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1 Samuel 16:21

    1 Samuel 16:21 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    And David came to Saul, and stood before him: and he loved him greatly; and he became his armourbearer.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    And David came to Saul, and stood before him: and he loved him greatly; and he became his armor bearer.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    And David came to Saul, and stood before him: and he loved him greatly; and he became his armorbearer.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    And David came to Saul, waiting before him: and he became very dear to Saul, who made him his servant, giving him the care of his arms.

    Webster's Revision

    And David came to Saul, and stood before him: and he loved him greatly; and he became his armorbearer.

    World English Bible

    David came to Saul, and stood before him. He loved him greatly; and he became his armor bearer.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    And David came to Saul, and stood before him: and he loved him greatly; and he became his armourbearer.

    Definitions for 1 Samuel 16:21

    Became - Was exactly suited for; was fitting.

    Barnes' Notes on 1 Samuel 16:21

    The difficulty of reconciling this verse with 1 Samuel 17:55-58, is met thus: The words here are the ultimate sequence of David's first visit to Saul, and of his skill in music, and are therefore placed here; but they did not really come to pass until after David's victory over Goliath (see 1 Samuel 18:2). It is quite conceivable that if David had only played once or twice to Saul, and then returned to his father's house for some months, Saul might not recognize him.