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1 Samuel 23:7

Saul Pursues David

Saul was told that David had gone to Keilah, and he said, “God has delivered him into my hands,g for David has imprisoned himself by entering a town with gates and bars.”h

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1 Samuel 23:7 — English Standard Version (ESV)

Now it was told Saul that David had come to Keilah. And Saul said, “God has given him into my hand, for he has shut himself in by entering a town that has gates and bars.”

1 Samuel 23:7 — King James Version (KJV 1900)

And it was told Saul that David was come to Keilah. And Saul said, God hath delivered him into mine hand; for he is shut in, by entering into a town that hath gates and bars.

1 Samuel 23:7 — New Living Translation (NLT)

Saul soon learned that David was at Keilah. “Good!” he exclaimed. “We’ve got him now! God has handed him over to me, for he has trapped himself in a walled town!”

1 Samuel 23:7 — The New King James Version (NKJV)

And Saul was told that David had gone to Keilah. So Saul said, “God has delivered him into my hand, for he has shut himself in by entering a town that has gates and bars.”

1 Samuel 23:7 — New Century Version (NCV)

Someone told Saul that David was now at Keilah. Saul said, “God has handed David over to me! He has trapped himself, because he has entered a town with gates and bars.”

1 Samuel 23:7 — American Standard Version (ASV 1901)

And it was told Saul that David was come to Keilah. And Saul said, God hath delivered him into my hand; for he is shut in, by entering into a town that hath gates and bars.

1 Samuel 23:7 — 1890 Darby Bible (DARBY)

And it was told Saul that David had come to Keilah. Then Saul said, God has cast him off into my hand; for he is shut in, by entering into a city that has gates and bars.

1 Samuel 23:7 — GOD’S WORD Translation (GW)

When Saul was told that David went to Keilah, Saul said, “God has delivered him into my hands. He has trapped himself by going into a city which has a gate with a double door held shut by a bar.”

1 Samuel 23:7 — The Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)

When it was reported to Saul that David had gone to Keilah, he said, “God has handed him over to me, for he has trapped himself by entering a town with barred gates.”

1 Samuel 23:7 — The New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

Now it was told Saul that David had come to Keilah. And Saul said, “God has given him into my hand; for he has shut himself in by entering a town that has gates and bars.”

1 Samuel 23:7 — The Lexham English Bible (LEB)

When it was told to Saul that David had gone to Keilah, Saul said, “God has given him into my hand, because he has shut himself in by going into a city with two barred gates.

1 Samuel 23:7 — New International Reader’s Version, 1998 ed. (NIrV) (NIrV)

Saul was told that David had gone to Keilah. He said, “God has handed him over to me. David has trapped himself by entering a town that has gates and heavy metal bars.”

1 Samuel 23:7 — New American Standard Bible: 1995 Update (NASB95)

When it was told Saul that David had come to Keilah, Saul said, “God has delivered him into my hand, for he shut himself in by entering a city with double gates and bars.”