2 Samuel 1:13

“And David said unto the young man that told him, Whence art thou? And he answered, I am the son of a stranger, an Amalekite.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

And Dauid said vnto the yong man that told him, Whence art thou? And he answered, I am the sonne of a stranger, an Amalekite.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

David said to the young man who told him, "Where are you from? And he answered, "I am the son of an alien, an Amalekite.""
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And David said unto the young man that told him, Whence art thou? And he answered, I am the son of a sojourner, an Amalekite.
- American Standard Version (1901)

And David said to the young man who had given him the news, Where do you come from? And he said, I am the son of a man from a strange land; I am an Amalekite.
- Basic English Bible

And David said to the young man that told him, Whence art thou? And he said, I am the son of an Amalekite stranger.
- Darby Bible

And David said to the young man that told him, Whence art thou? And he answered, I am the son of a stranger, an Amalekite.
- Webster's Bible

David said to the young man who told him, "Where are you from?" He answered, "I am the son of a foreigner, an Amalekite."
- World English Bible

And David saith unto the youth who is declaring [it] to him, `Whence [art] thou?' and he saith, `Son of a sojourner, an Amalekite, I [am].'
- Youngs Literal Bible

And David said unto the young man that told him: 'Whence art thou?' And he answered: 'I am the son of an Amalekite stranger.'
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

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Discussion for 2 Samuel 1:13

  • hi there,
    i am enquiring about the statement made where the man who stood before david, said he was from a alien.what exactly is he saying as the word alien is understood to be from another planet. please could i have some feedback. regards Troy

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