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1 Samuel 17:35

    1 Samuel 17:35 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    And I went out after him, and smote him, and delivered it out of his mouth: and when he arose against me, I caught him by his beard, and smote him, and slew him.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    And I went out after him, and smote him, and delivered it out of his mouth: and when he arose against me, I caught him by his beard, and smote him, and slew him.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    I went out after him, and smote him, and delivered it out of his mouth; and when he arose against me, I caught him by his beard, and smote him, and slew him.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    I went out after him, and overcame him, and took it out of his mouth: and if, turning on me, he came at me, I took him by the hair and overcame him and put him to death.

    Webster's Revision

    I went out after him, and smote him, and delivered it out of his mouth; and when he arose against me, I caught him by his beard, and smote him, and slew him.

    World English Bible

    I went out after him, and struck him, and rescued it out of his mouth. When he arose against me, I caught him by his beard, and struck him, and killed him.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    I went out after him, and smote him, and delivered it out of his mouth: and when he arose against me, I caught him by his beard, and smote him, and slew him.

    Clarke's Commentary on 1 Samuel 17:35

    The slaying of the lion and the bear mentioned here, must have taken place at two different times; perhaps the verse should be read thus: I went out after him, (the lion). and smote him, etc. And when he (the bear) rose up against me, I caught him by the beard and slew him.

    Barnes' Notes on 1 Samuel 17:35

    His beard - Put here for his throat, or under jaw; neither lion nor bear has a beard properly speaking.