Parallel Verses

Darby Translation

And David was greatly distressed; for the people spoke of stoning him; for the soul of all the people was embittered, every man because of his sons and because of his daughters; but David strengthened himself in Jehovah his God.

New American Standard Bible

Moreover David was greatly distressed because the people spoke of stoning him, for all the people were embittered, each one because of his sons and his daughters But David strengthened himself in the LORD his God.

King James Version

And David was greatly distressed; for the people spake of stoning him, because the soul of all the people was grieved, every man for his sons and for his daughters: but David encouraged himself in the LORD his God.

Holman Bible

David was in a difficult position because the troops talked about stoning him, for they were all very bitter over [the loss of] their sons and daughters. But David found strength in the Lord his God.

International Standard Version

David was in great danger because all the people were bitter because of their sons and daughters, and they were talking about stoning him. But David found strength in the LORD his God.

A Conservative Version

And David was greatly distressed, for the people spoke of stoning him, because the soul of all the people was grieved, every man for his sons and for his daughters. But David strengthened himself in LORD his God.

American Standard Version

And David was greatly distressed; for the people spake of stoning him, because the soul of all the people was grieved, every man for his sons and for his daughters: but David strengthened himself in Jehovah his God.

Amplified

David was greatly distressed, for the men spoke of stoning him because the souls of them all were bitterly grieved, each man for his sons and daughters. But David encouraged and strengthened himself in the Lord his God.

Bible in Basic English

And David was greatly troubled; for the people were talking of stoning him, because their hearts were bitter, every man sorrowing for his sons and his daughters: but David made himself strong in the Lord his God.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

And David was greatly distressed, for the people spoke of stoning him because the soul of all the people was bitter, each one for his sons and for his daughters; but David encouraged himself in the LORD his God.

Julia Smith Translation

And it will press upon David greatly, for the people spake of stoning him, because the soul of all the people was bitter, each for his sons and for his daughters: and David will be strengthened in Jehovah his God.

King James 2000

And David was greatly distressed; for the people spoke of stoning him, because the soul of all the people was grieved, every man for his sons and for his daughters: but David encouraged himself in the LORD his God.

Lexham Expanded Bible

And {David was in a very precarious situation}, for the people spoke of stoning him, for the souls of all the people were bitter, each [one] over his sons and his daughters. But David strengthened himself in Yahweh his God.

Modern King James verseion

And it greatly distressed David, for the people spoke of stoning him, because the soul of all the people was grieved, each one for his sons and for his daughters. But David encouraged himself in Jehovah his God.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And David was in a shrewd strait: for the people intended to stone him because the hearts of the people were vexed for their sons and their daughters.

NET Bible

David was very upset, for the men were thinking of stoning him; each man grieved bitterly over his sons and daughters. But David drew strength from the Lord his God.

New Heart English Bible

David was greatly distressed; for the people spoke of stoning him, because the soul of all the people was grieved, every man for his sons and for his daughters: but David strengthened himself in the LORD his God.

The Emphasized Bible

And David was in sore distress, for the people had spoken of stoning him, because the souls of all the people were embittered, every man for his own sons and for his own daughters, - but David emboldened himself in Yahweh his God.

Webster

And David was greatly distressed: for the people spoke of stoning him, because the soul of all the people was grieved, every man for his sons, and for his daughters: but David encouraged himself in the LORD his God.

World English Bible

David was greatly distressed; for the people spoke of stoning him, because the soul of all the people was grieved, every man for his sons and for his daughters: but David strengthened himself in Yahweh his God.

Youngs Literal Translation

and David hath great distress, for the people have said to stone him, for the soul of all the people hath been bitter, each for his sons and for his daughters; and David doth strengthen himself in Jehovah his God.

Interlinear

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

יצר 
Yatsar 
Usage: 8

for the people
עם 
`am 
Usage: 1867

of stoning
סקל 
Caqal 
Usage: 22

נפשׁ 
Nephesh 
Usage: 753

of all the people
עם 
`am 
Usage: 1867

אישׁ 
'iysh 
Usage: 692

בּת 
Bath 
Usage: 587

but David
דּויד דּוד 
David 
Usage: 1074

himself in the Lord

Usage: 0

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Context Readings

David Recovers His Loved Ones

5 And David's two wives were taken captives, Ahinoam the Jizreelitess, and Abigail the wife of Nabal the Carmelite. 6 And David was greatly distressed; for the people spoke of stoning him; for the soul of all the people was embittered, every man because of his sons and because of his daughters; but David strengthened himself in Jehovah his God. 7 And David said to Abiathar the priest, Ahimelech's son, Bring near to me, I pray thee, the ephod. And Abiathar brought the ephod near to David.


Cross References

Exodus 17:4

And Moses cried to Jehovah, saying, What shall I do with this people? Yet a little, and they will stone me!

Psalm 56:3-4

In the day that I am afraid, I will confide in thee.

Numbers 14:10

And the whole assembly said that they should be stoned with stones. And the glory of Jehovah appeared in the tent of meeting to all the children of Israel.

Psalm 18:6

In my distress I called upon Jehovah, and I cried out to my God; he heard my voice out of his temple, and my cry came before him, into his ears.

