1 Samuel 20:7

“If he say thus, It is well; thy servant shall have peace: but if he be very wroth, then be sure that evil is determined by him.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for 1 Samuel 20:7

If he say thus, It is well, thy seruant shall haue peace: but if he be very wroth, then be sure that euill is determined by him.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"If he says, 'It is good,' your servant {will be} safe; but if he is very angry, know that he has decided on evil.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

If he say thus, It is well; thy servant shall have peace: but if he be wroth, then know that evil is determined by him.
- American Standard Version (1901)

If he says, It is well, your servant will be at peace: but if he is angry, then it will be clear to you that he has an evil purpose in mind against me.
- Basic English Bible

If he say thus, It is well, -- thy servant shall have peace; but if he be very wroth, be sure that evil is determined by him.
- Darby Bible

If he shall say thus, It is well; thy servant will have peace: but if he shall be very wroth, then be sure that evil is determined by him.
- Webster's Bible

If he says, 'It is well;' your servant shall have peace: but if he be angry, then know that evil is determined by him.
- World English Bible

If thus he say: Good; peace [is] for thy servant; and if it be very displeasing to him -- know that the evil hath been determined by him;
- Youngs Literal Bible

If he say thus: It is well; thy servant shall have peace; but if he be wroth, then know that evil is determined by him.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible Commentary for 1 Samuel 20:7

Wesley's Notes for 1 Samuel 20:7


20:5 To the third day - That is, unto the next day, but one after the new moon. His meaning is not, that he would hide himself in any certain place all the three days, but that he would secure himself either at Bethlehem with his friends, or in any other place 'till the third day.

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.

20:8 Deal kindly - In giving me timely notice, and a true account of Saul's disposition and intention towards me. A covenant of the Lord - That is, a solemn covenant, not lightly undertaken, but seriously entered into, in the name and fear of God, and in his presence, calling him to be the witness of our sincerity therein, and the avenger of perfidiousness in him that breaks it. Slay me - I am contented thou shouldst kill me. For why - Why shouldst thou betray me to thy father, by concealing his evil intentions from me?


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