1 Samuel 30:10

“But David pursued, he and four hundred men: for two hundred abode behind, which were so faint that they could not go over the brook Besor.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

But Dauid pursued, he and foure hundred men: (for two hundred abode behinde, which were so faint that they could not goe ouer the brooke Besor.)
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

But David pursued, he and four hundred men, for two hundred who were too exhausted to cross the brook Besor remained {behind.}
- New American Standard Version (1995)

But David pursued, he and four hundred men; for two hundred stayed behind, who were so faint that they could not go over the brook Besor.
- American Standard Version (1901)

And David, with four hundred men, went on: but two hundred of them were overcome with weariness, and not able to go across the stream.
- Basic English Bible

And David pursued, he and four hundred men; for two hundred stayed behind, who were too exhausted to go over the torrent Besor.
- Darby Bible

But David pursued, he and four hundred men: for two hundred abode behind, who were so faint that they could not go over the brook Besor.
- Webster's Bible

But David pursued, he and four hundred men; for two hundred stayed behind, who were so faint that they couldn't go over the brook Besor.
- World English Bible

and David pursueth, he and four hundred men, (and two hundred men stand still who have been too faint to pass over the brook of Besor),
- Youngs Literal Bible

But David pursued, he and four hundred men; for two hundred stayed behind, who were so faint that they could not go over the brook Besor.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for 1 Samuel 30:10


30:10 Four hundred - A small number for such an attempt: but David was strong in faith, giving God the glory of his power and faithfulness.


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