Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

David also said, "As the LORD lives, surely the LORD will strike him, or his day will come that he dies, or he will go down into battle and perish.

King James Version

David said furthermore, As the LORD liveth, the LORD shall smite him; or his day shall come to die; or he shall descend into battle, and perish.

Holman Bible

David added, "As the Lord lives, the Lord will certainly strike him down: either his day will come and he will die, or he will go into battle and perish.

International Standard Version

As the LORD lives, the LORD will strike him down, or his time will come to die, or he will go into battle and perish.

A Conservative Version

And David said, As LORD lives, LORD will smite him, or his day shall come to die, or he shall go down into battle and perish.

American Standard Version

And David said, As Jehovah liveth, Jehovah will smite him; or his day shall come to die; or he shall go down into battle and perish.

Amplified

David said, As the Lord lives, [He] will smite him; or his day will come to die or he will go down in battle and perish.

Bible in Basic English

And David said, By the living Lord, the Lord will send destruction on him; the natural day of his death will come, or he will go into the fight and come to his end.

Darby Translation

And David said, As Jehovah liveth, Jehovah will surely smite him; either his day shall come to die, or he shall descend into battle and perish.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

David said furthermore, As the LORD lives, if the LORD does not smite him or his day comes to die or he descends into battle and perishes,

Julia Smith Translation

And David will say, Jehovah lives, for shall not Jehovah strike him? or his day shall come and he died; or he shall go down in the war and perish.

King James 2000

David said furthermore, As the LORD lives, the LORD shall strike him; or his day shall come to die; or he shall descend into battle, and perish.

Lexham Expanded Bible

And David said, "{As Yahweh lives}, {certainly} Yahweh will strike him, or his day will come and he will die, or he will go down in the battle and {perish}.

Modern King James verseion

And David said, As Jehovah lives, except Jehovah strike him, or his day shall come, and he dies, or he goes down to battle and is consumed,

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And David said furthermore, "As sure as the LORD liveth, the LORD shall smite him, or his day shall come to die, or he shall descend into battle and there perish:

NET Bible

David went on to say, "As the Lord lives, the Lord himself will strike him down. Either his day will come and he will die, or he will go down into battle and be swept away.

New Heart English Bible

David said, "As the LORD lives, the LORD will strike him; or his day shall come to die; or he shall go down into battle and perish.

The Emphasized Bible

And David said - By the life of Yahweh, surely, Yahweh himself, must smite him, - or, his day, must come that he die, or, into battle, must he go down, and be swept away.

Webster

David said furthermore, As the LORD liveth, the LORD will smite him; or his day will come to die; or he will descend into battle and perish.

World English Bible

David said, "As Yahweh lives, Yahweh will strike him; or his day shall come to die; or he shall go down into battle and perish.

Youngs Literal Translation

And David saith, 'Jehovah liveth; except Jehovah doth smite him, or his day come that he hath died, or into battle he go down, and hath been consumed --

Interlinear

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

furthermore, As the Lord

Usage: 0

חי 
Chay 
Usage: 502

the Lord

Usage: 0

נגף 
Nagaph 
Usage: 49

him or his day
יום 
Yowm 
Usage: 2293


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

to die
מוּת 
Muwth 
Usage: 839

or he shall descend
ירד 
Yarad 
Usage: 378

מלחמה 
Milchamah 
Usage: 319

References

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Smith

Context Readings

David Again Spares Saul

9 But David said to Abishai, "Do not destroy him, for who can stretch out his hand against the LORD'S anointed and be without guilt?" 10 David also said, "As the LORD lives, surely the LORD will strike him, or his day will come that he dies, or he will go down into battle and perish. 11 "The LORD forbid that I should stretch out my hand against the LORD'S anointed; but now please take the spear that is at his head and the jug of water, and let us go."


Cross References

Genesis 47:29

When the time for Israel to die drew near, he called his son Joseph and said to him, "Please, if I have found favor in your sight, place now your hand under my thigh and deal with me in kindness and faithfulness. Please do not bury me in Egypt,

Deuteronomy 31:14

Then the LORD said to Moses, "Behold, the time for you to die is near; call Joshua, and present yourselves at the tent of meeting, that I may commission him " So Moses and Joshua went and presented themselves at the tent of meeting.

1 Samuel 25:38

About ten days later, the LORD struck Nabal and he died.

1 Samuel 31:6

Thus Saul died with his three sons, his armor bearer, and all his men on that day together.

Psalm 37:13

The Lord laughs at him, For He sees his day is coming.

Romans 12:19

Never take your own revenge, beloved, but leave room for the wrath of God, for it is written, "VENGEANCE IS MINE, I WILL REPAY," says the Lord.

Deuteronomy 32:35

'Vengeance is Mine, and retribution, In due time their foot will slip; For the day of their calamity is near, And the impending things are hastening upon them.'

1 Samuel 25:26

"Now therefore, my lord, as the LORD lives, and as your soul lives, since the LORD has restrained you from shedding blood, and from avenging yourself by your own hand, now then let your enemies and those who seek evil against my lord, be as Nabal.

1 Samuel 24:15

"The LORD therefore be judge and decide between you and me; and may He see and plead my cause and deliver me from your hand."

Job 7:1

"Is not man forced to labor on earth, And are not his days like the days of a hired man?

Job 14:5

"Since his days are determined, The number of his months is with You; And his limits You have set so that he cannot pass.

Job 14:14

"If a man dies, will he live again? All the days of my struggle I will wait Until my change comes.

Psalm 37:10

Yet a little while and the wicked man will be no more; And you will look carefully for his place and he will not be there.

Psalm 94:1-2

O LORD, God of vengeance, God of vengeance, shine forth!

Psalm 94:23

He has brought back their wickedness upon them And will destroy them in their evil; The LORD our God will destroy them.

Ecclesiastes 3:2

A time to give birth and a time to die; A time to plant and a time to uproot what is planted.

Luke 18:7

now, will not God bring about justice for His elect who cry to Him day and night, and will He delay long over them?

Hebrews 9:27

And inasmuch as it is appointed for men to die once and after this comes judgment,

Revelation 18:8

"For this reason in one day her plagues will come, pestilence and mourning and famine, and she will be burned up with fire; for the Lord God who judges her is strong.

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