2 Samuel 23:17

He said, Be it far from me, Yahweh, that I should do this: [shall I drink] the blood of the men who went in jeopardy of their lives? therefore he would not drink it. These things did the three mighty men.

Alternate Versions of 2 Samuel 23-17

A Conservative Version: 2 Samuel 23:17
And he said, Be it far from me, O Jehovah, that I should do this, to drink the blood of the men who went in jeopardy of their lives? Therefore he would not drink it. These things the three mighty men did.

American Standard Version: 2 Samuel 23:17
And he said, Be it far from me, O Jehovah, that I should do this: `shall I drink' the blood of the men that went in jeopardy of their lives? therefore he would not drink it. These things did the three mighty men.

Bible in Basic English: 2 Samuel 23:17
And he said, Far be it from me, O Lord, to do this; how may I take as my drink the life-blood of men who have put their lives in danger? So he would not take it. These things did the three great men of war.

Darby English Bible: 2 Samuel 23:17
And he said, Be it far from me, Jehovah, that I should do this thing! is it not the blood of the men that went at the risk of their lives? Therefore he would not drink it. These things did the three mighty men.

King James Version: 2 Samuel 23:17
And he said, Be it far from me, O LORD, that I should do this: is not this the blood of the men that went in jeopardy of their lives? therefore he would not drink it. These things did these three mighty men.

King James Version (UK): 2 Samuel 23:17
And he said, Be it far from me, O LORD, that I should do this is not this the blood of the men that went in jeopardy of their lives? therefore he would not drink it. These things did these three mighty men.

Webster's: 2 Samuel 23:17
And he said, Be it far from me, O LORD, that I should do this: is not this the blood of the men that went in jeopardy of their lives? therefore he would not drink it. These things did these three mighty men.

Youngs Literal Translation: 2 Samuel 23:17
and saith, `Far be it from me, O Jehovah, to do this; is it the blood of the men who are going with their lives?' and he was not willing to drink it; these `things' did the three mighty ones.

Verses Related to 2 Samuel 23-17

Genesis 9:4
But flesh with the life of it, the blood of it, you shall not eat.

Genesis 44:17
He said, "Far be it from me that I should do so. The man in whose hand the cup is found, he will be my bondservant; but as for you, go up in peace to your father."

Leviticus 17:10
"'Any man of the house of Israel, or of the strangers who live as foreigners among them, who eats any kind of blood, I will set my face against that soul who eats blood, and will cut him off from among his people.

Deuteronomy 12:23
Only be sure that you don't eat the blood: for the blood is the life; and you shall not eat the life with the flesh.

Judges 5:18
Zebulun was a people that jeopardized their lives to the death, Naphtali, on the high places of the field.

1 Samuel 2:30
Therefore Yahweh, the God of Israel, says, I said indeed that your house, and the house of your father, should walk before me forever: but now Yahweh says, Be it far from me; for those who honor me I will honor, and those who despise me shall be lightly esteemed.

1 Samuel 26:11
Yahweh forbid that I should put forth my hand against Yahweh's anointed: but now please take the spear that is at his head, and the jar of water, and let us go.

2 Samuel 20:20
Joab answered, Far be it, far be it from me, that I should swallow up or destroy.

1 Kings 21:3
Naboth said to Ahab, Yahweh forbid it me, that I should give the inheritance of my fathers to you.

1 Chronicles 11:19
and said, My God forbid it me, that I should do this: shall I drink the blood of these men who have put their lives in jeopardy? for with [the jeopardy of] their lives they brought it. Therefore he would not drink it. These things did the three mighty men.