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1 Samuel 21:11

11 And the servants of Achish said to him, “Is not this David the king of the land? fDid they not sing to one another of him in dances,

‘Saul has struck down his thousands,

and David his ten thousands’?”

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1 Samuel 21:11 — The New International Version (NIV)

11 But the servants of Achish said to him, “Isn’t this David, the king of the land? Isn’t he the one they sing about in their dances:

“ ‘Saul has slain his thousands,

and David his tens of thousands’?”

1 Samuel 21:11 — King James Version (KJV 1900)

11 And the servants of Achish said unto him, Is not this David the king of the land? did they not sing one to another of him in dances, saying, Saul hath slain his thousands, and David his ten thousands?

1 Samuel 21:11 — New Living Translation (NLT)

11 But the officers of Achish were unhappy about his being there. “Isn’t this David, the king of the land?” they asked. “Isn’t he the one the people honor with dances, singing,

‘Saul has killed his thousands,

and David his ten thousands’?”

1 Samuel 21:11 — The New King James Version (NKJV)

11 And the servants of Achish said to him, “Is this not David the king of the land? Did they not sing of him to one another in dances, saying:

‘Saul has slain his thousands,

And David his ten thousands’?”

1 Samuel 21:11 — New Century Version (NCV)

11 But the servants of Achish said to him, “This is David, the king of the Israelites. He’s the man they dance and sing about, saying:

‘Saul has killed thousands of his enemies,

but David has killed tens of thousands.’ ”

1 Samuel 21:11 — American Standard Version (ASV 1901)

11 And the servants of Achish said unto him, Is not this David the king of the land? did they not sing one to another of him in dances, saying,

Saul hath slain his thousands,

And David his ten thousands?

1 Samuel 21:11 — 1890 Darby Bible (DARBY)

11 And the servants of Achish said to him, Is not this David the king of the land? did they not sing one to another of him in dances, saying, Saul has smitten his thousands, and David his ten thousands?

1 Samuel 21:11 — GOD’S WORD Translation (GW)

11 Achish’s officers asked, “Isn’t this David, the king of his country? He’s the one they used to sing about in the dances:

‘Saul has defeated thousands

but David tens of thousands.’ ”

1 Samuel 21:11 — The Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)

11 But Achish’s servants said to him, “Isn’t this David, the king of the land? Don’t they sing about him during their dances:

Saul has killed his thousands,

but David his tens of thousands?”

1 Samuel 21:11 — The New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

11 The servants of Achish said to him, “Is this not David the king of the land? Did they not sing to one another of him in dances,

‘Saul has killed his thousands,

and David his ten thousands’?”

1 Samuel 21:11 — The Lexham English Bible (LEB)

11 The servants of Achish said to him, “Is not this David the king of the land? Is it not for this one that they sang in the dances, saying, ‘Saul killed his thousands, but David his ten thousands?’ ”

1 Samuel 21:11 — New International Reader’s Version (NIrV)

11 But the servants of Achish spoke to him. They said, “Isn’t this David, the king of the land? Isn’t he the one the Israelites sing about when they dance? They sing,

“ ‘Saul has killed thousands of men.

David has killed tens of thousands.’ ”

1 Samuel 21:11 — New American Standard Bible: 1995 Update (NASB95)

11 But the servants of Achish said to him, “Is this not David the king of the land? Did they not sing of this one as they danced, saying,

Saul has slain his thousands,

And David his ten thousands’?”