1 Samuel 25:10
Good News Translation
and Nabal finally answered, "David? Who is he? I've never heard of him! The country is full of runaway slaves nowadays!

Contemporary English Version
This is what he said: Who does this David think he is? That son of Jesse is just one more slave on the run from his master, and there are too many of them these days.

Douay-Rheims Bible
But Nabal answering the servants of David, said: Who is David? and what is the son of Isai? servants are multiplied now days who flee from their masters.

New American Bible
But Nabal answered the servants of David: “Who is David? Who is the son of Jesse? Nowadays there are many servants who run away from their masters.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

But Nabal answering the servants of David, said: Who is David? and what is the son of Isai? servants are multiplied now days who flee from their masters.

Who is David

1 Samuel 20:30 Then Saul being angry against Jonathan, said to him: Thou son of a woman that is the ravisher of a man, do I not know that thou lovest the son of Isai to thy own confusion, and to the confusion of thy shameless mother?

1 Samuel 22:7,8 He said to his servants that stood about him: Hear me now, ye sons of Jemini: will the son of Isai give every one of you fields, and vineyards, and make you all tribunes, and centurions: . . .

Exodus 5:2 But he answered: Who is the Lord, that I should hear his voice, and let Israel go? I know not the Lord, neither will I let Israel go.

Judges 9:28 And Gaal, the son of Obed, cried: Who is Abimelech, and what is Sichem, that we should serve him? Is he not the son of Jerobaal, and hath made Zebul, his servant, ruler over the men of Emor, the father of Sichem? Why then shall we serve him?

2 Samuel 20:1 And there happened to be there a man of Belial, whose name was Seba, the son of Bochri, a man of Jemini: and he sounded the trumpet, and said: We have no part in David, nor inheritance in the son of Isai: return to thy dwellings, O Israel.

1 Kings 12:16 Then the people, seeing that the king would not hearken to them, answered him, saying: What portion have we in David? or what inheritance in the son of Isai? Go home to thy dwellings, O Israel: now, David, look to thy own house. So Israel departed to their dwellings.

Psalm 73:7,8 Their iniquity hath come forth, as it were from fatness: they have passed into the affection of the heart. . . .

Psalm 123:3,4 Have mercy on us, O Lord, have mercy on us: for we are greatly filled with contempt. . . .

Isaiah 32:5,7 The fool shall no more be called prince: neither shall the deceitful be called great: . . .

there be

1 Samuel 22:2 And all that were in distress, and oppressed with debt, and under affliction of mind, gathered themselves unto him: and he became their prince, and there were with him about four hundred men.

Ecclesiastes 7:10 Say not: What thinkest thou is the cause that former times were better than they are now? for this manner of question is foolish.

Context
David, Nabal, and Abigail
9And when David's servants came, they spoke to Nabal all these words in David's name, and then held their peace. 10But Nabal answering the servants of David, said: Who is David? and what is the son of Isai? servants are multiplied now days who flee from their masters.11Shall I then take my bread, and my water, and the flesh of my cattle, which I have killed for my shearers, and give to men whom I know not whence they are?…
Cross References
Judges 9:28
And Gaal, the son of Obed, cried: Who is Abimelech, and what is Sichem, that we should serve him? Is he not the son of Jerobaal, and hath made Zebul, his servant, ruler over the men of Emor, the father of Sichem? Why then shall we serve him?

1 Samuel 25:9
And when David's servants came, they spoke to Nabal all these words in David's name, and then held their peace.

Proverbs 15:1
A mild answer breaketh wrath: but a harsh word stirreth up fury.

Additional Translations
But Nabal asked them, “Who is David? Who is this son of Jesse? Many servants these days are breaking away from their masters.And Nabal answered David's servants, and said, Who is David? and who is the son of Jesse? there be many servants now a days that break away every man from his master.

And Nabal answered David's servants, and said, Who is David? and who is the son of Jesse? there are many servants now-a-days that break away every man from his master.

And Nabal sprang up, and answered the servants of David, and said, Who is David? and who is the son of Jessae? Now-a-days there is abundance of servants who depart every one from his master.

And Nabal answered David's servants and said, Who is David? and who is the son of Jesse? there are many servants now-a-days that break away every man from his master.

And Nabal answered David's servants, and said, Who is David? and who is the son of Jesse? there be many servants now a days that break away every man from his master.

And Nabal answered David's servants, and said, Who is David? and who is the son of Jesse? there are many servants in these days that break away every man from his master.

Nabal answered David's servants, and said, "Who is David? Who is the son of Jesse? There are many servants who break away from their masters these days.

And Nabal answereth the servants of David and saith, 'Who is David, and who the son of Jesse? to-day have servants been multiplied who are breaking away each from his master;
Jump to Previous
Break Breaking David David's Jesse Master Masters Multiplied Nabal Running Servants Today To-Day
Jump to Next
Break Breaking David David's Jesse Master Masters Multiplied Nabal Running Servants Today To-Day
Links
1 Samuel 25:10 NIV
1 Samuel 25:10 NLT
1 Samuel 25:10 ESV
1 Samuel 25:10 NASB
1 Samuel 25:10 KJV

1 Samuel 25:10 Bible Apps
1 Samuel 25:10 Biblia Paralela
1 Samuel 25:10 Chinese Bible
1 Samuel 25:10 French Bible
1 Samuel 25:10 German Bible

Alphabetical: and answered are away breaking But David David's days each from his is Jesse Many master masters Nabal of said servants son the their There these this today Who

OT History: 1 Samuel 25:10 Nabal answered David's servants and said Who (1Sa iSam 1 Sam i sa) Bible Study Resources, Dictionary, Concordance and Search Tools

1 Samuel 25:9
Top of Page
Top of Page