Parallel Verses

Darby Translation

Now David had said, Surely, in vain have I kept all that this man had in the wilderness, so that nothing was missed of all that was his; and he has requited me evil for good.

New American Standard Bible

Now David had said, "Surely in vain I have guarded all that this man has in the wilderness, so that nothing was missed of all that belonged to him; and he has returned me evil for good.

King James Version

Now David had said, Surely in vain have I kept all that this fellow hath in the wilderness, so that nothing was missed of all that pertained unto him: and he hath requited me evil for good.

Holman Bible

David had just said, “I guarded everything that belonged to this man in the wilderness for nothing. He was not missing anything, yet he paid me back evil for good.

International Standard Version

Now David had said, "Surely it was for nothing that I protected everything that belonged to this man in the wilderness, and nothing was missing of all that belonged to him. But he has repaid me with evil for good!

A Conservative Version

Now David had said, Surely in vain have I kept all that this fellow has in the wilderness so that nothing was missed of all that pertained to him, and he has returned me evil for good.

American Standard Version

Now David had said, Surely in vain have I kept all that this fellow hath in the wilderness, so that nothing was missed of all that pertained unto him: and he hath returned me evil for good.

Amplified

Now David had said, Surely in vain have I protected all that this fellow has in the wilderness, so that nothing was missed of all that belonged to him; and he has repaid me evil for good.

Bible in Basic English

Now David had said, What was the use of my taking care of this man's goods in the waste land, so that there was no loss of anything which was his? he has only given me back evil for good.

Julia Smith Translation

(And David said, Surely in vain did I watch all which was to this one in the desert, and not any thing was missed from all which was to him; and he will turn back to me evil for good.

King James 2000

Now David had said, Surely in vain have I kept all that this fellow has in the wilderness, so that nothing was missed of all that pertained unto him: and he has repaid me evil for good.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Now David had said, "Surely {in vain} I guarded all that this fellow had in the desert. And nothing was missed of all that [was] his, but he returned evil against me in place of good!

Modern King James verseion

And David had said, Surely in vain I have kept all that belongs to this fellow in the wilderness, so that nothing was missed of all that was his. And he has requited me evil for good.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And David said, "In vain have I kept all that this fellow had in the wilderness: so that nought was missed that pertained unto him, for he hath quite me with evil for good.

NET Bible

Now David had been thinking, "In vain I guarded everything that belonged to this man in the desert. I didn't take anything from him. But he has repaid my good with evil.

New Heart English Bible

Now David had said, "Surely in vain have I kept all that this fellow has in the wilderness, so that nothing was missed of all that pertained to him. He has returned me evil for good.

The Emphasized Bible

Now, David, had said - Surely, in vain, did I guard all that pertained to this man in the wilderness, so that there was, nothing, missed of all that he had, - seeing he hath returned to me evil for good.

Webster

(Now David had said, Surely in vain have I kept all that this man hath in the wilderness, so that nothing was missed of all that pertained to him: and he hath requited me evil for good.

World English Bible

Now David had said, "Surely in vain have I kept all that this fellow has in the wilderness, so that nothing was missed of all that pertained to him. He has returned me evil for good.

Youngs Literal Translation

And David said, 'Only, in vain I have kept all that this one hath in the wilderness, and nothing hath been looked after of all that he hath, and he turneth back to me evil for good;

Interlinear

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

שׁקר 
Sheqer 
Usage: 113

שׁמר 
Shamar 
Usage: 468

זה 
Zeh 
Usage: 1161

מדבּר 
Midbar 
Usage: 271

מאוּמה 
M@uwmah 
Usage: 32

שׁוּב 
Shuwb 
Usage: 1058

References

American

Easton

Fausets

Morish

Context Readings

David And Abigail

20 And as she was riding on the ass, and coming down by the covert of the hill, behold, David and his men came down opposite to her; and she met them. 21 Now David had said, Surely, in vain have I kept all that this man had in the wilderness, so that nothing was missed of all that was his; and he has requited me evil for good. 22 So and more also do God to the enemies of David, if I leave of all that is his by the morning light any male.


Cross References

Proverbs 17:13

Whoso rewardeth evil for good, evil shall not depart from his house.

Genesis 44:4

They were gone out of the city, and not yet far off, when Joseph said to him who was over his house, Up! follow after the men; and when thou overtakest them, thou shalt say to them, Why have ye rewarded evil for good?

1 Samuel 25:13

And David said to his men, Gird ye on every man his sword. And they girded on every man his sword; and David also girded on his sword; and there went up after David about four hundred men; and two hundred abode by the baggage.

Job 30:8

Sons of fools, and sons of nameless sires, they are driven out of the land.

Psalm 35:12

They reward me evil for good, to the bereavement of my soul.

Psalm 37:8

Cease from anger, and forsake wrath; fret not thyself: it would be only to do evil.

Psalm 38:20

And they that render evil for good are adversaries unto me; because I pursue what is good.

Psalm 109:3-5

And with words of hatred have they encompassed me; and they fight against me without a cause.

Jeremiah 18:20

Shall evil be recompensed for good? For they have digged a pit for my soul. Remember how I stood before thee to speak good for them, to turn away thy wrath from them.

Romans 12:21

Be not overcome by evil, but overcome evil with good.

Ephesians 4:26

Be angry, and do not sin; let not the sun set upon your wrath,

Ephesians 4:31

Let all bitterness, and heat of passion, and wrath, and clamour, and injurious language, be removed from you, with all malice;

1 Thessalonians 5:15

See that no one render to any evil for evil, but pursue always what is good towards one another and towards all;

1 Peter 2:20-23

For what glory is it, if sinning and being buffeted ye shall bear it? but if, doing good and suffering, ye shall bear it, this is acceptable with God.

1 Peter 3:9

not rendering evil for evil, or railing for railing; but on the contrary, blessing others, because ye have been called to this, that ye should inherit blessing.

1 Peter 3:17

For it is better, if the will of God should will it, to suffer as well-doers than as evildoers;

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