Parallel Verses

A Conservative Version

This day LORD will deliver thee into my hand, and I will smite thee, and take thy head from off thee. And I will give the dead bodies of the armies of the Philistines this day to the birds of the heavens, and to the wild beasts of

New American Standard Bible

"This day the LORD will deliver you up into my hands, and I will strike you down and remove your head from you. And I will give the dead bodies of the army of the Philistines this day to the birds of the sky and the wild beasts of the earth, that all the earth may know that there is a God in Israel,

King James Version

This day will the LORD deliver thee into mine hand; and I will smite thee, and take thine head from thee; and I will give the carcases of the host of the Philistines this day unto the fowls of the air, and to the wild beasts of the earth; that all the earth may know that there is a God in Israel.

Holman Bible

Today, the Lord will hand you over to me. Today, I’ll strike you down, cut your head off, and give the corpses of the Philistine camp to the birds of the sky and the creatures of the earth. Then all the world will know that Israel has a God,

International Standard Version

This very day the LORD will deliver you into my hand, and I'll strike you down and remove your head from you. And this very day I'll give the dead bodies of the Philistine army to the birds of the sky and to the animals of the earth, so that all the earth will know that there is a God in Israel,

American Standard Version

This day will Jehovah deliver thee into my hand; and I will smite thee, and take thy head from off thee; and I will give the dead bodies of the host of the Philistines this day unto the birds of the heavens, and to the wild beasts of the earth; that all the earth may know that there is a God in Israel,

Amplified

This day the Lord will deliver you into my hand, and I will smite you and cut off your head. And I will give the corpses of the army of the Philistines this day to the birds of the air and the wild beasts of the earth, that all the earth may know that there is a God in Israel.

Bible in Basic English

This day the Lord will give you up into my hands, and I will overcome you, and take your head off you; and I will give the bodies of the Philistine army to the birds of the air and the beasts of the earth today, so that all the earth may see that Israel has a God;

Darby Translation

This day will Jehovah deliver thee up into my hand; and I will smite thee, and take thy head from thee; and I will give the carcases of the camp of the Philistines this day to the fowl of the heavens and to the wild beasts of the earth. And all the earth shall know that Israel has a God;

Julia Smith Translation

This day Jehovah will deliver thee into my hand; and I smote thee and took away thy head from off thee, and I gave the carcass of the camp of the rovers this day to the birds of the heavens, and to the beasts of the earth: and all the earth shall know that there is a God to Israel.

King James 2000

This day will the LORD deliver you into my hand; and I will strike you, and take your head from you; and I will give the carcasses of the host of the Philistines this day unto the fowls of the air, and to the wild beasts of the earth; that all the earth may know that there is a God in Israel.

Lexham Expanded Bible

This day Yahweh will deliver you into my hand, and I will strike you down {and cut off your head}! Then I will give [the] corpses of the army of [the] Philistines this day to the birds of heaven and to the animals of the earth, so that all the earth may know that there is a God [who is] for Israel.

Modern King James verseion

Jehovah will deliver you into my hand today, and I will strike you and take your head from you and give the bodies of the army of the Philistines to the birds of the air today, and to the wild beasts of the earth, so that all the earth may know that there is a God in Israel.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

This day shall the LORD deliver thee into my hand, and I shall smite thee and take thine head from thee, and will give the carcasses of the host of the Philistines this day unto the fowls of the air and to the beasts of the earth - and all the world shall know that there is a God in Israel.

NET Bible

This very day the Lord will deliver you into my hand! I will strike you down and cut off your head. This day I will give the corpses of the Philistine army to the birds of the sky and the wild animals of the land. Then all the land will realize that Israel has a God

New Heart English Bible

Today, the LORD will deliver you into my hand. I will strike you, and take your head from off you. I will give the dead bodies of the army of the Philistines this day to the birds of the sky, and to the wild animals of the earth; that all the earth may know that there is a God in Israel,

The Emphasized Bible

This day, will Yahweh deliver thee into my hand, and I will smite thee, and take thy head from off thee, and will give thy dead body and the dead bodies of the host of Philistines, this day, unto the birds of heaven, and unto the wild beasts of the earth, - that all the earth may know that Israel hath a God;

Webster

This day will the LORD deliver thee into my hand; and I will smite thee, and take thy head from thee; and I will give the carcasses of the host of the Philistines this day to the fowls of the air, and to the wild beasts of the earth; that all the earth may know that there is a God in Israel.

