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1 Samuel 17:18

    1 Samuel 17:18 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    And carry these ten cheeses unto the captain of their thousand, and look how thy brethren fare, and take their pledge.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    And carry these ten cheeses to the captain of their thousand, and look how your brothers fare, and take their pledge.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    and bring these ten cheeses unto the captain of their thousand, and look how thy brethren fare, and take their pledge.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    And take these ten cheeses to the captain of their thousand, and see how your brothers are and come back with a sign to say how they are.

    Webster's Revision

    and bring these ten cheeses unto the captain of their thousand, and look how thy brethren fare, and take their pledge.

    World English Bible

    and bring these ten cheeses to the captain of their thousand, and see how your brothers are doing, and bring back news."

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    and bring these ten cheeses unto the captain of their thousand, and look how thy brethren fare, and take their pledge.

    Definitions for 1 Samuel 17:18

    Fare - To make merry; rejoice.

    Clarke's Commentary on 1 Samuel 17:18

    Carry these ten cheeses - Cheeses of milk, says the margin. In the East they do not make what we call cheese: they press the milk but slightly, and carry it in rush baskets. It is highly salted, and little different from curds.

    Barnes' Notes on 1 Samuel 17:18

    Take their pledge - i. e., bring back what they have to say in return.

    Wesley's Notes on 1 Samuel 17:18

    17:18 Pledge - That is, bring me some token of their welfare.