned back to invade En-mishpat (that is, Kadesh), and they conquered the whole territory of the Amalekites, as well as the Amorites who lived in Hazazon-tamar.

2 Samuel 1:8
Who are you?' he asked. So I told him, 'I am an Amalekite.'

Treasury of Scripture

And David said to the young man that told him, From where are you? And he answered, I am the son of a stranger, an Amalekite.

2 Samuel 2:8
But Abner the son of Ner, captain of Saul's host, took Ishbosheth the son of Saul, and brought him over to Mahanaim;







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

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

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

the young man
הַנַּ֙עַר֙ (han·na·‘ar)
Article | Noun - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 5288: A boy, lad, youth, retainer

who had brought him the report,
הַמַּגִּ֣יד (ham·mag·gîḏ)
Article | Verb - Hifil - Participle - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 5046: To be conspicuous

“Where
אֵ֥י (’ê)
Interrogative
Strong's Hebrew 335: Where?, how?

are you from?”
אָ֑תָּה (’āt·tāh)
Pronoun - second person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 859: Thou and thee, ye and you

“I am the son
בֶּן־ (ben-)
Noun - masculine singular construct
Strong's Hebrew 1121: A son

of a foreigner,”
גֵּ֥ר (gêr)
Noun - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 1616: A guest, a foreigner

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

“I am
אָנֹֽכִי׃ (’ā·nō·ḵî)
Pronoun - first person common singular
Strong's Hebrew 595: I

an Amalekite.”
עֲמָלֵקִ֖י (‘ă·mā·lê·qî)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 6003: Amalekites -- descendants of Amalek
1:11-16 David was sincere in his mourning for Saul; and all with him humbled themselves under the hand of God, laid so heavily upon Israel by this defeat. The man who brought the tidings, David put to death, as a murderer of his prince. David herein did not do unjustly; the Amalekite confessed the crime. If he did as he said, he deserved to die for treason; and his lying to David, if indeed it were a lie, proved, as sooner or later that sin will prove, lying against himself. Hereby David showed himself zealous for public justice, without regard to his own private interest.
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