1 Samuel 16:2 Parallel Verses [⇓ See commentary ⇓]

1 Samuel 16:2, NIV: But Samuel said, 'How can I go? If Saul hears about it, he will kill me.' The LORD said, 'Take a heifer with you and say, 'I have come to sacrifice to the LORD.'

1 Samuel 16:2, ESV: And Samuel said, “How can I go? If Saul hears it, he will kill me.” And the LORD said, “Take a heifer with you and say, ‘I have come to sacrifice to the LORD.’

1 Samuel 16:2, KJV: And Samuel said, How can I go? if Saul hear it, he will kill me. And the LORD said, Take an heifer with thee, and say, I am come to sacrifice to the LORD.

1 Samuel 16:2, NASB: But Samuel said, 'How can I go? When Saul hears about it, he will kill me.' But the LORD said, 'Take a heifer with you and say, ‘I have come to sacrifice to the LORD.’

1 Samuel 16:2, NLT: But Samuel asked, 'How can I do that? If Saul hears about it, he will kill me.' 'Take a heifer with you,' the LORD replied, 'and say that you have come to make a sacrifice to the LORD.

1 Samuel 16:2, CSB: Samuel asked, "How can I go? Saul will hear about it and kill me! "The Lord answered, "Take a young cow with you and say, 'I have come to sacrifice to the Lord.'

What does 1 Samuel 16:2 mean? [⇑ See verse text ⇑]

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