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1 Samuel 19:10

    1 Samuel 19:10 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    And Saul sought to smite David even to the wall with the javelin, but he slipped away out of Saul's presence, and he smote the javelin into the wall: and David fled, and escaped that night.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    And Saul sought to smite David even to the wall with the javelin: but he slipped away out of Saul's presence, and he smote the javelin into the wall: and David fled, and escaped that night.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    And Saul sought to smite David even to the wall with the spear; but he slipped away out of Saul's presence, and he smote the spear into the wall: and David fled, and escaped that night.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    And Saul would have sent his spear through him, pinning him to the wall, but he got away and the spear went into the wall: and that night David went in flight and got away.

    Webster's Revision

    And Saul sought to smite David even to the wall with the spear; but he slipped away out of Saul's presence, and he smote the spear into the wall: and David fled, and escaped that night.

    World English Bible

    Saul sought to pin David even to the wall with the spear; but he slipped away out of Saul's presence, and he stuck the spear into the wall. David fled, and escaped that night.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    And Saul sought to smite David even to the wall with the spear; but he slipped away out of Saul's presence, and he smote the spear into the wall: and David fled, and escaped that night.

    Definitions for 1 Samuel 19:10

    Smite - To strike; beat.

    Clarke's Commentary on 1 Samuel 19:10

    But he slipped away - He found he could not trust Saul; and therefore was continually on his watch. His agility of body was the means of his preservation at this time.

    Barnes' Notes on 1 Samuel 19:10

    David fled - This was the beginning of David's life as a fugitive and outcast, though for no "offence or fauIt" of his (Psalm 59:3, Prayer Book Version).