1 Samuel 17:42
Good News Translation
and when he got a good look at David, he was filled with scorn for him because he was just a nice, good-looking boy.

Contemporary English Version
When Goliath saw that David was just a healthy, good-looking boy, he made fun of him.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And when the Philistine looked, and beheld David, he despised him. For he was a young man, ruddy, and of a comely countenance.

New American Bible
When he sized David up and saw that he was youthful, ruddy, and handsome in appearance, he began to deride him.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

And when the Philistine looked, and beheld David, he despised him. For he was a young man, ruddy, and of a comely countenance.

disdained

1 Kings 20:18 And he said: Whether they come for peace, take them alive: or whether they come to fight, take them alive.

2 Kings 18:23,24 Now therefore come over to my master, the king of the Assyrians, and I will give you two thousand horses, and see whether you be able to have riders for them. . . .

Nehemiah 4:2-4 And said before his brethren, and the multitude of the Samaritans: What are the silly Jews doing? Will the Gentiles let them alone? will they sacrifice and make an end in a day? are they able to raise stones out of the heaps of the rubbish, which are burnt? . . .

Psalm 123:4 For our soul is greatly filled: we are a reproach to the rich, and contempt to the proud.

a youth

1 Samuel 17:33 And Saul said to David: Thou art not able to withstand this Philistine, nor to fight against him: for thou art but a boy, but he is a warrior from his youth.

1 Samuel 16:12 He sent therefore and brought him. Now he was ruddy and beautiful to behold, and of a comely face. And the Lord said: Arise, and anoint him, for this is he.

Context
David Slays Goliath
41And the Philistine came on, and drew nigh against David, and his armourbearer went before him. 42And when the Philistine looked, and beheld David, he despised him. For he was a young man, ruddy, and of a comely countenance.43And the Philistine said to David: Am I a dog, that thou comest to me with a staff? And the Philistine cursed David by his gods.…
Cross References
1 Samuel 16:12
He sent therefore and brought him. Now he was ruddy and beautiful to behold, and of a comely face. And the Lord said: Arise, and anoint him, for this is he.

1 Samuel 17:41
And the Philistine came on, and drew nigh against David, and his armourbearer went before him.

Psalm 123:4
For our soul is greatly filled: we are a reproach to the rich, and contempt to the proud.

Proverbs 16:18
Pride goeth before destruction: and the spirit is lifted up before a fall.

Additional Translations
When the Philistine looked and saw David, he despised him because he was just a boy, ruddy and handsome.And when the Philistine looked about, and saw David, he disdained him: for he was but a youth, and ruddy, and of a fair countenance.

And when the Philistine looked about, and saw David, he disdained him; for he was but a youth, and ruddy, and withal of a fair countenance.

And Goliath saw David, and despised him; for he was a lad, and ruddy, with a fair countenance.

And when the Philistine looked about and saw David, he disdained him; for he was a youth, and ruddy, and besides of a beautiful countenance.

And when the Philistine looked about, and saw David, he disdained him: for he was but a youth, and ruddy, and withal of a fair countenance.

And when the Philistine looked about, and saw David, he disdained him: for he was a youth, and ruddy, and of a fair countenance.

When the Philistine looked about, and saw David, he disdained him; for he was but a youth, and ruddy, and withal of a fair face.

and the Philistine looketh attentively, and seeth David, and despiseth him, for he was a youth, and ruddy, with a fair appearance.
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