Parallel Verses

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.

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.

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.

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.

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 Then David said to Abigail, "Blessed be Yahweh the God of Israel who has sent you this day to meet me! 33 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. 34 But {as Yahweh lives}, the God of Israel who has prevented me from harming you, if you had not hurried and come to meet me, surely there would not have been {one male} left alive for Nabal by the light of morning!"



Cross References

1 Samuel 25:26

So then, my lord, {as Yahweh lives and as your soul lives}, since Yahweh restrained you from bloodguilt {by taking matters into your own hand}, so then, may your enemies be like Nabal, even {those who seek to do my lord harm}.

1 Samuel 24:19

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.

1 Samuel 25:31

then this will not be an obstacle for you or a stumbling block of conscience for my lord [either] by the shedding of blood without cause or by {my lord taking matters into his own hands}. And when Yahweh does good to my lord, then remember your female servant."

1 Samuel 26:9-10

But David said to Abishai, "Do not destroy him! For who has stretched out his hand against Yahweh's anointed one and remained blameless?"

Psalm 141:5

Let a righteous one strike me in kindness, and let him chasten me. [It is] oil for [my] head; let not my head refuse. For still my prayer [is] against their evil deeds.

Proverbs 9:9

Give to a wise one and he will become more wise; {teach} a righteous one and he will increase learning.

Proverbs 17:10

A rebuke strikes him who understands deeper than one hundred blows to a fool.

Proverbs 25:12

A ring of gold and an ornament of fine gold [is] a rebuke of the wise to the ear of a listener.

Proverbs 27:21

A crucible [is] for the silver, and a furnace for the gold, but a man [is tested by] the mouth of him who praises him.

Proverbs 28:23

He who rebukes a person will afterward find [more] favor than he who flatters [with the] tongue.

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