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1 Samuel 18:23

23 They repeated these words to David. But David said, “Do you think it is a small matter to become the king’s son-in-law?e I’m only a poor man and little known.”

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1 Samuel 18:23 — English Standard Version (ESV)

23 And Saul’s servants spoke those words in the ears of David. And David said, “Does it seem to you a little thing to become the king’s son-in-law, since I am a poor man and have no reputation?”

1 Samuel 18:23 — King James Version (KJV 1900)

23 And Saul’s servants spake those words in the ears of David. And David said, Seemeth it to you a light thing to be a king’s son in law, seeing that I am a poor man, and lightly esteemed?

1 Samuel 18:23 — New Living Translation (NLT)

23 When Saul’s men said these things to David, he replied, “How can a poor man from a humble family afford the bride price for the daughter of a king?”

1 Samuel 18:23 — The New King James Version (NKJV)

23 So Saul’s servants spoke those words in the hearing of David. And David said, “Does it seem to you a light thing to be a king’s son-in-law, seeing I am a poor and lightly esteemed man?”

1 Samuel 18:23 — New Century Version (NCV)

23 Saul’s servants said these words to David, but David answered, “Do you think it is easy to become the king’s son-in-law? I am poor and unimportant.”

1 Samuel 18:23 — American Standard Version (ASV 1901)

23 And Saul’s servants spake those words in the ears of David. And David said, Seemeth it to you a light thing to be the king’s son-in-law, seeing that I am a poor man, and lightly esteemed?

1 Samuel 18:23 — 1890 Darby Bible (DARBY)

23 And Saul’s servants spoke those words in the ears of David. And David said, Is it a light thing in your eyes to be the king’s son-in-law, seeing that I am a poor man, and lightly esteemed?

1 Samuel 18:23 — GOD’S WORD Translation (GW)

23 When Saul’s officers made it a point to say this, David asked, “Do you think it’s easy to become the king’s son-in-law? I am a poor and unimportant person.” 

1 Samuel 18:23 — The Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)

23 Saul’s servants reported these words directly to David, but he replied, “Is it trivial in your sight to become the king’s son-in-law? I am a poor man who is common.”

1 Samuel 18:23 — The New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

23 So Saul’s servants reported these words to David in private. And David said, “Does it seem to you a little thing to become the king’s son-in-law, seeing that I am a poor man and of no repute?”

1 Samuel 18:23 — The Lexham English Bible (LEB)

23 And Saul’s servants spoke these words to David privately. But David said, “Is it insignificant in your sight to become the son-in-law of the king, as I am a poor and lightly esteemed man?”

1 Samuel 18:23 — New International Reader’s Version, 1998 ed. (NIrV) (NIrV)

23 Saul’s attendants spoke those very words to David. But David said, “Do you think it’s a small thing to become the king’s son-in-law? I’m only a poor man. I’m not very well known.”

1 Samuel 18:23 — New American Standard Bible: 1995 Update (NASB95)

23 So Saul’s servants spoke these words to David. But David said, “Is it trivial in your sight to become the king’s son-in-law, since I am a poor man and lightly esteemed?”