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2 Samuel 1:9

    2 Samuel 1:9 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    He said unto me again, Stand, I pray thee, upon me, and slay me: for anguish is come upon me, because my life is yet whole in me.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    He said to me again, Stand, I pray you, on me, and slay me: for anguish is come on me, because my life is yet whole in me.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    And he said unto me, Stand, I pray thee, beside me, and slay me; for anguish hath taken hold of me, because my life is yet whole in me.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    Then he said to me, Come here to my side, and put me to death, for the pain of death has me in its grip but my life is still strong in me.

    Webster's Revision

    And he said unto me, Stand, I pray thee, beside me, and slay me; for anguish hath taken hold of me, because my life is yet whole in me.

    World English Bible

    He said to me, 'Please stand beside me, and kill me; for anguish has taken hold of me, because my life is yet whole in me.'

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    And he said unto me, Stand, I pray thee, beside me, and slay me, for anguish hath taken hold of me; because my life is yet whole in me.

    Barnes' Notes on 2 Samuel 1:9

    Anguish - The Hebrew word used here occurs nowhere else, and is of doubtful meaning (compare the margin). The rabbis interpret it as a cramp or giddiness.