1 Samuel 18:7
Good News Translation
In their celebration the women sang, "Saul has killed thousands, but David tens of thousands."

Contemporary English Version
They sang: Saul has killed a thousand enemies; David has killed ten thousand!

Douay-Rheims Bible
And the women sung as they played, and they said: Saul slew his thousands, and David his ten thousands.

New American Bible
The women played and sang: “Saul has slain his thousands, David his tens of thousands.”

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

And the women sung as they played, and they said: Saul slew his thousands, and David his ten thousands.

answered

Exodus 15:21 And she began the song to them, saying: Let us sing to the Lord, for he is gloriously magnified, the horse and his rider he hath thrown into the sea.

Psalm 24:7,8 Lift up your gates, O ye princes, and be ye lifted up, O eternal gates: and the King of Glory shall enter in. . . .

Saul

1 Samuel 21:11 And the servants of Achis, when they saw David, said to him: Is not this David, the king of the land? Did they not sing to him in their dances, saying: Saul hath slain his thousands, and David his ten thousands?

1 Samuel 29:5 Is not this David, to whom they sung in their dances, saying: Saul slew his thousands, and David his ten thousands?

Context
Saul Envies David
6Now when David returned, after he slew the Philistine, the women came out of all the cities of Israel, singing and dancing, to meet king Saul, with timbrels of joy, and cornets. 7And the women sung as they played, and they said: Saul slew his thousands, and David his ten thousands.8And Saul was exceeding angry, and this word was displeasing in his eyes, and he said: They have given David ten thousands, and to me they have given but a thousand, what can he have more but the kingdom?…
Cross References
Exodus 15:21
And she began the song to them, saying: Let us sing to the Lord, for he is gloriously magnified, the horse and his rider he hath thrown into the sea.

1 Samuel 21:11
And the servants of Achis, when they saw David, said to him: Is not this David, the king of the land? Did they not sing to him in their dances, saying: Saul hath slain his thousands, and David his ten thousands?

1 Samuel 29:5
Is not this David, to whom they sung in their dances, saying: Saul slew his thousands, and David his ten thousands?

2 Samuel 6:5
But David and all Israel played before the Lord on all manner of instruments made of wood, on harps and lutes and timbrels and cornets and cymbals.

2 Samuel 18:3
And the people answered: Thou shalt not go forth: for if we flee away, they will not much mind us: or if half of us should fall, they will not greatly care: for thou alone art accounted for ten thousand: it is better therefore that thou shouldst be in the city to succour us.

Additional Translations
And as the women danced, they sang out: “Saul has slain his thousands, and David his tens of thousands.”And the women answered one another as they played, and said, Saul has slain his thousands, and David his ten thousands.

And the women sang one to another as they played, and said, Saul hath slain his thousands, And David his ten thousands.

And the women began the strain, and said, Saul has smitten his thousands, and David his ten thousands.

And the women answered [one another] as they played, and said, Saul hath smitten his thousands, And David his ten thousands.

And the women sang one to another in their play, and said, Saul hath slain his thousands, and David his ten thousands.

And the women answered one another as they played, and said, Saul hath slain his thousands, and David his ten thousands.

The women sang one to another as they played, and said, "Saul has slain his thousands, David his ten thousands."

and the women answer -- those playing, and say, 'Saul hath smitten among his thousands, And David among his myriads.'
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