1 Chronicles 21:10
New International Version
“Go and tell David, ‘This is what the LORD says: I am giving you three options. Choose one of them for me to carry out against you.’”

New Living Translation
“Go and say to David, ‘This is what the LORD says: I will give you three choices. Choose one of these punishments, and I will inflict it on you.’”

English Standard Version
“Go and say to David, ‘Thus says the LORD, Three things I offer you; choose one of them, that I may do it to you.’”

Berean Study Bible
“Go and tell David that this is what the LORD says: ‘I am offering you three options. Choose one of them, and I will carry it out against you.’ ”

King James Bible
Go and tell David, saying, Thus saith the LORD, I offer thee three things: choose thee one of them, that I may do it unto thee.

New King James Version
“Go and tell David, saying, ‘Thus says the LORD: “I offer you three things; choose one of them for yourself, that I may do it to you.” ’ ”

New American Standard Bible
“Go and speak to David, saying, ‘This is what the LORD says: “I extend to you three choices; choose for yourself one of them, which I will do to you.”’”

NASB 1995
“Go and speak to David, saying, ‘Thus says the LORD, “I offer you three things; choose for yourself one of them, which I will do to you."’”

NASB 1977
“Go and speak to David, saying, ‘Thus says the LORD, “I offer you three things; choose for yourself one of them, that I may do it to you.”’”

Amplified Bible
“Go and tell David, saying, ‘Thus says the LORD, “I offer you three choices; choose for yourself one of them, which I will do to you [as punishment for your sin].”’”

Christian Standard Bible
“Go and say to David, ‘This is what the LORD says: I am offering you three choices. Choose one of them for yourself, and I will do it to you.’ ”

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Go and say to David, ‘This is what the LORD says: I am offering you three choices. Choose one of them for yourself, and I will do it to you.’”

American Standard Version
Go and speak unto David, saying, Thus saith Jehovah, I offer thee three things: choose thee one of them, that I may do it unto thee.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
“Go and say to David: thus says LORD JEHOVAH: ‘Three evils I bring to you. Choose for yourself one of them, and I shall do it to you.’”

Brenton Septuagint Translation
Go and speak to David, saying, Thus saith the Lord, I bring three things upon thee: choose one of them for thyself, and I will do it to thee.

Contemporary English Version
"Tell David that I will punish him in one of three ways. But he will have to choose which one it will be."

Douay-Rheims Bible
Go, and speak to David, and tell him: Thus saith the Lord: I give thee the choice of three things: choose one which thou wilt, and I will do it to thee.

English Revised Version
Go and speak unto David, saying, Thus saith the LORD, I offer thee three things; choose thee one of them, that I may do it unto thee.

Good News Translation
"Go and tell David that I am giving him three choices. I will do whichever he chooses."

GOD'S WORD® Translation
"Go and tell David, 'This is what the LORD says: I'm offering you three choices. Choose the one you want me to do to you.'"

International Standard Version
"Go and tell David, 'This is what the LORD says: "I'm holding three choices out for you: pick one of them for yourself, and I will do it to you."'"

JPS Tanakh 1917
Go and speak unto David, saying: Thus saith the LORD: I offer thee three things; choose thee one of them, that I may do it unto thee.'

Literal Standard Version
“Go, and you have spoken to David, saying, Thus said YHWH: I am extending three [choices] to you; choose one of these for yourself, and I do [it] to you.”

NET Bible
"Go, tell David, 'This is what the LORD says: "I am offering you three forms of judgment from which to choose. Pick one of them."'"

New Heart English Bible
"Go and speak to David, saying, 'Thus says the LORD, "I offer you three things. Choose one of them, that I may do it to you."'"

World English Bible
"Go and speak to David, saying, 'Thus says Yahweh, "I offer you three things. Choose one of them, that I may do it to you."'"

Young's Literal Translation
Go, and thou hast spoken unto David, saying, Thus said Jehovah, Three -- I am stretching out unto thee; choose for thee one of these, and I do it to thee.'

