Parallel Verses

Julia Smith Translation

And David will say to Gad, Straits to me exceedingly: now we will fall into the hand of Jehovah, for many his compassions; and into the hand of man I will not fall.

New American Standard Bible

Then David said to Gad, “I am in great distress. Let us now fall into the hand of the Lord for His mercies are great, but do not let me fall into the hand of man.”

King James Version

And David said unto Gad, I am in a great strait: let us fall now into the hand of the LORD; for his mercies are great: and let me not fall into the hand of man.

Holman Bible

David answered Gad, “I have great anxiety. Please, let us fall into the Lord’s hands because His mercies are great, but don’t let me fall into human hands.”

International Standard Version

So David replied to Gad, "This is a very difficult choice for me to make! Let me now please fall into the hand of the LORD, since his mercy is very great, but may I never fall into human hands!"

A Conservative Version

And David said to Gad, I am in a great strait. Let us fall now into the hand of LORD, for his mercies are great, and let me not fall into the hand of man.

American Standard Version

And David said unto Gad, I am in a great strait: let us fall now into the hand of Jehovah; for his mercies are great; and let me not fall into the hand of man.

Amplified

Then David said to Gad, “I am in great distress. Let us fall into the hands of the Lord, for His mercies are great, but do not let me fall into the hands of man.”

Bible in Basic English

And David said to Gad, This is a hard decision for me to make: let us come into the hands of the Lord, for great are his mercies: let me not come into the hands of men.

Darby Translation

And David said to Gad, I am in a great strait: let us fall, I pray thee, into the hand of Jehovah; for his mercies are great; but let me not fall into the hand of man.

King James 2000

And David said unto Gad, I am in a great distress: let us fall now into the hand of the LORD; for his mercies are great: and let me not fall into the hand of man.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Then David said to Gad, "I [am] greatly distressed. Please let us fall into the hand of Yahweh, because he [is] great in his compassion; but into the hand of man don't let me fall."

Modern King James verseion

And David said to Gad, I am in great distress. Let us fall now into the hand of Jehovah, for His mercies are great. And do not let me fall into the hand of man.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Then said David unto Gad, "I am in a marvelous strait. But let me fall I pray thee, into the hands of the LORD, for much is his mercy, and let me not fall into the hands of men.

NET Bible

David said to Gad, "I am very upset! I prefer that we be attacked by the Lord, for his mercy is great; I do not want to be attacked by men!"

New Heart English Bible

David said to Gad, "I am in distress. Let us fall now into the hand of the LORD; for his mercies are great. Let me not fall into the hand of man."

The Emphasized Bible

And David said unto Gad - I am in a great strait, - let us fall, I pray thee, into the hand of Yahweh, for, manifold, are, his compassions, but, into the hand of man, let me not fall.

Webster

And David said to Gad, I am in a great strait: let us fall now into the hand of the LORD; for his mercies are great: and let me not fall into the hand of man.

World English Bible

David said to Gad, "I am in distress. Let us fall now into the hand of Yahweh; for his mercies are great. Let me not fall into the hand of man."

Youngs Literal Translation

And David saith unto Gad, 'I have great distress, let us fall, I pray thee, into the hand of Jehovah, for many are His mercies, and into the hand of man let me not fall.'

Interlinear

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

גּד 
Gad 
Gad
Usage: 71

I am in a great
מאד 
M@`od 
Usage: 300

צרר 
Tsarar 
Usage: 54

now into the hand
יד 
Yad 
Usage: 1612

of the Lord

Usage: 0

רחם 
Racham 
Usage: 44

and let me not fall
נפל 
Naphal 
Usage: 434

into the hand
יד 
Yad 
Usage: 1612

References

Easton

Gad

Fausets

Hastings

Morish

Smith

Gad

Watsons

Gad

Context Readings

David And The Census Of The People

13 And Gad will come to David and announce to him, and say to him, Shall seven years of famine come to thee in thy land? and if three mouths to flee before thine adversaries, they pursuing thee? and if death to be three days in thy land? now know, and see what word I shall turn back to him sending me. 14 And David will say to Gad, Straits to me exceedingly: now we will fall into the hand of Jehovah, for many his compassions; and into the hand of man I will not fall. 15 And Jehovah will give death in Israel from the morning and even to the time of the appointment; and from the people will die from Dan and even to the Well of the Oath, seventy thousand men.



Cross References

Psalm 51:1

To the overseer: chanting to David; In the coming to him of Nathan the prophet, when he went in to Bathsheba. Compassionate me, O God, according to thy mercy: according to the Multitude of thy compassions wipe away my transgressions.

Psalm 119:156

Great thy compassions, O Jehovah: cause me to live according to thy judgments.

Exodus 34:6-7

And Jehovah will pass by before him, and Jehovah will call, Jehovah God merciful and compassionate, deferring anger, and much in kindness and truth,

1 Samuel 13:6

And the men of Israel saw that a strait to him, for the people were pressed; and the people will hide in caves, and in thorn-bushes, and in rocks, and in towers, and in pits.

2 Kings 6:15

And he serving the man of God will rise early to stand up, and he went forth, and behold, strength surrounding the city, and horse and chariot And his boy will say to him, Alas, my lord! how shall we do?

2 Kings 13:3-7

And the anger of Jehovah will kindle against Israel, and he will give them into the hand of Hazael king of Aram, and into the hand of Ben-hadad son of Hazael, all the days.

1 Chronicles 21:13

And David will say to Gad, Straits to me exceedingly: I will fall now into the hand of Jehovah, for his compassions are very many: and I will not fall into the hand of man.

2 Chronicles 28:5-9

And Jehovah his God will give him into the hand of the king of Aram; and they will strike upon him, and they will make captives from them a great captivity, and bring to Darmesek. And also he was given into the hand of the king of Israel, and he will strike upon him a great blow.

Psalm 86:5

For thou, O Jehovah, art good and forgiving, and great of mercy to all calling to thee.

Psalm 86:15

And thou, O Jehovah, art a God compassionate and merciful, and slow to anger and great of mercy and truth.

Psalm 103:8-14

Jehovah being compassionate and merciful, slow to anger and great of mercy.

Psalm 106:41-42

And he will give them into the hand of the nations; and they hating them shall rule over them.

Psalm 130:4

For with thee, forgiveness; so that thou shalt be feared.

Psalm 145:9

Jehovah is good to all, and his mercies over all his works.

Proverbs 12:10

The just one shall know the soul of his cattle: and the compassion of the unjust are cruel.

Isaiah 47:6

I was angry against my people; I defiled my inheritances, and I will give them into thine hand, and thou didst not set mercy to them; upon the old thou didst make heavy thy yoke greatly.

Isaiah 55:7

The unjust one shall forsake his way, and the man of vanity his purposes, and turn back to Jehovah, and he will pity him, and to our God, for he will multiply to forgive.

Jonah 4:2

And he will pray to Jehovah and say, Ah, now, O Jehovah, was not this my word while I was upon my land? For this I anticipated to flee to Tarshish, for I knew that thou art merciful and compassionate, slow to anger and of much kindness, and lamenting for evil.

Micah 7:18

Who is God as thee, lifting up iniquity and passing by transgression to the remnant of his inheritance? he held not his anger forever for he delighted in mercy.

Zechariah 1:15

And I am angry with great anger against the nations living in quiet: for I was angry a little and they helped for evil.

John 12:27

Now has my soul been troubled; and what should I say? O Father, save me from this hour: but for this came I to this hour.

Philippians 1:23

For I am pressed together from two, having one eager desire to be loosed, and be with Christ (rather much better:)

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