1 Samuel 27:1
New International Version
But David thought to himself, "One of these days I will be destroyed by the hand of Saul. The best thing I can do is to escape to the land of the Philistines. Then Saul will give up searching for me anywhere in Israel, and I will slip out of his hand."

New Living Translation
But David kept thinking to himself, "Someday Saul is going to get me. The best thing I can do is escape to the Philistines. Then Saul will stop hunting for me in Israelite territory, and I will finally be safe."

English Standard Version
Then David said in his heart, “Now I shall perish one day by the hand of Saul. There is nothing better for me than that I should escape to the land of the Philistines. Then Saul will despair of seeking me any longer within the borders of Israel, and I shall escape out of his hand.”

New American Standard Bible
Then David said to himself, "Now I will perish one day by the hand of Saul. There is nothing better for me than to escape into the land of the Philistines. Saul then will despair of searching for me anymore in all the territory of Israel, and I will escape from his hand."

King James Bible
And David said in his heart, I shall now perish one day by the hand of Saul: there is nothing better for me than that I should speedily escape into the land of the Philistines; and Saul shall despair of me, to seek me any more in any coast of Israel: so shall I escape out of his hand.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
David said to himself, "One of these days I'll be swept away by Saul. There is nothing better for me than to escape immediately to the land of the Philistines. Then Saul will stop searching for me everywhere in Israel, and I'll escape from him."

International Standard Version
David told himself, "One of these days I'll perish by Saul's hand. There is nothing better for me to do than to escape to Philistine territory. Saul will give up searching for me anymore within the borders of Israel, so I'll escape from him."

NET Bible
David thought to himself, "One of these days I'm going to be swept away by the hand of Saul! There is nothing better for me than to escape to the land of the Philistines. Then Saul will despair of searching for me through all the territory of Israel and I will escape from his hand."

GOD'S WORD® Translation
David said to himself, "One of these days Saul will sweep me away. The best thing for me to do is to make sure that I escape to Philistine territory. Then Saul will give up looking all over Israel for me, and I'll escape from him."

Jubilee Bible 2000
And David said in his heart, In the end I shall be killed some day by the hand of Saul; there is nothing better for me than that I should escape once and for all into the land of the Philistines; and Saul shall despair of me, to seek me any more within the borders of Israel; so shall I escape out of his hand.

King James 2000 Bible
And David said in his heart, I shall now perish one day by the hand of Saul: there is nothing better for me than that I should speedily escape into the land of the Philistines; and Saul shall despair of me, to seek me any more in any border of Israel: so shall I escape out of his hand.

American King James Version
And David said in his heart, I shall now perish one day by the hand of Saul: there is nothing better for me than that I should speedily escape into the land of the Philistines; and Saul shall despair of me, to seek me any more in any coast of Israel: so shall I escape out of his hand.

American Standard Version
And David said in his heart, I shall now perish one day by the hand of Saul: there is nothing better for me than that I should escape into the land of the Philistines; and Saul will despair of me, to seek me any more in all the borders of Israel: so shall I escape out of his hand.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And David said in his heart: I shall gone day or other fall into the hands of Saul: is it not better for me to flee, and to be saved in the land of the Philistines, that Saul may despair of me, and cease to seek me in all the coasts of Israel? I will flee then out of his hands.

Darby Bible Translation
And David said in his heart, I shall now perish one day by the hand of Saul: there is nothing better for me than that I should speedily escape into the land of the Philistines; and Saul will despair of me to seek me any more within all the limits of Israel, and I shall escape out of his hand.

English Revised Version
And David said in his heart, I shall now perish one day by the hand of Saul: there is nothing better for me than that I should escape into the land of the Philistines; and Saul shall despair of me, to seek me any more in all the borders of Israel: so shall I escape out of his hand.

Webster's Bible Translation
And David said in his heart, I shall now perish one day by the hand of Saul: there is nothing better for me than that I should speedily escape into the land of the Philistines; and Saul will despair of me, to seek me any more in any border of Israel; so shall I escape from his hand.

World English Bible
David said in his heart, "I shall now perish one day by the hand of Saul. There is nothing better for me than that I should escape into the land of the Philistines; and Saul will despair of me, to seek me any more in all the borders of Israel. So shall I escape out of his hand."

Young's Literal Translation
And David saith unto his heart, 'Now am I consumed one day by the hand of Saul; there is nothing for me better than that I diligently escape unto the land of the Philistines, and Saul hath been despairing of me -- of seeking me any more in all the border of Israel, and I have escaped out of his hand.'

