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1 Samuel 9:20

    1 Samuel 9:20 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    And as for thine asses that were lost three days ago, set not thy mind on them; for they are found. And on whom is all the desire of Israel? Is it not on thee, and on all thy father's house?

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    And as for your asses that were lost three days ago, set not your mind on them; for they are found. And on whom is all the desire of Israel? Is it not on you, and on all your father's house?

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    And as for thine asses that were lost three days ago, set not they mind on them; for they are found. And for whom is all that is desirable in Israel? Is it not for thee, and for all thy father's house?

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    As for your asses which have been wandering for three days, give no thought to them, for they have come back. And for whom are all the desired things in Israel? are they not for you and your father's family?

    Webster's Revision

    And as for thine asses that were lost three days ago, set not they mind on them; for they are found. And for whom is all that is desirable in Israel? Is it not for thee, and for all thy father's house?

    World English Bible

    As for your donkeys who were lost three days ago, don't set your mind on them; for they are found. For whom is all that is desirable in Israel? Is it not for you, and for all your father's house?"

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    And as for thine asses that were lost three days ago, set not thy mind on them; for they are found. And for whom is all that is desirable in Israel? Is it not for thee, and for all thy father's house?

    Clarke's Commentary on 1 Samuel 9:20

    As for thine asses - Thus he shows him that he knew what was in his heart, God having previously revealed these things to Samuel.

    And on whom is all the desire of Israel? - Saul understood this as implying that he was chosen to be king.