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1 Samuel 25:21

    1 Samuel 25:21 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    Now David had said, Surely in vain have I kept all that this fellow hath in the wilderness, so that nothing was missed of all that pertained unto him: and he hath requited me evil for good.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    Now David had said, Surely in vain have I kept all that this fellow has in the wilderness, so that nothing was missed of all that pertained to him: and he has requited me evil for good.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    Now David had said, Surely in vain have I kept all that this fellow hath in the wilderness, so that nothing was missed of all that pertained unto him: and he hath returned me evil for good.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    Now David had said, What was the use of my taking care of this man's goods in the waste land, so that there was no loss of anything which was his? he has only given me back evil for good.

    Webster's Revision

    Now David had said, Surely in vain have I kept all that this fellow hath in the wilderness, so that nothing was missed of all that pertained unto him: and he hath returned me evil for good.

    World English Bible

    Now David had said, "Surely in vain have I kept all that this fellow has in the wilderness, so that nothing was missed of all that pertained to him. He has returned me evil for good.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    Now David had said, Surely in vain have I kept all that this fellow hath in the wilderness, so that nothing was missed of all that pertained unto him: and he hath returned me evil for good.

    Definitions for 1 Samuel 25:21

    Vain - Empty; foolish; useless.

    Barnes' Notes on 1 Samuel 25:21

    In vain - i. e., under false expectation.