1 Samuel 27:1 Afrikaans PWL
Toe het Dawid by homself gesê: “Nou, ek sal eendag omkom deur die hand van Sha’ul. Daar is vir my niks beter as om te ontsnap na die land van die F’lishtyne nie. Sha’ul sal dan hoop opgee in sy soeke na my in die hele grondgebied van Yisra’el en ek sal uit sy hand ontsnap.”

1 i Samuelit 27:1 Albanian
Davidi tha në zemër të tij: "Një ditë ose një tjetër unë do të vritem nga dora e Saulit; prandaj nuk ka asgjë më të mirë për mua se sa të shpëtoj kokën në vendin e Filistejve; kështu Sauli do të heqë

ﺻﻤﻮﺋﻴﻞ ﺍﻷﻭﻝ 27:1 Arabic: Smith & Van Dyke
وقال داود في قلبه اني ساهلك يوما بيد شاول فلا شيء خير لي من ان افلت الى ارض الفلسطينيين فييأس شاول مني فلا يفتش عليّ بعد في جميع تخوم اسرائيل فانجو من يده.

Dyr Sämyheel A 27:1 Bavarian
Dyr Dafet güberlögt syr: "Iewet bringt mi dyr Saul +doch non um. Mir werd nix überbleibn, als däß i eyn s Pflisterland abhin ausweich. Naacherd werd dyr Saul schoon ayn Rue göbn und nit bständig um mi dös gantze Isryheel umherklaubn. Yso kimm i iem aus!"

1 Царе 27:1 Bulgarian
Тогава Давид каза в сърцето си: Най-сетне ще загина един ден от Сауловата ръка: няма по-добро за мене отколкото да избягам по-скоро във филистимската земя; тогава Саул ще се отчая и няма вече да ме търси по всичките предели на Израиля; така ще се отърва от ръката му.

現代標點和合本 (CUVMP Traditional)
大衛心裡說:「必有一日我死在掃羅手裡,不如逃奔非利士地去。掃羅見我不在以色列的境內,就必絕望,不再尋索我。這樣我可以脫離他的手。」

现代标点和合本 (CUVMP Simplified)
大卫心里说:“必有一日我死在扫罗手里,不如逃奔非利士地去。扫罗见我不在以色列的境内,就必绝望,不再寻索我。这样我可以脱离他的手。”

撒 母 耳 記 上 27:1 Chinese Bible: Union (Traditional)
大 衛 心 裡 說 : 必 有 一 日 我 死 在 掃 羅 手 裡 , 不 如 逃 奔 非 利 士 地 去 。 掃 羅 見 我 不 在 以 色 列 的 境 內 , 就 必 絕 望 , 不 再 尋 索 我 ; 這 樣 我 可 以 脫 離 他 的 手 。

撒 母 耳 記 上 27:1 Chinese Bible: Union (Simplified)
大 卫 心 里 说 : 必 有 一 日 我 死 在 扫 罗 手 里 , 不 如 逃 奔 非 利 士 地 去 。 扫 罗 见 我 不 在 以 色 列 的 境 内 , 就 必 绝 望 , 不 再 寻 索 我 ; 这 样 我 可 以 脱 离 他 的 手 。

1 Samuel 27:1 Croatian Bible
David reče u sebi: "Ipak ću jednoga dana poginuti od Šaulove ruke. Zato nema ništa bolje za me nego da se spasim u zemlju Filistejaca. Tada će Šaul odustati da me dalje traži po svim krajevima Izraelovim i izbavit ću se iz njegove ruke."

První Samuelova 27:1 Czech BKR
Řekl pak David v srdci svém: Když tedyž sejdu od ruky Saulovy, nic mi lepšího není, než abych naprosto utekl do země Filistinské. I pustí o mně Saul, a nebude mne více hledati v žádných končinách Izraelských, a tak ujdu ruky jeho.

1 Samuel 27:1 Danish
Men David sagde til sig selv: »Jeg falder dog en skønne Dag for Sauls Haand. Jeg har ingen anden udvej end at søge Tilflugt i Filisternes Land; saa opgiver Saul at søge efter mig nogetsteds i Israels Land, og jeg er uden for hans Rækkevidde!«

1 Samuël 27:1 Dutch Staten Vertaling
David nu zeide in zijn hart: Nu zal ik een der dagen door Sauls hand omkomen; mij is niet beter, dan dat ik haastelijk ontkome in het land der Filistijnen, opdat Saul van mij de hoop verlieze, om mij meer te zoeken in de ganse landpale van Israel; zo zal ik ontkomen uit zijn hand.

