Numbers 11:15
New International Version
If this is how you are going to treat me, please go ahead and kill me--if I have found favor in your eyes--and do not let me face my own ruin."

New Living Translation
If this is how you intend to treat me, just go ahead and kill me. Do me a favor and spare me this misery!"

English Standard Version
If you will treat me like this, kill me at once, if I find favor in your sight, that I may not see my wretchedness.”

Berean Study Bible
If this is how You are going to treat me, please kill me right now—if I have found favor in Your eyes—and let me not see my own wretchedness.”

New American Standard Bible
"So if You are going to deal thus with me, please kill me at once, if I have found favor in Your sight, and do not let me see my wretchedness."

King James Bible
And if thou deal thus with me, kill me, I pray thee, out of hand, if I have found favour in thy sight; and let me not see my wretchedness.

Christian Standard Bible
If you are going to treat me like this, please kill me right now if I have found favor with you, and don't let me see my misery anymore."

Contemporary English Version
If this is the way you're going to treat me, just kill me now and end my miserable life!

Good News Translation
If you are going to treat me like this, have pity on me and kill me, so that I won't have to endure your cruelty any longer."

Holman Christian Standard Bible
If You are going to treat me like this, please kill me right now. If You are pleased with me, don't let me see my misery anymore."

International Standard Version
If this is how you treat me, please kill me right now, if I've found favor in your eyes, because I don't want to keep staring at all of this misery!"

NET Bible
But if you are going to deal with me like this, then kill me immediately. If I have found favor in your sight then do not let me see my trouble."

New Heart English Bible
If you treat me this way, please kill me right now, if I have found favor in your sight; and do not let me see my wretchedness."

GOD'S WORD® Translation
If this is how you're going to treat me, why don't you just kill me? I can't face this trouble anymore."

JPS Tanakh 1917
And if Thou deal thus with me, kill me, I pray Thee, out of hand, if I have found favour in Thy sight; and let me not look upon my wretchedness.'

New American Standard 1977
“So if Thou art going to deal thus with me, please kill me at once, if I have found favor in Thy sight, and do not let me see my wretchedness.”

Jubilee Bible 2000
And if thou must deal thus with me, kill me, I pray thee, out of hand, if I have found grace in thy sight; and let me not see my wretchedness.

King James 2000 Bible
And if you deal thus with me, kill me, I pray you, out of hand, if I have found favor in your sight; and let me not see my wretchedness.

American King James Version
And if you deal thus with me, kill me, I pray you, out of hand, if I have found favor in your sight; and let me not see my wretchedness.

American Standard Version
And if thou deal thus with me, kill me, I pray thee, out of hand, if I have found favor in thy sight; and let me not see my wretchedness.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
And if thou doest thus to me, slay me utterly, if I have found favour with thee, that I may not see my affliction.

Douay-Rheims Bible
But if it seem unto thee otherwise, I beseech thee to kill me, and let me find grace in thy eyes, that I be not afflicted with so great evils.

Darby Bible Translation
And if thou deal thus with me, slay me, I pray thee, if I have found favour in thine eyes, that I may not behold my wretchedness.

English Revised Version
And if thou deal thus with me, kill me, I pray thee, out of hand, if I have found favour in thy sight; and let me not see my wretchedness.

Webster's Bible Translation
And if thou dealest thus with me, kill me, I pray thee, out of hand, if I have found favor in thy sight; and let me not see my wretchedness.

World English Bible
If you treat me this way, please kill me right now, if I have found favor in your sight; and don't let me see my wretchedness."

Young's Literal Translation
and if thus Thou art doing to me -- slay me, I pray Thee; slay, if I have found grace in thine eyes, and let me not look on mine affliction.'
Study Bible
The Complaint of Moses
14I cannot carry all these people by myself; it is too burdensome for me. 15If this is how You are going to treat me, please kill me right now— if I have found favor in Your eyes— and let me not see my own wretchedness.”
Cross References
Exodus 32:32
Yet now, if You would only forgive their sin... But if not, please blot me out of the book that You have written."

