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1 Samuel 9:2

And he had a choice and handsome son whose name was Saul. There was not a more handsome person than he among the children of Israel. bFrom his shoulders upward he was taller than any of the people.

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1 Samuel 9:2 — The New International Version (NIV)

Kish had a son named Saul, as handsome a young man as could be found anywhere in Israel, and he was a head taller than anyone else.

1 Samuel 9:2 — English Standard Version (ESV)

And he had a son whose name was Saul, a handsome young man. There was not a man among the people of Israel more handsome than he. From his shoulders upward he was taller than any of the people.

1 Samuel 9:2 — King James Version (KJV 1900)

And he had a son, whose name was Saul, a choice young man, and a goodly: and there was not among the children of Israel a goodlier person than he: from his shoulders and upward he was higher than any of the people.

1 Samuel 9:2 — New Living Translation (NLT)

His son Saul was the most handsome man in Israel—head and shoulders taller than anyone else in the land.

1 Samuel 9:2 — New Century Version (NCV)

Kish had a son named Saul, who was a fine young man. There was no Israelite better than he. Saul stood a head taller than any other man in Israel.

1 Samuel 9:2 — American Standard Version (ASV 1901)

And he had a son, whose name was Saul, a young man and a goodly: and there was not among the children of Israel a goodlier person than he: from his shoulders and upward he was higher than any of the people.

1 Samuel 9:2 — 1890 Darby Bible (DARBY)

And he had a son whose name was Saul, choice and comely; and there was not among the children of Israel a comelier person than he; from his shoulders and upward he was higher than any of the people.

1 Samuel 9:2 — GOD’S WORD Translation (GW)

He had a son named Saul, a handsome, young man. No man in Israel was more handsome than Saul. He stood a head taller than everyone else.

1 Samuel 9:2 — The Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)

He had a son named Saul, an impressive young man. There was no one more impressive among the Israelites than he. He stood a head taller than anyone else.

1 Samuel 9:2 — The New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

He had a son whose name was Saul, a handsome young man. There was not a man among the people of Israel more handsome than he; he stood head and shoulders above everyone else.

1 Samuel 9:2 — The Lexham English Bible (LEB)

He had a son whose name was Saul, a young and handsome man. There was not a man from the Israelites more handsome than he was; from his shoulders up, he was taller than all the people.

1 Samuel 9:2 — New International Reader’s Version, 1998 ed. (NIrV) (NIrV)

Kish had a son named Saul. Saul was a handsome young man. There wasn’t anyone like him among the people of Israel. He was a head taller than any of them.

1 Samuel 9:2 — New American Standard Bible: 1995 Update (NASB95)

He had a son whose name was Saul, a choice and handsome man, and there was not a more handsome person than he among the sons of Israel; from his shoulders and up he was taller than any of the people.