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1 Samuel 4:16

16 He told Eli, “I have just come from the battle line; I fled from it this very day.”

Eli asked, “What happened, my son?”

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1 Samuel 4:16 — English Standard Version (ESV)

16 And the man said to Eli, “I am he who has come from the battle; I fled from the battle today.” And he said, “How did it go, my son?”

1 Samuel 4:16 — King James Version (KJV 1900)

16 And the man said unto Eli, I am he that came out of the army, and I fled to day out of the army. And he said, What is there done, my son?

1 Samuel 4:16 — New Living Translation (NLT)

16 He said to Eli, “I have just come from the battlefield—I was there this very day.”

“What happened, my son?” Eli demanded.

1 Samuel 4:16 — The New King James Version (NKJV)

16 Then the man said to Eli, “I am he who came from the battle. And I fled today from the battle line.”

And he said, “What happened, my son?”

1 Samuel 4:16 — New Century Version (NCV)

16 The Benjaminite told him, “I have come from the battle. I ran all the way here today.”

Eli asked, “What happened, my son?”

1 Samuel 4:16 — American Standard Version (ASV)

16 And the man said unto Eli, I am he that came out of the army, and I fled to-day out of the army. And he said, How went the matter, my son?

1 Samuel 4:16 — 1890 Darby Bible (DARBY)

16 And the man said to Eli, I am he that came out of the battle, and I have fled to-day out of the battle. And he said, What has taken place, my son?

1 Samuel 4:16 — GOD’S WORD Translation (GW)

16 The man told Eli, “I’m the one who came from the battle. I fled from the front line today.” 

“What happened, son?” Eli asked. 

1 Samuel 4:16 — The Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)

16 The man said to Eli, “I’m the one who came from the battle. I fled from there today.”

“What happened, my son?” Eli asked.

1 Samuel 4:16 — The New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

16 The man said to Eli, “I have just come from the battle; I fled from the battle today.” He said, “How did it go, my son?”

1 Samuel 4:16 — The Lexham English Bible (LEB)

16 And the man said to Eli, “I am the one who has come from the battle line! I have fled today from the battle line!” And he said, “What exactly happened, my son?”

1 Samuel 4:16 — New International Reader’s Version (1998) (NIrV)

16 The man told Eli, “I’ve just come from the front lines of the battle. I ran away from there this very day.”

Eli asked, “What happened, son?”

1 Samuel 4:16 — New American Standard Bible: 1995 Update (NASB95)

16 The man said to Eli, “I am the one who came from the battle line. Indeed, I escaped from the battle line today.” And he said, “How did things go, my son?”


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