1 Kings 19:4
while he himself traveled on a day's journey into the wilderness. He sat down under a broom tree and prayed that he might die. "I have had enough, LORD," he said. "Take my life, for I am no better than my fathers."

Job 6:9
that God would be willing to crush me, to unleash His hand and cut me off!

Treasury of Scripture

And if you deal thus with me, kill me, I pray you, out of hand, if I have found favor in your sight; and let me not see my wretchedness.

kill me

1 Kings 19:4
But he himself went a day's journey into the wilderness, and came and sat down under a juniper tree: and he requested for himself that he might die; and said, It is enough; now, O LORD, take away my life; for I am not better than my fathers.

Job 3:20-22
Wherefore is light given to him that is in misery, and life unto the bitter in soul; …

Job 6:8-10
Oh that I might have my request; and that God would grant me the thing that I long for! …

let me not

Jeremiah 15:18
Why is my pain perpetual, and my wound incurable, which refuseth to be healed? wilt thou be altogether unto me as a liar, and as waters that fail?

Jeremiah 20:18
Wherefore came I forth out of the womb to see labour and sorrow, that my days should be consumed with shame?

Zephaniah 3:15
The LORD hath taken away thy judgments, he hath cast out thine enemy: the king of Israel, even the LORD, is in the midst of thee: thou shalt not see evil any more.

my wretchedness.







Lexicon
If
וְאִם־ (wə·’im-)
Conjunctive waw | Conjunction
Strong's Hebrew 518: Lo!, whether?, if, although, Oh that!, when, not

this is how
כָּ֣כָה ׀ (kā·ḵāh)
Adverb
Strong's Hebrew 3602: Just so

You
אַתְּ־ (’at-)
Pronoun - second person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 859: Thou and thee, ye and you

are going to treat
עֹ֣שֶׂה (‘ō·śeh)
Verb - Qal - Participle - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 6213: To do, make

me,
לִּ֗י (lî)
Preposition | first person common singular
Strong's Hebrew

please
נָא֙ (nā)
Interjection
Strong's Hebrew 4994: I pray', 'now', 'then'

kill me right now—
הָרֹ֔ג (hā·rōḡ)
Verb - Qal - Infinitive absolute
Strong's Hebrew 2026: To smite with deadly intent

if
אִם־ (’im-)
Conjunction
Strong's Hebrew 518: Lo!, whether?, if, although, Oh that!, when, not

I have found
מָצָ֥אתִי (mā·ṣā·ṯî)
Verb - Qal - Perfect - first person common singular
Strong's Hebrew 4672: To come forth to, appear, exist, to attain, find, acquire, to occur, meet, be present

favor
חֵ֖ן (ḥên)
Noun - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 2580: Graciousness, subjective, objective

in Your eyes—
בְּעֵינֶ֑יךָ (bə·‘ê·ne·ḵā)
Preposition-b | Noun - cdc | second person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 5869: An eye, a fountain

and let me not
וְאַל־ (wə·’al-)
Conjunctive waw | Adverb
Strong's Hebrew 408: Not

see
אֶרְאֶ֖ה (’er·’eh)
Verb - Qal - Imperfect Cohortative if contextual - first person common singular
Strong's Hebrew 7200: To see

my own wretchedness.”
בְּרָעָתִֽי׃ (bə·rā·‘ā·ṯî)
Preposition-b | Noun - feminine singular construct | first person common singular
Strong's Hebrew 7451: Bad, evil
(15) Kill me, I pray thee, out of hand.--Or, Make an utter end of me.

Verse 15. - Kill me, I pray thee, out of hand, or "quite." Hebrew, תָרֹג, inf. abs. And let me not see my wretchedness. Let me not live to see the total failure of my hopes and efforts. 11:10-15 The provocation was very great; yet Moses expressed himself otherwise than became him. He undervalued the honour God had put upon him. He magnified his own performances, while he had the Divine wisdom to direct him, and Almighty power to dispense rewards and punishments. He speaks distrustfully of the Divine grace. Had the work been much less he could not have gone through it in his own strength; but had it been much greater, through God strengthening him, he might have done it. Let us pray, Lord, lead us not into temptation.
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