1 Samuel 9:11

And as they went up the hill to the city, they found young maidens going out to draw water, and said unto them, Is the seer here?”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for 1 Samuel 9:11

And as they went vp the hill to the city, they found yong maydens going out to draw water, and said vnto them, Is the Seer here?
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

As they went up the slope to the city, they found young women going out to draw water and said to them, "Is the seer here?"
- New American Standard Version (1995)

As they went up the ascent to the city, they found young maidens going out to draw water, and said unto them, Is the seer here?
- American Standard Version (1901)

And when they were on the way up to the town, they saw some young girls going out to get water and said to them, Is the seer here?
- Basic English Bible

As they went up the ascent to the city, they met maidens going forth to draw water; and they said to them, Is the seer here?
- Darby Bible

And as they went up the hill to the city, they found young maidens going out to draw water, and said to them, Is the seer here?
- Webster's Bible

As they went up the ascent to the city, they found young maidens going out to draw water, and said to them, "Is the seer here?"
- World English Bible

They are going up in the ascent of the city, and have found young women going out to draw water, and say to them, `Is the seer in this [place]?'
- Youngs Literal Bible

As they went up the ascent to the city, they found young maidens going out to draw water, and said unto them: 'Is the seer here?'
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible Commentary for 1 Samuel 9:11

Wesley's Notes for 1 Samuel 9:11


9:9 Seer - Because he discerned and could discover things secret and unknown to others. And these are the words, either of some later sacred writer, who after Samuel's death, inserted this verse. Or, of Samuel, who, being probably fifty or sixty years old at the writing of this book, and speaking of the state of things in his first days, might well call it before time.

9:12 Came to - day to the city - He had been travelling abroad, and was now returned to his own house in Ramah. High place - Upon the hill mentioned ver.#11|, and near the altar which Samuel built for this use.

9:13 Find him - At home and at leisure. To eat - The relicks of the sacrifices. Doth bless - The blessing of this sacrifice seems to have consisted both of thanksgiving, this being a thank - offering, and of prayer to God for its acceptance.


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