Parallel Verses

International Standard Version

Then all the people cried again because of him. Everyone tried to persuade David to have a meal while there was still daylight, but David took an oath by saying, "May God to do like this to me and more, if I taste bread or anything else before the sun sets!"

New American Standard Bible

Then all the people came to persuade David to eat bread while it was still day; but David vowed, saying, "May God do so to me, and more also, if I taste bread or anything else before the sun goes down."

King James Version

And when all the people came to cause David to eat meat while it was yet day, David sware, saying, So do God to me, and more also, if I taste bread, or ought else, till the sun be down.

Holman Bible

Then they came to urge David to eat bread while it was still day, but David took an oath: “May God punish me and do so severely if I taste bread or anything else before sunset!”

A Conservative Version

And all the people came to cause David to eat bread while it was yet day, but David swore, saying, God do so to me, and more also, if I taste bread, or anything else, till the sun is down.

American Standard Version

And all the people came to cause David to eat bread while it was yet day; but David sware, saying, God do so to me, and more also, if I taste bread, or aught else, till the sun be down.

Amplified

All the people came to urge David to eat food while it was yet day; but David took an oath, saying, May God do so to me, and more also, if I taste bread or anything else, till the sun is down.

Bible in Basic English

And the people came to make David take food, while it was still day, but David with an oath said, May God's punishment be on me if I take a taste of bread or any other thing till the sun has gone down!

Darby Translation

And all the people came to cause David to eat bread while it was yet day; but David swore, saying, So do God to me, and more also, if I taste bread or aught else till the sun be down!

Jubilee 2000 Bible

And when all the people came to cause David to eat food while it was yet day, David swore, saying, So do God to me, and more also if I taste bread or anything else until the sun is down.

Julia Smith Translation

And all the people will come to cause David to eat bread, while yet day. And David will swear, saying, Thus will God do to me, and thus will he add, if before the going down of the sun I shall taste bread or anything.

King James 2000

And when all the people came to cause David to eat meat while it was yet day, David swore, saying, So do God to me, and more also, if I taste bread, or anything else, till the sun be down.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Then all the people came to give David food. Still on that day, David swore, "{May God punish me} if I taste food or anything before the sun goes down."

Modern King James verseion

And all the people came to cause David to eat food while it was still day; David swore, saying, So let God do to me, and more also, if I taste bread or anything else until the sun is down.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And when all the people came to eat meat with David, while it was yet day, David sware, saying, "So do God to me and so thereto, if I taste bread or ought else till the sun be down."

NET Bible

Then all the people came and encouraged David to eat food while it was still day. But David took an oath saying, "God will punish me severely if I taste bread or anything whatsoever before the sun sets!"

New Heart English Bible

All the people came to cause David to eat bread while it was yet day; but David swore, saying, "God do so to me, and more also, if I taste bread, or anything else, until the sun goes down."

The Emphasized Bible

And, when all the people came near to get David to eat bread, while yet it was day, David sware, saying - So, let God do to me, and, so, let him add, if, before the sun go in, I taste bread, or anything else.

Webster

And when all the people came to cause David to eat food while it was yet day, David swore, saying, So do God to me, and more also, If I taste bread or aught else, till the sun is down.

World English Bible

All the people came to cause David to eat bread while it was yet day; but David swore, saying, "God do so to me, and more also, if I taste bread, or anything else, until the sun goes down."

Youngs Literal Translation

And all the people come to cause David to eat bread while yet day, and David sweareth, saying, 'Thus doth God to me, and thus He doth add, for -- before the going in of the sun, I taste no bread or any other thing.'

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
the people
עם 
`am 
Usage: 1867


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

to cause
בּרה 
Barah 
Usage: 7

דּויד דּוד 
David 
דּויד דּוד 
David 
Usage: 1074
Usage: 1074

to eat
בּרה 
Barah 
Usage: 7

עד עוד 
`owd 
Usage: 483

day
יום 
Yowm 
Usage: 2293

שׁבע 
 
Usage: 186

So do

Usage: 0

God
אלהים 
'elohiym 
Usage: 2600

to me, and more also
יסף 
Yacaph 
Usage: 208

if I taste
טעם 
Ta`am 
Usage: 11

or ought
מאוּמה 
M@uwmah 
Usage: 32

פּנים 
Paniym 
Usage: 2119

the sun
שׁמשׁ 
Shemesh 
Usage: 134

References

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Easton

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Hastings

Smith

Context Readings

Abner Is Killed

34 Your hands were not bound, nor were your feet in irons. As one falls before the wicked, you have fallen." 35 Then all the people cried again because of him. Everyone tried to persuade David to have a meal while there was still daylight, but David took an oath by saying, "May God to do like this to me and more, if I taste bread or anything else before the sun sets!" 36 Everybody took note of this and was very pleased, just as everything else the king did pleased everyone.



Cross References

2 Samuel 1:12

They mourned and wept, and then decided to fast until dusk for Saul, for his son Jonathan, for the army of the LORD, and for the house of Israel, because they had fallen in battle.

2 Samuel 12:17

His closest advisors at the palace got up, remained with him, and tried to help him get up from the ground, but he would not do so. He also wouldn't eat with them.

Ruth 1:17

Where you die, I'll die and be buried. May the LORD do this to me and more if anything except death comes between you and me."

Jeremiah 16:7

They won't break bread for the mourner to be consoled for the dead. They won't give anyone the cup of consolation to drink for his father or mother.

Judges 20:26

All the Israelis, including its army, went up from there to Bethel and wept, remaining there in the LORD's presence, fasting throughout the day until dusk, when they offered burnt offerings and peace offerings in the LORD's presence.

1 Samuel 3:17

Eli said, "What did the LORD say to you? Please don't conceal anything from me. May God do this to you and even more if you conceal from me one word of all that he spoke to you."

2 Samuel 3:9

Therefore may God do to me and more also! just as the LORD has promised to David, since I'm doing this for him:

Ezekiel 24:17

You are to weep in silence, but you are not to participate in mourning rituals. You are to keep your turban on your head and your sandals on your feet. You are not to cover your mouth or eat what your comforters bring to you."

Ezekiel 24:22

That's why you will soon be doing what I've just done. You are not to cover your mouth or eat what your comforters bring to you.

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