2 Samuel 7:8

English Standard Version

8 Now, therefore, thus you shall say to my servant David, ‘Thus says the Lord of hosts, I took you from the pasture, from following the sheep, that you should be prince[1] over my people Israel. (1Sa 16:11; Ps 78:70)

New International Version

8 “Now then, tell my servant David, ‘This is what the Lord Almighty says: I took you from the pasture, from tending the flock, and appointed you ruler over my people Israel.

New Int. Readers Version

8 “So tell my servant David, ‘The Lord who rules over all says, “I took you away from the grasslands. That's where you were taking care of your father's sheep and goats. I made you ruler over my people Israel.

King James Version

8 Now therefore so shalt thou say unto my servant David, Thus saith the LORD of hosts, I took thee from the sheepcote, from following the sheep, to be ruler over my people, over Israel: