Ruth 4:17

(NIV)
The women living there said, ‘Naomi has a son!’ And they named him Obed. He was the father of Jesse, the father of David.

(ESV)
And the women of the neighborhood gave him a name, saying, “A son has been born to Naomi.” They named him Obed. He was the father of Jesse, the father of David.

Ruth 4:22

(NIV)
Obed the father of Jesse,
and Jesse the father of David.

(ESV)
Obed fathered Jesse, and Jesse fathered David.

1Sam 16:1

(NIV)
The  Lord said to Samuel, ‘How long will you mourn for Saul, since I have rejected him as king over Israel? Fill your horn with oil and be on your way; I am sending you to Jesse of Bethlehem. I have chosen one of his sons to be king.’

(ESV)
The  Lord said to Samuel, “How long will you grieve over Saul, since I have rejected him from being king over Israel? Fill your horn with oil, and go. I will send you to Jesse the Bethlehemite, for I have provided for myself a king among his sons.”

1Sam 16:3

(NIV)
Invite Jesse to the sacrifice, and I will show you what to do. You are to anoint for me the one I indicate.’

(ESV)
And invite Jesse to the sacrifice, and I will show you what you shall do. And you shall anoint for me him whom I declare to you.”

1Sam 16:5

(NIV)
Samuel replied, ‘Yes, in peace; I have come to sacrifice to the  Lord. Consecrate yourselves and come to the sacrifice with me.’ Then he consecrated Jesse and his sons and invited them to the sacrifice.

(ESV)
And he said, “Peaceably; I have come to sacrifice to the  Lord. Consecrate yourselves, and come with me to the sacrifice.” And he consecrated Jesse and his sons and invited them to the sacrifice.

1Sam 16:8

(NIV)
Then Jesse called Abinadab and made him pass in front of Samuel. But Samuel said, ‘The  Lord has not chosen this one either.’
(ESV)
Then Jesse called Abinadab and made him pass before Samuel. And he said, “Neither has the  Lord chosen this one.”

1Sam 16:9

(NIV)
Jesse then made Shammah pass by, but Samuel said, ‘Nor has the  Lord chosen this one.’
(ESV)
Then Jesse made Shammah pass by. And he said, “Neither has the  Lord chosen this one.”

1Sam 16:10

(NIV)
Jesse made seven of his sons pass before Samuel, but Samuel said to him, ‘The  Lord has not chosen these.’
(ESV)
And Jesse made seven of his sons pass before Samuel. And Samuel said to Jesse, “The  Lord has not chosen these.”

1Sam 16:11

(NIV)
So he asked Jesse, ‘Are these all the sons you have?’

‘There is still the youngest,’ Jesse answered. ‘He is tending the sheep.’

Samuel said, ‘Send for him; we will not sit down until he arrives.’

(ESV)
Then Samuel said to Jesse, “Are all your sons here?” And he said, “There remains yet the youngest, but behold, he is keeping the sheep.” And Samuel said to Jesse, “Send and get him, for we will not sit down till he comes here.”

1Sam 16:18

(NIV)
One of the servants answered, ‘I have seen a son of Jesse of Bethlehem who knows how to play the lyre. He is a brave man and a warrior. He speaks well and is a fine-looking man. And the  Lord is with him.’

(ESV)
One of the young men answered, “Behold, I have seen a son of Jesse the Bethlehemite, who is skillful in playing a man of valor, a man of war, prudent in speech, and a man of good presence and the  Lord is with him.”

1Sam 16:19

(NIV)
Then Saul sent messengers to Jesse and said, ‘Send me your son David, who is with the sheep.’
(ESV)
Therefore Saul sent messengers to Jesse and said, “Send me David your son, who is with the sheep.”

1Sam 16:20

(NIV)
So Jesse took a donkey loaded with bread, a skin of wine and a young goat and sent them with his son David to Saul.

(ESV)
And Jesse took a donkey laden with bread and a skin of wine and a young goat and sent them by David his son to Saul.

1Sam 16:22

(NIV)
Then Saul sent word to Jesse, saying, ‘Allow David to remain in my service, for I am pleased with him.’

(ESV)
And Saul sent to Jesse, saying, “Let David remain in my service, for he has found favor in my sight.”

1Sam 17:12

(NIV)
Now David was the son of an Ephrathite named Jesse, who was from Bethlehem in Judah. Jesse had eight sons, and in Saul’s time he was very old.
(ESV)
Now David was the son of an Ephrathite of Bethlehem in Judah, named Jesse, who had eight sons. In the days of Saul the man was already old and advanced in years.

1Sam 17:13

(NIV)
Jesse’s three eldest sons had followed Saul to the war: the firstborn was Eliab; the second, Abinadab; and the third, Shammah.
(ESV)
The three oldest sons of Jesse had followed Saul to the battle. And the names of his three sons who went to the battle were Eliab the firstborn, and next to him Abinadab, and the third Shammah.

