Parallel Verses

A Conservative Version

For if a man finds his enemy, will he let him go away well? Therefore LORD reward thee good for that which thou have done to me this day.

New American Standard Bible

For if a man finds his enemy, will he let him go away safely? May the Lord therefore reward you with good in return for what you have done to me this day.

King James Version

For if a man find his enemy, will he let him go well away? wherefore the LORD reward thee good for that thou hast done unto me this day.

Holman Bible

When a man finds his enemy, does he let him go unharmed? May the Lord repay you with good for what you’ve done for me today.

International Standard Version

For who would find his enemy and then send him away safely? May the LORD repay you for what you have done for me today.

American Standard Version

For if a man find his enemy, will he let him go well away? wherefore Jehovah reward thee good for that which thou hast done unto me this day.

Amplified

For if a man finds his enemy, will he let him go away unharmed? So may the Lord reward you with good in return for what you have done for me this day.

Bible in Basic English

If a man comes across his hater, will he let him get away safe? so may you be rewarded by the Lord for what you have done for me today.

Darby Translation

For if a man find his enemy, will he let him go well away? wherefore Jehovah reward thee good for that thou hast done to me this day.

Julia Smith Translation

And if a man shall find his enemy and send him in the way well? and Jehovah will recompense thee well for this day what thou didst to me.

King James 2000

For if a man finds his enemy, will he let him go away safe? therefore the LORD reward you with good for what you have done unto me this day.

Lexham Expanded Bible

For a man has found his enemy but sent him on [his] way safely. Now may Yahweh reward you with good in return for this day, for what you have done for me.

Modern King James verseion

For if a man finds his enemy, will he let him go completely away? And may Jehovah reward good for what you have done to me this day.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

For who shall find his enemy, and let him depart a good way? Wherefore the LORD reward thee with good, for that thou hast done unto me this day.

NET Bible

Now if a man finds his enemy, does he send him on his way in good shape? May the Lord repay you with good this day for what you have done to me.

New Heart English Bible

For if a man finds his enemy, will he let him go away unharmed? Therefore may the LORD reward you good for that which you have done to me this day.

The Emphasized Bible

Yet, when a man findeth his enemy, will he let him get easily away? Yahweh, then, give thee, good, reward for what, this day, thou hast done unto me.

Webster

For if a man findeth his enemy, will he let him go away well? wherefore the LORD reward thee with good, for what thou hast done to me this day.

World English Bible

For if a man finds his enemy, will he let him go away unharmed? Therefore may Yahweh reward you good for that which you have done to me this day.

Youngs Literal Translation

and that a man doth find his enemy, and hath sent him away in a good manner; and Jehovah doth repay thee good for that which thou didst to me this day.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
For if a man
אישׁ 
'iysh 
Usage: 692

מצא 
Matsa' 
Usage: 455

אויב איב 
'oyeb 
Usage: 272

will he let him go
שׁלח 
Shalach 
Usage: 848

דּרך 
Derek 
Usage: 704

Context Readings

David Spares Saul In The Cave At En Gedi

18 And thou have declared this day how that thou have dealt well with me, inasmuch as when LORD had delivered me up into thy hand, thou killed me not. 19 For if a man finds his enemy, will he let him go away well? Therefore LORD reward thee good for that which thou have done to me this day. 20 And now, behold, I know that thou shall surely be king, and that the kingdom of Israel shall be established in thy hand.


Cross References

Judges 17:2

And he said to his mother, The eleven hundred [pieces] of silver that were taken from thee, about which thou uttered a curse, and also spoke it in my ears, behold, the silver is with me. I took it. And his mother said, Blessed be m

1 Samuel 23:21

And Saul said, Blessed be ye of LORD, for ye have had compassion on me.

1 Samuel 26:25

Then Saul said to David, Blessed be thou, my son David. Thou shall both do mightily, and shall surely prevail. So David went his way, and Saul returned to his place.

Psalm 18:20

LORD has rewarded me according to my righteousness. According to the cleanness of my hands he has recompensed me.

Proverbs 25:21-22

If thine enemy is hungry, give him bread to eat, and if he is thirsty, give him water to drink.

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