1 Samuel 10:16

“And Saul said unto his uncle, He told us plainly that the asses were found. But of the matter of the kingdom, whereof Samuel spake, he told him not.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

And Saul sayd vnto his vncle; He told vs plainely that the asses were found. But of the matter of the kingdome, whereof Samuel spake, he told him not.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

So Saul said to his uncle, "He told us plainly that the donkeys had been found. But he did not tell him about the matter of the kingdom which Samuel had mentioned."
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And Saul said unto his uncle, He told us plainly that the asses were found. But concerning the matter of the kingdom, whereof Samuel spake, he told him not.
- American Standard Version (1901)

And Saul, answering him, said, He gave us word that the asses had come back. But he said nothing to him of Samuel's words about the kingdom.
- Basic English Bible

And Saul said to his uncle, He told us for certain that the asses were found. But of the matter of the kingdom, of which Samuel had spoken, he told him not.
- Darby Bible

And Saul said to his uncle, He told us plainly that the asses were found. But of the matter of the kingdom, of which Samuel spoke, he told him not.
- Webster's Bible

Saul said to his uncle, "He told us plainly that the donkeys were found." But concerning the matter of the kingdom, of which Samuel spoke, he didn't tell him.
- World English Bible

And Saul saith unto his uncle, `He certainly declared to us that the asses were found;' and of the matter of the kingdom he hath not declared to him that which Samuel said.
- Youngs Literal Bible

And Saul said unto his uncle: 'He told us plainly that the asses were found.' But concerning the matter of the kingdom, whereof Samuel spoke, he told him not.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for 1 Samuel 10:16


10:16 Told not - In obedience to Samuel, who obliged him to secrecy: and from an humble modesty.


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