1-samuel 17 :42

1-samuel 17 :42 Translations

American King James Version (AKJV)

And when the Philistine looked about, and saw David, he disdained him: for he was but a youth, and ruddy, and of a fair countenance.

King James Version (KJV)

And when the Philistine looked about, and saw David, he disdained him: for he was but a youth, and ruddy, and of a fair countenance.

American Standard Version (ASV)

And when the Philistine looked about, and saw David, he disdained him; for he was but a youth, and ruddy, and withal of a fair countenance.

Basic English Translation (BBE)

And when the Philistine, taking note, saw David, he had a poor opinion of him: for he was only a boy, red-haired and good-looking.

Webster's Revision

And when the Philistine looked about, and saw David, he disdained him: for he was a youth, and ruddy, and of a fair countenance.

World English Bible

When the Philistine looked about, and saw David, he disdained him; for he was but a youth, and ruddy, and withal of a fair face.

English Revised Version (ERV)

And when the Philistine looked about, and saw David, he disdained him: for he was but a youth, and ruddy, and withal of a fair countenance.

Definitions for 1-samuel 17 :42

Countenance - Appearance.

Clarke's Commentary on 1-samuel 17 :42

He disdained him - He held him in contempt; he saw that he was young, and from his ruddy complexion supposed him to be effeminate.

Barnes' Commentary on 1-samuel 17 :42

Wesley's Commentary on 1-samuel 17 :42

17:42 Fair - Not having so much as the countenance of a martial person.
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