1 Samuel 20:22

“But if I say thus unto the young man, Behold, the arrows are beyond thee; go thy way: for the LORD hath sent thee away.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for 1 Samuel 20:22

But if I say thus vnto the yong man, Behold, the arrowes are beyond thee: goe thy way, for the Lord hath sent thee away.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"But if I say to the youth, 'Behold, the arrows are beyond you,' go, for the LORD has sent you away.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

But if I say thus unto the boy, Behold, the arrows are beyond thee; go thy way; for Jehovah hath sent thee away.
- American Standard Version (1901)

But if I say to the boy, See, the arrow has gone past you: then go on your way, for the Lord has sent you away.
- Basic English Bible

But if I say thus to the youth: Behold, the arrows are beyond thee, -- go thy way; for Jehovah sends thee away.
- Darby Bible

But if I say thus to the young man, Behold, the arrows are beyond thee; go thy way: for the LORD hath sent thee away.
- Webster's Bible

But if I say this to the boy, 'Behold, the arrows are beyond you;' then go your way; for Yahweh has sent you away.
- World English Bible

And if thus I say to the young man, Lo, the arrows [are] beyond thee, -- go, for Jehovah hath sent thee away;
- Youngs Literal Bible

But if I say thus unto the boy: Behold, the arrows are beyond thee; go thy way; for the LORD hath sent thee away.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible Commentary for 1 Samuel 20:22

Wesley's Notes for 1 Samuel 20:22


20:21 I will send - I will send him out before I shoot, to find out, and take up the arrows which I shall shoot. And I shall shoot them either short of him, or beyond him, as I shall see occasion.

20:23 Between - As a witness and a judge between us and our families for ever, if on either side this league of friendship be violated.

20:24 Hid himself - Namely, at the time appointed: for it seems probable, that he went first to Bethlehem, and thence returned to the field, when the occasion required.


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