Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

"So if You are going to deal thus with me, please kill me at once, if I have found favor in Your sight, and do not let me see my wretchedness."

King James Version

And if thou deal thus with me, kill me, I pray thee, out of hand, if I have found favour in thy sight; and let me not see my wretchedness.

Holman Bible

If You are going to treat me like this, please kill me right now. If You are pleased with me, don't let me see my misery [any more]."

International Standard Version

If this is how you treat me, please kill me right now, if I've found favor in your eyes, because I don't want to keep staring at all of this misery!"

A Conservative Version

And if thou deal thus with me, kill me, I pray thee, out of hand, if I have found favor in thy sight, and let me not see my wretchedness.

American Standard Version

And if thou deal thus with me, kill me, I pray thee, out of hand, if I have found favor in thy sight; and let me not see my wretchedness.

Amplified

And if this is the way You deal with me, kill me, I pray You, at once, and be granting me a favor and let me not see my wretchedness [in the failure of all my efforts].

Bible in Basic English

If this is to be my fate, put me to death now in answer to my prayer, if I have grace in your eyes; and let me not see my shame.

Darby Translation

And if thou deal thus with me, slay me, I pray thee, if I have found favour in thine eyes, that I may not behold my wretchedness.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

And if thou must deal thus with me, kill me, I pray thee, out of hand, if I have found grace in thy sight; and let me not see my wretchedness.

Julia Smith Translation

And if so thou doest to me, killing, kill me now, if I found grace in thine eyes; and I shall not look upon my evil

King James 2000

And if you deal thus with me, kill me, I pray you, out of hand, if I have found favor in your sight; and let me not see my wretchedness.

Lexham Expanded Bible

If this is how you [are] going to treat me, please kill me immediately if I find favor in your eyes, and do not let me see my misery."

Modern King James verseion

And if You are going to part this way with me, I beg You to kill me at once, if I have found favor in Your sight, and let me not see my misery.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Wherefore, if thou deal thus with me; kill me, I pray thee, if I have found favour in thy sight: and let me not see my wretchedness."

NET Bible

But if you are going to deal with me like this, then kill me immediately. If I have found favor in your sight then do not let me see my trouble."

New Heart English Bible

If you treat me this way, please kill me right now, if I have found favor in your sight; and do not let me see my wretchedness."

The Emphasized Bible

But if, in this way, thou art going to deal with me, slay me, I beseech thee, slay, if I have found favour in thine eyes, - and let me not see my grief,

Webster

And if thou dealest thus with me, kill me, I pray thee, out of hand, if I have found favor in thy sight; and let me not see my wretchedness.

World English Bible

If you treat me this way, please kill me right now, if I have found favor in your sight; and don't let me see my wretchedness."

Youngs Literal Translation

and if thus Thou art doing to me -- slay me, I pray Thee; slay, if I have found grace in thine eyes, and let me not look on mine affliction.'

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
And if thou deal

Usage: 0

thus with me, kill
הרג 
Harag 
Usage: 166

me, I pray thee, out of hand
הרג 
Harag 
Usage: 166

if I have found
מצא 
Matsa' 
Usage: 455

עין 
`ayin 
Usage: 372

and let me not see
ראה 
Ra'ah 
Usage: 1308

References

Context Readings

Complaints About Food

14 "I alone am not able to carry all this people, because it is too burdensome for me. 15 "So if You are going to deal thus with me, please kill me at once, if I have found favor in Your sight, and do not let me see my wretchedness." 16 The LORD therefore said to Moses, "Gather for Me seventy men from the elders of Israel, whom you know to be the elders of the people and their officers and bring them to the tent of meeting, and let them take their stand there with you.



Cross References

1 Kings 19:4

But he himself went a day's journey into the wilderness, and came and sat down under a juniper tree; and he requested for himself that he might die, and said, "It is enough; now, O LORD, take my life, for I am not better than my fathers."

Jonah 4:3

"Therefore now, O LORD, please take my life from me, for death is better to me than life."

Exodus 32:32

"But now, if You will, forgive their sin--and if not, please blot me out from Your book which You have written!"

Job 3:20-22

"Why is light given to him who suffers, And life to the bitter of soul,

Job 6:8-10

"Oh that my request might come to pass, And that God would grant my longing!

Job 7:15

So that my soul would choose suffocation, Death rather than my pains.

Jeremiah 15:18

Why has my pain been perpetual And my wound incurable, refusing to be healed? Will You indeed be to me like a deceptive stream With water that is unreliable?

Jeremiah 20:18

Why did I ever come forth from the womb To look on trouble and sorrow, So that my days have been spent in shame?

Jonah 4:8-9

When the sun came up God appointed a scorching east wind, and the sun beat down on Jonah's head so that he became faint and begged with all his soul to die, saying, "Death is better to me than life."

Zephaniah 3:15

The LORD has taken away His judgments against you, He has cleared away your enemies The King of Israel, the LORD, is in your midst; You will fear disaster no more.

Philippians 1:20-24

according to my earnest expectation and hope, that I will not be put to shame in anything, but that with all boldness, Christ will even now, as always, be exalted in my body, whether by life or by death.

James 1:4

And let endurance have its perfect result, so that you may be perfect and complete, lacking in nothing.

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