2 Samuel 1:7
New International Version
When he turned around and saw me, he called out to me, and I said, 'What can I do?'

New Living Translation
When he turned and saw me, he cried out for me to come to him. ‘How can I help?’ I asked him.

English Standard Version
And when he looked behind him, he saw me, and called to me. And I answered, ‘Here I am.’

Berean Study Bible
When he turned around and saw me, he called out and I answered, ‘Here I am!’

King James Bible
And when he looked behind him, he saw me, and called unto me. And I answered, Here am I.

New King James Version
Now when he looked behind him, he saw me and called to me. And I answered, ‘Here I am.’

New American Standard Bible
When he looked behind himself, he saw me, and called to me. And I said, ‘Here I am.’

NASB 1995
"When he looked behind him, he saw me and called to me. And I said, 'Here I am.'

NASB 1977
“And when he looked behind him, he saw me and called to me. And I said, ‘Here I am.’

Amplified Bible
When he turned to look behind him, he saw me, and called to me. And I answered, ‘Here I am.’

Christian Standard Bible
When he turned around and saw me, he called out to me, so I answered: I’m at your service.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
When he turned around and saw me, he called out to me, so I answered: I'm at your service.

American Standard Version
And when he looked behind him, he saw me, and called unto me. And I answered, Here am I.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
And he looked behind him, and saw me, and called me; and I said, Behold, here am I.

Contemporary English Version
When he turned around and saw me, he called me over. I went and asked what he wanted.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And looking behind him, and seeing me, he called me. And I answered, Here am I.

English Revised Version
And when he looked behind him, he saw me, and called unto me. And I answered, Here am I.

Good News Translation
Then he turned around, saw me, and called to me. I answered, 'Yes, sir!'

GOD'S WORD® Translation
When he looked back and saw me, he called to me, and I said, 'Yes?'"

International Standard Version
Saul glanced behind him, saw me, and called out to me, so I replied, 'Here I am!'

JPS Tanakh 1917
And when he looked behind him, he saw me, and called unto me. And I answered: Here am I.

Literal Standard Version
and he turns behind him, and sees me, and calls to me, and I say, Here I [am].

NET Bible
When he turned around and saw me, he called out to me. I answered, 'Here I am!'

New Heart English Bible
When he turned around he saw me, and called to me. I answered, 'Here I am.'

World English Bible
When he looked behind him, he saw me, and called to me. I answered, 'Here I am.'

Young's Literal Translation
and he turneth behind him, and seeth me, and calleth unto me, and I say, Here am I.

Additional Translations ...
Study Bible
David Learns of Saul's Death
6“I happened to be on Mount Gilboa,” he replied, “and there was Saul, leaning on his spear, with the chariots and the cavalry closing in on him. 7When he turned around and saw me, he called out and I answered, ‘Here I am!’ 8‘Who are you?’ he asked. So I told him, ‘I am an Amalekite.’…

Cross References
2 Samuel 1:6
"I happened to be on Mount Gilboa," he replied, "and there was Saul, leaning on his spear, with the chariots and the cavalry closing in on him.

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


Treasury of Scripture

And when he looked behind him, he saw me, and called to me. And I answered, Here am I.

Here am I [heb] Behold me

2 Samuel 9:6
Now when Mephibosheth, the son of Jonathan, the son of Saul, was come unto David, he fell on his face, and did reverence. And David said, Mephibosheth. And he answered, Behold thy servant!

Judges 9:54
Then he called hastily unto the young man his armourbearer, and said unto him, Draw thy sword, and slay me, that men say not of me, A woman slew him. And his young man thrust him through, and he died.

1 Samuel 22:12
And Saul said, Hear now, thou son of Ahitub. And he answered, Here I am, my lord.











Parallel Commentaries ...


Lexicon
When he turned around
וַיִּ֥פֶן (way·yi·p̄en)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Consecutive imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 6437: To turn, to face, appear, look

and saw me,
וַיִּרְאֵ֑נִי (way·yir·’ê·nî)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Consecutive imperfect - third person masculine singular | first person common singular
Strong's Hebrew 7200: To see

he called out
וַיִּקְרָ֣א (way·yiq·rā)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Consecutive imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 7121: To call, proclaim, read

and I answered,
וָאֹמַ֖ר (wā·’ō·mar)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Consecutive imperfect - first person common singular
Strong's Hebrew 559: To utter, say

‘Here I am!’
הִנֵּֽנִי׃ (hin·nê·nî)
Interjection | first person common singular
Strong's Hebrew 2005: Lo! behold!


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