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1 Samuel 28:2

David said to Achish, “Very well, you shall know what your servant can do.” And Achish said to David, “Very well, I will make you my bodyguard for life.”

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1 Samuel 28:2 — The New International Version (NIV)

David said, “Then you will see for yourself what your servant can do.”

Achish replied, “Very well, I will make you my bodyguard for life.”

1 Samuel 28:2 — King James Version (KJV 1900)

And David said to Achish, Surely thou shalt know what thy servant can do. And Achish said to David, Therefore will I make thee keeper of mine head for ever.

1 Samuel 28:2 — New Living Translation (NLT)

“Very well!” David agreed. “Now you will see for yourself what we can do.”

Then Achish told David, “I will make you my personal bodyguard for life.”

1 Samuel 28:2 — The New King James Version (NKJV)

So David said to Achish, “Surely you know what your servant can do.”

And Achish said to David, “Therefore I will make you one of my chief guardians forever.”

1 Samuel 28:2 — New Century Version (NCV)

David answered, “You will see for yourself what I, your servant, can do!”

Achish said, “Fine, I’ll make you my permanent bodyguard.”

1 Samuel 28:2 — American Standard Version (ASV)

And David said to Achish, Therefore thou shalt know what thy servant will do. And Achish said to David, Therefore will I make thee keeper of my head for ever.

1 Samuel 28:2 — 1890 Darby Bible (DARBY)

And David said to Achish, Thereby thou shalt know what thy servant can do. And Achish said to David, Therefore will I make thee keeper of my person for ever.

1 Samuel 28:2 — GOD’S WORD Translation (GW)

“Very well,” David responded to Achish, “you will then know what I can do.” 

“Very well,” Achish told David, “I will make you my bodyguard for life.” 

1 Samuel 28:2 — The Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)

David replied to Achish, “Good, you will find out what your servant can do.”

So Achish said to David, “Very well, I will appoint you as my permanent bodyguard.”

1 Samuel 28:2 — The New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

David said to Achish, “Very well, then you shall know what your servant can do.” Achish said to David, “Very well, I will make you my bodyguard for life.”

1 Samuel 28:2 — The Lexham English Bible (LEB)

David said to Achish, “Very well, you will know what your servant can do.” Achish said to David, “Very well, I will make you my bodyguard for life.”

1 Samuel 28:2 — New International Reader’s Version (1998) (NIrV)

David said, “I understand. You will see for yourself what I can do.”

Achish replied, “All right. I’ll make you my own personal guard for life.”

1 Samuel 28:2 — New American Standard Bible: 1995 Update (NASB95)

David said to Achish, “Very well, you shall know what your servant can do.” So Achish said to David, “Very well, I will make you my bodyguard for life.”