1 Samuel 30:10

10 Two hundred of them were too exhausted to cross the valley, but David and the other four hundred continued the pursuit.

1 Samuel 30:10 in Other Translations

KJV
10 But David pursued, he and four hundred men: for two hundred abode behind, which were so faint that they could not go over the brook Besor.
ESV
10 But David pursued, he and four hundred men. Two hundred stayed behind, who were too exhausted to cross the brook Besor.
NLT
10 But 200 of the men were too exhausted to cross the brook, so David continued the pursuit with 400 men.
MSG
10 David and four hundred men kept up the pursuit, but two hundred of them were too fatigued to cross the Brook Besor, and stayed there.
CSB
10 They stopped because they were too exhausted to cross the Wadi Besor. David and 400 of the men continued in pursuit.

1 Samuel 30:10 In-Context

8 and David inquired of the LORD, “Shall I pursue this raiding party? Will I overtake them?” “Pursue them,” he answered. “You will certainly overtake them and succeed in the rescue.”
9 David and the six hundred men with him came to the Besor Valley, where some stayed behind.
10 Two hundred of them were too exhausted to cross the valley, but David and the other four hundred continued the pursuit.
11 They found an Egyptian in a field and brought him to David. They gave him water to drink and food to eat—
12 part of a cake of pressed figs and two cakes of raisins. He ate and was revived, for he had not eaten any food or drunk any water for three days and three nights.

Cross References 1

  • 1. ver 21; ver 9,21
Scripture quoted by permission.  Quotations designated (NIV) are from THE HOLY BIBLE: NEW INTERNATIONAL VERSION®.  NIV®.  Copyright © 1973, 1978, 1984, 2011 by Biblica.  All rights reserved worldwide.