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1 Samuel 21:13

13 So he pretended to be insaner in their presence; and while he was in their hands he acted like a madman, making marks on the doors of the gate and letting saliva run down his beard.

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1 Samuel 21:13 — English Standard Version (ESV)

13 So he changed his behavior before them and pretended to be insane in their hands and made marks on the doors of the gate and let his spittle run down his beard.

1 Samuel 21:13 — King James Version (KJV 1900)

13 And he changed his behaviour before them, and feigned himself mad in their hands, and scrabbled on the doors of the gate, and let his spittle fall down upon his beard.

1 Samuel 21:13 — New Living Translation (NLT)

13 So he pretended to be insane, scratching on doors and drooling down his beard.

1 Samuel 21:13 — The New King James Version (NKJV)

13 So he changed his behavior before them, pretended madness in their hands, scratched on the doors of the gate, and let his saliva fall down on his beard.

1 Samuel 21:13 — New Century Version (NCV)

13 So he pretended to be crazy in front of Achish and his servants. While he was with them, he acted like a madman and clawed on the doors of the gate and let spit run down his beard.

1 Samuel 21:13 — American Standard Version (ASV 1901)

13 And he changed his behavior before them, and feigned himself mad in their hands, and scrabbled on the doors of the gate, and let his spittle fall down upon his beard.

1 Samuel 21:13 — 1890 Darby Bible (DARBY)

13 And he changed his behaviour before them, and feigned himself mad in their hands, and scratched on the doors of the gate, and let his spittle fall down on his beard.

1 Samuel 21:13 — GOD’S WORD Translation (GW)

13 So he changed his behavior when he was in their presence and acted insane as long as he was under their authority. He scribbled on the doors of the city gate and let his spit run down his beard.

1 Samuel 21:13 — The Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)

13 so he pretended to be insane in their presence. He acted like a madman around them, scribbling on the doors of the gate and letting saliva run down his beard.

1 Samuel 21:13 — The New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

13 So he changed his behavior before them; he pretended to be mad when in their presence. He scratched marks on the doors of the gate, and let his spittle run down his beard.

1 Samuel 21:13 — The Lexham English Bible (LEB)

13 So he changed his behavior before them and pretended to be mad in their presence. He made scratches on the doors of the gate and let his saliva run down into his beard.

1 Samuel 21:13 — New International Reader’s Version, 1998 ed. (NIrV) (NIrV)

13 So he pretended to be out of his mind when he was with them. As long as he was in Gath, he acted like someone who was crazy. He made marks on the doors of the city gate. He let spit run down his beard.

1 Samuel 21:13 — New American Standard Bible: 1995 Update (NASB95)

13 So he disguised his sanity before them, and acted insanely in their hands, and scribbled on the doors of the gate, and let his saliva run down into his beard.