1 Samuel 17:42

“And when the Philistine looked about, and saw David, he disdained him: for he was but a youth, and ruddy, and of a fair countenance.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

And when the Philistine looked about, and saw Dauid, hee disdained him: for he was but a youth, and ruddy, and of a faire countenance.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

When the Philistine looked and saw David, he disdained him; for he was {but} a youth, and ruddy, with a handsome appearance.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And when the Philistine looked about, and saw David, he disdained him; for he was but a youth, and ruddy, and withal of a fair countenance.
- American Standard Version (1901)

And when the Philistine, taking note, saw David, he had a poor opinion of him: for he was only a boy, red-haired and good-looking.
- Basic English Bible

And when the Philistine looked about and saw David, he disdained him; for he was a youth, and ruddy, and besides of a beautiful countenance.
- Darby Bible

And when the Philistine looked about, and saw David, he disdained him: for he was a youth, and ruddy, and of a fair countenance.
- Webster's Bible

When the Philistine looked about, and saw David, he disdained him; for he was but a youth, and ruddy, and withal of a fair face.
- World English Bible

and the Philistine looketh attentively, and seeth David, and despiseth him, for he was a youth, and ruddy, with a fair appearance.
- Youngs Literal Bible

And when the Philistine looked about, and saw David, he disdained him; for he was but a youth, and ruddy, and withal of a fair countenance.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for 1 Samuel 17:42


17:42 Fair - Not having so much as the countenance of a martial person.


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