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1 Samuel 23:9

    1 Samuel 23:9 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    And David knew that Saul secretly practised mischief against him; and he said to Abiathar the priest, Bring hither the ephod.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    And David knew that Saul secretly practiced mischief against him; and he said to Abiathar the priest, Bring here the ephod.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    And David knew that Saul was devising mischief against him; and he said to Abiathar the priest, Bring hither the ephod.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    And it was clear to David that Saul had evil designs against him, and he said to Abiathar the priest, Come here with the ephod.

    Webster's Revision

    And David knew that Saul was devising mischief against him; and he said to Abiathar the priest, Bring hither the ephod.

    World English Bible

    David knew that Saul was devising mischief against him; and he said to Abiathar the priest, "Bring the ephod here."

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    And David knew that Saul devised mischief against him; and he said to Abiathar the priest, Bring hither the ephod.

    Clarke's Commentary on 1 Samuel 23:9

    Bring hither the ephod - It seems as if David himself, clothed with the ephod, had consulted the Lord; and 1 Samuel 23:10-12 contain the words of the consultation, and the Lord's answer. But see on 1 Samuel 23:2 (note).