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1 Samuel 17:12

David Enters the Scene of Battle

12 Now David was the son of an Ephrathite. This man was from Bethlehem of Judah, and his name was Jesse. He hadg eight sons; in the days of Saul this man was old, yet he still walked amongh the men.

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1 Samuel 17:12 — The New International Version (NIV)

12 Now David was the son of an Ephrathite named Jesse, who was from Bethlehem in Judah. Jesse had eight sons, and in Saul’s time he was very old.

1 Samuel 17:12 — English Standard Version (ESV)

12 Now David was the son of an Ephrathite of Bethlehem in Judah, named Jesse, who had eight sons. In the days of Saul the man was already old and advanced in years.

1 Samuel 17:12 — King James Version (KJV 1900)

12 Now David was the son of that Ephrathite of Beth-lehem-judah, whose name was Jesse; and he had eight sons: and the man went among men for an old man in the days of Saul.

1 Samuel 17:12 — New Living Translation (NLT)

12 Now David was the son of a man named Jesse, an Ephrathite from Bethlehem in the land of Judah. Jesse was an old man at that time, and he had eight sons.

1 Samuel 17:12 — The New King James Version (NKJV)

12 Now David was the son of that Ephrathite of Bethlehem Judah, whose name was Jesse, and who had eight sons. And the man was old, advanced in years, in the days of Saul.

1 Samuel 17:12 — New Century Version (NCV)

12 Now David was the son of Jesse, an Ephrathite from Bethlehem in Judah. Jesse had eight sons. In Saul’s time Jesse was an old man.

1 Samuel 17:12 — American Standard Version (ASV 1901)

12 Now David was the son of that Ephrathite of Beth-lehem-judah, whose name was Jesse; and he had eight sons: and the man was an old man in the days of Saul, stricken in years among men.

1 Samuel 17:12 — 1890 Darby Bible (DARBY)

12 Now David was the son of that Ephrathite of Bethlehem-Judah whose name was Jesse; and he had eight sons; and the man was old in the days of Saul, advanced in years among men.

1 Samuel 17:12 — GOD’S WORD Translation (GW)

12 David was a son of a man named Jesse from the region of Ephrath and the city of Bethlehem in Judah. Jesse had eight sons, and in Saul’s day he was an old man.

1 Samuel 17:12 — The Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)

12 Now David was the son of the Ephrathite from Bethlehem of Judah named Jesse. Jesse had eight sons and during Saul’s reign was already an old man.

1 Samuel 17:12 — The New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

12 Now David was the son of an Ephrathite of Bethlehem in Judah, named Jesse, who had eight sons. In the days of Saul the man was already old and advanced in years.

1 Samuel 17:12 — New International Reader’s Version, 1998 ed. (NIrV) (NIrV)

12 David was the son of an Ephrathite. His name was Jesse. He was from Bethlehem in Judah. Jesse had eight sons. When Saul was king, Jesse was already very old.

1 Samuel 17:12 — New American Standard Bible: 1995 Update (NASB95)

12 Now David was the son of the Ephrathite of Bethlehem in Judah, whose name was Jesse, and he had eight sons. And Jesse was old in the days of Saul, advanced in years among men.