Parallel Verses

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.

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.

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 also said, “As the Lord lives, most certainly the Lord will strike him [in His own time and way], or his day will come and he will die, or he will go down into battle and be carried off [dead].

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.

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

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Context Readings

David Again Spares Saul

9 And David said to Abishai, Destroy him not, for who can put forth his hand against LORD's anointed, and be guiltless? 10 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. 11 LORD forbid that I should put forth my hand against LORD's anointed. But now take, I pray thee, the spear that is at his head, and the cruse of water, and let us go.


Cross References

Genesis 47:29

And the time drew near that Israel must die. And he called his son Joseph, and said to him, If now I have found favor in thy sight, put thy hand, I pray thee, under my thigh, and deal kindly and truly with me. Bury me not, I pray t

Deuteronomy 31:14

And LORD said to Moses, Behold, thy days approach that thou must die. Call Joshua, and present yourselves in the tent of meeting, that I may give him a command. And Moses and Joshua went, and presented themselves in the tent of mee

1 Samuel 25:38

And it came to pass about ten days after, that LORD smote Nabal, so that he died.

1 Samuel 31:6

So Saul died, and his three sons, and his armor bearer, and all his men, that same day together.

Psalm 37:13

LORD will laugh at him, for he sees that his day is coming.

Romans 12:19

not avenging yourselves, beloved, but give place to wrath, for it is written, Vengeance is for me, I will repay, says Lord.

Deuteronomy 32:35

Vengeance is mine, and recompense at the time when their foot shall slide. For the day of their calamity is at hand, and the things that are to come upon them shall make haste.

1 Samuel 25:26

Now therefore, my lord, as LORD lives, and as thy soul lives, since LORD has withheld thee from blood guiltiness, and from avenging thyself with thine own hand, now therefore let thine enemies, and those who seek evil to my lord, b

1 Samuel 24:15

LORD therefore be judge, and give sentence between me and thee, and see, and plead my cause, and deliver me out of thy hand.

Job 7:1

Is there not a warfare to man upon earth? And are not his days like the days of a hireling?

Job 14:5

Seeing his days are determined, the number of his months is with thee, and thou have appointed his bounds that he cannot pass,

Job 14:14

If a man dies, shall he live [again]? All the days of my warfare I would wait till my release should come.

Psalm 37:10

For yet a little while, and the wicked man shall not be. Yea, thou shall diligently consider his place, and he shall not be.

Psalm 94:1-2

O LORD, thou God to whom vengeance belongs, thou God to whom vengeance belongs, shine forth.

Psalm 94:23

And he has brought upon them their own iniquity, and will cut them off in their own wickedness. LORD our God will cut them off.

Ecclesiastes 3:2

a time to be born, and a time to die, a time to plant, and a time to pluck up that which is planted,

Luke 18:7

And God, will he, no, not do the vengeance of his chosen who cry out to him day and night, and yet being patient toward them?

Hebrews 9:27

And inasmuch as it is reserved to men once to die, and after this, judgment,

Revelation 18:8

Because of this her plagues will come in one day, death, and grief, and famine. And she will be utterly burned with fire, because strong is Lord, the God who judged her.

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