Parallel Verses

Holman Bible

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

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.

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 heart smote him because he had cut off Saul's skirt.

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.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

And it came to pass afterward 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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Morish

Watsons

Context Readings

David Spares Saul In The Cave At En Gedi

4 so they said to him, “Look, this is the day the Lord told you about: ‘I will hand your enemy over to you so you can do to him whatever you desire.’” Then David got up and secretly cut off the corner of Saul’s robe. 5 Afterward, David’s conscience bothered him because he had cut off the corner of Saul’s robe. 6 He said to his men, “I swear before the Lord: I would never do such a thing to my lord, the Lord’s anointed. I will never lift my hand against him, since he is the Lord’s anointed.”


Cross References

2 Samuel 24:10

David’s conscience troubled him after he had taken a census of the troops. He said to the Lord, “I have sinned greatly in what I’ve done. Now, Lord, because I’ve been very foolish, please take away Your servant’s guilt.”

2 Samuel 12:9

Why then have you despised the command of the Lord by doing what I consider evil? You struck down Uriah the Hittite with the sword and took his wife as your own wife—you murdered him with the Ammonite’s sword.

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 would become a desolation and a curse, and because you have torn your clothes and wept before Me, I Myself have heard you—this is the Lord’s declaration—

1 John 3:20-21

even if our conscience condemns us, that God is greater than our conscience, and He knows all things.

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