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2 Samuel 5:17

David Defeats the Philistines

5:17–25pp—1Ch 14:8–17

17 When the Philistines heard that David had been anointed king over Israel, they went up in full force to search for him, but David heard about it and went down to the stronghold.p

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2 Samuel 5:17 — English Standard Version (ESV)

17 When the Philistines heard that David had been anointed king over Israel, all the Philistines went up to search for David. But David heard of it and went down to the stronghold.

2 Samuel 5:17 — King James Version (KJV 1900)

17 But when the Philistines heard that they had anointed David king over Israel, all the Philistines came up to seek David; and David heard of it, and went down to the hold.

2 Samuel 5:17 — New Living Translation (NLT)

17 When the Philistines heard that David had been anointed king of Israel, they mobilized all their forces to capture him. But David was told they were coming, so he went into the stronghold.

2 Samuel 5:17 — The New King James Version (NKJV)

17 Now when the Philistines heard that they had anointed David king over Israel, all the Philistines went up to search for David. And David heard of it and went down to the stronghold.

2 Samuel 5:17 — New Century Version (NCV)

17 When the Philistines heard that David had been made king over Israel, all the Philistines went to look for him. But when David heard the news, he went down to the stronghold.

2 Samuel 5:17 — American Standard Version (ASV 1901)

17 And when the Philistines heard that they had anointed David king over Israel, all the Philistines went up to seek David; and David heard of it, and went down to the stronghold.

2 Samuel 5:17 — 1890 Darby Bible (DARBY)

17 And the Philistines heard that they had anointed David king over Israel, and all the Philistines went up to seek David; and David heard of it, and went down to the stronghold.

2 Samuel 5:17 — GOD’S WORD Translation (GW)

17 When the Philistines heard that David had been anointed king of Israel, all of them came to attack David. But David heard about it and went to the fortress.

2 Samuel 5:17 — The Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)

17 When the Philistines heard that David had been anointed king over Israel, they all went in search of David, but he heard about it and went down to the stronghold.

2 Samuel 5:17 — The New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

17 When the Philistines heard that David had been anointed king over Israel, all the Philistines went up in search of David; but David heard about it and went down to the stronghold.

2 Samuel 5:17 — The Lexham English Bible (LEB)

17 When the Philistines heard that they had anointed David as king over Israel, all the Philistines went up to seek David, but David heard and went down to the stronghold.

2 Samuel 5:17 — New International Reader’s Version, 1998 ed. (NIrV) (NIrV)

17 The Philistines heard that David had been anointed king over Israel. So their whole army went to look for him. But David heard about it. He went down to his usual place of safety.

2 Samuel 5:17 — New American Standard Bible: 1995 Update (NASB95)

17 When the Philistines heard that they had anointed David king over Israel, all the Philistines went up to seek out David; and when David heard of it, he went down to the stronghold.