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1 Samuel 9:22

    1 Samuel 9:22 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    And Samuel took Saul and his servant, and brought them into the parlour, and made them sit in the chiefest place among them that were bidden, which were about thirty persons.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    And Samuel took Saul and his servant, and brought them into the parlor, and made them sit in the most chief place among them that were bidden, which were about thirty persons.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    And Samuel took Saul and his servant, and brought them into the guest-chamber, and made them sit in the chiefest place among them that were bidden, who were about thirty persons.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    Then Samuel took Saul and his servant into the guest room, and made them take the chief place among all the guests who were there, about thirty persons.

    Webster's Revision

    And Samuel took Saul and his servant, and brought them into the guest-chamber, and made them sit in the chiefest place among them that were bidden, who were about thirty persons.

    World English Bible

    Samuel took Saul and his servant, and brought them into the guest room, and made them sit in the best place among those who were invited, who were about thirty persons.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    And Samuel took Saul and his servant, and brought them into the guest-chamber, and made them sit in the chiefest place among them that were bidden, which were about thirty persons.

    Clarke's Commentary on 1 Samuel 9:22

    Brought them into the parlour - It might as well be called kitchen; it was the place where they sat down to feast.

    Barnes' Notes on 1 Samuel 9:22

    The parlour - The "hall" or "cell" attached to the chapel on the high place, in which the sacrificial feast was accustomed to be held. (Compare 1 Chronicles 9:26.)

    Wesley's Notes on 1 Samuel 9:22

    9:22 Chief place - Thereby to raise their expectation, and to prepare them for giving that honour to Saul, which his approaching dignity required.