Parallel Verses

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.

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.

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 from Jezreel and Abigail, Nabal's former wife, had been captured. 6 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. 7 David told Ahimelech's son Abiathar the priest, "Bring me the ephod." So Abiathar brought the ephod to David.


Cross References

Exodus 17:4

So Moses cried out to the LORD: "What am I to do with these people? Just a little more and they'll stone me."

Psalm 56:3-4

On days when I am afraid, I put my trust in you.

Numbers 14:10

But the entire congregation was talking about stoning them to death.

Psalm 18:6

In my distress I cried to the LORD; to my God I cried for help. From his Temple he heard my voice; my cry reached his ears.

Psalm 25:17

The troubles of my heart have increased; bring me out of my distress!

Psalm 27:1-3

The LORD is my light and my salvation whom will I fear? The LORD is the strength of my life; of whom will I be afraid?

Psalm 56:11

in God I will put my trust. I will not fear what mortal man can do to me.

Habakkuk 3:17-18

Even though the fig tree does not blossom, and there are no grapes on the vines; even if the olive harvest fails, and the fields produce nothing edible; even if the flock is snatched from the sheepfold, and there is no herd in the stalls

Judges 18:25

The descendants of Dan answered him, "You had better not talk to us about this, or else these bad guys here will attack you. You will lose your life, along with the lives of your whole household."

1 Samuel 1:10

Deeply distressed, she prayed to the LORD and wept bitterly.

2 Samuel 17:8

"You know how strong your father and his men are. They're as mad as a bear robbed of her cubs! Furthermore, your father is a skilled warrior. He won't stay with his army at night.

2 Kings 4:27

As she came near the man of God on the mountain, she grabbed his feet. When Gehazi intervened to push her away, the man of God said, "Leave her alone! She is deeply troubled! The LORD has concealed the thing from me, and hasn't informed me."

Job 13:15

Even though he kills me, I'll continue to hope in him. At least I'll be able to argue my case to his face!

Psalm 26:1-2

Vindicate me, LORD, because I have walked in integrity; I have trusted in the LORD without wavering.

Psalm 27:14

Wait on the LORD. Be courageous, and he will strengthen your heart. Wait on the LORD! Davidic

Psalm 34:1-8

I will bless the LORD at all times; his praise will be in my mouth continuously.

Psalm 40:1-2

I waited expectantly for the LORD, and he took notice of me and heard my cry.

Psalm 42:5

Why are you in despair, my soul? Why are you disturbed within me? Hope in God, for once again I will praise him, since his presence saves me.

Psalm 42:7

Deep waters call out to what is deeper still; at the roar of your waterfalls all your breakers and your waves swirled over me.

Psalm 42:11

Why are you in despair, my soul? Why are you disturbed within me? Hope in God, for once again I will praise him, since his presence saves me and he is my God.

Psalm 62:1

My soul rests quietly only when it looks to God; from him comes my deliverance.

Psalm 62:5

My soul, be quiet before God, for from him comes my hope.

Psalm 62:8-9

People, in every situation put your trust in God; pour out your heart before him; for God is a refuge for us. Interlude

Psalm 116:3-4

The ropes of death were wound around me and the anguish of Sheol came upon me; I encountered distress and sorrow.

Psalm 116:10

I will continue to believe, even when I say, "I am greatly afflicted"

Psalm 118:8-13

It is better to take shelter in the LORD than to trust in people.

Proverbs 18:10

The name of the LORD is a strong tower; a righteous person rushes to it and is lifted up above the danger.

Isaiah 25:4

For you have been a stronghold for the poor, a stronghold for the needy in distress, a shelter from the storm and a shade from the heat for the blistering attack from the ruthless is like a rainstorm beating against a wall,

Isaiah 37:14-20

Hezekiah received the letters from the messengers, and read them. Then he went up to the LORD's Temple and spread the letters in front of the LORD.

Jeremiah 16:19

LORD, my strength and my stronghold, my refuge in a time of difficulty, to you the nations will come, and from the ends of the earth they'll say, "Surely our ancestors inherited deception, things that are worthless, and in which there is no profit."

Matthew 21:9

Both the crowds that went ahead of him and those that followed him kept shouting, "Hosanna to the Son of David! How blessed is the one who comes in the name of the Lord! Hosanna in the highest heaven!"

Matthew 27:22

Pilate asked them, "Then what should I do with Jesus, who is called the Messiah?" They all said, "Let him be crucified!"

John 8:59

At this, they picked up stones to throw at him, but Jesus hid himself and went out of the Temple.

Romans 4:18

Hoping in spite of hopeless circumstances, he believed that he would become "the father of many nations," just as he had been told: "This is how many descendants you will have."

Romans 4:20

nor did he doubt God's promise out of a lack of faith. Instead, his faith became stronger and he gave glory to God,

Romans 8:31

What, then, can we say about all of this? If God is for us, who can be against us?

2 Corinthians 1:6

If we suffer, it is for your comfort and salvation. If we are comforted, it is for your comfort when you patiently endure the same sufferings that we are suffering.

2 Corinthians 1:8-10

For we do not want you to be ignorant, brothers, about the suffering we experienced in Asia. We were so crushed beyond our ability to endure that we even despaired of living.

2 Corinthians 4:8

In every way we're troubled but not crushed, frustrated but not in despair,

2 Corinthians 7:5

For even when we came to Macedonia, our bodies had no rest. We suffered in a number of ways. Outwardly there were conflicts, inwardly there were fears.

Hebrews 13:6

Hence we can confidently say, "The Lord is my helper; I will not be afraid. What can anyone do to me?"

Genesis 32:7

Feeling mounting terror and distress, Jacob divided the people who were with him into two groups, doing the same with the flocks, the cattle, and the camels.

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