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1 Samuel 17:38

    1 Samuel 17:38 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    And Saul armed David with his armour, and he put an helmet of brass upon his head; also he armed him with a coat of mail.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    And Saul armed David with his armor, and he put an helmet of brass on his head; also he armed him with a coat of mail.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    And Saul clad David with his apparel, and he put a helmet of brass upon his head, and he clad him with a coat of mail.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    Then Saul gave David his clothing of war, and put a head-dress of brass on his head and had him clothed with a coat of metal.

    Webster's Revision

    And Saul clad David with his apparel, and he put a helmet of brass upon his head, and he clad him with a coat of mail.

    World English Bible

    Saul dressed David with his clothing. He put a helmet of brass on his head, and he clad him with a coat of mail.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    And Saul clad David with his apparel, and he put an helmet of brass upon his head, and he clad him with a coat of mail.

    Clarke's Commentary on 1 Samuel 17:38

    Saul armed David - He knew that although the battle was the Lord's, yet prudent means should be used to secure success.

    Wesley's Notes on 1 Samuel 17:38

    17:38 Armour - With armour taken out of his armoury. He seems to speak of some military vestments which were then used in war, and were contrived for defence; such as buff - coats are now.