1 Samuel 25:16

“They were a wall unto us both by night and day, all the while we were with them keeping the sheep.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for 1 Samuel 25:16

They were a wall vnto vs both by night and day, all the while we were with them keeping sheepe.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"They were a wall to us both by night and by day, all the time we were with them tending the sheep.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

they were a wall unto us both by night and by day, all the while we were with them keeping the sheep.
- American Standard Version (1901)

But day and night they were like a wall round us while we were with them, looking after the sheep.
- Basic English Bible

They were a wall to us both by night and day, all the while we were with them feeding the sheep.
- Darby Bible

They were a wall to us both by night and day, all the while we were with them keeping the sheep.
- Webster's Bible

They were a wall to us both by night and by day, all the while we were with them keeping the sheep.
- World English Bible

a wall they have been unto us both by night and by day, all the days of our being with them, feeding the flock.
- Youngs Literal Bible

they were a wall unto us both by night and by day, all the while we were with them keeping the sheep.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible Commentary for 1 Samuel 25:16

Wesley's Notes for 1 Samuel 25:16


25:17 Can not speak - But he flies into a passion.

25:18 Abigail took, &c. - This she did without his leave, because it was a case of apparent necessity, for the preservation of herself, and husband, and all the family from imminent ruin. And surely, that necessity which dispenseth with God's positive commands, might dispense with the husband's right, in this case. Bottles - Casks or rundlets.


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