translations with a Hebraic voice (2 Samuel 12:13)

Some translations specifically reproduce the voice of the Hebrew text of the Old Testament / Hebrew Bible.

David said to Natan:
I have sinned against Yhwh!
Natan said to David:
As for Yhwh, he has transferred your sin —
you will not die;

Source: Everett Fox 2014

Dawid sprach zu Natan:
Ich habe Ihm gesündigt.
Natan sprach zu Dawid:
Hat Er auch deine Versündigung vorbeischreiten lassen,
daß du nicht sterben mußt,

Source: Buber / Rosenzweig 1976

David dit à Natân: « J’ai fauté contre IHVH-Adonaï. »
Natân dit à David: « IHVH-Adonaï aussi a dépassé ta faute. Tu ne mourras pas.

Source: Chouraqui 1985


The name that is transliterated as “David” in English is translated in Spanish Sign Language with the sign signifying a sling and king (referring to 1 Samuel 17:49 and 2 Samuel 5:4). (Source: John Elwode in The Bible Translator 2008, p. 78ff.)

“David” in Spanish Sign Language (source)

The (Protestant) Chinese transliteration of “David” is 大卫 (衛) / Dàwèi which carries an additional meaning of “Great Protector.”

Click or tap here to see a short video clip about David (source: Bible Lands 2012)