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1 Samuel 16:15

    1 Samuel 16:15 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    And Saul's servants said unto him, Behold now, an evil spirit from God troubleth thee.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    And Saul's servants said to him, Behold now, an evil spirit from God troubles you.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    And Saul's servants said unto him, Behold now, an evil spirit from God troubleth thee.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    And Saul's servants said to him, See now, an evil spirit from God is troubling you.

    Webster's Revision

    And Saul's servants said unto him, Behold now, an evil spirit from God troubleth thee.

    World English Bible

    Saul's servants said to him, "See now, an evil spirit from God troubles you.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    And Saul's servants said unto him, Behold now, an evil spirit from God troubleth thee.

    Barnes' Notes on 1 Samuel 16:15

    The "evil" or "melancholy" spirit here spoken of was "the Spirit of God," or "of Jehovah," as being God's messenger and minister, sent by Him to execute His righteous purpose upon Saul (see 1 Kings 22:19-22 note).