Westminster Leningrad Codex
וַיֹּ֤אמֶר דָּוִד֙ אֶל־לִבֹּ֔ו עַתָּ֛ה אֶסָּפֶ֥ה יֹום־אֶחָ֖ד בְּיַד־שָׁא֑וּל אֵֽין־לִ֨י טֹ֜וב כִּ֣י הִמָּלֵ֥ט אִמָּלֵ֣ט ׀ אֶל־אֶ֣רֶץ פְּלִשְׁתִּ֗ים וְנֹואַ֨שׁ מִמֶּ֤נִּי שָׁאוּל֙ לְבַקְשֵׁ֤נִי עֹוד֙ בְּכָל־גְּב֣וּל יִשְׂרָאֵ֔ל וְנִמְלַטְתִּ֖י מִיָּדֹֽו׃

WLC (Consonants Only)
ויאמר דוד אל־לבו עתה אספה יום־אחד ביד־שאול אין־לי טוב כי המלט אמלט ׀ אל־ארץ פלשתים ונואש ממני שאול לבקשני עוד בכל־גבול ישראל ונמלטתי מידו׃

Aleppo Codex
א ויאמר דוד אל לבו עתה אספה יום אחד ביד שאול אין לי טוב כי המלט אמלט אל ארץ פלשתים ונואש ממני שאול לבקשני עוד בכל גבול ישראל ונמלטתי מידו

1 Sámuel 27:1 Hungarian: Karoli
És monda Dávid magában: Egy napon mégis el kell pusztulnom a Saul keze miatt, nincs jobb reám nézve, mintha gyorsan elmenekülök a Filiszteusok tartományába, [így] Saul felhagy [azzal,] hogy engem tovább is üldözzön Izráel egész területén, és [így] megszabadulok az õ kezébõl.

Samuel 1 27:1 Esperanto
Tamen David diris al si mem:Mi povas enfali iun tagon en la manon de Saul; estas por mi nenio pli bona, ol ke mi forkuru en la landon de la Filisxtoj, por ke Saul cxesu sercxi min plu en la regionoj de Izrael, kaj por ke mi savigxu kontraux lia mano.

ENSIMMÄINEN SAMUELIN KIRJA 27:1 Finnish: Bible (1776)
Niin David ajatteli sydämessänsä: kuitenkin minä yhtenä päivänä joudun Saulin käsiin: ei ole minun parempaa, kuin että minä menen ojetinsa Philistealaisten maalle, että Saul lakkais minua etsimästä kaikissa Israelin rajoissa, ja minä pääsisin hänen käsistänsä.

1 Samuel 27:1 French: Darby
Et David dit en son coeur: Maintenant, je perirai un jour par la main de Sauel; il n'y a rien de bon pour moi que de me sauver en hate dans le pays des Philistins, et Sauel renoncera à me chercher encore dans tous les confins d'Israel, et j'echapperai à sa main.

1 Samuel 27:1 French: Louis Segond (1910)
David dit en lui-même: je périrai un jour par la main de Saül; il n'y a rien de mieux pour moi que de me réfugier au pays des Philistins, afin que Saül renonce à me chercher encore dans tout le territoire d'Israël; ainsi j'échapperai à sa main.

1 Samuel 27:1 French: Martin (1744)
Mais David dit en son cœur : Certes je périrai un jour par les mains de Saul; ne vaut-il pas mieux que je me sauve au pays des Philistins, afin que Saul n'espère plus de [me trouver], en me cherchant encore en quelqu'une des contrées d'Israël? car je me sauverai ainsi de ses mains.

1 Samuel 27:1 German: Modernized
David aber gedachte in seinem Herzen: Ich werde der Tage einen Saul in die Hände fallen; es ist mir nichts besser, denn daß ich entrinne in der Philister Land, daß Saul von mir ablasse, mich fürder zu suchen in allen Grenzen Israels; so werde ich seinen Händen entrinnen.

1 Samuel 27:1 German: Luther (1912)
David aber gedachte in seinem Herzen: Ich werde der Tage einen Saul in die Hände fallen; es ist mir nichts besser, denn daß ich entrinne in der Philister Land, daß Saul von mir ablasse, mich fürder zu suchen im ganzen Gebiet Israels; so werde ich seinen Händen entrinnen. {~}

1 Samuel 27:1 German: Textbibel (1899)
David aber sagte sich selbst: Nun werde ich eines Tages durch Sauls Hand hingerafft werden: es nützt mir nichts, als daß ich thatsächlich ins Philisterland entrinne; dann giebt Saul es auf, noch länger im ganzen Gebiet Israels auf mich zu fahnden, und ich bin aus seinen Händen entronnen.

