Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

It came about afterward that David’s conscience bothered him because he had cut off the edge of Saul’s robe.

King James Version

And it came to pass afterward, that David's heart smote him, because he had cut off Saul's skirt.

Holman Bible

Afterward, David’s conscience bothered him because he had cut off the corner of Saul’s robe.

International Standard Version

David rose and stealthily cut off the corner of Saul's robe. Afterwards, David's conscience bothered him because he had cut off the corner of Saul's robe.

A Conservative Version

And it came to pass afterward, that David's heart smote him, because he had cut off Saul's skirt.

American Standard Version

And it came to pass afterward, that David's heart smote him, because he had cut off Saul's skirt.

Amplified

Afterward, David’s conscience bothered him because he had cut off the hem of Saul’s robe.

Bible in Basic English

And later, David was full of regret for cutting off Saul's skirt.

Darby Translation

And it came to pass afterwards that David's heart smote him, because he had cut off Saul's skirt.

Julia Smith Translation

And it will be after this, the heart of David will strike him because that he cut off the wing which is to Saul.

King James 2000

And it came to pass afterward, that David's heart troubled him, because he had cut off Saul's robe.

Lexham Expanded Bible

{And then} afterward David {felt guilty}, because he had cut {the hem of Saul's robe}.

Modern King James verseion

And it happened afterward David's heart struck him because he had cut off Saul's skirt.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And immediately David's heart smote him, because he had cut off the tip of Saul's coat.

NET Bible

Afterward David's conscience bothered him because he had cut off an edge of Saul's robe.

New Heart English Bible

It happened afterward, that David's heart struck him, because he had cut off Saul's skirt.

The Emphasized Bible

And it came to pass afterwards that David's heart smote him, - because he had cut off the corner of the robe which belonged to Saul.

Webster

And it came to pass afterward, that David's heart smote him, because he had cut off Saul's skirt.

World English Bible

It happened afterward, that David's heart struck him, because he had cut off Saul's skirt.

Youngs Literal Translation

And it cometh to pass afterwards that the heart of David smiteth him, because that he hath cut off the skirt which is on Saul,

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
אחר 
'achar 
Usage: 488

דּויד דּוד 
David 
Usage: 1074

נכה 
Nakah 
Usage: 501

כּרת 
Karath 
Usage: 287

שׁאוּל 
Sha'uwl 
Usage: 406

References

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Context Readings

David Spares Saul In The Cave At En Gedi

4 The men of David said to him, “Behold, this is the day of which the Lord said to you, ‘Behold; I am about to give your enemy into your hand, and you shall do to him as it seems good to you.’” Then David arose and cut off the edge of Saul’s robe secretly. 5 It came about afterward that David’s conscience bothered him because he had cut off the edge of Saul’s robe. 6 So he said to his men, “Far be it from me because of the Lord that I should do this thing to my lord, the Lord’s anointed, to stretch out my hand against him, since he is the Lord’s anointed.”


Cross References

2 Samuel 24:10

Now David’s heart troubled him after he had numbered the people. So David said to the Lord, “I have sinned greatly in what I have done. But now, O Lord, please take away the iniquity of Your servant, for I have acted very foolishly.”

2 Samuel 12:9

Why have you despised the word of the Lord by doing evil in His sight? You have struck down Uriah the Hittite with the sword, have taken his wife to be your wife, and have killed him with the sword of the sons of Ammon.

2 Kings 22:19

because your heart was tender and you humbled yourself before the Lord when you heard what I spoke against this place and against its inhabitants that they should become a desolation and a curse, and you have torn your clothes and wept before Me, I truly have heard you,” declares the Lord.

1 John 3:20-21

in whatever our heart condemns us; for God is greater than our heart and knows all things.

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