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1 Samuel 19:9

    1 Samuel 19:9 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    And the evil spirit from the LORD was upon Saul, as he sat in his house with his javelin in his hand: and David played with his hand.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    And the evil spirit from the LORD was on Saul, as he sat in his house with his javelin in his hand: and David played with his hand.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    And an evil spirit from Jehovah was upon Saul, as he sat in his house with his spear in his hand; and David was playing with his hand.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    And an evil spirit from the Lord came on Saul, when he was seated in his house with his spear in his hand; and David made music for him.

    Webster's Revision

    And an evil spirit from Jehovah was upon Saul, as he sat in his house with his spear in his hand; and David was playing with his hand.

    World English Bible

    An evil spirit from Yahweh was on Saul, as he sat in his house with his spear in his hand; and David was playing with his hand.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    And an evil spirit from the LORD was upon Saul as he sat in his house with his spear in his hand; and David played with his hand.

    Clarke's Commentary on 1 Samuel 19:9

    And the evil spirit from the Lord - His envy and jealousy again returned, producing distraction of mind, which was exacerbated by diabolic influence. See on 1 Samuel 16:14 (note).