1 Samuel 20:6

“If thy father at all miss me, then say, David earnestly asked leave of me that he might run to Bethlehem his city: for there is a yearly sacrifice there for all the family.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for 1 Samuel 20:6

If thy father at all misse me, then say, Dauid earnestly asked leaue of me that he might runne to Bethlehem his citie: for there is a yeerely sacrifice there for all the family.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"If your father misses me at all, then say, 'David earnestly asked {leave} of me to run to Bethlehem his city, because it is the yearly sacrifice there for the whole family.'
- New American Standard Version (1995)

If thy father miss me at all, then say, David earnestly asked leave of me that he might run to Beth-lehem his city; for it is the yearly sacrifice there for all the family.
- American Standard Version (1901)

And if your father takes note of the fact that I am away, say, David made a request to me for himself that he might go to Beth-lehem, to his town: for it is the time when his family make their offering year by year.
- Basic English Bible

If thy father should actually miss me, then say, David earnestly asked leave of me that he might run to Bethlehem his city; for there is a yearly sacrifice there for all the family.
- Darby Bible

If thy father shall at all miss me, then say, David earnestly asked leave of me, that he might run to Beth-lehem his city: for there is a yearly sacrifice there for all the family.
- Webster's Bible

If your father miss me at all, then say, 'David earnestly asked leave of me that he might run to Bethlehem his city; for it is the yearly sacrifice there for all the family.'
- World English Bible

if thy father at all look after me, and thou hast said, David asked earnestly of me to run to Beth-Lehem his city, for a sacrifice of the days [is] there for all the family.
- Youngs Literal Bible

If thy father miss me at all, then say: David earnestly asked leave of me that he might run to Beth-lehem his city; for it is the yearly sacrifice there for all the family.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible Commentary for 1 Samuel 20:6

Wesley's Notes for 1 Samuel 20:6


20:6 Asked me - Who being the king's son and deputy, used to give license to military men to depart for a season upon just occasions.


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