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2 Samuel 23:1

David’s Last Words

23 These are the last words of David:

“The inspired utterance of David son of Jesse,

the utterance of the man exaltedm by the Most High,

the man anointedn by the God of Jacob,

the hero of Israel’s songs:

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

Now these are the last words of David:

The oracle of David, the son of Jesse,

the oracle of the man who was raised on high,

the anointed of the God of Jacob,

the sweet psalmist of Israel:

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

Now these be the last words of David.

David the son of Jesse said,

And the man who was raised up on high,

The anointed of the God of Jacob,

And the sweet psalmist of Israel, said,

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

These are the last words of David:

“David, the son of Jesse, speaks—

David, the man who was raised up so high,

David, the man anointed by the God of Jacob,

David, the sweet psalmist of Israel.

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

Now these are the last words of David.

Thus says David the son of Jesse;

Thus says the man raised up on high,

The anointed of the God of Jacob,

And the sweet psalmist of Israel:

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

These are the last words of David.

This is the message of David son of Jesse.

The man made great by the Most High God speaks.

He is the appointed king of the God of Jacob;

he is the sweet singer of Israel:

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

Now these are the last words of David.

David the son of Jesse saith,

And the man who was raised on high saith,

The anointed of the God of Jacob,

And the sweet psalmist of Israel:

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

Now these are the last words of David: David the son of Jesse saith, And the man who was raised up on high, The anointed of the God of Jacob, And the sweet psalmist of Israel saith,

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

These are the last words of David:

“Here is the declaration by David, son of Jesse—

the declaration by the man whom God raised up,

whom the God of Jacob anointed,

the singer of Israel’s psalms:

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

These are the last words of David:

The declaration of David son of Jesse,

the declaration of the man raised on high,

the one anointed by the God of Jacob,

the favorite singer of Israel:

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

Now these are the last words of David:

The oracle of David, son of Jesse,

the oracle of the man whom God exalted,

the anointed of the God of Jacob,

the favorite of the Strong One of Israel:

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

These are the last words of David, the declaration of David the son of Jesse, and the declaration of the man exalted by the Most High, the anointed one of the God of Jacob and the darling of the songs of Israel.

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

Here are David’s last words. He said,

“I am David, the son of Jesse. God has given me a message.

The Most High God has greatly honored me.

The God of Jacob anointed me as king.

I am Israel’s singer of songs.

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

Now these are the last words of David.

David the son of Jesse declares,

The man who was raised on high declares,

The anointed of the God of Jacob,

And the sweet psalmist of Israel,