Parallel Verses

Amplified

And blessed be your discretion and advice, and blessed be you who have kept me today from bloodguiltiness and from avenging myself with my own hand.

New American Standard Bible

and blessed be your discernment, and blessed be you, who have kept me this day from bloodshed and from avenging myself by my own hand.

King James Version

And blessed be thy advice, and blessed be thou, which hast kept me this day from coming to shed blood, and from avenging myself with mine own hand.

Holman Bible

Your discernment is blessed, and you are blessed. Today you kept me from participating in bloodshed and avenging myself by my own hand.

International Standard Version

Blessed be your good judgment, and blessed be you, who today stopped me from shedding blood and delivering myself by my own actions.

A Conservative Version

and blessed be thy discretion, and blessed be thou, who have kept me this day from blood guiltiness, and from avenging myself with my own hand.

American Standard Version

and blessed be thy discretion, and blessed be thou, that hast kept me this day from bloodguiltiness, and from avenging myself with mine own hand.

Bible in Basic English

A blessing on your good sense and on you, who have kept me today from the crime of blood and from taking into my hands the punishment for my wrongs.

Darby Translation

And blessed be thy discernment, and blessed be thou, who hast kept me this day from coming with bloodshed, and from avenging myself with mine own hand.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

and blessed be thy advice, and blessed be thou who hast kept me this day from coming to shed blood and from avenging myself with my own hand.

Julia Smith Translation

And blessed thy discernment, and blessed thou who finished me this day from coming for bloods, and my hand saving for me.

King James 2000

And blessed be your advice, and blessed be you, who has kept me this day from coming to shed blood, and from avenging myself with my own hand.

Lexham Expanded Bible

And blessed be your discretion, and blessed be you who have prevented me this day from bloodguilt and [from] delivering myself by my own hand.

Modern King James verseion

And blessed is your advice, and blessed are you who have kept me from coming to shed blood today, and from delivering myself with my own hand.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And blessed be thy behaviour, and blessed be thou which hath kept me this day from coming to shed blood and from avenging myself with mine own hand.

NET Bible

Praised be your good judgment! May you yourself be rewarded for having prevented me this day from shedding blood and taking matters into my own hands!

New Heart English Bible

Blessed is your discretion, and blessed are you, that have kept me this day from blood guiltiness, and from avenging myself with my own hand.

The Emphasized Bible

and, blessed, be thy discreet judgment, and, blessed, be thou thyself, - who hast kept me, this day, from coming in with bloodshed, and from saving myself, with mine own hand.

Webster

And blessed be thy advice, and blessed be thou, who hast kept me this day from coming to shed blood, and from avenging myself with my own hand.

World English Bible

Blessed is your discretion, and blessed are you, that have kept me this day from blood guiltiness, and from avenging myself with my own hand.

Youngs Literal Translation

and blessed is thy discretion, and blessed art thou in that thou hast restrained me this day from coming in with blood, and to restrain my hand to myself.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
and blessed
בּרך 
Barak 
Usage: 330

be thou, which hast kept
כּלא 
Kala' 
Usage: 18

me this day
יום 
Yowm 
Usage: 2293


come, bring, ... in, enter, go, carry, ...down, pass, ...out,
Usage: 0

to shed blood
דּם 
Dam 
Usage: 359

ישׁע 
Yasha` 
Usage: 205

References

Context Readings

Abigail Intercedes For Nabal

32 And David said to Abigail, Blessed be the Lord, the God of Israel, Who sent you this day to meet me. 33 And blessed be your discretion and advice, and blessed be you who have kept me today from bloodguiltiness and from avenging myself with my own hand. 34 For as the Lord, the God of Israel, lives, Who has prevented me from hurting you, if you had not hurried and come to meet me, surely by morning there would not have been left so much as one male to Nabal.



Cross References

1 Samuel 25:26

So now, my lord, as the Lord lives and as your soul lives, seeing that the Lord has prevented you from bloodguiltiness and from avenging yourself with your own hand, now let your enemies and those who seek to do evil to my lord be as Nabal.

1 Samuel 24:19

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

1 Samuel 25:31

This shall be no staggering grief to you or cause for pangs of conscience to my lord, either that you have shed blood without cause or that my lord has avenged himself. And when the Lord has dealt well with my lord, then [ earnestly] remember your handmaid.

1 Samuel 26:9-10

David said to Abishai, Do not destroy him; for who can raise his hand against the Lord's anointed and be guiltless?

Psalm 141:5

Let the righteous man smite and correct me -- "it is a kindness. Oil so choice let not my head refuse or discourage; for even in their evils or calamities shall my prayer continue.

Proverbs 9:9

Give instruction to a wise man and he will be yet wiser; teach a righteous man (one upright and in right standing with God) and he will increase in learning.

Proverbs 17:10

A reproof enters deeper into a man of understanding than a hundred lashes into a [self-confident] fool.

Proverbs 25:12

Like an earring or nose ring of gold or an ornament of fine gold is a wise reprover to an ear that listens and obeys.

Proverbs 27:21

As the refining pot for silver and the furnace for gold [bring forth all the impurities of the metal], so let a man be in his trial of praise [ridding himself of all that is base or insincere; for a man is judged by what he praises and of what he boasts].

Proverbs 28:23

He who rebukes a man shall afterward find more favor than he who flatters with the tongue.

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