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1 Kings 1:4

The young woman was very beautiful, and she was of service to the king and attended to him, but the king knew her not.

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1 Kings 1:4 — The New International Version (NIV)

The woman was very beautiful; she took care of the king and waited on him, but the king had no sexual relations with her.

1 Kings 1:4 — King James Version (KJV 1900)

And the damsel was very fair, and cherished the king, and ministered to him: but the king knew her not.

1 Kings 1:4 — New Living Translation (NLT)

The girl was very beautiful, and she looked after the king and took care of him. But the king had no sexual relations with her.

1 Kings 1:4 — The New King James Version (NKJV)

The young woman was very lovely; and she cared for the king, and served him; but the king did not know her.

1 Kings 1:4 — New Century Version (NCV)

The girl was very beautiful, and she cared for the king and served him. But the king did not have sexual relations with her.

1 Kings 1:4 — American Standard Version (ASV)

And the damsel was very fair; and she cherished the king, and ministered to him; but the king knew her not.

1 Kings 1:4 — 1890 Darby Bible (DARBY)

And the damsel was very fair; and cherished the king, and ministered to him; but the king knew her not.

1 Kings 1:4 — GOD’S WORD Translation (GW)

The woman was very beautiful. She became the king’s servant and took care of him, but the king did not make love to her. 

1 Kings 1:4 — The Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)

The girl was of unsurpassed beauty, and she became the king’s caregiver. She served him, but he was not intimate with her.

1 Kings 1:4 — The New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

The girl was very beautiful. She became the king’s attendant and served him, but the king did not know her sexually.

1 Kings 1:4 — The Lexham English Bible (LEB)

Now the young woman was very beautiful; she was of use for the king, and she served him, but the king did not have sexual relations with her.

1 Kings 1:4 — New International Reader’s Version (1998) (NIrV)

The woman was very beautiful. She took care of the king and served him. But the king didn’t have sex with her.

1 Kings 1:4 — New American Standard Bible: 1995 Update (NASB95)

The girl was very beautiful; and she became the king’s nurse and served him, but the king did not cohabit with her.


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