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1 Samuel 17:42

    1 Samuel 17:42 Translations

    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 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.

    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 but a youth, and ruddy, and withal 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.

    Wesley's Notes on 1 Samuel 17:42

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