1 Samuel 24:21
Modern Translations
New International Version
Now swear to me by the LORD that you will not kill off my descendants or wipe out my name from my father's family."

New Living Translation
Now swear to me by the LORD that when that happens you will not kill my family and destroy my line of descendants!”

English Standard Version
Swear to me therefore by the LORD that you will not cut off my offspring after me, and that you will not destroy my name out of my father’s house.”

Berean Study Bible
So now, swear to me by the LORD that you will not cut off my descendants or wipe out my name from my father’s house.”

New American Standard Bible
So now swear to me by the LORD that you will not cut off my descendants after me, and that you will not eliminate my name from my father’s household.”

NASB 1995
"So now swear to me by the LORD that you will not cut off my descendants after me and that you will not destroy my name from my father's household."

NASB 1977
“So now swear to me by the LORD that you will not cut off my descendants after me, and that you will not destroy my name from my father’s household.”

Amplified Bible
So now swear to me by the LORD that you will not cut off my descendants after me and that you will not destroy my name from my father’s household (extended family).”

Christian Standard Bible
Therefore swear to me by the LORD that you will not cut off my descendants or wipe out my name from my father’s family.”

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Therefore swear to me by the LORD that you will not cut off my descendants or wipe out my name from my father's family."

Contemporary English Version
Promise me with the LORD as your witness, that you won't wipe out my descendants. Let them live to keep my family name alive.

Good News Translation
But promise me in the LORD's name that you will spare my descendants, so that my name and my family's name will not be completely forgotten."

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Swear an oath to the LORD for me that you will not wipe out my descendants or destroy my name in my father's family."

International Standard Version
Now swear to me by the LORD that you will never eliminate my descendants after me, and that you won't erase my name from my father's family."

NET Bible
So now swear to me in the LORD's name that you will not kill my descendants after me or destroy my name from the house of my father."
Classic Translations
King James Bible
Swear now therefore unto me by the LORD, that thou wilt not cut off my seed after me, and that thou wilt not destroy my name out of my father's house.

New King James Version
Therefore swear now to me by the LORD that you will not cut off my descendants after me, and that you will not destroy my name from my father’s house.”

King James 2000 Bible
Swear now therefore unto me by the LORD, that you will not cut off my descendants after me, and that you will not destroy my name out of my father's house.

New Heart English Bible
Swear now therefore to me by the LORD, that you will not cut off my descendants after me, and that you will not destroy my name out of my father's house."

World English Bible
Swear now therefore to me by Yahweh, that you will not cut off my seed after me, and that you will not destroy my name out of my father's house."

American King James Version
Swear now therefore to me by the LORD, that you will not cut off my seed after me, and that you will not destroy my name out of my father's house.

American Standard Version
Swear now therefore unto me by Jehovah, that thou wilt not cut off my seed after me, and that thou wilt not destroy my name out of my father's house.

A Faithful Version
And swear therefore to me before the LORD that you will not cut off my seed after me, and that you will not destroy my name out of my father's house."

Darby Bible Translation
Swear now therefore to me by Jehovah, that thou wilt not cut off my seed after me, and that thou wilt not destroy my name out of my father's house.

English Revised Version
Swear now therefore unto me by the LORD, that thou wilt not cut off my seed after me, and that thou wilt not destroy my name out of my father's house.

Webster's Bible Translation
Swear now therefore to me by the LORD, that thou wilt not cut off my seed after me, and that thou wilt not destroy my name out of my father's house.

Early Modern
Geneva Bible of 1587
(24:22) Sweare now therfore vnto me by the Lord, that thou wilt not destroy my seede after me, and that thou wilt not abolish my name out of my fathers house.

Bishops' Bible of 1568
Swere nowe therfore vnto me by the Lorde, that thou shalt not destroy my seede after me, and that thou shalt not put my name out of my fathers house.

Coverdale Bible of 1535
sweare now therfore vnto me by the LORDE, yt thou shalt not rote out my sede after me, nether destroie my name out of my fathers house.
Literal Translations
Literal Standard Version
and now, swear to me by YHWH [that] you do not cut off my seed after me, nor do you destroy my name from the house of my father.”

Young's Literal Translation
and, now, swear to me by Jehovah -- thou dost not cut off my seed after me, nor dost thou destroy my name from the house of my father.'

Smith's Literal Translation
And now swear to me by Jehovah if thou wilt cut off my seed after me, and if thou wilt destroy my name from my father's house.

Catholic Translations
Douay-Rheims Bible
Swear to me by the Lord, that thou wilt not destroy my seed after me, nor take away my name from the house of my father.

Catholic Public Domain Version
Swear to me in the Lord that you will not take away my offspring after me, nor take away my name from the house of my father.”

Translations from Aramaic
Peshitta Holy Bible Translated
Swear to me by LORD JEHOVAH that you will not destroy my seed after me, and you will not destroy my name from the house of my father!”

Lamsa Bible
Swear now therefore to me by the LORD that you will not cut off my descendants after me and that you will not destroy my name out of my father's house.

OT Translations
JPS Tanakh 1917
Swear now therefore unto me by the LORD, that thou wilt not cut off my seed after me, and that thou wilt not destroy my name out of my father's house.'

Brenton Septuagint Translation
Now then swear to me by the Lord, that thou wilt not destroy my seed after me, that thou wilt not blot out my name from the house of my father.








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