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1 Samuel 20:8 :: English Standard Version (ESV)

Unchecked Copy Box1 Samuel 20:8 - Therefore deal kindly with your servant, for you have brought your servant into a covenant of the LORD with you. But if there is guilt in me, kill me yourself, for why should you bring me to your father?”
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Translations for 1 Samuel 20:8
Therefore thou shalt deal kindly with thy servant; for thou hast brought thy servant into a covenant of the LORD with thee: notwithstanding, if there be in me iniquity, slay me thyself; for why shouldest thou bring me to thy father?

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“Therefore you shall deal kindly with your servant, for you have brought your servant into a covenant of the LORD with you. Nevertheless, if there is iniquity in me, kill me yourself, for why should you bring me to your father?”

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Show me this loyalty as my sworn friend—for we made a solemn pact before the LORD—or kill me yourself if I have sinned against your father. But please don’t betray me to him!”

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As for you, show kindness to your servant, for you have brought him into a covenant with you before the LORD. If I am guilty, then kill me yourself! Why hand me over to your father?”

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Therefore deal kindly with your servant, for you have brought your servant into a covenant of the LORD with you. But if there is guilt in me, kill me yourself, for why should you bring me to your father?”

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“Deal kindly with[fn] your servant, for you have brought me into a covenant with you before the LORD. If I have done anything wrong, then kill me yourself; why take me to your father? ”

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“So deal kindly with your servant, for you have brought your servant into a covenant of the LORD with you. But if [fn]I am guilty of wrongdoing, kill me yourself; for why then should you bring me to your father?”

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“Therefore deal kindly with your servant, for you have brought your servant into a covenant of the LORD with you. But if there is iniquity in me, put me to death yourself; for why then should you bring me to your father?”

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“Therefore show lovingkindness to your servant, for you have brought your servant into a covenant of Yahweh with you. But if there is iniquity in me, put me to death yourself; for why then should you bring me to your father?”

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“Therefore show kindness to your servant, because you have brought your servant into a covenant of the LORD with you. But if there is iniquity (guilt) in me, kill me yourself; for why should you bring me to your father [to be killed]?”

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You must be loyal to your servant, for you have made a covenant with your servant in the LORD's name. If I am guilty, you yourself kill me! Why bother taking me to your father?"

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Therefore deal kindly with your servant, for you have brought your servant into a sacred covenant with you. But if there is guilt in me, slay me yourself; for why should you bring me to your father?"

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Therefore deal kindly with thy servant; for thou hast brought thy servant into a covenant of Jehovah with thee: but if there be in me iniquity, slay me thyself; for why shouldest thou bring me to thy father?

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and thou hast done kindness, to thy servant, for into a covenant of Jehovah thou hast brought thy servant with thee; -- and if there is in me iniquity, put thou me to death; and unto thy father, why is this -- thou dost bring me in?'

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Deal kindly then with thy servant; for thou hast brought thy servant into a covenant of Jehovah with thee; but if there be in me iniquity, slay me thyself; for why shouldest thou bring me to thy father?

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Therefore thou shalt deal kindly with thy servant; for thou hast brought thy servant into a covenant of the LORD with thee: notwithstanding, if there is in me iniquity, slay me thyself; for why shouldst thou bring me to thy father?

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Therefore deal kindly with your servant; for you have brought your servant into a covenant of the LORD with you: but if there be in me iniquity, kill me yourself; for why should you bring me to your father?

