Parallel Verses

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.

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.

Amplified

So if this is the way You are going to deal with me, please kill me at once, if I have found favor in your sight, and do not let me 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.

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 bear all this people alone, because it is too heavy for me. 15 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. 16 And Jehovah said unto Moses, Gather unto me seventy men of the elders of Israel, whom thou knowest to be the elders of the people, and officers over them; and bring them unto the tent of meeting, that they may stand there with thee.



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 Jehovah, take away my life; for I am not better than my fathers.

Jonah 4:3

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

Exodus 32:32

Yet now, if thou wilt forgive their sin-; and if not, blot me, I pray thee, out of thy book which thou hast written.

Job 3:20-22

Wherefore is light given to him that is in misery, And life unto 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 my soul chooseth strangling, And death rather than these my bones.

Jeremiah 15:18

Why is my pain perpetual, and my wound incurable, which refuseth to be healed? wilt thou indeed be unto me as a deceitful brook , as waters that fail?

Jeremiah 20:18

Wherefore came I forth out of the womb to see labor and sorrow, that my days should be consumed with shame?

Jonah 4:8-9

And it came to pass, when the sun arose, that God prepared a sultry east wind; and the sun beat upon the head of Jonah, that he fainted, and requested for himself that he might die, and said, It is better for me to die than to live.

Zephaniah 3:15

Jehovah hath taken away thy judgments, he hath cast out thine enemy: the King of Israel, even Jehovah, is in the midst of thee; thou shalt not fear evil any more.

Philippians 1:20-24

according to my earnest expectation and hope, that in nothing shall I be put to shame, but that with all boldness, as always,'so now also Christ shall be magnified in my body, whether by life, or by death.

James 1:4

And let patience have its perfect work, that ye may be perfect and entire, lacking in nothing.

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