1 Samuel 19:16

“And when the messengers were come in, behold, there was an image in the bed, with a pillow of goates haire for his bolster.”

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Other Translations

And when the messengers were come in, behold, [there was] an image in the bed, with a pillow of goats' [hair] for his bolster.
- King James Version

When the messengers entered, behold, the household idol {was} on the bed with the quilt of goats' {hair} at its head.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And when the messengers came in, behold, the teraphim was in the bed, with the pillow of goats' `hair' at the head thereof.
- American Standard Version (1901)

And when the men came in, there was the image in the bed, with the cushion of goat's hair at its head
- Basic English Bible

And the messengers came in, and behold, the image was in the bed, and the net of goats' [hair] at its head.
- Darby Bible

And when the messengers had come in, behold, there was an image in the bed, with a pillow of goat's hair for his bolster.
- Webster's Bible

When the messengers came in, behold, the teraphim was in the bed, with the pillow of goats' hair at its head.
- World English Bible

And the messengers come in, and lo, the teraphim [are] on the bed, and the mattress of goats' [hair], [for] his pillows.
- Youngs Literal Bible

And when the messengers came in, behold, the teraphim was in the bed, with the quilt of goats' hair at the head thereof.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

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Discussion for 1 Samuel 19

  • Anne
    David was under divine protection; He had a purpose to fulfill and a time in which to fulfill it.
  • Irene123
    I love Matthew Uche's testimony. It was 'spot on'!!!
  • Irene123
    1 Sam. 19: 20- means God ALLOWED satan to put an evil spirit in Saul. God is in control of - everything. God gave Saul plenty of chances to follow God. At some point in our lives He will leave off 'striveing' with us, if we refuse to turn to Him.
  • Douglas Gilbert Wells
    They both mean the same thing
  • Lu2677
    Isaiah 45:7 "I form the light, I create darkness: I make peace, I create evil: I the LORD do all these things."
    I do not believe there are two kinds of evil. This verse tells us the Lord is responsible for "all" these things.
    Evil people are wicked, they cause destruction and they will end in destruction. Amen.
  • Dave
    Study the word 'evil' in your bible. You will see two different kinds of evil. One is destructiveness and one is wickedness. Obviously God is not responsible for wickedness.

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