Parallel Verses

Darby Translation

And David inquired again of God; and God said to him, Go not up after them; turn round them and come upon them opposite the mulberry-trees.

New American Standard Bible

David inquired again of God, and God said to him, "You shall not go up after them; circle around behind them and come at them in front of the balsam trees.

King James Version

Therefore David inquired again of God; and God said unto him, Go not up after them; turn away from them, and come upon them over against the mulberry trees.

Holman Bible

So David again inquired of God, and God answered him, “Do not pursue them directly. Circle around them and attack them opposite the balsam trees.

International Standard Version

When David asked God about it, God told him, "Don't directly attack them. Instead, go around them and come up against them opposite those balsam trees.

A Conservative Version

And David inquired again of God. And God said to him, Thou shall not go up after them. Turn away from them, and come upon them opposite the mulberry trees.

American Standard Version

And David inquired again of God; and God said unto him, Thou shalt not go up after them: turn away from them, and come upon them over against the mulberry-trees.

Amplified

And David inquired again of God, and God said to him, Do not go up after them; turn away from them and come [around] upon them over opposite the mulberry trees.

Bible in Basic English

And David went for directions to God; and God said to him, You are not to go up after them; but, turning away from them, come face to face with them opposite the spice-trees.

Julia Smith Translation

And David will yet ask in God: and God will say to him, Thou shalt not go up after them; turn about from off them, and go to them from the front of the weepings.

King James 2000

Therefore David inquired again of God; and God said unto him, Go not up after them; turn away from them, and come upon them opposite the balsam trees.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Then David inquired again of God. And God said to him, "You shall not go up after them. Go around from before them and come against them the opposite [way] of the balsam trees.

Modern King James verseion

And David asked again of God. And God said to him, Do not go up after them. Turn away from them, and come on them over against the weeping trees.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Then David asked God, And God said to him, "Go not after them, but turn away from them, and come upon them straight from the pear trees.

NET Bible

So David again asked God what he should do. This time God told him, "Don't march up after them; circle around them and come against them in front of the trees.

New Heart English Bible

David inquired again of God; and God said to him, "You shall not go up after them. Turn away from them, and come on them over against the mulberry trees.

The Emphasized Bible

So David, asked again, of God, and God said to him, Thou shalt not go up after them, - get thee round, away from them, so shalt thou come in upon them, over against the mulberry-trees;

Webster

Therefore David inquired again of God: and God said to him, Go not up after them; turn away from them, and come upon them over against the mulberry trees.

World English Bible

David inquired again of God; and God said to him, "You shall not go up after them. Turn away from them, and come on them over against the mulberry trees.

Youngs Literal Translation

and David asketh again of God, and God saith to him, 'Do not go up after them, turn round from them, and thou hast come to them from over-against the mulberries;

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
דּויד דּוד 
David 
Usage: 1074

שׁאל שׁאל 
Sha'al 
Usage: 172

again of God
אלהים 
'elohiym 
Usage: 2600

and God
אלהים 
'elohiym 
Usage: 2600

unto him, Go not up
עלה 
`alah 
Usage: 890

אחר 
'achar 
Usage: 488

from them, and come

come, bring, ... in, enter, go, carry, ...down, pass, ...out,
Usage: 0

מל מואל מול מוּל 
Muwl 
Usage: 35

References

Fausets

Context Readings

David Defeats The Philistines

13 And the Philistines yet again spread themselves in the valley. 14 And David inquired again of God; and God said to him, Go not up after them; turn round them and come upon them opposite the mulberry-trees. 15 And it shall be, when thou hearest the sound of marching in the tops of the mulberry-trees, that then thou shalt go out to battle; for God will have gone forth before thee to smite the army of the Philistines.


Cross References

Joshua 8:2-7

And thou shalt do to Ai and to its king as thou didst to Jericho and to its king; only, the spoil thereof and the cattle thereof shall ye take as prey for yourselves. Set an ambush against the city behind it.

1 Chronicles 14:10

And David inquired of God saying, Shall I go up against the Philistines, and wilt thou give them into my hand? And Jehovah said to him, Go up; and I will give them into thy hand.

Psalm 27:4

One thing have I asked of Jehovah, that will I seek after: that I may dwell in the house of Jehovah all the days of my life, to behold the beauty of Jehovah, and to inquire of him in his temple.

John 9:6-7

Having said these things, he spat on the ground and made mud of the spittle, and put the mud, as ointment, on his eyes.

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