1 Samuele 27:1 Italian: Riveduta Bible (1927)
Or Davide disse in cuor suo: "Un giorno o l’altro io perirò per le mani di Saul; non v’è nulla di meglio per me che rifugiarmi nel paese dei Filistei, in guisa che Saul, perduta ogni speranza, finisca di cercarmi per tutto il territorio d’Israele; così scamperò dalle sue mani".

1 Samuele 27:1 Italian: Giovanni Diodati Bible (1649)
OR Davide disse fra sè stesso: Ecco, un giorno io perirò per le mani di Saulle; non vi è nulla di meglio per me, se non che io scampi affatto nel paese de’ Filistei; talchè Saulle, se pur continua a cercarmi per tutte le contrade d’Israele, perda ogni speranza di me; così scamperò dalla sua mano.

1 SAMUEL 27:1 Indonesian - Terjemahan Lama (TL)
Hata, maka kemudian dari pada itu kata Daud dalam hatinya: Sungguh pada salah suatu hari kiranya aku dibinasakan oleh tangan Saul juga, tiada yang lebih baik bagiku, melainkan aku coba berlepas diriku ke negeri orang Filistin, niscaya putuslah harap Saul kelak akan daku dari pada mencahari aku lagi dalam segala jajahan tanah Israel, maka demikian bolehlah aku luput dari pada tangannya.

사무엘상 27:1 Korean
다윗이 그 마음에 생각하기를 `내가 후일에는 사울의 손에 망하리니 블레셋 사람의 땅으로 피하여 들어가는 것이 상책이로다 사울이 이스라엘 온 경내에서 나를 수색하다가 절망하리니 내가 그 손에서 벗어나리라` 하고

I Samuelis 27:1 Latin: Vulgata Clementina
Et ait David in corde suo : Aliquando incidam una die in manus Saul : nonne melius est ut fugiam, et salver in terra Philisthinorum, ut desperet Saul, cessetque me quærere in cunctis finibus Israël ? Fugiam ergo manus ejus.

Pirmoji Samuelio knyga 27:1 Lithuanian
Dovydas tarė savo širdyje: “Vieną dieną aš žūsiu nuo Sauliaus rankos. Geriausia man būtų pasitraukti į filistinų šalį. Tada Saulius nebeieškos manęs Izraelyje, ir aš išsigelbėsiu nuo jo rankos”.

1 Samuel 27:1 Maori
Na ka mea a Rawiri i roto i tona ngakau, Katahi ahau ka ngaro i te ringa o Haora a tetahi ra; kahore atu he mea pai moku i te hohoro o toku mawhiti atu ki te whenua o nga Pirihitini, kia ngakaukore ai a Haora ki te rapu ano i ahau i nga rohe kato a o Iharaira: penei ka mawhiti atu ahau i roto i tona ringa.

1 Samuels 27:1 Norwegian: Det Norsk Bibelselskap (1930)
Men David tenkte ved sig selv: Engang kommer jeg nu allikevel til å miste livet for Sauls hånd; jeg har ikke noget godt i vente. Jeg vil undfly til filistrenes land; så vil Saul holde op med å lete efter mig i hele Israels land, og jeg slipper ut av hans hånd.

1 Samuel 27:1 Spanish: La Biblia de las Américas
Entonces David se dijo: Ahora bien, voy a perecer algún día por la mano de Saúl. Lo mejor para mí es huir a la tierra de los filisteos. Saúl se cansará, y no me buscará más en todo el territorio de Israel, y escaparé de su mano.

1 Samuel 27:1 Spanish: La Nueva Biblia de los Hispanos
Entonces David se dijo: "Ahora bien, voy a perecer algún día por la mano de Saúl. Lo mejor para mí es huir a la tierra de los Filisteos. Saúl se cansará, y no me buscará más en todo el territorio de Israel, y escaparé de su mano."

1 Samuel 27:1 Spanish: Reina Valera Gómez
Y dijo David en su corazón: Al fin seré muerto algún día por la mano de Saúl; por tanto, nada me será mejor que fugarme a la tierra de los filisteos, para que Saúl se deje de mí, y no me ande buscando más por todos los términos de Israel, y así me escaparé de sus manos.

