Parallel Verses

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].

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 anymore.”

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.

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

in thy sight
עין 
`ayin 
Usage: 372

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

References

Context Readings

Complaints About Food

14 I am not able to carry all these people alone, because the burden is too heavy for me. 15 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]. 16 And the Lord said to Moses, Gather for Me seventy men of the elders of Israel whom you know to be the elders of the people and officers over them; and bring them to the Tent of Meeting and let them 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 lone broom or juniper tree and asked that he might die. He said, It is enough; now, O Lord, take away my life; for I am no better than my fathers.

Jonah 4:3

Therefore now, O Lord, I beseech You, take my life from me, for it is better for me to die than to live.

Exodus 32:32

Yet now, if You will forgive their sin -- "and if not, blot me, I pray You, out of Your book which You have written!

Job 3:20-22

Why is light [of life] given to him who is in misery, and life to the bitter in soul,

Job 6:8-10

Oh, that I might have my request, and that God would grant me the thing that I long for!

Job 7:15

So that I would choose strangling and death rather than these my bones.

Jeremiah 15:18

Why is my pain perpetual and my wound incurable, refusing to be healed? Will you indeed be to me like a deceitful brook, like waters that fail and are uncertain?

Jeremiah 20:18

Why did I come out of the womb to see labor and sorrow, that my days should be consumed in shame?

Jonah 4:8-9

And when the sun arose, God prepared a sultry east wind, and the sun beat upon the head of Jonah so that he fainted and wished in himself to die and said, It is better for me to die than to live.

Zephaniah 3:15

[For then it will be that] the Lord has taken away the judgments against you; He has cast out your enemy. The King of Israel, even the Lord [Himself], is in the midst of you; [and after He has come to you] you shall not experience or fear evil any more.

Philippians 1:20-24

This is in keeping with my own eager desire and persistent expectation and hope, that I shall not disgrace myself nor be put to shame in anything; but that with the utmost freedom of speech and unfailing courage, now as always heretofore, Christ (the Messiah) will be magnified and get glory and praise in this body of mine and be boldly exalted in my person, whether through (by) life or through (by) death.

James 1:4

But let endurance and steadfastness and patience have full play and do a thorough work, so that you may be [people] perfectly and fully developed [with no defects], lacking in nothing.

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