Parallel Bible results for 1 Samuel 23:1-6

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1 Samuel 23:1-6

NRS 1 Now they told David, "The Philistines are fighting against Keilah, and are robbing the threshing floors." NIV 1 When David was told, "Look, the Philistines are fighting against Keilah and are looting the threshing floors," NRS 2 David inquired of the Lord, "Shall I go and attack these Philistines?" The Lord said to David, "Go and attack the Philistines and save Keilah." NIV 2 he inquired of the LORD, saying, "Shall I go and attack these Philistines?" The LORD answered him, "Go, attack the Philistines and save Keilah." NRS 3 But David's men said to him, "Look, we are afraid here in Judah; how much more then if we go to Keilah against the armies of the Philistines?" NIV 3 But David's men said to him, "Here in Judah we are afraid. How much more, then, if we go to Keilah against the Philistine forces!" NRS 4 Then David inquired of the Lord again. The Lord answered him, "Yes, go down to Keilah; for I will give the Philistines into your hand. NIV 4 Once again David inquired of the LORD, and the LORD answered him, "Go down to Keilah, for I am going to give the Philistines into your hand. NRS 5 So David and his men went to Keilah, fought with the Philistines, brought away their livestock, and dealt them a heavy defeat. Thus David rescued the inhabitants of Keilah. NIV 5 So David and his men went to Keilah, fought the Philistines and carried off their livestock. He inflicted heavy losses on the Philistines and saved the people of Keilah. NRS 6 When Abiathar son of Ahimelech fled to David at Keilah, he came down with an ephod in his hand. NIV 6 (Now Abiathar son of Ahimelech had brought the ephod down with him when he fled to David at Keilah.)