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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.

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 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].

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

References

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Context Readings

David Again Spares Saul

9 And David said to Abishai Do not put him to death; for who, without sin, may put out his hand against the man on whom the Lord has put the holy oil? 10 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. 11 Never will my hand be stretched out against the man marked with the holy oil; but take the spear which is by his head and the vessel of water, and let us go.


Cross References

Genesis 47:29

And the time of his death came near, and he sent for his son Joseph and said to him, If now I am dear to you, put your hand under my leg and take an oath that you will not put me to rest in Egypt;

Deuteronomy 31:14

At that time the Lord said to Moses, The day of your death is near: send for Joshua, and come to the Tent of meeting so that I may give him his orders. So Moses and Joshua went to the Tent of meeting.

1 Samuel 25:38

And about ten days after, the Lord sent disease on Nabal and death came to him.

1 Samuel 31:6

So death overtook Saul and his three sons and his servant on the same day.

Psalm 37:13

He will be laughed at by the Lord, who sees that his day is coming.

Romans 12:19

Do not give punishment for wrongs done to you, dear brothers, but give way to the wrath of God; for it is said in the holy Writings, Punishment is mine, I will give reward, says the Lord.

Deuteronomy 32:35

Punishment is mine and reward, at the time of the slipping of their feet: for the day of their downfall is near, sudden will be their fate.

1 Samuel 25:26

So now, my lord, by the living God and by your living soul, seeing that the Lord has kept you from the crime of blood and from taking into your hands the punishment for your wrongs, may all your haters, and those who would do evil to my lord, be like Nabal.

1 Samuel 24:15

So let the Lord be judge, and give a decision between me and you, and see and give support to my cause, and keep me from falling into your hands.

Job 7:1

Has not man his ordered time of trouble on the earth? and are not his days like the days of a servant working for payment?

Job 14:5

If his days are ordered, and you have knowledge of the number of his months, having given him a fixed limit past which he may not go;

Job 14:14

If death takes a man, will he come to life again? All the days of my trouble I would be waiting, till the time came for me to be free.

Psalm 37:10

For in a short time the evil-doer will be gone: you will go searching for his place, and it will not be there.

Psalm 94:1-2

O God, in whose hands is punishment, O God of punishment, let your shining face be seen.

Psalm 94:23

And he has made their evil designs come back on themselves, cutting them off in their sin; the Lord our God will put an end to them.

Ecclesiastes 3:2

A time for birth and a time for death; a time for planting and a time for uprooting;

Luke 18:7

And will not God do right in the cause of his saints, whose cries come day and night to his ears, though he is long in doing it?

Hebrews 9:27

And because by God's law death comes to men once, and after that they are judged;

Revelation 18:8

For this reason in one day will her troubles come, death and sorrow and need of food; and she will be completely burned with fire; for strong is the Lord God who is her judge.

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