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fac ergo misericordiam in servum tuum quia foedus Domini me famulum tuum tecum inire fecisti si autem est in me aliqua iniquitas tu me interfice et ad patrem tuum ne introducas me

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וְעָשִׂיתָ חֶסֶד עַל־עַבְדֶּךָ כִּי בִּבְרִית יְהוָה הֵבֵאתָ אֶת־עַבְדְּךָ עִמָּךְ וְאִם־יֶשׁ־בִּי עָוֹן הֲמִיתֵנִי אַתָּה וְעַד־אָבִיךָ לָמָּה־זֶּה תְבִיאֵנִי׃ פ

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καὶ ποιήσεις ἔλεος μετὰ τοῦ δούλου σου ὅτι εἰσήγαγες εἰς διαθήκην κυρίου τὸν δοῦλόν σου μετὰ σεαυτοῦ καὶ εἰ ἔστιν ἀδικία ἐν τῷ δούλῳ σου θανάτωσόν με σύ καὶ ἕως τοῦ πατρός σου ἵνα τί οὕτως εἰσάγεις με

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فَتَعْمَلُ مَعْرُوفًا مَعَ عَبْدِكَ، لأَنَّكَ بِعَهْدِ الرَّبِّ أَدْخَلْتَ عَبْدَكَ مَعَكَ. وَإِنْ كَانَ فِيَّ إِثْمٌ فَاقْتُلْنِي أَنْتَ، وَلِمَاذَا تَأْتِي بِي إِلَى أَبِيكَ؟».

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أَمَّا أَنْتَ فَتَكُونُ قَدْ صَنَعْتَ خَيْراً مَعَ خَادِمِكَ، وَفَاءً بِمَا قَطَعْتَ لَهُ مِنْ عَهْدٍ أَشْهَدْتَ عَلَيْهِ الرَّبَّ. وَإِنْ كَانَ فِيَّ إِثمٌ فَخَيْرٌ أَنْ تَقْتُلَنِي أَنْتَ مِنْ أَنْ تُسْلِمَنِي لأَبِيكَ».

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And thou shalt deal mercifully with thy servant; for thou hast brought thy servant into a covenant of the Lord with thyself: and if there is iniquity in thy servant, slay me thyself; but why dost thou thus bring me to thy father?

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Harás pues misericordia con tu siervo, ya que has traído tu siervo á alianza de Jehová contigo: y si maldad hay en mí mátame tú, que no hay necesidad de llevarme hasta tu padre.

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Harás, pues, misericordia con tu siervo, ya que has hecho entrar a tu siervo en pacto de Jehová contigo; y si hay maldad en mí, mátame tú, pues no hay necesidad de llevarme hasta tu padre.

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So, then, be kind to your servant; for you have been united with your servant in an agreement made before the Lord: but if there is any wrongdoing in me, put me to death yourself; why take me to your father?

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求你施恩與僕人.因你在耶和華面前曾與僕人結盟.我若有罪、不如你自己殺我、何必將我交給你父親呢。

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Tendrás, pues, misericordia de tu siervo, ya que has hecho entrar a tu siervo en un pacto de Jehovah contigo. Si hay maldad en mí, mátame tú. ¿Para qué llevarme hasta tu padre?

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그런즉 원컨대 네 종에게 인자히 행하라 네가 네 종으로 여호와 앞에서 너와 맹약케 하였음이니라 그러나 내게 죄악이 있거든 네가 친히 나를 죽이라 나를 네 부친에게로 데려갈 것이 무엇이뇨

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Montre donc ton affection pour ton serviteur, puisque tu as fait avec ton serviteur une alliance devant l'Éternel. Et, s'il y a quelque crime en moi, ôte-moi la vie toi-même, car pourquoi me mènerais-tu jusqu'à ton père?

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So tue nun Barmherzigkeit an deinem Knecht; denn du hast mit mir, deinem Knecht, einen Bund im HERRN gemacht. Ist aber eine Missetat an mir, so töte du mich; denn warum wolltest du mich zu deinem Vater bringen?

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Ты же сделай милость рабу твоему, --ибо ты принял раба твоего в завет Господень с тобою, --и если есть какая вина на мне, то умертви ты меня; зачем тебе вести меня к отцу твоему?

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Harás, pues, misericordia con tu siervo, ya que has traído tu siervo a alianza del SEÑOR contigo; y si maldad hay en mí mátame tú, que no hay necesidad de llevarme hasta tu padre.

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