2 Samuel 2:6
New International Version
May the LORD now show you kindness and faithfulness, and I too will show you the same favor because you have done this.

New Living Translation
May the LORD be loyal to you in return and reward you with his unfailing love! And I, too, will reward you for what you have done.

English Standard Version
Now may the LORD show steadfast love and faithfulness to you. And I will do good to you because you have done this thing.

Berean Study Bible
Now may the LORD show you loving devotion and truth, and I will also show you the same favor because you have done this.

New American Standard Bible
"Now may the LORD show lovingkindness and truth to you; and I also will show this goodness to you, because you have done this thing.

King James Bible
And now the LORD shew kindness and truth unto you: and I also will requite you this kindness, because ye have done this thing.

Christian Standard Bible
Now, may the LORD show kindness and faithfulness to you, and I will also show the same goodness to you because you have done this deed.

Contemporary English Version
and I pray that the LORD will be kind and faithful to you. I will be your friend because of what you have done.

Good News Translation
And now may the LORD be kind and faithful to you. I too will treat you well because of what you have done.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Now, may the LORD show kindness and faithfulness to you, and I will also show the same goodness to you because you have done this deed.

International Standard Version
Now may the Lord reward you with gracious love, as well as faithfulness, to you, too! And I will also reward you because you did this good thing.

NET Bible
Now may the LORD show you true kindness! I also will reward you, because you have done this deed.

New Heart English Bible
Now may the LORD show loving kindness and truth to you. I also will reward you for this kindness, because you have done this thing.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
May the LORD always show you kindness. I, too, will be good to you because you did this.

JPS Tanakh 1917
And now the LORD show kindness and truth unto you; and I also will requite you this kindness, because ye have done this thing.

New American Standard 1977
“And now may the LORD show lovingkindness and truth to you; and I also will show this goodness to you, because you have done this thing.

Jubilee Bible 2000
And now the LORD show mercy and truth unto you; and I also will requite you this kindness because ye have done this thing.

King James 2000 Bible
And now the LORD show kindness and truth unto you: and I also will repay you this kindness, because you have done this thing.

American King James Version
And now the LORD show kindness and truth to you: and I also will requite you this kindness, because you have done this thing.

American Standard Version
And now Jehovah show lovingkindness and truth unto you: and I also will requite you this kindness, because ye have done this thing.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
And now may the Lord deal in mercy and truth towards you: and I also will requite towards you this good deed, because ye have done this.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And now the Lord surely will render you mercy and truth, and I also will, requite you for this good turn, because you have done this thing.

Darby Bible Translation
And now Jehovah shew kindness and faithfulness to you; and I also will requite you this good, because ye have done this thing.

English Revised Version
And now the LORD shew kindness and truth unto you: and I also will requite you this kindness, because ye have done this thing.

Webster's Bible Translation
And now the LORD show kindness and truth to you: and I also will requite you this kindness, because ye have done this thing.

World English Bible
Now may Yahweh show loving kindness and truth to you. I also will reward you for this kindness, because you have done this thing.

Young's Literal Translation
'And, now, Jehovah doth with you kindness and truth, and also, I do with you this good because ye have done this thing;
Study Bible
David Anointed King of Judah
5So David sent messengers to the men of Jabesh-gilead to tell them, “The LORD bless you, because you have shown this kindness to Saul your lord when you buried him. 6Now may the LORD show you loving devotion and truth, and I will also show you the same favor because you have done this. 7Now then, be strong and courageous, for though Saul your lord is dead, the house of Judah has anointed me as their king.”…
Cross References
2 Timothy 1:16
May the Lord grant mercy to the household of Onesiphorus, because he has often refreshed me and was unashamed of my chains.

Exodus 34:6
Then the LORD passed in front of Moses and called out: "The LORD, the LORD God, is compassionate and gracious, slow to anger, abounding in loving devotion and truth,

2 Samuel 2:7
Now then, be strong and courageous, for though Saul your lord is dead, the house of Judah has anointed me as their king."

2 Samuel 15:20
In fact, you arrived only yesterday; should I make you wander around with us today while I do not know where I am going? Go back and take your brothers with you. May the LORD show you loving devotion and faithfulness."

