Parallel Verses

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.

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.

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.

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.

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 David’s two wives, Ahinoam the Jezreelite and Abigail the widow of Nabal the Carmelite, had also been kidnapped. 6 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. 7 David said to Abiathar the priest, son of Ahimelech, “Bring me the ephod.” So Abiathar brought it to him,


Cross References

Exodus 17:4

Then Moses cried out to the Lord, “What should I do with these people? In a little while they will stone me!”

Psalm 56:3-4

When I am afraid,
I will trust in You.

Numbers 14:10

While the whole community threatened to stone them, the glory of the Lord appeared to all the Israelites at the tent of meeting.

Psalm 18:6

I called to the Lord in my distress,
and I cried to my God for help.
From His temple He heard my voice,
and my cry to Him reached His ears.

Psalm 25:17

The distresses of my heart increase;
bring me out of my sufferings.

Psalm 27:1-3

Davidic.The Lord is my light and my salvation—
whom should I fear?
The Lord is the stronghold of my life—
of whom should I be afraid?

Psalm 56:11

in God I trust; I will not fear.
What can man do to me?

Habakkuk 3:17-18

Though the fig tree does not bud
and there is no fruit on the vines,
though the olive crop fails
and the fields produce no food,
though there are no sheep in the pen
and no cattle in the stalls,

Judges 18:25

The Danites said to him, “Don’t raise your voice against us, or angry men will attack you, and you and your family will lose your lives.”

1 Samuel 1:10

Deeply hurt, Hannah prayed to the Lord and wept with many tears.

2 Samuel 17:8

Hushai continued, “You know your father and his men. They are warriors and are desperate like a wild bear robbed of her cubs. Your father is an experienced soldier who won’t spend the night with the people.

2 Kings 4:27

When she came up to the man of God at the mountain, she clung to his feet. Gehazi came to push her away, but the man of God said, “Leave her alone—she is in severe anguish, and the Lord has hidden it from me. He hasn’t told me.”

Job 13:15

Even if He kills me, I will hope in Him.
I will still defend my ways before Him.

Psalm 26:1-2

Davidic.Vindicate me, Lord,
because I have lived with integrity
and have trusted in the Lord without wavering.

Psalm 27:14

Wait for the Lord;
be strong and courageous.
Wait for the Lord.

Psalm 34:1-8

Concerning David, when he pretended to be insane in the presence of Abimelech, who drove him out, and he departed.I will praise the Lord at all times;
His praise will always be on my lips.

Psalm 40:1-2

For the choir director. A Davidic psalm.I waited patiently for the Lord,
and He turned to me and heard my cry for help.

Psalm 42:5

Why am I so depressed?
Why this turmoil within me?
Put your hope in God, for I will still praise Him,
my Savior and my God.

Psalm 42:7

Deep calls to deep in the roar of Your waterfalls;
all Your breakers and Your billows have swept over me.

Psalm 42:11

Why am I so depressed?
Why this turmoil within me?
Put your hope in God, for I will still praise Him,
my Savior and my God.

Psalm 62:1

For the choir director: according to Jeduthun. A Davidic psalm.I am at rest in God alone;
my salvation comes from Him.

Psalm 62:5

Rest in God alone, my soul,
for my hope comes from Him.

Psalm 62:8-9

Trust in Him at all times, you people;
pour out your hearts before Him.
God is our refuge.Selah

Psalm 116:3-4

The ropes of death were wrapped around me,
and the torments of Sheol overcame me;
I encountered trouble and sorrow.

Psalm 116:10

I believed, even when I said,
“I am severely afflicted.”

Psalm 118:8-13

It is better to take refuge in the Lord
than to trust in man.

Proverbs 18:10

The name of Yahweh is a strong tower;
the righteous run to it and are protected.

Isaiah 25:4

For You have been a stronghold for the poor,
a stronghold for the needy person in his distress,
a refuge from the rain, a shade from the heat.
When the breath of the violent
is like rain against a wall,

Isaiah 37:14-20

Hezekiah took the letter from the messengers, read it, then went up to the Lord’s temple and spread it out before the Lord.

Jeremiah 16:19

Lord, my strength and my stronghold,
my refuge in a time of distress,
the nations will come to You
from the ends of the earth, and they will say,
“Our fathers inherited only lies,
worthless idols of no benefit at all.”

Matthew 21:9

Then the crowds who went ahead of Him and those who followed kept shouting:Hosanna to the Son of David!
He who comes in the name
of the Lord is the blessed One!
Hosanna in the highest heaven!

Matthew 27:22

Pilate asked them, “What should I do then with Jesus, who is called Messiah?”They all answered, “Crucify Him!”

John 8:59

At that, they picked up stones to throw at Him. But Jesus was hidden and went out of the temple complex.

Romans 4:18

He believed, hoping against hope, so that he became the father of many nations according to what had been spoken: So will your descendants be.

Romans 4:20

He did not waver in unbelief at God’s promise but was strengthened in his faith and gave glory to God,

Romans 8:31

What then are we to say about these things?
If God is for us, who is against us?

2 Corinthians 1:6

If we are afflicted, it is for your comfort and salvation. If we are comforted, it is for your comfort, which is experienced in your endurance of the same sufferings that we suffer.

2 Corinthians 1:8-10

For we don’t want you to be unaware, brothers, of our affliction that took place in Asia: we were completely overwhelmed—beyond our strength—so that we even despaired of life.

2 Corinthians 4:8

We are pressured in every way but not crushed; we are perplexed but not in despair;

2 Corinthians 7:5

In fact, when we came into Macedonia, we had no rest. Instead, we were troubled in every way: conflicts on the outside, fears inside.

Hebrews 13:6

Therefore, we may boldly say:The Lord is my helper;
I will not be afraid.
What can man do to me?

Genesis 32:7

Jacob was greatly afraid and distressed; he divided the people with him into two camps, along with the flocks, cattle, and camels.

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