1 Samuel 17:18
Good News Translation
And take these ten cheeses to the commanding officer. Find out how your brothers are getting along and bring back something to show that you saw them and that they are well.

Contemporary English Version
And here are ten large chunks of cheese to take to their commanding officer. Find out how your brothers are doing and bring back something that shows that they're all right.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And carry these ten little cheeses to the tribune: and go see thy brethren, if they are well: and learn with whom they are placed.

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And carry these ten little cheeses to the tribune: and go see thy brethren, if they are well: and learn with whom they are placed.

carry

1 Samuel 16:20 And Isai took an ass laden with bread, and a bottle of wine, and a kid of the flock, and sent them by the hand of David, his son, to Saul.

cheeses [heb] cheeses of milk

2 Samuel 17:29 And honey, and butter, and sheep, and fat calves, and they gave to David and the people that were with him, to eat: for they suspected that the people were faint with hunger and thirst in the wilderness.

Job 10:10 Hast thou not milked me as milk, and curdled me like cheese?

their thousand [heb] a thousand

Genesis 37:14 I am ready: he said to him: Go, and see if all things be well with thy brethren, and the cattle: and bring me word again what is doing. So being sent from the vale of Hebron, he came to Sichem:

Acts 15:36 And after some days, Paul said to Barnabas: Let us return and visit our brethren in all the cities wherein we have preached the word of the Lord, to see how they do.

1 Thessalonians 3:5,6 For this cause also, I, forbearing no longer, sent to know your faith: lest perhaps he that tempteth should have tempted you: and our labour should be made vain. . . .

Context
David Accepts the Challenge
17And Isai said to David, his son: Take for thy brethren an ephi of frumenty, and these ten loaves, and run to the camp to thy brethren, 18And carry these ten little cheeses to the tribune: and go see thy brethren, if they are well: and learn with whom they are placed.19But Saul, and they, and all the children of Israel, were in the valley of Terebinth, fighting against the Philistines.…
Cross References
Genesis 37:13
Israel said to him: Thy brethren feed the sheep in Sichem: come, I will send thee to them. And when he answered:

Genesis 37:14
I am ready: he said to him: Go, and see if all things be well with thy brethren, and the cattle: and bring me word again what is doing. So being sent from the vale of Hebron, he came to Sichem:

1 Samuel 16:20
And Isai took an ass laden with bread, and a bottle of wine, and a kid of the flock, and sent them by the hand of David, his son, to Saul.

1 Samuel 17:19
But Saul, and they, and all the children of Israel, were in the valley of Terebinth, fighting against the Philistines.

Additional Translations
Take also these ten portions of cheese to the commander of their unit. Check on the welfare of your brothers and bring back an assurance from them.And carry these ten cheeses to the captain of their thousand, and look how your brothers fare, and take their pledge.

and bring these ten cheeses unto the captain of their thousand, and look how thy brethren fare, and take their pledge.

and carry these ten cheeses to the captain of the thousand, and visit thy brethren to see how they are, and take a pledge of them.

and bring these ten cheeses unto the captain of their thousand, and look how thy brethren fare, and take their pledge.

And carry these ten cheeses to the captain of their thousand, and see how thy brethren fare, and take their pledge.

and bring these ten cheeses to the captain of their thousand, and see how your brothers are doing, and bring back news."

and these ten cuttings of the cheese thou dost take in to the head of the thousand, and thy brethren thou dost inspect for welfare, and their pledge dost receive.'
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