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1 Samuel 27:5

Then David said to Achish, “If I have found favor in your eyes, let a place be assigned to me in one of the country towns, that I may live there. Why should your servant live in the royal city with you?”

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1 Samuel 27:5 — English Standard Version (ESV)

Then David said to Achish, “If I have found favor in your eyes, let a place be given me in one of the country towns, that I may dwell there. For why should your servant dwell in the royal city with you?”

1 Samuel 27:5 — King James Version (KJV 1900)

And David said unto Achish, If I have now found grace in thine eyes, let them give me a place in some town in the country, that I may dwell there: for why should thy servant dwell in the royal city with thee?

1 Samuel 27:5 — New Living Translation (NLT)

One day David said to Achish, “If it is all right with you, we would rather live in one of the country towns instead of here in the royal city.”

1 Samuel 27:5 — The New King James Version (NKJV)

Then David said to Achish, “If I have now found favor in your eyes, let them give me a place in some town in the country, that I may dwell there. For why should your servant dwell in the royal city with you?”

1 Samuel 27:5 — New Century Version (NCV)

Then David said to Achish, “If you are pleased with me, give me a place in one of the country towns where I can live. I don’t need to live in the royal city with you.”

1 Samuel 27:5 — American Standard Version (ASV)

And David said unto Achish, If now I have found favor in thine eyes, let them give me a place in one of the cities in the country, that I may dwell there: for why should thy servant dwell in the royal city with thee?

1 Samuel 27:5 — 1890 Darby Bible (DARBY)

And David said to Achish, If now I have found favour in thine eyes, let them give me a place in some country-town, that I may abide there; for why should thy servant abide in the royal city with thee?

1 Samuel 27:5 — GOD’S WORD Translation (GW)

David said to Achish, “If you will permit me, let me have a place in one of the outlying towns so that I can live there. Why should I live in the royal city with you?”

1 Samuel 27:5 — The Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)

Now David said to Achish, “If I have found favor with you, let me be given a place in one of the outlying towns, so I can live there. Why should your servant live in the royal city with you?”

1 Samuel 27:5 — The New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

Then David said to Achish, “If I have found favor in your sight, let a place be given me in one of the country towns, so that I may live there; for why should your servant live in the royal city with you?”

1 Samuel 27:5 — The Lexham English Bible (LEB)

Then David said to Achish, “Please, if I have found favor in your eyes, then let them give me a place in one of the country towns that I can live there. Why should your servant live in the royal city with you?”

1 Samuel 27:5 — New International Reader’s Version (1998) (NIrV)

David said to Achish, “If you are pleased with me, give me a place in one of your country towns. I can live there. I don’t really need to live near you in the royal city.”

1 Samuel 27:5 — New American Standard Bible: 1995 Update (NASB95)

Then David said to Achish, “If now I have found favor in your sight, let them give me a place in one of the cities in the country, that I may live there; for why should your servant live in the royal city with you?”


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