World English Bible

Today, Yahweh will deliver you into my hand. I will strike you, and take your head from off you. I will give the dead bodies of the army of the Philistines this day to the birds of the sky, and to the wild animals of the earth; that all the earth may know that there is a God in Israel,

Youngs Literal Translation

This day doth Jehovah shut thee up into my hand -- and I have smitten thee, and turned aside thy head from off thee, and given the carcase of the camp of the Philistines this day to the fowl of the heavens, and to the beast of the earth, and all the earth do know that God is for Israel.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
יום 
Yowm 
Usage: 2293

will the Lord

Usage: 0

סגר 
Cagar 
Usage: 93

יד 
Yad 
Usage: 1612

and I will smite
נכה 
Nakah 
Usage: 501

thee, and take
שׂוּר סוּר 
Cuwr 
Usage: 301

ראשׁ 
Ro'sh 
Usage: 598

from thee and I will give
נתן 
Nathan 
Usage: 2011

the carcases
פּגר 
Peger 
Usage: 22

of the host
מחנה 
Machaneh 
Usage: 216

of the Philistines
פּלשׁתּי 
P@lishtiy 
Usage: 288

יום 
Yowm 
Usage: 2293

unto the fowls
עוף 
`owph 
Usage: 71

of the air
שׁמה שׁמים 
Shamayim 
Usage: 420

and to the wild beasts
חי 
Chay 
Usage: 502

of the earth
ארץ 
'erets 
Usage: 2504

that all the earth
ארץ 
'erets 
Usage: 2504

that there is
ישׁ 
Yesh 
is, be, have, there,
Usage: 135

a God
אלהים 
'elohiym 
Usage: 2600

References

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Easton

Fausets

Smith

Context Readings

David Appears Before Saul

45 Then David said to the Philistine, Thou come to me with a sword, and with a spear, and with a javelin, but I come to thee in the name of LORD of hosts, the God of the armies of Israel, whom thou have defied. 46 This day LORD will deliver thee into my hand, and I will smite thee, and take thy head from off thee. And I will give the dead bodies of the armies of the Philistines this day to the birds of the heavens, and to the wild beasts of 47 and that all this assembly may know that LORD saves not with sword and spear. For the battle is LORD's, and he will give you into our hand.



Cross References

Deuteronomy 28:26

And thy dead body shall be food to all birds of the sky, and to the beasts of the earth, and there shall be none to frighten them away.

Joshua 4:24

that all the peoples of the earth may know the hand of LORD, that it is mighty, that ye may fear LORD your God forever.

1 Kings 8:43

hear thou in heaven thy dwelling-place, and do according to all that the foreigner calls to thee for, that all the peoples of the earth may know thy name, to fear thee, as does thy people Israel, and that they may know that this ho

2 Kings 19:19

Now therefore, O LORD our God, save thou us, I beseech thee, out of his hand, that all the kingdoms of the earth may know that thou LORD are God alone.

1 Samuel 17:44

And the Philistine said to David, Come to me, and I will give thy flesh to the birds of the heavens, and to the beasts of the field.

Isaiah 52:10

LORD has made bare his holy arm in the eyes of all the nations, and all the ends of the earth have seen the salvation of our God.

Exodus 9:16

But indeed for this cause I have raised thee up, to display in thee my power, and that my name may be proclaimed in all the earth.

Exodus 15:14-15

The peoples have heard, they tremble. Pangs have taken hold on the inhabitants of Philistia.

Deuteronomy 7:2

and when LORD thy God shall deliver them up before thee, and thou shall smite them, then thou shall utterly destroy them. Thou shall make no covenant with them, nor show mercy to them.

Deuteronomy 7:23

But LORD thy God will deliver them up before thee, and will discomfit them with a great confusion until they be destroyed.

Deuteronomy 9:2-3

a people great and tall, the sons of the Anakim, whom thou know, and of whom thou have heard say, Who can stand before the sons of Anak?

Joshua 10:8

And LORD said to Joshua, Fear them not, for I have delivered them into thy hands. There shall not a man of them stand before thee.

1 Kings 18:36-37

And it came to pass at the time of the offering of the [evening] oblation, that Elijah the prophet came near, and said, O LORD, the God of Abraham, of Isaac, and of Israel, let it be known this day that thou are God in Israel, and

Psalm 31:8

and thou have not shut me up into the hand of the enemy. Thou have set my feet in a large place.

Psalm 46:10

Be still, and know that I am God. I will be exalted among the nations. I will be exalted in the earth.

Isaiah 37:20

Now therefore, O LORD our God, save us from his hand, that all the kingdoms of the earth may know that thou are LORD, even thou only.

Isaiah 56:9

All ye beasts of the field, come to devour, [yea], all ye beasts in the forest.

Daniel 2:47

The king answered to Daniel, and said, Of a truth your God is the God of gods, and LORD of kings, and a revealer of secrets, since thou have been able to reveal this secret.

Daniel 3:29

Therefore I make a decree, that every people, nation, and language, which speaks anything amiss against the God of Shadrach, Meshach, and Abednego, shall be cut in pieces, and their houses shall be made a dunghill, because there is

Daniel 6:26-27

I make a decree, that in all the dominion of my kingdom men tremble and fear before the God of Daniel, for he is the living God, and steadfast forever. And his kingdom [is] that which shall not be destroyed, and his dominion shall

Matthew 24:28

For wherever the carcass may be, there the vultures will be gathered together.

Revelation 19:17-18

And I saw one agent having stood in the sun, and he cried out in a great voice, saying to all the birds flying in mid-heaven, Come, gather together to the great supper of God,

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