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1 Samuel 18:23 :: New King James Version (NKJV)

Unchecked Copy Box1 Samuel 18:23 - So Saul’s servants spoke those words in the hearing of David. And David said, “Does it seem to you a light thing to be a king’s son-in-law, seeing I am a poor and lightly esteemed man?”
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Translations for 1 Samuel 18:23
And Saul's servants spake those words in the ears of David. And David said, Seemeth it to you a light thing to be a king's son in law, seeing that I am a poor man, and lightly esteemed?

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So Saul’s servants spoke those words in the hearing of David. And David said, “Does it seem to you a light thing to be a king’s son-in-law, seeing I am a poor and lightly esteemed man?”

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When Saul’s men said these things to David, he replied, “How can a poor man from a humble family afford the bride price for the daughter of a king?”

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They repeated these words to David. But David said, “Do you think it is a small matter to become the king’s son-in-law? I’m only a poor man and little known.”

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And Saul’s servants spoke those words in the ears of David. And David said, “Does it seem to you a little thing to become the king’s son-in-law, since I am a poor man and have no reputation?”

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Saul’s servants reported these words directly to David, but he replied, “Is it trivial in your sight to become the king’s son-in-law? I am a poor commoner.”

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So Saul’s servants spoke these words [fn]to David. But David said, “Is it trivial in your sight to become the king’s son-in-law, since I am only a poor man and insignificant?”

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So Saul’s servants spoke these words [fn]to David. But David said, “Is it trivial in your sight to become the king’s son-in-law, since I am a poor man and lightly esteemed?”

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So Saul’s servants spoke these words in [fn]David’s hearing. But David said, “Is it trivial in your eyes to become the king’s son-in-law, since I am a poor man and lightly esteemed?”

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So Saul’s servants spoke these words to David. But David said, “Is it a trivial thing in your sight to become a king’s son-in-law, seeing that I am a poor man and insignificant?”

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So Saul's servants spoke these words privately to David. David replied, "Is becoming the king's son-in-law something insignificant to you? I'm just a poor and lightly-esteemed man!"

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And Saul's servants spoke those words in the ears of David. And David said, "Does it seem to you a little thing to become the king's son-in-law, seeing that I am a poor man and of no repute?"

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And Saul’s servants spake those words in the ears of David. And David said, Seemeth it to you a light thing to be the king’s son-in-law, seeing that I am a poor man, and lightly esteemed?

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And the servants of Saul speak in the ears of David these words, and David saith, 'Is it a light thing in your eyes to be son-in-law to the king -- and I a poor man, and lightly esteemed?'

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And Saul's servants spoke those words in the ears of David. And David said, Is it a light thing in your eyes to be the king's son-in-law, seeing that I am a poor man, and lightly esteemed?

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And Saul's servants spoke those words in the ears of David. And David said, Seemeth it to you a light thing to be a king's son-in-law, seeing that I am a poor man, and lightly esteemed?

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Sha'ul's servants spoke those words in the ears of David. David said, Seems it to you a light thing to be the king's son-in-law, seeing that I am a poor man, and lightly esteemed?

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et locuti sunt servi Saul in auribus David omnia verba haec et ait David num parum vobis videtur generum esse regis ego autem sum vir pauper et tenuis

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וַיְדַבְּרוּ עַבְדֵי שָׁאוּל בְּאָזְנֵי דָוִד אֶת־הַדְּבָרִים הָאֵלֶּה וַיֹּאמֶר דָּוִד הַנְקַלָּה בְעֵינֵיכֶם הִתְחַתֵּן בַּמֶּלֶךְ וְאָנֹכִי אִישׁ־רָשׁ וְנִקְלֶה׃

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καὶ ἐλάλησαν οἱ παῖδες Σαουλ εἰς τὰ ὦτα Δαυιδ τὰ ῥήματα ταῦτα καὶ εἶπεν Δαυιδ εἰ κοῦφον ἐν ὀφθαλμοῖς ὑμῶν ἐπιγαμβρεῦσαι βασιλεῖ κἀγὼ ἀνὴρ ταπεινὸς καὶ οὐχὶ ἔνδοξος

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فَتَكَلَّمَ عَبِيدُ شَاوُلَ فِي أُذُنَيْ دَاوُدَ بِهذَا الْكَلاَمِ. فَقَالَ دَاوُدُ: «هَلْ هُوَ مُسْتَخَفٌّ فِي أَعْيُنِكُمْ مُصَاهَرَةُ الْمَلِكِ وَأَنَا رَجُلٌ مَِسْكِينٌ وَحَقِيرٌ؟»

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فَرَاحَ عَبِيدُ شَاوُلَ يُسِرُّونَ بِهَذَا الْحَدِيثِ فِي مَسَامِعِ دَاوُدَ. فَأَجَابَ دَاوُدُ: «أَتَظُنُّونَ مُصَاهَرَةَ الْمَلِكِ أَمْراً تَافِهاً؟ أَنَا لَسْتُ سِوَى رَجُلٍ مِسْكِينٍ حَقِيرٍ».

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And the servants of Saul spoke these words in the ears of David; and David said, Is it a light thing in your eyes to become son-in-law to the king? whereas I am an humble man, and not honourable?

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Y los criados de Saúl hablaron estas palabras á los oídos de David. Y David dijo: ¿Paréceos á vosotros que es poco ser yerno del rey, siendo yo un hombre pobre y de ninguna estima?

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Los criados de Saúl hablaron estas palabras a los oídos de David. Y David dijo: ¿Os parece a vosotros que es poco ser yerno del rey, siendo yo un hombre pobre y de ninguna estima?

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And Saul's servants said these things to David. And David said, Does it seem to you a small thing to be the king's son-in-law, seeing that I am a poor man, of no great name?

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掃羅的臣僕、就照這話說給大衛聽。大衛說、你們以為作王的女婿、是一件小事麼.我是貧窮卑微的人。

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Los servidores de Saúl dijeron estas palabras a oídos de David, y éste preguntó: --¿Os parece poca cosa ser yerno del rey, siendo yo un hombre pobre e insignificante?

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사울의 신하들이 이 말로 다윗의 귀에 고하매 다윗이 가로되 왕의 사위 되는 것을 너희는 경한 일로 보느냐 나는 가난하고 천한 사람이로라 한지라

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Les serviteurs de Saül répétèrent ces paroles aux oreilles de David. Et David répondit: Croyez-vous qu'il soit facile de devenir le gendre du roi? Moi, je suis un homme pauvre et de peu d'importance.

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Und die Knechte Sauls redeten solche Worte vor den Ohren Davids. David aber sprach: Dünkt euch das ein Geringes, des Königs Eidam zu sein? Ich aber bin ein armer, geringer Mann.

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И передали слуги Сауловы в уши Давиду все слова эти. И сказал Давид: разве легко кажется вам быть зятем царя? я--человек бедный и незначительный.

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Y los criados de Saúl hablaron estas palabras a los oídos de David. Y David dijo: ¿Os parece a vosotros que es poco ser yerno del rey, siendo yo un hombre pobre y de ninguna estima?

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