Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

So Hanun took David's servants and shaved them and cut off their garments in the middle as far as their hips, and sent them away.

King James Version

Wherefore Hanun took David's servants, and shaved them, and cut off their garments in the midst hard by their buttocks, and sent them away.

Holman Bible

So Hanun took David's emissaries, shaved them, cut their clothes in half at the hips, and sent them away.

International Standard Version

So Hanun arrested David's delegation, shaved off their beards, cut off their clothes at the waist line, and sent them away in disgrace.

A Conservative Version

So Hanun took David's servants, and shaved them, and cut off their garments in the middle, even to their buttocks, and sent them away.

American Standard Version

So Hanun took David's servants, and shaved them, and cut off their garments in the middle, even to their buttocks, and sent them away.

Amplified

Therefore Hanun took David's servants, shaved them, cut off their garments in the middle near their buttocks, and sent them away.

Bible in Basic English

So Hanun took David's servants, and cutting off their hair and the skirts of their robes up to the middle, sent them away.

Darby Translation

And Hanun took David's servants, and had them shaved, and their raiment cut off in the midst, as far as the hip, and sent them away.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Then Hanun took David's slaves and shaved them, and cut off their garments in half, exposing their buttocks and sent them away.

Julia Smith Translation

And Hanun will take David's servants and shave them, and cut off their garments in the half, even to the step, and he will send them away.

King James 2000

Therefore Hanun took David's servants, and shaved them, and cut off their garments in the middle at their buttocks, and sent them away.

Lexham Expanded Bible

So Hanun took the servants of David and shaved them and cut off their garments at the middle, up to the buttocks, and sent them away.

Modern King James verseion

And Hanun took David's servants and shaved them, and cut off their garments in half, to the buttocks, and sent them away.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Whereupon Hanun took David's servants and shaved them, and cut off their coats hard by their buttocks and sent them away.

NET Bible

So Hanun seized David's servants and shaved their beards off. He cut off the lower part of their robes so that their buttocks were exposed and then sent them away.

New Heart English Bible

So Hanun took David's servants, and shaved them, and cut off their garments in the middle, even to their buttocks, and sent them away.

The Emphasized Bible

So Hanun took the servants of David, and shaved them, and cut off their upper garments in the middle, as far as their parts of shame, - and let them go.

Webster

Wherefore Hanun took David's servants, and shaved them, and cut off their garments in the midst hard by their buttocks, and sent them away.

World English Bible

So Hanun took David's servants, and shaved them, and cut off their garments in the middle, even to their buttocks, and sent them away.

Youngs Literal Translation

And Hanun taketh the servants of David, and shaveth them, and cutteth their long robes in the midst, unto the buttocks, and sendeth them away.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
חנוּן 
Chanuwn 
Usage: 11

לקח 
Laqach 
Usage: 966

דּויד דּוד 
David 
Usage: 1074

עבד 
`ebed 
Usage: 800

and shaved
גּלח 
Galach 
Usage: 23

them, and cut off
כּרת 
Karath 
Usage: 287

מדו 
medev 
Usage: 2

in the midst
חצי 
Chetsiy 
Usage: 125

מפשׂעה 
Miphsa`ah 
Usage: 1

Verse Info

Context Readings

The Ammonites Humiliate David's Messengers

3 But the princes of the sons of Ammon said to Hanun, "Do you think that David is honoring your father, in that he has sent comforters to you? Have not his servants come to you to search and to overthrow and to spy out the land?" 4 So Hanun took David's servants and shaved them and cut off their garments in the middle as far as their hips, and sent them away. 5 Then certain persons went and told David about the men. And he sent to meet them, for the men were greatly humiliated. And the king said, "Stay at Jericho until your beards grow, and then return."


Cross References

Leviticus 19:27

'You shall not round off the side-growth of your heads nor harm the edges of your beard.

2 Samuel 10:4-5

So Hanun took David's servants and shaved off half of their beards, and cut off their garments in the middle as far as their hips, and sent them away.

2 Chronicles 36:16

but they continually mocked the messengers of God, despised His words and scoffed at His prophets, until the wrath of the LORD arose against His people, until there was no remedy.

Psalm 35:12

They repay me evil for good, To the bereavement of my soul.

Psalm 109:4-5

In return for my love they act as my accusers; But I am in prayer.

Isaiah 15:2

They have gone up to the temple and to Dibon, even to the high places to weep Moab wails over Nebo and Medeba; Everyone's head is bald and every beard is cut off.

Isaiah 20:4

so the king of Assyria will lead away the captives of Egypt and the exiles of Cush, young and old, naked and barefoot with buttocks uncovered, to the shame of Egypt.

Isaiah 47:2-3

"Take the millstones and grind meal Remove your veil, strip off the skirt, Uncover the leg, cross the rivers.

Jeremiah 41:5

that eighty men came from Shechem, from Shiloh, and from Samaria with their beards shaved off and their clothes torn and their bodies gashed, having grain offerings and incense in their hands to bring to the house of the LORD.

Jeremiah 48:37

"For every head is bald and every beard cut short; there are gashes on all the hands and sackcloth on the loins.

Mark 12:4

"Again he sent them another slave, and they wounded him in the head, and treated him shamefully.

Luke 20:10-11

"At the harvest time he sent a slave to the vine-growers, so that they would give him some of the produce of the vineyard; but the vine-growers beat him and sent him away empty-handed.

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