Psalm 25:17

The troubles of my heart are increased: bring me out of my distresses;

Psalm 27:1-3

{A Psalm of David.} Jehovah is my light and my salvation; whom shall I fear? Jehovah is the strength of my life; of whom shall I be afraid?

Psalm 56:11

In God have I put my confidence: I will not fear; what can man do unto me?

Habakkuk 3:17-18

For though the fig-tree shall not blossom, Neither shall fruit be in the vines; The labour of the olive-tree shall fail, And the fields shall yield no food; The flock shall be cut off from the fold, And there shall be no herd in the stalls:

Judges 18:25

And the Danites said to him, "Do not let your voice be heard among us, lest angry fellows fall upon you, and you lose your life with the lives of your household."

1 Samuel 1:10

and she was in bitterness of soul, and prayed to Jehovah, and wept much.

2 Samuel 17:8

And Hushai said, Thou knowest thy father and his men, that they are mighty men, and they are of exasperated spirit, as a bear robbed of her whelps in the field; and thy father is a man of war, and will not lodge with the people.

2 Kings 4:27

And she came to the man of God to the mountain, and caught him by the feet; and Gehazi drew near to thrust her away; but the man of God said, Let her alone, for her soul is troubled within her, and Jehovah has hidden it from me, and has not told me.

Job 13:15

Behold, if he slay me, yet would I trust in him; but I will defend mine own ways before him.

Psalm 26:1-2

{A Psalm of David.} Judge me, O Jehovah, for I have walked in mine integrity, and I have confided in Jehovah: I shall not slip.

Psalm 27:14

Wait for Jehovah; be strong and let thy heart take courage: yea, wait for Jehovah.

Psalm 34:1-8

{A Psalm of David; when he changed his behaviour before Abimelech, who drove him away, and he departed.} I will bless Jehovah at all times; his praise shall continually be in my mouth.

Psalm 40:1-2

{To the chief Musician. Of David. A Psalm.} I waited patiently for Jehovah; and he inclined unto me, and heard my cry.

Psalm 42:5

Why art thou cast down, my soul, and art disquieted in me? hope in God; for I shall yet praise him, for the health of his countenance.

Psalm 42:7

Deep calleth unto deep at the noise of thy cataracts; all thy breakers and thy billows are gone over me.

Psalm 42:11

Why art thou cast down, my soul? and why art thou disquieted within me? hope in God; for I shall yet praise him, who is the health of my countenance, and my God.

Psalm 62:1

{To the chief Musician. On Jeduthun. A Psalm of David.} Upon God alone doth my soul rest peacefully; from him is my salvation.

Psalm 62:5

Upon God alone, O my soul, rest peacefully; for my expectation is from him.

Psalm 62:8-9

Confide in him at all times, ye people; pour out your heart before him: God is our refuge. Selah.

Psalm 116:3-4

The bands of death encompassed me, and the anguish of Sheol took hold of me; I found trouble and sorrow:

Psalm 116:10

I believed, therefore have I spoken. As for me, I was greatly afflicted.

Psalm 118:8-13

It is better to trust in Jehovah than to put confidence in man;

Proverbs 18:10

The name of Jehovah is a strong tower: the righteous runneth into it, and is safe.

Isaiah 25:4

For thou hast been a fortress to the poor, a fortress for the needy in his distress, a refuge from the storm, a shadow from the heat: for the blast of the terrible ones has been as the storm against a wall.

Isaiah 37:14-20

And Hezekiah received the letter from the hand of the messengers, and read it; and Hezekiah went up into the house of Jehovah, and spread it before Jehovah.

Jeremiah 16:19

Jehovah, my strength and my fortress, and my refuge in the day of distress, unto thee shall the nations come from the ends of the earth, and they shall say, Surely our fathers have inherited falsehood and vanity; and in these things there is no profit.

Matthew 21:9

And the crowds who went before him and who followed cried, saying, Hosanna to the Son of David; blessed be he who comes in the name of the Lord; hosanna in the highest.

Matthew 27:22

Pilate says to them, What then shall I do with Jesus, who is called Christ? They all say, Let him be crucified.

John 8:59

They took up therefore stones that they might cast them at him; but Jesus hid himself and went out of the temple, going through the midst of them, and thus passed on.

Romans 4:18

who against hope believed in hope to his becoming father of many nations, according to that which was spoken, So shall thy seed be:

Romans 4:20

and hesitated not at the promise of God through unbelief; but found strength in faith, giving glory to God;

Romans 8:31

What shall we then say to these things? If God be for us, who against us?

2 Corinthians 1:6

But whether we are in tribulation, it is for your encouragement and salvation, wrought in the endurance of the same sufferings which we also suffer,

2 Corinthians 1:8-10

For we do not wish you to be ignorant, brethren, as to our tribulation which happened to us in Asia, that we were excessively pressed beyond our power, so as to despair even of living.

2 Corinthians 4:8

every way afflicted, but not straitened; seeing no apparent issue, but our way not entirely shut up;

2 Corinthians 7:5

For indeed, when we came into Macedonia, our flesh had no rest, but we were afflicted in every way; without combats, within fears.

Hebrews 13:6

So that, taking courage, we may say, The Lord is my helper, and I will not be afraid: what will man do unto me?

Genesis 32:7

Then Jacob was greatly afraid, and was distressed; and he divided the people that were with him, and the sheep and the cattle and the camels, into two troops.

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