New International Version
They ran and brought him out, and as he stood among the people he was a head taller than any of the others.
King James Bible
And they ran and fetched him thence: and when he stood among the people, he was higher than any of the people from his shoulders and upward.
Darby Bible Translation
And they ran and fetched him thence; and when he stood among the people, he was higher than any of the people from his shoulders and upward.
World English Bible
They ran and fetched him there; and when he stood among the people, he was higher than any of the people from his shoulders and upward.
Young's Literal Translation
And they run and bring him thence, and he stationed himself in the midst of the people, and he is higher than any of the people from his shoulder and upward.
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
The Lord answered - What a continual access to God! and what condescension in his attention to all their requests!
The stuff among which he had secreted himself may mean the carts, baggage, etc., brought by the people to Mizpeh.
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'And Samuel called the people together unto the Lord to Mizpeh; 18. And said unto the children of Israel, Thus saith the Lord God of Israel, I brought up Israel out of Egypt, and delivered you out of the hand of the Egyptians, and out of the hand of all kingdoms, and of them that oppressed you; 19. And ye have this day rejected your God, who Himself saved you out of all your adversities and your tribulations; and ye have said unto Him, Nay, but set a king over us. Now therefore present yourselves …
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The Earliest Chapters in Divine Revelation
After he drove the man out, he placed on the east side of the Garden of Eden cherubim and a flaming sword flashing back and forth to guard the way to the tree of life.
1 Samuel 9:2
Kish had a son named Saul, as handsome a young man as could be found anywhere in Israel, and he was a head taller than anyone else.
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