1Sam 17:17

(NIV)
Now Jesse said to his son David, ‘Take this ephah of roasted grain and these ten loaves of bread for your brothers and hurry to their camp.
(ESV)
And Jesse said to David his son, “Take for your brothers an ephah of this parched grain, and these ten loaves, and carry them quickly to the camp to your brothers.

1Sam 17:20

(NIV)
Early in the morning David left the flock in the care of a shepherd, loaded up and set out, as Jesse had directed. He reached the camp as the army was going out to its battle positions, shouting the war cry.
(ESV)
And David rose early in the morning and left the sheep with a keeper and took the provisions and went, as Jesse had commanded him. And he came to the encampment as the host was going out to the battle line, shouting the war cry.

1Sam 17:58

(NIV)
‘Whose son are you, young man?’ Saul asked him.

David said, ‘I am the son of your servant Jesse of Bethlehem.’

(ESV)
And Saul said to him, “Whose son are you, young man?” And David answered, “I am the son of your servant Jesse the Bethlehemite.”

1Sam 20:27

(NIV)
But the next day, the second day of the month, David’s place was empty again. Then Saul said to his son Jonathan, ‘Why hasn’t the son of Jesse come to the meal, either yesterday or today?’

(ESV)
But on the second day, the day after the new moon, David’s place was empty. And Saul said to Jonathan his son, “Why has not the son of Jesse come to the meal, either yesterday or today?”

1Sam 20:30

(NIV)
Saul’s anger flared up at Jonathan and he said to him, ‘You son of a perverse and rebellious woman! Don’t I know that you have sided with the son of Jesse to your own shame and to the shame of the mother who bore you?
(ESV)
Then Saul’s anger was kindled against Jonathan, and he said to him, “You son of a perverse, rebellious woman, do I not know that you have chosen the son of Jesse to your own shame, and to the shame of your mother’s nakedness?

1Sam 20:31

(NIV)
As long as the son of Jesse lives on this earth, neither you nor your kingdom will be established. Now send someone to bring him to me, for he must die!’

(ESV)
For as long as the son of Jesse lives on the earth, neither you nor your kingdom shall be established. Therefore send and bring him to me, for he shall surely die.”

1Sam 22:7

(NIV)
He said to them, ‘Listen, men of Benjamin! Will the son of Jesse give all of you fields and vineyards? Will he make all of you commanders of thousands and commanders of hundreds?
(ESV)
And Saul said to his servants who stood about him, “Hear now, people of Benjamin; will the son of Jesse give every one of you fields and vineyards, will he make you all commanders of thousands and commanders of hundreds,

1Sam 22:8

(NIV)
Is that why you have all conspired against me? No one tells me when my son makes a covenant with the son of Jesse. None of you is concerned about me or tells me that my son has incited my servant to lie in wait for me, as he does today.’

(ESV)
that all of you have conspired against me? No one discloses to me when my son makes a covenant with the son of Jesse. None of you is sorry for me or discloses to me that my son has stirred up my servant against me, to lie in wait, as at this day.”

1Sam 22:9

(NIV)
But Doeg the Edomite, who was standing with Saul’s officials, said, ‘I saw the son of Jesse come to Ahimelek son of Ahitub at Nob.
(ESV)
Then answered Doeg the Edomite, who stood by the servants of Saul, “I saw the son of Jesse coming to Nob, to Ahimelech the son of Ahitub,

1Sam 22:13

(NIV)
Saul said to him, ‘Why have you conspired against me, you and the son of Jesse, giving him bread and a sword and enquiring of God for him, so that he has rebelled against me and lies in wait for me, as he does today?’

(ESV)
And Saul said to him, “Why have you conspired against me, you and the son of Jesse, in that you have given him bread and a sword and have inquired of God for him, so that he has risen against me, to lie in wait, as at this day?”

1Sam 25:10

(NIV)
Nabal answered David’s servants, ‘Who is this David? Who is this son of Jesse? Many servants are breaking away from their masters these days.
(ESV)
And Nabal answered David’s servants, “Who is David? Who is the son of Jesse? There are many servants these days who are breaking away from their masters.

2Sam 20:1

(NIV)
Now a troublemaker named Sheba son of Bikri, a Benjaminite, happened to be there. He sounded the trumpet and shouted,

‘We have no share in David,
no part in Jesse’s son!
Every man to his tent, Israel!’
(ESV)
Now there happened to be there a worthless man, whose name was Sheba, the son of Bichri, a Benjaminite. And he blew the trumpet and said,

“We have no portion in David,
and we have no inheritance in the son of Jesse;
every man to his tents, O Israel!”