1 Samuel 27:1 Spanish: Reina Valera 1909
Y DIJO David en su corazón: Al fin seré muerto algún día por la mano de Saúl: nada por tanto me será mejor que fugarme á la tierra de los Filisteos, para que Saúl se deje de mí, y no me ande buscando más por todos los términos de Israel, y así me escaparé

1 Samuel 27:1 Spanish: Sagradas Escrituras 1569
Y dijo David en su corazón: Al fin seré muerto algún día por la mano de Saúl; nada, por tanto, me será mejor que fugarme a la tierra de los filisteos, para que Saúl se deje de mí, y no me ande buscando más por todos los términos de Israel, y así me escaparé de sus manos.

1 Samuel 27:1 Bíblia King James Atualizada Português
Depois considerou Davi em seu coração: “Qualquer dia desses Saul vai conseguir me matar. O melhor a fazer é fugir para a terra dos filisteus. Somente assim Saul desistirá de me perseguir em todo o território de Israel, e assim estarei livre de suas mãos!”

1 Samuel 27:1 Portugese Bible
Disse, porém, Davi no seu coração: Ora, perecerei ainda algum dia pela mão de Saul; não há coisa melhor para mim do que escapar para a terra dos filisteus, para que Saul perca a esperança de mim, e cesse de me buscar por todos os termos de Israel; assim escaparei da sua mão.   

1 Samuel 27:1 Romanian: Cornilescu
David şi -a zis în sine: ,,Voi peri într'o zi ucis de mîna lui Saul; nu este nimic mai bine pentru mine decît să fug în ţara Filistenilor, pentru ca Saul să înceteze să mă mai caute în tot ţinutul lui Israel; aşa voi scăpa de mîna lui.``

1-я Царств 27:1 Russian: Synodal Translation (1876)
И сказал Давид в сердце своем: когда-нибудь попаду я в руки Саула, и нет для меня ничего лучшего, как убежать в землю Филистимскую; и отстанет от меня Саул и не будет искать меня более по всем пределам Израильским, и я спасусь отруки его.

1-я Царств 27:1 Russian koi8r
И сказал Давид в сердце своем: когда-нибудь попаду я в руки Саула, и нет для меня ничего лучшего, как убежать в землю Филистимскую; и отстанет от меня Саул [и не будет] искать меня более по всем пределам Израильским, и я спасусь от руки его.

1 Samuelsboken 27:1 Swedish (1917)
Men David sade till sig själv: »En dag skall jag nu i alla fall omkomma genom Sauls hand. Ingen annan räddning finnes för mig än att fly undan till filistéernas land; då måste Saul avstå ifrån att vidare söka efter mig över hela Israels område, och så undkommer jag hans hand.»

1 Samuel 27:1 Tagalog: Ang Dating Biblia (1905)
At nasabi ni David sa kaniyang sarili, Ako'y mamamatay isang araw sa kamay ni Saul: walang anomang bagay na mabuti sa akin kundi ang tumakas sa lupain ng mga Filisteo; at si Saul ay mawawalan ng pagasa tungkol sa akin, upang huwag na akong pag-usigin sa lahat ng mga hangganan ng Israel: sa gayo'y tatakas ako mula sa kaniyang kamay.

1 ซามูเอล 27:1 Thai: from KJV
ดาวิดนึกในใจว่า "ข้าคงจะพินาศสักวันหนึ่งด้วยมือของซาอูล ไม่มีสิ่งใดดีกว่าที่ข้าจะหนีไปอยู่ที่แผ่นดินคนฟีลิสเตีย แล้วซาอูลก็จะทรงเลิกไม่ติดตามข้าอีกภายในพรมแดนอิสราเอล และข้าจะรอดพ้นจากมือของท่านได้"

1 Samuel 27:1 Turkish
Davut, ‹‹Bir gün Saulun eliyle yok olacağım›› diye düşündü, ‹‹Benim için en iyisi hemen Filist topraklarına kaçmak. O zaman Saul İsrailin her yanında beni aramaktan vazgeçer; ben de onun elinden kurtulmuş olurum.››

1 Sa-mu-eân 27:1 Vietnamese (1934)
Ða-vít nói thầm nghĩ rằng: Chắc một ngày kia, ta sẽ chết bởi tay Sau-lơ. Ta chẳng làm chi hay hơn bằng trốn trong xứ Phi-li-tin, thì Sau-lơ sẽ chẳng còn kiếm ta trong cả địa phận Y-sơ-ra-ên nữa. Như vậy, ta sẽ thoát khỏi tay người.

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