New International Version
David said to the young man who brought him the report, "Where are you from?" "I am the son of a foreigner, an Amalekite," he answered.
King James Bible
And David said unto the young man that told him, Whence art thou? And he answered, I am the son of a stranger, an Amalekite.
Darby Bible Translation
And David said to the young man that told him, Whence art thou? And he said, I am the son of an Amalekite stranger.
World English Bible
David said to the young man who told him, "Where are you from?" He answered, "I am the son of a foreigner, an Amalekite."
Young's Literal Translation
And David saith unto the youth who is declaring it to him, 'Whence art thou?' and he saith, 'Son of a sojourner, an Amalekite, I am.'
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
The crown - and the bracelet - The crown was probably no more than a royal fillet or diadem, both being the ensigns of royalty. It is sometimes customary in the East for a sovereign prince to give a crown and bracelets, when investing others with dominion or authority over certain provinces. Had Saul these in token of his being God's vicegerent, and that he held the kingdom from him alone?
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
LibraryThe History of the Psalter
[Sidenote: Nature of the Psalter] Corresponding to the book of Proverbs, itself a select library containing Israel's best gnomic literature, is the Psalter, the compendium of the nation's lyrical songs and hymns and prayers. It is the record of the soul experiences of the race. Its language is that of the heart, and its thoughts of common interest to worshipful humanity. It reflects almost every phase of religious feeling: penitence, doubt, remorse, confession, fear, faith, hope, adoration, and …
Charles Foster Kent—The Origin & Permanent Value of the Old Testament
Then they turned back and went to En Mishpat (that is, Kadesh), and they conquered the whole territory of the Amalekites, as well as the Amorites who were living in Hazezon Tamar.
2 Samuel 1:8
"He asked me, 'Who are you?' "'An Amalekite,' I answered.
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