1 Samuel 20:31

For as long as the son of Jesse lives on the earth, you shall not be established, nor your kingdom. Therefore now send and bring him to me, for he shall surely die.

Alternate Versions of 1 Samuel 20-31

A Conservative Version: 1 Samuel 20:31
For as long as the son of Jesse lives upon the ground, thou shall not be established, nor thy kingdom. Therefore now send and fetch him to me, for he shall surely die.

American Standard Version: 1 Samuel 20:31
For as long as the son of Jesse liveth upon the ground, thou shalt not be established, nor thy kingdom. Wherefore now send and fetch him unto me, for he shall surely die.

Bible in Basic English: 1 Samuel 20:31
For while the son of Jesse is living on the earth, your position is unsafe and your kingdom is in danger. So make him come here to me, for it is certainly right for him to be put to death.

Darby English Bible: 1 Samuel 20:31
For as long as the son of Jesse lives upon earth, thou shalt not be established, nor thy kingdom. And now send and fetch him to me, for he must die.

King James Version: 1 Samuel 20:31
For as long as the son of Jesse liveth upon the ground, thou shalt not be established, nor thy kingdom. Wherefore now send and fetch him unto me, for he shall surely die.

King James Version (UK): 1 Samuel 20:31
For as long as the son of Jesse lives upon the ground, you shall not be established, nor your kingdom. Wherefore now send and fetch him unto me, for he shall surely die.

Webster's: 1 Samuel 20:31
For as long as the son of Jesse liveth upon the earth, thou shalt not be established, nor thy kingdom. Wherefore now send and bring him to me, for he shall surely die.

Youngs Literal Translation: 1 Samuel 20:31
for all the days that the son of Jesse liveth on the ground thou art not established, thou and thy kingdom; and now, send and bring him unto me, for he `is' a son of death.'

Verses Related to 1 Samuel 20-31

1 Samuel 18:8
Saul was very angry, and this saying displeased him; and he said, They have ascribed to David ten thousands, and to me they have ascribed but thousands: and what can he have more but the kingdom?

1 Samuel 19:6
Saul listened to the voice of Jonathan: and Saul swore, As Yahweh lives, he shall not be put to death.

1 Samuel 19:10
Saul sought to strike David even to the wall with the spear; but he slipped away out of Saul's presence, and he struck the spear into the wall: and David fled, and escaped that night.

1 Samuel 20:8
Therefore deal kindly with your servant; for you have brought your servant into a covenant of Yahweh with you: but if there be in me iniquity, kill me yourself; for why should you bring me to your father?

1 Samuel 26:16
This thing isn't good that you have done. As Yahweh lives, you are worthy to die, because you have not kept watch over your lord, Yahweh's anointed. Now see where the king's spear is, and the jar of water that was at his head.

2 Samuel 19:28
For all my father's house were but dead men before my lord the king; yet you set your servant among those who ate at your own table. What right therefore have I yet that I should cry any more to the king?

Psalms 79:11
Let the sighing of the prisoner come before you. According to the greatness of your power, preserve those who are sentenced to death;

Ecclesiastes 4:13
Better is a poor and wise youth than an old and foolish king who doesn't know how to receive admonition any more.

Ecclesiastes 8:4
for the king's word is supreme. Who can say to him, "What are you doing?"