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1 Samuel 15:9 :: New International Version (NIV)

Unchecked Copy Box1 Samuel 15:9 - But Saul and the army spared Agag and the best of the sheep and cattle, the fat calves[fn] and lambs—everything that was good. These they were unwilling to destroy completely, but everything that was despised and weak they totally destroyed.
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Translations for 1 Samuel 15:9
But Saul and the people spared Agag, and the best of the sheep, and of the oxen, and of the fatlings, and the lambs, and all that was good, and would not utterly destroy them: but every thing that was vile and refuse, that they destroyed utterly.

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But Saul and the people spared Agag and the best of the sheep, the oxen, the fatlings, the lambs, and all that was good, and were unwilling to utterly destroy them. But everything despised and worthless, that they utterly destroyed.

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Saul and his men spared Agag’s life and kept the best of the sheep and goats, the cattle, the fat calves, and the lambs—everything, in fact, that appealed to them. They destroyed only what was worthless or of poor quality.

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But Saul and the army spared Agag and the best of the sheep and cattle, the fat calves[fn] and lambs—everything that was good. These they were unwilling to destroy completely, but everything that was despised and weak they totally destroyed.

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But Saul and the people spared Agag and the best of the sheep and of the oxen and of the fattened calves[fn] and the lambs, and all that was good, and would not utterly destroy them. All that was despised and worthless they devoted to destruction.

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Saul and the troops spared Agag, and the best of the sheep, goats, cattle, and choice animals,[fn] as well as the young rams and the best of everything else. They were not willing to destroy them, but they did destroy all the worthless and unwanted things.

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But Saul and the people spared Agag and the best of the sheep, the oxen, the more valuable animals, the lambs, and everything that was good, and were unwilling to destroy them completely; but everything despicable and weak, that they completely destroyed.

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But Saul and the people spared Agag and the best of the sheep, the oxen, the fatlings, the lambs, and all that was good, and were not willing to destroy them utterly; but everything despised and worthless, that they utterly destroyed.

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But Saul and the people spared Agag and the best of the sheep, the oxen, the fatlings, the lambs, and all that was good, and they were not willing to devote them to destruction; but everything despised and worthless, that they utterly destroyed.

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Saul and the people spared Agag and the best of the sheep, the oxen, the fatlings, the lambs, and everything that was good, and they were not willing to destroy them entirely; but everything that was undesirable or worthless they destroyed completely.

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However, Saul and the army spared Agag, along with the best of the flock, the cattle, the fatlings, and the lambs, as well as everything else that was of value. They were not willing to slaughter them. But they did slaughter everything that was despised and worthless.

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But Saul and the people spared Agag, and the best of the sheep and of the oxen and of the fatlings, and the lambs, and all that was good, and would not utterly destroy them; all that was despised and worthless they utterly destroyed.

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But Saul and the people spared Agag, and the best of the sheep, and of the oxen, and of the fatlings, and the lambs, and all that was good, and would not utterly destroy them: but everything that was vile and refuse, that they destroyed utterly.

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and Saul hath pity -- also the people -- on Agag, and on the best of the flock, and of the herd, and of the seconds, and on the lambs, and on all that is good, and have not been willing to devote them; and all the work, despised and wasted -- it they devoted.

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And Saul and the people spared Agag, and the best of the sheep and oxen, and beasts of the second bearing, and the lambs, and all that was good, and would not devote them to destruction; but everything that was mean and weak, that they destroyed utterly.

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But Saul and the people spared Agag, and the best of the sheep, and of the oxen, and of the fatlings, and the lambs, and all that was good, and would not utterly destroy them: but every thing that was vile and refuse, that they destroyed utterly.

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But Sha'ul and the people spared Agag, and the best of the sheep, and of the oxen, and of the fatlings, and the lambs, and all that was good, and wouldn't utterly destroy them: but everything that was vile and refuse, that they destroyed utterly.

