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1 Samuel 25:16

    1 Samuel 25:16 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    They were a wall unto us both by night and day, all the while we were with them keeping the sheep.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    They were a wall to us both by night and day, all the while we were with them keeping the sheep.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    they were a wall unto us both by night and by day, all the while we were with them keeping the sheep.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    But day and night they were like a wall round us while we were with them, looking after the sheep.

    Webster's Revision

    they were a wall unto us both by night and by day, all the while we were with them keeping the sheep.

    World English Bible

    They were a wall to us both by night and by day, all the while we were with them keeping the sheep.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    they were a wall unto us both by night and by day, all the while we were with them keeping the sheep.

    Barnes' Notes on 1 Samuel 25:16

    A wall - To protect them from the attacks of the Bedouins, etc. They had been as safe with David's men around them as if they had been dwelling in a walled town.