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1 Samuel 25:6

    1 Samuel 25:6 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    And thus shall ye say to him that liveth in prosperity, Peace be both to thee, and peace be to thine house, and peace be unto all that thou hast.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    And thus shall you say to him that lives in prosperity, Peace be both to you, and peace be to your house, and peace be to all that you have.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    and thus shall ye say to him that liveth in prosperity , Peace be unto thee, and peace be to thy house, and peace be unto all that thou hast.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    And say this to my brother, May all be well for you: peace be to you and your house and all you have.

    Webster's Revision

    and thus shall ye say to him that liveth in prosperity , Peace be unto thee, and peace be to thy house, and peace be unto all that thou hast.

    World English Bible

    You shall tell him, 'Long life to you! Peace be to you, and peace be to your house, and peace be to all that you have.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    and thus shall ye say to him that liveth in prosperity, Peace be both unto thee, and peace be to thine house, and peace be unto all that thou hast.

    Clarke's Commentary on 1 Samuel 25:6

    Peace be both to thee - This is the ancient form of sending greetings to a friend: Peace to Thee, peace to thy Household, and peace to all that Thou Hast. That is, May both thyself, thy family, and all that pertain unto thee, be in continual prosperity!

    Perhaps David, by this salutation, wished Nabal to understand that he had acted so towards him and his property that nothing had been destroyed, and that all had been protected; see 1 Samuel 25:15-17.

    Barnes' Notes on 1 Samuel 25:6

    That liveth in prosperity - The Hebrew is obscure, and is variously interpreted. The simplest rendering is, "And ye shall say thus about (his) life," i. e., with reference to his life, health, circumstances, etc.