2Sam 23:1

(NIV)
These are the last words of David:

‘The inspired utterance of David son of Jesse,
the utterance of the man exalted by the Most High,
the man anointed by the God of Jacob,
the hero of Israel’s songs:
(ESV)
Now these are the last words of David:

The oracle of David, the son of Jesse,
the oracle of the man who was raised on high,
the anointed of the God of Jacob,
the sweet psalmist of Israel:

1Kgs 12:16

(NIV)
When all Israel saw that the king refused to listen to them, they answered the king:

‘What share do we have in David,
what part in Jesse’s son?
To your tents, Israel!
Look after your own house, David!’
So the Israelites went home.
(ESV)
And when all Israel saw that the king did not listen to them, the people answered the king, “What portion do we have in David? We have no inheritance in the son of Jesse. To your tents, O Israel! Look now to your own house, David.” So Israel went to their tents.

1Chr 2:12

(NIV)
Boaz the father of Obed and Obed the father of Jesse.
(ESV)
Boaz fathered Obed Obed fathered Jesse.

1Chr 2:13

(NIV)
Jesse was the father of
Eliab his firstborn; the second son was Abinadab, the third Shimea,
(ESV)
Jesse fathered Eliab his firstborn, Abinadab the second Shimea the third,

1Chr 10:14

(NIV)
and did not enquire of the  Lord. So the  Lord put him to death and turned the kingdom over to David son of Jesse.

(ESV)
He did not seek guidance from the  Lord. Therefore the  Lord put him to death and turned the kingdom over to David the son of Jesse.

1Chr 12:18

(NIV)
Then the Spirit came on Amasai, chief of the Thirty, and he said:

‘We are yours, David!
We are with you, son of Jesse!
Success, success to you,
and success to those who help you,
for your God will help you.’

So David received them and made them leaders of his raiding bands.

(ESV)
Then the Spirit clothed Amasai, chief of the thirty, and he said,

“We are yours, O David,
and with you, O son of Jesse!
Peace, peace to you,
and peace to your helpers!
For your God helps you.”

Then David received them and made them officers of his troops.

1Chr 29:26

(NIV)
David son of Jesse was king over all Israel.
(ESV)
Thus David the son of Jesse reigned over all Israel.

2Chr 10:16

(NIV)
When all Israel saw that the king refused to listen to them, they answered the king:

‘What share do we have in David,
what part in Jesse’s son?
To your tents, Israel!
Look after your own house, David!’
So all the Israelites went home.
(ESV)
And when all Israel saw that the king did not listen to them, the people answered the king, “What portion have we in David? We have no inheritance in the son of Jesse. Each of you to your tents, O Israel! Look now to your own house, David.” So all Israel went to their tents.

2Chr 11:18

(NIV)
Rehoboam married Mahalath, who was the daughter of David’s son Jerimoth and of Abihail, the daughter of Jesse’s son Eliab.
(ESV)
Rehoboam took as wife Mahalath the daughter of Jerimoth the son of David, and of Abihail the daughter of Eliab the son of Jesse,

Ps 72:20

(NIV)
This concludes the prayers of David son of Jesse.
(ESV)
The prayers of David, the son of Jesse, are ended.

Book Three

Isa 11:1

(NIV)
A shoot will come up from the stump of Jesse;
from his roots a Branch will bear fruit.
(ESV)
There shall come forth a shoot from the stump of Jesse,
and a branch from his roots shall bear fruit.

Isa 11:10

(NIV)
In that day the Root of Jesse will stand as a banner for the peoples; the nations will rally to him, and his resting place will be glorious.
(ESV)
In that day the root of Jesse, who shall stand as a signal for the peoples—of him shall the nations inquire, and his resting place shall be glorious.

Matt 1:5

(NIV)
Salmon the father of Boaz, whose mother was Rahab,
Boaz the father of Obed, whose mother was Ruth,
Obed the father of Jesse,
(ESV)
and Salmon the father of Boaz by Rahab, and Boaz the father of Obed by Ruth, and Obed the father of Jesse,

Matt 1:6

(NIV)
and Jesse the father of King David.
David was the father of Solomon, whose mother had been Uriah’s wife,
(ESV)
and Jesse the father of David the king.

And David was the father of Solomon by the wife of Uriah,

Luke 3:32

(NIV)
the son of Jesse,
the son of Obed, the son of Boaz,
the son of Salmon, the son of Nahshon,
(ESV)
the son of Jesse, the son of Obed, the son of Boaz, the son of Sala, the son of Nahshon,

Acts 13:22

(NIV)
After removing Saul, he made David their king. God testified concerning him: “I have found David son of Jesse, a man after my own heart; he will do everything I want him to do.”

(ESV)
And when he had removed him he raised up David to be their king, of whom he testified and said ‘I have found in David the son of Jesse a man after my heart who will do all my will.’

Rom 15:12

(NIV)
And again, Isaiah says, ‘The Root of Jesse will spring up,
one who will arise to rule over the nations;
in him the Gentiles will hope.’
(ESV)
And again Isaiah says,

“The root of Jesse will come,
even he who arises to rule the Gentiles;
in him will the Gentiles hope.”
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