Treasury of Scripture

And now the LORD show kindness and truth to you: and I also will requite you this kindness, because you have done this thing.

the Lord

2 Samuel 15:20
Whereas thou camest but yesterday, should I this day make thee go up and down with us? seeing I go whither I may, return thou, and take back thy brethren: mercy and truth be with thee.

Psalm 57:3
He shall send from heaven, and save me from the reproach of him that would swallow me up. Selah. God shall send forth his mercy and his truth.

Proverbs 14:22
Do they not err that devise evil? but mercy and truth shall be to them that devise good.

I also

2 Samuel 9:3,7
And the king said, Is there not yet any of the house of Saul, that I may shew the kindness of God unto him? And Ziba said unto the king, Jonathan hath yet a son, which is lame on his feet…

2 Samuel 10:2
Then said David, I will shew kindness unto Hanun the son of Nahash, as his father shewed kindness unto me. And David sent to comfort him by the hand of his servants for his father. And David's servants came into the land of the children of Ammon.

Matthew 5:44
But I say unto you, Love your enemies, bless them that curse you, do good to them that hate you, and pray for them which despitefully use you, and persecute you;







Lexicon
Now
וְעַתָּ֕ה (wə·‘at·tāh)
Conjunctive waw | Adverb
Strong's Hebrew 6258: At this time

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

show
יַֽעַשׂ־ (ya·‘aś-)
Verb - Qal - Imperfect Jussive - third person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 6213: To do, make

you
עִמָּכֶ֖ם (‘im·mā·ḵem)
Preposition | second person masculine plural
Strong's Hebrew 5973: With, equally with

loving devotion
חֶ֣סֶד (ḥe·seḏ)
Noun - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 2617: Kindness, piety, reproof, beauty

and truth,
וֶאֱמֶ֑ת (we·’ĕ·meṯ)
Conjunctive waw | Noun - feminine singular
Strong's Hebrew 571: Stability, certainty, truth, trustworthiness

and I
אָנֹכִ֗י (’ā·nō·ḵî)
Pronoun - first person common singular
Strong's Hebrew 595: I

will also
וְגַ֣ם (wə·ḡam)
Conjunctive waw | Conjunction
Strong's Hebrew 1571: Assemblage, also, even, yea, though, both, and

show
אֶעֱשֶׂ֤ה (’e·‘ĕ·śeh)
Verb - Qal - Imperfect - first person common singular
Strong's Hebrew 6213: To do, make

you
אִתְּכֶם֙ (’it·tə·ḵem)
Preposition | second person masculine plural
Strong's Hebrew 854: Nearness, near, with, by, at, among

the same
הַזֹּ֔את (haz·zōṯ)
Article | Pronoun - feminine singular
Strong's Hebrew 2063: Hereby in it, likewise, the one other, same, she, so much, such deed, that,

favor
הַטּוֹבָ֣ה (haṭ·ṭō·w·ḇāh)
Article | Noun - feminine singular
Strong's Hebrew 2896: Pleasant, agreeable, good

because
אֲשֶׁ֥ר (’ă·šer)
Pronoun - relative
Strong's Hebrew 834: Who, which, what, that, when, where, how, because, in order that

you have done
עֲשִׂיתֶ֖ם (‘ă·śî·ṯem)
Verb - Qal - Perfect - second person masculine plural
Strong's Hebrew 6213: To do, make

this.
הַזֶּֽה׃ (haz·zeh)
Article | Pronoun - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 2088: This, that
(6) I also will requite you.--David's message of kindness and blessing is quite in accordance with his whole bearing towards Saul and his house, and. at the same time, was one of wise policy. The literal rendering is, I also show you this good, the Hebrew not conveying directly the idea of future recompense, as in the English. The thought is that David, as now the rightful king of Israel, appreciates the act, and wishes to show publicly his favour to the men of Jabesh-gilead. He then, in the following verse, suggests the propriety of their now recognising him as the successor of their lost monarch and friend.

2:1-7. After the death of Saul, many went to David at Ziklag,
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