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1 Samuel 25:20

    1 Samuel 25:20 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    And it was so, as she rode on the ass, that she came down by the covert of the hill, and, behold, David and his men came down against her; and she met them.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    And it was so, as she rode on the ass, that she came down by the covert on the hill, and, behold, David and his men came down against her; and she met them.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    And it was so, as she rode on her ass, and came down by the covert of the mountain, that, behold, David and his men came down toward her; and she met them.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    Now while she was going down under cover of the mountain on her ass, David and his men came down against her, and suddenly she came face to face with them.

    Webster's Revision

    And it was so, as she rode on her ass, and came down by the covert of the mountain, that, behold, David and his men came down toward her; and she met them.

    World English Bible

    It was so, as she rode on her donkey, and came down by the covert of the mountain, that behold, David and his men came down toward her; and she met them.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    And it was so, as she rode on her ass, and came down by the covert of the mountain, that, behold, David and his men came down against her; and she met them.

    Definitions for 1 Samuel 25:20

    Covert - A hiding place.

    Clarke's Commentary on 1 Samuel 25:20

    She came down - and David - came down - David was coming down Mount Paran; Abigail was coming down from Carmel. - Calmet.

    Barnes' Notes on 1 Samuel 25:20

    The covert of the hill - Probably a defile or glen, literally a "secret place," as in 1 Samuel 19:2. She was riding down into this glen from one side, while David and his men were descending the opposite hill. It is perhaps mentioned that she came by this "secret place," because she chose this path to escape the observation of her husband or of anyone else.