1 Samuel 8:16

“And he will take your menservants, and your maidservants, and your goodliest young men, and your asses, and put them to his work.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

And hee will take your men seruants, and your mayd seruants, and your goodliest young men, and your asses, and put them to his worke.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"He will also take your male servants and your female servants and your best young men and your donkeys and use {them} for his work.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And he will take your men-servants, and your maid-servants, and your goodliest young men, and your asses, and put them to his work.
- American Standard Version (1901)

He will take your men-servants and your servant-girls, and the best of your oxen and your asses and put them to his work.
- Basic English Bible

And he will take your bondmen, and your bondwomen, and your comeliest young men, and your asses, and use them for his work.
- Darby Bible

And he will take your men-servants, and your maid-servants, and your most choice young men, and your asses, and put them to his work.
- Webster's Bible

He will take your male servants, and your female servants, and your best young men, and your donkeys, and put them to his work.
- World English Bible

And your men-servants, and your maid-servants, and your young men -- the best, and your asses, he doth take, and hath prepared for his own work;
- Youngs Literal Bible

And he will take your men-servants, and your maid-servants, and your goodliest young men, and your asses, and put them to his work.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for 1 Samuel 8:16


8:16 Will take - By constraint, and without sufficient recompense.


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