2 Samuel 2:14



Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

Then Abner said to Joab, "Now let the young men arise and hold a contest before us." And Joab said, "Let them arise."

King James Version

And Abner said to Joab, Let the young men now arise, and play before us. And Joab said, Let them arise.

Holman Bible

Then Abner said to Joab, "Let's have the young men get up and compete in front of us." "Let them get up," Joab replied.

International Standard Version

Abner told Joab, "Let's have the young men get up and fight in our presence." Joab replied, "Let them come."

A Conservative Version

And Abner said to Joab, Let the young men, I pray thee, arise and play before us. And Joab said, Let them arise.

American Standard Version

And Abner said to Joab, Let the young men, I pray thee, arise and play before us. And Joab said, Let them arise.

Amplified

And Abner said to Joab, Let the young men now arise and have a contest before us. And Joab said, Let them arise.

Bible in Basic English

And Abner said to Joab, Let the young men give a test of their strength before us. And Joab said, Let them do so.

Darby Translation

And Abner said to Joab, Let the young men now arise and make sport before us. And Joab said, Let them arise.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

And Abner said to Joab, Let the young men now arise and sport before us. And Joab said, Let them arise.

Julia Smith Translation

And Abner will say to Joab, Now shall the boys arise and play before us. And Joab will say, They shall arise.

King James 2000

And Abner said to Joab, Let the young men now arise, and play before us. And Joab said, Let them arise.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Abner said to Joab, "Let the young men come up and fight in our presence." And Joab said, "Let them come up."

Modern King James verseion

And Abner said to Joab, Let the young men now arise and play before us. And Joab said, Let them arise.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And Abner said to Joab, "Let the young men arise and play before us." And Joab answered, "Be it."

NET Bible

Abner said to Joab, "Let the soldiers get up and fight before us." Joab said, "So be it!"

New Heart English Bible

Abner said to Joab, "Please let the young men arise and play before us." Joab said, "Let them arise."

New simplified Bible

Abner yelled to Joab: Let some of our best soldiers get up and fight each other! Joab agreed.

The Emphasized Bible

Then said Abner unto Joab, Let the young men arise, I pray thee, and make sport before us. And Joab said - Let them arise.

Webster

And Abner said to Joab, Let the young men now arise, and play before us. And Joab said, Let them arise.

World English Bible

Abner said to Joab, "Please let the young men arise and play before us!" Joab said, "Let them arise!"

Youngs Literal Translation

And Abner saith unto Joab, 'Let the youths rise, I pray thee, and they play before us;' and Joab saith, 'Let them rise.'

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
H74
אבינר אבנר 
'Abner 
Usage: 63




Usage: 0
Usage: 0

to Joab
יואב 
Yow'ab 
Usage: 145

Let the young men
נער 
Na`ar 
Usage: 239

קוּם 
Quwm 
Usage: 629

and play
שׂחק 
Sachaq 
Usage: 36

פּנים 
Paniym 
before , face , presence , because , sight , countenance , from , person , upon , of , ...me , against , ...him , open , for , toward ,
Usage: 2119

us. And Joab
יואב 
Yow'ab 
Usage: 145

References

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Context Readings

War Between Judah And Israel

13 And Joab the son of Zeruiah and the servants of David went out and met them by the pool of Gibeon; and they sat down, one on the one side of the pool and the other on the other side of the pool. 14 Then Abner said to Joab, "Now let the young men arise and hold a contest before us." And Joab said, "Let them arise." 15 So they arose and went over by count, twelve for Benjamin and Ish-bosheth the son of Saul, and twelve of the servants of David.


Cross References

2 Samuel 2:17

That day the battle was very severe, and Abner and the men of Israel were beaten before the servants of David.

2 Samuel 2:26-27

Then Abner called to Joab and said, "Shall the sword devour forever? Do you not know that it will be bitter in the end? How long will you refrain from telling the people to turn back from following their brothers?"

Proverbs 10:23

Doing wickedness is like sport to a fool, And so is wisdom to a man of understanding.

Proverbs 17:14

The beginning of strife is like letting out water, So abandon the quarrel before it breaks out.

Proverbs 20:18

Prepare plans by consultation, And make war by wise guidance.

Proverbs 25:8

Do not go out hastily to argue your case; Otherwise, what will you do in the end, When your neighbor humiliates you?

Proverbs 26:18-19

Like a madman who throws Firebrands, arrows and death,

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