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1 Samuel 26:5

Then David set out and went to the place where Saul had camped. He saw where Saul and Abnerl son of Ner, the commander of the army, had lain down. Saul was lying inside the camp, with the army encamped around him.

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1 Samuel 26:5 — English Standard Version (ESV)

Then David rose and came to the place where Saul had encamped. And David saw the place where Saul lay, with Abner the son of Ner, the commander of his army. Saul was lying within the encampment, while the army was encamped around him.

1 Samuel 26:5 — King James Version (KJV 1900)

And David arose, and came to the place where Saul had pitched: and David beheld the place where Saul lay, and Abner the son of Ner, the captain of his host: and Saul lay in the trench, and the people pitched round about him.

1 Samuel 26:5 — New Living Translation (NLT)

David slipped over to Saul’s camp one night to look around. Saul and Abner son of Ner, the commander of his army, were sleeping inside a ring formed by the slumbering warriors.

1 Samuel 26:5 — The New King James Version (NKJV)

So David arose and came to the place where Saul had encamped. And David saw the place where Saul lay, and Abner the son of Ner, the commander of his army. Now Saul lay within the camp, with the people encamped all around him.

1 Samuel 26:5 — New Century Version (NCV)

Then David went to the place where Saul had camped. He saw where Saul and Abner son of Ner, the commander of Saul’s army, were sleeping. Saul was sleeping in the middle of the camp with all the army around him.

1 Samuel 26:5 — American Standard Version (ASV)

And David arose, and came to the place where Saul had encamped; and David beheld the place where Saul lay, and Abner the son of Ner, the captain of his host: and Saul lay within the place of the wagons, and the people were encamped round about him.

1 Samuel 26:5 — 1890 Darby Bible (DARBY)

And David arose and came to the place where Saul had encamped; and David beheld the place where Saul lay, and Abner the son of Ner, the captain of his host; and Saul lay within the wagon-defence, and the people were encamped round about him.

1 Samuel 26:5 — GOD’S WORD Translation (GW)

Then David went to the place where Saul had camped. David saw the place where Saul and Ner’s son Abner, the commander of the army, were lying. Saul was lying in the camp, and the troops were camped around him. 

1 Samuel 26:5 — The Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)

Immediately, David went to the place where Saul had camped. He saw the place where Saul and Abner son of Ner, the general of his army, were lying down. Saul was lying inside the inner circle of the camp with the troops camped around him.

1 Samuel 26:5 — The New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

Then David set out and came to the place where Saul had encamped; and David saw the place where Saul lay, with Abner son of Ner, the commander of his army. Saul was lying within the encampment, while the army was encamped around him.

1 Samuel 26:5 — The Lexham English Bible (LEB)

Then David got up and came to the place where Saul had encamped, and David saw the place where Saul was lying down, as well as Abner the son of Ner, the commander of his army. (Now Saul was lying in the encampment, and the army was encamping around him.)

1 Samuel 26:5 — New International Reader’s Version (1998) (NIrV)

Then David started out. He went to the place where Saul had camped. He saw where Saul and Abner were lying down. Saul was lying inside the camp. The army was camped all around him. Abner was commander of the army. He was the son of Ner.

1 Samuel 26:5 — New American Standard Bible: 1995 Update (NASB95)

David then arose and came to the place where Saul had camped. And David saw the place where Saul lay, and Abner the son of Ner, the commander of his army; and Saul was lying in the circle of the camp, and the people were camped around him.


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