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1 Samuel 9:11

    1 Samuel 9:11 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    And as they went up the hill to the city, they found young maidens going out to draw water, and said unto them, Is the seer here?

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    And as they went up the hill to the city, they found young maidens going out to draw water, and said to them, Is the seer here?

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    As they went up the ascent to the city, they found young maidens going out to draw water, and said unto them, Is the seer here?

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    And when they were on the way up to the town, they saw some young girls going out to get water and said to them, Is the seer here?

    Webster's Revision

    As they went up the ascent to the city, they found young maidens going out to draw water, and said unto them, Is the seer here?

    World English Bible

    As they went up the ascent to the city, they found young maidens going out to draw water, and said to them, "Is the seer here?"

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    As they went up the ascent to the city, they found young maidens going out to draw water, and said unto them, Is the seer here?

    Clarke's Commentary on 1 Samuel 9:11

    Young maidens going out to draw water - So far is it from being true, that young women were always kept closely shut up at home, that we find them often in the field, drawing and carrying water, as here.