Additional Translations ...
Context
Judgment for David's Sin
9And the LORD instructed Gad, David’s seer, 10“Go and tell David that this is what the LORD says: ‘I am offering you three options. Choose one of them, and I will carry it out against you.’” 11So Gad went and said to David, “This is what the LORD says: ‘You must choose…

Cross References
1 Chronicles 21:9
And the LORD instructed Gad, David's seer,

1 Chronicles 21:11
So Gad went and said to David, "This is what the LORD says: 'You must choose


Treasury of Scripture

Go and tell David, saying, Thus said the LORD, I offer you three things: choose you one of them, that I may do it to you.

offer thee [heb] stretch out

Joshua 24:15
And if it seem evil unto you to serve the LORD, choose you this day whom ye will serve; whether the gods which your fathers served that were on the other side of the flood, or the gods of the Amorites, in whose land ye dwell: but as for me and my house, we will serve the LORD.

Proverbs 1:29-31
For that they hated knowledge, and did not choose the fear of the LORD: …

that I may

Numbers 20:12
And the LORD spake unto Moses and Aaron, Because ye believed me not, to sanctify me in the eyes of the children of Israel, therefore ye shall not bring this congregation into the land which I have given them.

2 Samuel 12:10-12
Now therefore the sword shall never depart from thine house; because thou hast despised me, and hast taken the wife of Uriah the Hittite to be thy wife…

1 Kings 13:21,22
And he cried unto the man of God that came from Judah, saying, Thus saith the LORD, Forasmuch as thou hast disobeyed the mouth of the LORD, and hast not kept the commandment which the LORD thy God commanded thee, …









(10) This verse, again, nearly coincides with the parallel in Samuel. The variations look like corrections and explanatory or paraphrastic substitutions. Thus the word "go is here imperative, instead of the less usual infinitive; "saving" is added by way of clearness; the easier phrase, "I offer thee" (spread or lay before thee), is given in place of the curious "I lift up" (i.e., impose) "on thee" (noteh for not?l: a change such as is common in the Targum); and, lastly, the pronoun of them, which is masculine in Samuel, is more correctly feminine here.



Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
“Go
לֵךְ֩ (lêḵ)
Verb - Qal - Imperative - masculine singular
Strong's 1980: To go, come, walk

and tell
וְדִבַּרְתָּ֨ (wə·ḏib·bar·tā)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Piel - Conjunctive perfect - second person masculine singular
Strong's 1696: To arrange, to speak, to subdue

David
דָּוִ֜יד (dā·wîḏ)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's 1732: David -- perhaps 'beloved one', a son of Jesse

that this is what
כֹּ֚ה (kōh)
Adverb
Strong's 3541: Like this, thus, here, now

the LORD
יְהוָ֔ה (Yah·weh)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's 3068: LORD -- the proper name of the God of Israel

says:
לֵאמֹ֗ר (lê·mōr)
Preposition-l | Verb - Qal - Infinitive construct
Strong's 559: To utter, say

‘I
אֲנִ֖י (’ă·nî)
Pronoun - first person common singular
Strong's 589: I

am offering
נֹטֶ֣ה (nō·ṭeh)
Verb - Qal - Participle - masculine singular
Strong's 5186: To stretch out, spread out, extend, incline, bend

you three [options].
שָׁל֕וֹשׁ (šā·lō·wōš)
Number - feminine singular
Strong's 7969: Three, third, thrice

Choose
בְּחַר־ (bə·ḥar-)
Verb - Qal - Imperative - masculine singular
Strong's 977: To try, select

one
אַחַ֥ת (’a·ḥaṯ)
Number - feminine singular
Strong's 259: United, one, first

of them,
מֵהֵ֖נָּה (mê·hên·nāh)
Preposition | third person feminine plural
Strong's 2007: Themselves

and I will carry it out
וְאֶֽעֱשֶׂה־ (wə·’e·‘ĕ·śeh-)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Conjunctive imperfect Cohortative if contextual - first person common singular
Strong's 6213: To do, make

against you.’”
לָּֽךְ׃ (lāḵ)
Preposition | second person feminine singular
Strong's Hebrew


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