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1 Samuel 23:15 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— And David saw that Saul was come out to seek his life: and David was in the wilderness of Ziph in the wood.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— And David saw that Saul was come out to seek his life: and David [was] in the wilderness of Ziph in a wood.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— Now David became aware that Saul had come out to seek his life while David was in the wilderness of Ziph at Horesh.
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— And David saw that Saul had come out to seek his life: and David [was] in the wilderness of Ziph in a wood.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— And David saw that Saul had come out to seek his life; and David was in the wilderness of Ziph in a wood.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— Then David saw that Saul had come out to seek his life, David, being in the wilderness of Ziph, in the thicket.
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— And David seeth that Saul hath come out to seek his life, and David [is] in the wilderness of Ziph, in a forest.
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— And David saw that Saul was come out to seek his life. And David was in the desert of Ziph, in a wood.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— And Dauid saw that Saul was come out to seeke his life: and Dauid [was] in the wildernes of Ziph in a wood.
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— And David perceived that Saul went forth to seek David; and David was in the dry mountain in the New Ziph.
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— And Dawid saw that Shaul was come out to seek his life: and Dawid [was] in the wilderness of Zif in a wood.

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
And Dwi דָּוִד 1732
{1732} Prime
דָּוִד
David
{daw-veed'}
From the same as H1730; loving; David, the youngest son of Jesse.
saw 7200
{7200} Prime
רָאָה
ra'ah
{raw-aw'}
A primitive root; to see, literally or figuratively (in numerous applications, direct and implied, transitively, intransitively and causatively).
z8799
<8799> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811)
Count - 19885
that x3588
(3588) Complement
כִּי
kiy
{kee}
A primitive particle (the full form of the prepositional prefix) indicating causal relations of all kinds, antecedent or consequent; (by implication) very widely used as a relative conjugation or adverb; often largely modified by other particles annexed.
l שָׁאוּל 7586
{7586} Prime
שָׁאוּל
Sha'uwl
{shaw-ool'}
Passive participle of H7592; asked; Shaul, the name of an Edomite and two Israelites.
was come out 3318
{3318} Prime
יָצָא
yatsa'
{yaw-tsaw'}
A primitive root; to go (causatively bring) out, in a great variety of applications, literally and figuratively, direct and proximate.
z8804
<8804> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Perfect (See H8816)
Count - 12562
to seek 1245
{1245} Prime
בּקשׁ
baqash
{baw-kash'}
A primitive root; to search out (by any method; specifically in worship or prayer); by implication to strive after.
z8763
<8763> Grammar
Stem - Piel (See H8840)
Mood - Infinitive (See H8812)
Count - 790
x853
(0853) Complement
אֵת
'eth
{ayth}
Apparently contracted from H0226 in the demonstrative sense of entity; properly self (but generally used to point out more definitely the object of a verb or preposition, even or namely).
his life: 5315
{5315} Prime
נֶפֶשׁ
nephesh
{neh'-fesh}
From H5314; properly a breathing creature, that is, animal or (abstractly) vitality; used very widely in a literal, accommodated or figurative sense (bodily or mental).
and Dwi דָּוִד 1732
{1732} Prime
דָּוִד
David
{daw-veed'}
From the same as H1730; loving; David, the youngest son of Jesse.
[was] in the wilderness 4057
{4057} Prime
מִדְבָּר
midbar
{mid-bawr'}
From H1696 in the sense of driving; a pasture (that is, open field, whither cattle are driven); by implication a desert; also speech (including its organs).
of Zf זִיף 2128
{2128} Prime
זִיף
Ziyph
{zeef}
From the same as H2203; flowing; Ziph, the name of a place in Palestine; also of an Israelite.
in a wood. 2793
{2793} Prime
חֹרֶשׁ
choresh
{kho'-resh}
From H2790; a forest (perhaps as furnishing the material for fabric).
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

See commentary on 1 Samuel 23:14-15.

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on 1 Samuel 23:14-18.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

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Geneva Bible Translation Notes

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Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance
life:
Heb. nephesh, soul,
Genesis 44:30 Now therefore when I come to thy servant my father, and the lad [be] not with us; seeing that his life is bound up in the lad's life;
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