2 Samuel 21:1

There was a famine in the days of David three years, year after year; and David sought the face of Yahweh. Yahweh said, It is for Saul, and for his bloody house, because he put to death the Gibeonites.

Alternate Versions of 2 Samuel 21-1

A Conservative Version: 2 Samuel 21:1
And there was a famine in the days of David three years, year after year; and David sought the face of Jehovah. And Jehovah said, It is for Saul, and for his bloody house, because he put to death the Gibeonites.

American Standard Version: 2 Samuel 21:1
And there was a famine in the days of David three years, year after year; and David sought the face of Jehovah. And Jehovah said, It is for Saul, and for his bloody house, because he put to death the Gibeonites.

Bible in Basic English: 2 Samuel 21:1
In the days of David they were short of food for three years, year after year; and David went before the Lord for directions. And the Lord said, On Saul and on his family there is blood, because he put the Gibeonites to death.

Darby English Bible: 2 Samuel 21:1
And there was a famine in the days of David three years, year after year; and David inquired of Jehovah. And Jehovah said, It is for Saul, and for [his] house of blood, because he slew the Gibeonites.

King James Version: 2 Samuel 21:1
Then there was a famine in the days of David three years, year after year; and David inquired of the LORD. And the LORD answered, It is for Saul, and for his bloody house, because he slew the Gibeonites.

King James Version (UK): 2 Samuel 21:1
Then there was a famine in the days of David three years, year after year; and David enquired of the LORD. And the LORD answered, It is for Saul, and for his bloody house, because he slew the Gibeonites.

Webster's: 2 Samuel 21:1
Then there was a famine in the days of David three years, year after year; and David inquired of the LORD. And the LORD answered, It is for Saul, and for his bloody house, because he slew the Gibeonites.

Youngs Literal Translation: 2 Samuel 21:1
And there is a famine in the days of David three years, year after year, and David seeketh the face of Jehovah, and Jehovah saith, `For Saul and for the bloody house, because that he put to death the Gibeonites.'

Verses Related to 2 Samuel 21-1

Genesis 9:6
Whoever sheds man's blood, by man will his blood be shed, for in the image of God made he man.

Genesis 12:10
There was a famine in the land. Abram went down into Egypt to live as a foreigner there, for the famine was sore in the land.

Genesis 26:1
There was a famine in the land, besides the first famine that was in the days of Abraham. Isaac went to Abimelech king of the Philistines, to Gerar.

Genesis 41:57
All countries came into Egypt, to Joseph, to buy grain, because the famine was severe in all the earth.

Genesis 42:1
Now Jacob saw that there was grain in Egypt, and Jacob said to his sons, "Why do you look at one another?"

Genesis 43:1
The famine was severe in the land.

Exodus 20:13
"You shall not murder.

Exodus 21:23
But if any harm follows, then you must take life for life,

Leviticus 26:18
"'If you in spite of these things will not listen to me, then I will chastise you seven times more for your sins.