Parallel Verses

Lexham Expanded Bible

So they cried out to Yahweh, and they said, "O Yahweh! Please do not let us perish because of this man's life, and {do not make us guilty of innocent blood}, because you, O Yahweh, did what you wanted."

New American Standard Bible

Then they called on the Lord and said, “We earnestly pray, O Lord, do not let us perish on account of this man’s life and do not put innocent blood on us; for You, O Lord, have done as You have pleased.”

King James Version

Wherefore they cried unto the LORD, and said, We beseech thee, O LORD, we beseech thee, let us not perish for this man's life, and lay not upon us innocent blood: for thou, O LORD, hast done as it pleased thee.

Holman Bible

So they called out to the Lord: “Please, Yahweh, don’t let us perish because of this man’s life, and don’t charge us with innocent blood! For You, Yahweh, have done just as You pleased.”

International Standard Version

At last they cried out to the LORD, "Please, LORD, do not let us perish because of this man's life, and do not hold us responsible for innocent blood, because you, LORD, have done what pleased you."

A Conservative Version

Therefore they cried to LORD, and said, We beseech thee, O LORD, we beseech thee, let us not perish for this man's life, and lay not upon us innocent blood. For thou, O LORD, have done as it pleased thee.

American Standard Version

Wherefore they cried unto Jehovah, and said, We beseech thee, O Jehovah, we beseech thee, let us not perish for this man's life, and lay not upon us innocent blood; for thou, O Jehovah, hast done as it pleased thee.

Amplified

Then they called on the Lord and said, “Please, O Lord, do not let us perish because of taking this man’s life, and do not make us accountable for innocent blood; for You, O Lord, have done as You pleased.”

Bible in Basic English

So, crying to the Lord, they said, Give ear to our prayer, O Lord, give ear, and do not let destruction overtake us because of this man's life; do not put on us the sin of taking life without cause: for you, O Lord, have done what seemed good to you.

Darby Translation

And they cried unto Jehovah and said, Ah, Jehovah, we beseech thee, let us not perish for this man's life, and lay not upon us innocent blood: for thou, Jehovah, hast done as it pleased thee.

Julia Smith Translation

And they will call to Jehovah, and say, Ah, now, O Jehovah, not now shall we perish for the soul of this man, and thou wilt not give upon us innocent blood: for thou Jehovah didst as thou pleased.

King James 2000

Therefore they cried unto the LORD, and said, We beseech you, O LORD, we beseech you, let us not perish for this man's life, and lay not upon us innocent blood: for you, O LORD, have done as it pleased you.

Modern King James verseion

And they cried to Jehovah and said, We beg You, O Jehovah, we beg You, let us not perish for this man's life, and do not lay on us innocent blood. For You, O Jehovah, have done as it pleased You.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Wherefore they cried unto the LORD and said, "O LORD let us not perish for this man's death, neither lay innocent blood unto our charge: for thou LORD, even as thy pleasure was, so thou hast done."

NET Bible

So they cried out to the Lord, "Oh, please, Lord, don't let us die on account of this man! Don't hold us guilty of shedding innocent blood. After all, you, Lord, have done just as you pleased."

New Heart English Bible

Therefore they cried to the LORD, and said, "We beg you, LORD, we beg you, let us not perish for this man's life, and do not lay on us innocent blood; for you, LORD, have done as it pleased you."

The Emphasized Bible

Then cried they unto Yahweh, and said, Ah now, Yahweh, pray let it not be that we perish for this man's life, neither lay upon us innocent blood, - for, thou, O Yahweh, as thou hast pleased, hast ever done.

Webster

Wherefore they cried to the LORD, and said, We beseech thee, O LORD, we beseech thee, let us not perish for this man's life, and lay not upon us innocent blood: for thou, O LORD, hast done as it pleased thee.

World English Bible

Therefore they cried to Yahweh, and said, "We beg you, Yahweh, we beg you, don't let us die for this man's life, and don't lay on us innocent blood; for you, Yahweh, have done as it pleased you."

Youngs Literal Translation

And they cry unto Jehovah, and say, 'We pray Thee, O Jehovah, let us not, we pray Thee, perish for this man's life, and do not lay on us innocent blood, for Thou, Jehovah, as Thou hast pleased, Thou hast done.'

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
unto the Lord

Usage: 0

and said

Usage: 0

אנּה אנּא 
'anna' 
I beseech thee, I pray thee, Oh, O
Usage: 13

O Lord

Usage: 0

we beseech thee, let us not perish
H6
אבד 
'abad 
Usage: 184

אישׁ 
'iysh 
Usage: 692

נפשׁ 
Nephesh 
Usage: 753

and lay
נתן 
Nathan 
Usage: 2011

not upon us innocent
נקיא נקי 
Naqiy 
Usage: 43

דּם 
Dam 
Usage: 359

for thou, O Lord

Usage: 0

as it pleased
חפץ 
Chaphets 
Usage: 76

References

Hastings

Morish

Context Readings

Jonah Disobeys Yahweh

13 But the men rowed [hard] to bring [the ship] back to the dry land, and they could not [do so] because the sea {was growing more and more tempestuous} against them. 14 So they cried out to Yahweh, and they said, "O Yahweh! Please do not let us perish because of this man's life, and {do not make us guilty of innocent blood}, because you, O Yahweh, did what you wanted." 15 And they picked Jonah up and hurled him into the sea, and the sea ceased from its raging.



Cross References

Psalm 115:3

But our God [is] in the heavens; all that he desires, he does.

Deuteronomy 21:8

Forgive your people, Israel, whom you redeemed, Yahweh, and [do] not {allow} the guilt of innocent blood in the midst of your people Israel, and let them be forgiven [with regard to] blood.'

Psalm 107:28

Then they cried out to Yahweh in their trouble, and he brought them out of their distresses.

Psalm 135:6

All that Yahweh desires, he does, in heaven and on earth, in the seas and all [the] depths.

Daniel 4:34-35

"But at the end of {that period}, I, Nebuchadnezzar, lifted up my eyes to heaven, and [then] my reason returned to me; and I blessed the Most High and {the one who lives forever} I praised and I honored. "For his sovereignty [is] [an] everlasting sovereignty, and his kingdom [continues] from generation to generation.

Jonah 1:16

So the men feared Yahweh {greatly}, and they offered a sacrifice to Yahweh and {made} vows.

Genesis 9:6

"[As for] the one shedding the blood of humankind, by humankind his blood shall be shed, for God made humankind in his own image.

Isaiah 26:16

Yahweh, in distress they have visited you; they poured out an {incantation}; your discipline [was] on them.

Jonah 1:5

And the mariners were afraid, and each cried out to his god. And they threw the {contents} that were in the merchant ship into the sea to lighten it for them. And [meanwhile] Jonah went down into the hold of the vessel and lay down and fell asleep.

Matthew 11:26

Yes, Father, for [to do] so {was your gracious will}.

Acts 28:4

And when the local people saw the creature hanging from his hand, they began saying to one another, "Doubtless this man is a murderer whom, [although he] was rescued from the sea, Justice has not permitted to live!"

Ephesians 1:9

making known to us the mystery of his will, according to his good pleasure that he purposed in him,

Ephesians 1:11

in whom also we were chosen, having been predestined according to the purpose of the One who works all [things] according to the counsel of his will,

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