Parallel Verses

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,

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].

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 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 destroy him. For who can stretch forth his hand against Jehovah's anointed and be guiltless? 10 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, 11 far be it from me by Jehovah, from putting forth my hand against Jehovah's anointed. And now, please take the spear at his head and the cruse of water, and we will go.


Cross References

Genesis 47:29

And the days of Israel to die drew near. And he called his son Joseph, and said to him, If now I have found grace in your sight, please put your hand under my thigh and deal kindly and truly with me. Please do not bury me in Egypt.

Deuteronomy 31:14

And Jehovah said to Moses, Behold, your days are coming near to die. Call Joshua and present yourselves in the tabernacle of the congregation, and I shall charge him. And Moses and Joshua went. And they presented themselves in the tabernacle of the congregation.

1 Samuel 25:38

And it happened about ten days afterward Jehovah struck Nabal so that he died.

1 Samuel 31:6

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

Psalm 37:13

Jehovah laughs at him; for He sees that his day is coming.

Romans 12:19

not avenging yourselves, beloved, but giving place to wrath; for it is written, "Vengeance is Mine, I will repay, says the Lord."

Deuteronomy 32:35

Vengeance and retribution belong to Me. Their foot shall slide in time, for the day of their calamity is at hand, and the things that shall come on them make haste.

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 24:15

May Jehovah therefore be judge, and judge between you and me, and see, and plead my cause, and deliver me out of your hand.

Job 7:1

Is there not a warfare to man on earth? Are not his days also like the days of a hireling?

Job 14:5

For his days are fixed, the number of his months is with You, and You have set his bounds so that he cannot pass;

Job 14:14

If a man die, shall he revive? All the days of my warfare I will wait, until my change comes.

Psalm 37:10

It is but a little while, and the wicked shall not be; yea, you shall search his place, and he shall not be.

Psalm 94:1-2

O God of vengeance, Jehovah, the God of vengeance, shine forth!

Psalm 94:23

And He will bring on them their own iniquity, and He will cut them off in their evil. Jehovah our God shall cut them off.

Ecclesiastes 3:2

a time to be born, and a time to die; a time to plant, and a time to pull up what is planted;

Luke 18:7

And shall not God avenge His own elect who cry day and night to Him, though He has been long-suffering over them?

Hebrews 9:27

And as it is appointed to men once to die, but after this the judgment,

Revelation 18:8

Therefore her plagues will come in one day, death and mourning and famine. And she will be consumed with fire, for the Lord God who judges her is strong.

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