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et pepercit Saul et populus Agag et optimis gregibus ovium et armentorum et vestibus et arietibus et universis quae pulchra erant nec voluerunt disperdere ea quicquid vero vile fuit et reprobum hoc demoliti sunt

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וַיַּחְמֹל שָׁאוּל וְהָעָם עַל־אֲגָג וְעַל־מֵיטַב הַצֹּאן וְהַבָּקָר וְהַמִּשְׁנִים וְעַל־הַכָּרִים וְעַל־כָּל־הַטֹּוב וְלֹא אָבוּ הַחֲרִימָם וְכָל־הַמְּלָאכָה נְמִבְזָה וְנָמֵס אֹתָהּ הֶחֱרִימוּ׃ פ

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καὶ περιεποιήσατο Σαουλ καὶ πᾶς λαὸς τὸν Αγαγ ζῶντα καὶ τὰ ἀγαθὰ τῶν ποιμνίων καὶ τῶν βουκολίων καὶ τῶν ἐδεσμάτων καὶ τῶν ἀμπελώνων καὶ πάντων τῶν ἀγαθῶν καὶ οὐκ ἐβούλετο αὐτὰ ἐξολεθρεῦσαι καὶ πᾶν ἔργον ἠτιμωμένον καὶ ἐξουδενωμένον ἐξωλέθρευσαν

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وَعَفَا شَاوُلُ وَالشَّعْبُ عَنْ أَجَاجَ وَعَنْ خِيَارِ الْغَنَمِ وَالْبَقَرِ وَالثُّنْيَانِ وَالْخِرَافِ، وَعَنْ كُلِّ الْجَيِّدِ، وَلَمْ يَرْضَوْا أَنْ يُحَرِّمُوهَا. وَكُلُّ الأَمْلاَكِ الْمُحْتَقَرَةِ وَالْمَهْزُولَةِ حَرَّمُوهَا.

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وَعَفَا شَاوُلُ عَنْ أَجَاجَ وَعَنْ خِيَارِ الْغَنَمِ وَالْبَقَرِ وَالْعُجُولِ وَالْخِرَافِ، وَعَنْ كُلِّ مَا هُوَ جَيِّدٌ، وَأَبَوْا أَنْ يَقْضُوا عَلَيْهَا، وَلَمْ يُدَمِّرُوا إِلّا الْأمْلاكَ وَالْغَنَائِمَ الَّتِي لَا قِيمَةَ لَهَا.

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And Saul and all the people saved Agag alive, and the [fn]best of the flocks, and of the herds, and of the fruits, of the vineyards, and of all the good things; and they would not destroy them: but every worthless and refuse [fn]thing they destroyed.

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Y Saúl y el pueblo perdonaron á Agag, y á lo mejor de las ovejas, y al ganado mayor, á los gruesos y á los carneros, y á todo lo bueno: que no lo quisieron destruir: mas todo lo que era vil y flaco destruyeron.

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Y Saúl y el pueblo perdonaron a Agag, y a lo mejor de las ovejas y del ganado mayor, de los animales engordados, de los carneros y de todo lo bueno, y no lo quisieron destruir; mas todo lo que era vil y despreciable destruyeron.

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But Saul and the people did not put Agag to death, and they kept the best of the sheep and the oxen and the fat beasts and the lambs, and whatever was good, not desiring to put them to the curse: but everything which was bad and of no use they put to the curse.

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掃羅和百姓卻憐惜亞甲、也愛惜上好的牛、羊、牛犢、羊羔、並一切美物、不肯滅絕.凡下賤瘦弱的、盡都殺了。

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Sin embargo, Saúl y el pueblo perdonaron la vida a Agag, a lo mejor de las ovejas y de las vacas, de los animales engordados, de los carneros y de todo lo bueno, lo cual no quisieron destruir. Pero destruyeron todo lo despreciable y sin valor.

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사울과 백성이 아각과 그 양과 소의 가장 좋은 것 또는 기름진 것과 어린 양과 모든 좋은것을 남기고 진멸키를 즐겨 아니하고 가치없고 낮은것은 진멸하니라

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Mais Saül et le peuple épargnèrent Agag, et les meilleures brebis, les meilleurs boeufs, les meilleures bêtes de la seconde portée, les agneaux gras, et tout ce qu'il y avait de bon; ils ne voulurent pas le dévouer par interdit, et ils dévouèrent seulement tout ce qui était méprisable et chétif.

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Aber Saul und das Volk verschonten den Agag, und was gute Schafe und Rinder und gemästet war, und die Lämmer und alles, was gut war, und wollten's nicht verbannen; was aber schnöde und untüchtig war, das verbannten sie.

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Но Саул и народ пощадили Агага и лучших из овец и волов и откормленных ягнят, и все хорошее, и не хотели истребить, а все вещи маловажные и худые истребили.

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Y Saúl y el pueblo perdonaron a Agag, y a lo mejor de las ovejas, y al ganado mayor, a los gruesos y a los carneros, y finalmente a todo lo bueno, que no lo quisieron destruir; mas todo lo que era vil y flaco destruyeron.

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Or the grown bulls; the meaning of the Hebrew for this phrase is uncertain.
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