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1 Samuel 27:12

12 And Achish trusted David, thinking, “He has made himself an utter stench to his people Israel; therefore he shall always be my servant.”

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1 Samuel 27:12 — The New International Version (NIV)

12 Achish trusted David and said to himself, “He has become so obnoxious to his people, the Israelites, that he will be my servant for life.”

1 Samuel 27:12 — King James Version (KJV 1900)

12 And Achish believed David, saying, He hath made his people Israel utterly to abhor him; therefore he shall be my servant for ever.

1 Samuel 27:12 — New Living Translation (NLT)

12 Achish believed David and thought to himself, “By now the people of Israel must hate him bitterly. Now he will have to stay here and serve me forever!”

1 Samuel 27:12 — The New King James Version (NKJV)

12 So Achish believed David, saying, “He has made his people Israel utterly abhor him; therefore he will be my servant forever.”

1 Samuel 27:12 — New Century Version (NCV)

12 So Achish trusted David and said to himself, “David’s own people, the Israelites, now hate him very much. He will serve me forever.”

1 Samuel 27:12 — American Standard Version (ASV)

12 And Achish believed David, saying, He hath made his people Israel utterly to abhor him; therefore he shall be my servant for ever.

1 Samuel 27:12 — 1890 Darby Bible (DARBY)

12 And Achish trusted David, saying, He has made himself utterly odious among his people Israel; and he shall be my servant for ever.

1 Samuel 27:12 — GOD’S WORD Translation (GW)

12 And Achish believed David. Achish thought, “He has definitely made his own people in Israel despise him. He’ll be my servant from now on.” 

1 Samuel 27:12 — The Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)

12 So Achish trusted David, thinking, “Since he has made himself detestable to his people Israel, he will be my servant forever.”

1 Samuel 27:12 — The New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

12 Achish trusted David, thinking, “He has made himself utterly abhorrent to his people Israel; therefore he shall always be my servant.”

1 Samuel 27:12 — The Lexham English Bible (LEB)

12 And Achish trusted David, saying, “He has made himself utterly hated among his people in Israel, and he will be my servant forever.”

1 Samuel 27:12 — New International Reader’s Version (1998) (NIrV)

12 Achish trusted David. He thought, “David has made himself smell very bad to his people, the Israelites. So he’ll serve me forever.”

1 Samuel 27:12 — New American Standard Bible: 1995 Update (NASB95)

12 So Achish believed David, saying, “He has surely made himself odious among his people Israel; therefore he will become my servant forever.”