From the Hebrew דּוד
- (5th BC Attic): IPA: /da͜abi͜íd/
- (1st BC Egyptian): IPA: /daːbíːd/
- (4th AD Koine): IPA: /ðaβíð/
- (10th AD Byzantine): IPA: /ðavíð/
- (15th AD Constantinopolitan): IPA: /ðavíð/
Δαυίδ (Dauíd) is the variant found on the most reliable manuscripts and is considered to most likely be the authentic version.