2 Samuel 17:4



Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

So the plan pleased Absalom and all the elders of Israel.

King James Version

And the saying pleased Absalom well, and all the elders of Israel.

International Standard Version

Even though this plan seemed like a good idea to Absalom and to all of the elders of Israel,

A Conservative Version

And the saying pleased Absalom well, and all the elders of Israel.

American Standard Version

And the saying pleased Absalom well, and all the elders of Israel.

Amplified

And what he said pleased Absalom well and all the elders of Israel.

Bible in Basic English

And the saying was pleasing to Absalom and to the responsible men of Israel.

Darby Translation

And the saying was right in the eyes of Absalom, and in the eyes of all the elders of Israel.

Holman Bible

This proposal seemed good to Absalom and all the elders of Israel.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

And this word seemed right in the eyes of Absalom and of all the elders of Israel.

Julia Smith Translation

And the word will be straight in the eyes of Absalom and in the eyes of all the old men of Israel.

King James 2000

And the saying pleased Absalom well, and all the elders of Israel.

Lexham Expanded Bible

The word [was] right in the eyes of Absalom and in the eyes of all the elders of Israel.

Modern King James verseion

And the saying pleased Absalom very much, and all the elders of Israel.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And the saying pleased Absalom well and all the elders of Israel.

NET Bible

This seemed like a good idea to Absalom and to all the leaders of Israel.

New Heart English Bible

The saying pleased Absalom well, and all the elders of Israel.

New simplified Bible

This seemed like good advice to Absalom and all the Israelite leaders.

The Emphasized Bible

And the saying was right in the eyes of Absolom, - and in the eyes of all the elders of Israel.

Webster

And the saying, pleased Absalom well, and all the elders of Israel.

World English Bible

The saying pleased Absalom well, and all the elders of Israel.

Youngs Literal Translation

And the thing is right in the eyes of Absalom, and in the eyes of all the elders of Israel.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
And the saying
דּבר 
Dabar 
Usage: 1438

ישׁר 
Yashar 
Usage: 26

אבשׁלום אבישׁלום 
'Abiyshalowm 
Usage: 111

עין 
`ayin 
Usage: 372

and all the elders
זקן 
Zaqen 
Usage: 178

References

Easton

Fausets

Context Readings

Ahithophel's Advice

3 and I will bring back all the people to you. The return of everyone depends on the man you seek; then all the people will be at peace." 4 So the plan pleased Absalom and all the elders of Israel. 5 Then Absalom said, "Now call Hushai the Archite also, and let us hear what he has to say."



Cross References

1 Samuel 18:20-21

Now Michal, Saul's daughter, loved David. When they told Saul, the thing was agreeable to him.

1 Samuel 23:21

Saul said, "May you be blessed of the LORD, for you have had compassion on me.

2 Chronicles 30:4

Thus the thing was right in the sight of the king and all the assembly.

Esther 1:21

This word pleased the king and the princes, and the king did as Memucan proposed.

Esther 5:14

Then Zeresh his wife and all his friends said to him, "Have a gallows fifty cubits high made and in the morning ask the king to have Mordecai hanged on it; then go joyfully with the king to the banquet." And the advice pleased Haman, so he had the gallows made.

Romans 1:32

and although they know the ordinance of God, that those who practice such things are worthy of death, they not only do the same, but also give hearty approval to those who practice them.

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