1 Samuel 24:12
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New International Version
May the LORD judge between you and me. And may the LORD avenge the wrongs you have done to me, but my hand will not touch you.

New Living Translation
"May the LORD judge between us. Perhaps the LORD will punish you for what you are trying to do to me, but I will never harm you.

English Standard Version
May the LORD judge between me and you, may the LORD avenge me against you, but my hand shall not be against you.

New American Standard Bible
"May the LORD judge between you and me, and may the LORD avenge me on you; but my hand shall not be against you.

King James Bible
The LORD judge between me and thee, and the LORD avenge me of thee: but mine hand shall not be upon thee.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
"May the LORD judge between you and me, and may the LORD take vengeance on you for me, but my hand will never be against you.

International Standard Version
May the LORD judge between me and you, and may he take vengeance on you for me, but I won't be attacking you.

NET Bible
May the LORD judge between the two of us, and may the LORD vindicate me over you, but my hand will not be against you.

New Heart English Bible
May the LORD judge between me and you, and may the LORD avenge me of you; but my hand shall not be on you.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
May the LORD decide between you and me. May the LORD take revenge on you for what you did to me. However, I will not lay a hand on you.

JPS Tanakh 1917
The LORD judge between me and thee, and the LORD avenge me of thee; but my hand shall not be upon thee.

New American Standard 1977
“May the LORD judge between you and me, and may the LORD avenge me on you; but my hand shall not be against you.

Jubilee Bible 2000
The LORD judge between me and thee, and the LORD avenge me of thee, but my hand shall not be upon thee.

King James 2000 Bible
The LORD judge between me and you, and the LORD avenge me of you: but my hand shall not be upon you.

American King James Version
The LORD judge between me and you, and the LORD avenge me of you: but my hand shall not be on you.

American Standard Version
Jehovah judge between me and thee, and Jehovah avenge me of thee; but my hand shall not be upon thee.

Douay-Rheims Bible
The Lord judge between me and thee, and the Lord revenge me of thee: but my hand shall not be upon thee.

Darby Bible Translation
Jehovah judge between me and thee, and Jehovah avenge me of thee; but my hand shall not be upon thee.

English Revised Version
The LORD judge between me and thee, and the LORD avenge me of thee: but mine hand shall not be upon thee.

Webster's Bible Translation
The LORD judge between me and thee, and the LORD avenge me of thee: but my hand shall not be upon thee.

World English Bible
May Yahweh judge between me and you, and may Yahweh avenge me of you; but my hand shall not be on you.

Young's Literal Translation
'Jehovah doth judge between me and thee, and Jehovah hath avenged me of thee, and my hand is not on thee;
Commentary
Matthew Henry Commentary
24:8-15 David was falsely charged with seeking Saul's hurt; he shows Saul that God's providence had given him opportunity to do it. And it was upon a good principle that he refused to do it. He declares his fixed resolution never to be his own avenger. If men wrong us, God will right us, at farthest, in the judgment of the great day.
Study Bible
David Spares Saul
11"Now, my father, see! Indeed, see the edge of your robe in my hand! For in that I cut off the edge of your robe and did not kill you, know and perceive that there is no evil or rebellion in my hands, and I have not sinned against you, though you are lying in wait for my life to take it. 12"May the LORD judge between you and me, and may the LORD avenge me on you; but my hand shall not be against you. 13"As the proverb of the ancients says, 'Out of the wicked comes forth wickedness'; but my hand shall not be against you.…
Cross References
Genesis 16:5
And Sarai said to Abram, "May the wrong done me be upon you. I gave my maid into your arms, but when she saw that she had conceived, I was despised in her sight. May the LORD judge between you and me."

Genesis 31:53
"The God of Abraham and the God of Nahor, the God of their father, judge between us." So Jacob swore by the fear of his father Isaac.

Judges 11:27
'I therefore have not sinned against you, but you are doing me wrong by making war against me; may the LORD, the Judge, judge today between the sons of Israel and the sons of Ammon.'"

1 Samuel 24:15
"The LORD therefore be judge and decide between you and me; and may He see and plead my cause and deliver me from your hand."

1 Samuel 26:10
David also said, "As the LORD lives, surely the LORD will strike him, or his day will come that he dies, or he will go down into battle and perish.

1 Samuel 26:11
"The LORD forbid that I should stretch out my hand against the LORD'S anointed; but now please take the spear that is at his head and the jug of water, and let us go."

1 Samuel 26:23
"The LORD will repay each man for his righteousness and his faithfulness; for the LORD delivered you into my hand today, but I refused to stretch out my hand against the LORD'S anointed.

2 Samuel 22:48
The God who executes vengeance for me, And brings down peoples under me,
Treasury of Scripture

The LORD judge between me and you, and the LORD avenge me of you: but my hand shall not be on you.

Lord judge

1 Samuel 26:10,23 David said furthermore, As the LORD lives, the LORD shall smite him; …

Genesis 16:5 And Sarai said to Abram, My wrong be on you: I have given my maid …

Judges 11:27 Why I have not sinned against you, but you do me wrong to war against me…

Job 5:8 I would seek to God, and to God would I commit my cause:

Psalm 7:8,9 The LORD shall judge the people: judge me, O LORD, according to my …

Psalm 35:1 Plead my cause, O LORD, with them that strive with me: fight against …

Psalm 43:1 Judge me, O God, and plead my cause against an ungodly nation: O …

Romans 12:19 Dearly beloved, avenge not yourselves, but rather give place to wrath: …

1 Peter 2:23 Who, when he was reviled, reviled not again; when he suffered, he …

Revelation 6:10 And they cried with a loud voice, saying, How long, O Lord, holy and true…

but mine hand

1 Samuel 26:11 The LORD forbid that I should stretch forth my hand against the LORD's …

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