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1 Samuel 13:19

19 Not a blacksmithm could be found in the whole land of Israel, because the Philistines had said, “Otherwise the Hebrews will make swords or spears!n

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1 Samuel 13:19 — English Standard Version (ESV)

19 Now there was no blacksmith to be found throughout all the land of Israel, for the Philistines said, “Lest the Hebrews make themselves swords or spears.”

1 Samuel 13:19 — King James Version (KJV 1900)

19 Now there was no smith found throughout all the land of Israel: for the Philistines said, Lest the Hebrews make them swords or spears:

1 Samuel 13:19 — New Living Translation (NLT)

19 There were no blacksmiths in the land of Israel in those days. The Philistines wouldn’t allow them for fear they would make swords and spears for the Hebrews.

1 Samuel 13:19 — The New King James Version (NKJV)

19 Now there was no blacksmith to be found throughout all the land of Israel, for the Philistines said, “Lest the Hebrews make swords or spears.”

1 Samuel 13:19 — New Century Version (NCV)

19 The whole land of Israel had no blacksmith because the Philistines had said, “The Hebrews might make swords and spears.”

1 Samuel 13:19 — American Standard Version (ASV 1901)

19 Now there was no smith found throughout all the land of Israel; for the Philistines said, Lest the Hebrews make them swords or spears:

1 Samuel 13:19 — 1890 Darby Bible (DARBY)

19 Now there was no smith found throughout the land of Israel; for the Philistines said, Lest the Hebrews make them swords or spears.

1 Samuel 13:19 — GOD’S WORD Translation (GW)

19 No blacksmith could be found in the entire land of Israel. In this way the Philistines kept the Hebrews from making swords and spears.

1 Samuel 13:19 — The Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)

19 No blacksmith could be found in all the land of Israel, because the Philistines had said, “Otherwise, the Hebrews will make swords or spears.”

1 Samuel 13:19 — The New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

19 Now there was no smith to be found throughout all the land of Israel; for the Philistines said, “The Hebrews must not make swords or spears for themselves”;

1 Samuel 13:19 — The Lexham English Bible (LEB)

19 Now no skilled craftsman could be found in all the land of Israel, for the Philistines had said, “So that the Hebrews cannot make swords or spears for themselves.”

1 Samuel 13:19 — New International Reader’s Version, 1998 ed. (NIrV) (NIrV)

19 There weren’t any blacksmiths in the whole land of Israel. That’s because the Philistines had said, “The Hebrews might hire them to make swords or spears!”

1 Samuel 13:19 — New American Standard Bible: 1995 Update (NASB95)

19 Now no blacksmith could be found in all the land of Israel, for the Philistines said, “Otherwise the Hebrews will make swords or spears.”