1 Samuel 20:24

“So David hid himself in the field: and when the new moon was come, the king sat him down to eat meat.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

So Dauid hid himselfe in the field: and when the newe moone was come, the king sate him downe to eate meate.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

So David hid in the field; and when the new moon came, the king sat down to eat food.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

So David hid himself in the field: and when the new moon was come, the king sat him down to eat food.
- American Standard Version (1901)

So David went to a secret place in the country: and when the new moon came, the king took his place at the feast.
- Basic English Bible

And David hid himself in the field; and it was the new moon, and the king sat at table to eat.
- Darby Bible

So David hid himself in the field: and when the new-moon had come, the king sat down to eat food.
- Webster's Bible

So David hid himself in the field: and when the new moon was come, the king sat him down to eat food.
- World English Bible

And David is hidden in the field, and it is the new moon, and the king sitteth down by the food to eat,
- Youngs Literal Bible

So David hid himself in the field; and when the new moon was come, the king sat him down to the meal to eat.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for 1 Samuel 20:24


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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