Parallel Verses

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.

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.

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 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 Jehovah, the God of Israel, who sent you today to meet me. 33 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. 34 And truly, as Jehovah, the God of Israel lives, who has kept me back from doing evil to you, for unless you had hurried and come to meet me, surely there would not have been left to Nabal by the morning light one who urinates against the wall.



Cross References

1 Samuel 25:26

And now, my lord, as Jehovah lives and as your soul lives, since Jehovah has withheld you from coming to shed blood, and from avenging yourself with your own hand, now let your enemies, and those that 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 completely away? And may Jehovah reward good for what you have done to me this day.

1 Samuel 25:31

this shall be no stumbling to you, nor offense of heart to my lord, either that you have shed blood for nothing, or that my lord has delivered himself. And may Jehovah deal well with my lord, and you remember your handmaid.

1 Samuel 26:9-10

And David said to Abishai, Do not destroy him. For who can stretch forth his hand against Jehovah's anointed and be guiltless?

Psalm 141:5

Let the righteous strike me; it shall be a kindness; and let him correct me, it is oil on my head, let not my head refuse it; for still my prayer also shall be against their wickedness.

Proverbs 9:9

Give to a wise one, and he will be still wiser; teach a just one, and he will increase in learning.

Proverbs 17:10

A reproof enters more into a wise man than a thousand stripes into a fool.

Proverbs 25:12

As a ring of gold, and an ornament of fine gold, so is a wise reprover upon a hearing ear.

Proverbs 27:21

As the refining pot for silver and the furnace for gold, so is a man to his praise.

Proverbs 28:23

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

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