Parallel Verses

Amplified

I will strike while he is weary and exhausted, and terrify him; and all the people with him will flee [in terror]. Then I will attack the king alone,

New American Standard Bible

I will come upon him while he is weary and exhausted and terrify him, so that all the people who are with him will flee. Then I will strike down the king alone,

King James Version

And I will come upon him while he is weary and weak handed, and will make him afraid: and all the people that are with him shall flee; and I will smite the king only:

Holman Bible

I will attack him while he is weak and weary, throw him into a panic, and all the people with him will scatter. I will strike down only the king

International Standard Version

"I'll catch him while he is still tired and weak. I'll frighten him so all his people with him desert him. But I'll only kill the king.

A Conservative Version

And I will come upon him while he is weary and weak-handed, and will make him afraid. And all the people who are with him shall flee. And I will only smite the king,

American Standard Version

and I will come upon him while he is weary and weak-handed, and will make him afraid; and all the people that are with him shall flee; and I will smite the king only;

Bible in Basic English

And I will come up with him when he is tired and feeble, and make him full of fear: and all the people with him will go in flight; and I will make an attack on the king only:

Darby Translation

and I will come upon him while he is weary and weak-handed, and will make him afraid; and all the people that are with him shall flee; and I will smite the king only;

Julia Smith Translation

And I shall come upon him and he being weary and relaxed in hands, and I made him afraid: and all the people which are with him, fleeing; and I struck the king alone,

King James 2000

And I will come upon him while he is weary and weak handed, and will make him afraid: and all the people that are with him shall flee; and I will strike the king only:

Lexham Expanded Bible

I will come upon him while he [is] weary and {weak}. I will startle him, and all of the people who [are] with him will flee. Then I will strike down the king [while] he [is] alone.

Modern King James verseion

And I will come upon him while he is weary and weak-handed, and I will make him tremble. And all the people with him will flee. And I will strike the king by himself.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And I will come upon him while he is weary and weak handed, and will fear him, that all the people that are with him shall flee. And so will I smite the king only,

NET Bible

When I catch up with him he will be exhausted and worn out. I will rout him, and the entire army that is with him will flee. I will kill only the king

New Heart English Bible

I will come on him while he is weary and exhausted, and will make him afraid. All the people who are with him shall flee. I will strike the king only;

The Emphasized Bible

and let me come upon him, when, he, is weary, and weak-handed, so shall I strike him with terror, and all the people who are with him shall flee, - then will I smite the king alone:

Webster

And I will come upon him while he is weary and weak-handed, and will make him afraid: and all the people that are with him shall flee; and I will smite the king only:

World English Bible

I will come on him while he is weary and exhausted, and will make him afraid. All the people who are with him shall flee. I will strike the king only;

Youngs Literal Translation

and come upon him, and he weary and feeble-handed, and I have caused him to tremble, and all the people have fled who are with him, and I have smitten the king by himself,

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
And I will come

come, bring, ... in, enter, go, carry, ...down, pass, ...out,
Usage: 0

יגע 
Yagea` 
Usage: 3

and weak
רפה 
Rapheh 
Usage: 4

יד 
Yad 
Usage: 1612

and will make him afraid
חרד 
Charad 
Usage: 39

and all the people
עם 
`am 
Usage: 1867

נוּס 
Nuwc 
Usage: 160

and I will smite
נכה 
Nakah 
Usage: 501

the king
מלך 
melek 
Usage: 2521

References

Context Readings

Ahithophel's Advice

1 Then, Ahithophel said to Absalom, “Please let me choose 12,000 men, and I will set out and pursue David tonight. 2 I will strike while he is weary and exhausted, and terrify him; and all the people with him will flee [in terror]. Then I will attack the king alone, 3 and I will bring all the people [who follow David] back to you. The return of everyone depends on the [death of the] man you are seeking; then all the people will be at peace [and accept you as king].”



Cross References

2 Samuel 16:14

The king and all the people who were with him arrived [at the Jordan River] weary, and he refreshed himself there.

1 Kings 22:31

Now the king of Aram (Syria) had commanded the thirty-two captains of his chariots, saying, “Do not fight with [anyone, either] small or great, but with [Ahab] the king of Israel alone.”

Deuteronomy 25:18

how he met you along the road and attacked all the stragglers at your rear when you were tired and weary; and he did not fear God.

Zechariah 13:7


“Awake, O sword, against My Shepherd,
And against the Man, My Associate,”
Declares the Lord of hosts.
“Strike the Shepherd so that the sheep [of the flock] may be scattered;
And I will turn My hand and stretch it out against the little ones [of the flock].

Matthew 21:38

But when the tenants saw the son, they said to themselves, ‘This [man] is the heir; come on, let us kill him and seize his inheritance.’

Matthew 26:31

Then Jesus said to them, “You will all fall away because of Me this night [disillusioned about Me, confused, and some even ashamed of Me], for it is written [in the Scriptures], I will strike the Shepherd, and the sheep of the flock will be scattered.’

John 11:50

Nor do you understand that it is expedient and politically advantageous for you that one man die for the people, and that the whole nation not perish.”

John 18:4-8

Then Jesus, knowing all that was about to happen to Him, went to them and asked, “Whom do you want?”

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