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1 Samuel 15:29

    1 Samuel 15:29 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    And also the Strength of Israel will not lie nor repent: for he is not a man, that he should repent.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    And also the Strength of Israel will not lie nor repent: for he is not a man, that he should repent.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    And also the Strength of Israel will not lie nor repent; for he is not a man, that he should repent.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    And further, the Glory of Israel will not say what is false, and his purpose may not be changed: for he is not a man, whose purpose may be changed.

    Webster's Revision

    And also the Strength of Israel will not lie nor repent; for he is not a man, that he should repent.

    World English Bible

    Also the Strength of Israel will not lie nor repent; for he is not a man, that he should repent."

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    And also the Strength of Israel will not lie nor repent: for he is not a man. that he should repent.

    Clarke's Commentary on 1 Samuel 15:29

    The Strength of Israel will not lie - What God has purposed he will bring to pass, for he has all power in the heavens and in the earth; and he will not repent - change his purpose - concerning thee.

    We may say it was some extenuation of Saul's fault that the people insisted on preserving the best of the prey; for who could resist the demands of a victorious mob? But his crime was in consenting; had he not, the crime would have been theirs alone.

    Barnes' Notes on 1 Samuel 15:29

    The strength of Israel - A phrase which occurs only here. The word means, perpetuity, truth, glory, victory, and trust, or confidence.