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1 Samuel 14:52

    1 Samuel 14:52 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    And there was sore war against the Philistines all the days of Saul: and when Saul saw any strong man, or any valiant man, he took him unto him.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    And there was sore war against the Philistines all the days of Saul: and when Saul saw any strong man, or any valiant man, he took him to him.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    And there was sore war against the Philistines all the days of Saul: and when Saul saw any mighty man, or any valiant man, he took him unto him.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    All through the life of Saul there was bitter war against the Philistines; and whenever Saul saw any strong man or any good fighting man, he kept him near himself.

    Webster's Revision

    And there was sore war against the Philistines all the days of Saul: and when Saul saw any mighty man, or any valiant man, he took him unto him.

    World English Bible

    There was severe war against the Philistines all the days of Saul: and when Saul saw any mighty man, or any valiant man, he took him to him.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    And there was sore war against the Philistines all the days of Saul: and when Saul saw any mighty man, or any valiant man, he took him unto him.

    Clarke's Commentary on 1 Samuel 14:52

    When Saul saw any strong man - This was very politic. He thus continued to recruit his army with strong and effective men.