Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

They told the king, saying, "Here is Nathan the prophet." And when he came in before the king, he prostrated himself before the king with his face to the ground.

King James Version

And they told the king, saying, Behold Nathan the prophet. And when he was come in before the king, he bowed himself before the king with his face to the ground.

Holman Bible

and it was announced to the king, "Nathan the prophet is here." He came into the king's presence and bowed to him with his face to the ground.

International Standard Version

They informed the king, "Nathan the prophet is here."

A Conservative Version

And they told the king, saying, Behold, Nathan the prophet. And when he came in before the king, he bowed himself before the king with his face to the ground.

American Standard Version

And they told the king, saying, Behold, Nathan the prophet. And when he was come in before the king, he bowed himself before the king with his face to the ground.

Amplified

The king was told, Here is Nathan the prophet. And when he came before the king, he bowed himself before him with his face to the ground.

Bible in Basic English

And they said to the king, Here is Nathan the prophet. And when he came in before the king, he went down on his face on the earth.

Darby Translation

And they told the king saying, Behold, Nathan the prophet. And when he was come in before the king, he bowed himself before the king with his face to the ground.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

And they told the king, saying, Behold Nathan, the prophet. And when he was come in before the king, he bowed himself before the king with his face to the ground.

Julia Smith Translation

And they will announce to the king, saying, Behold, Nathan the prophet. And he will come in before the king, and he will worship to the king upon his face to the earth.

King James 2000

And they told the king, saying, Behold Nathan the prophet. And when he was come in before the king, he bowed himself before the king with his face to the ground.

Lexham Expanded Bible

They told the king, "Nathan the prophet is here." He came into the presence of the king and bowed down before the king with his face to the ground.

Modern King James verseion

And they told the king, saying, Behold, Nathan the prophet. And he came in before the king, and bowed before the king with his face to the ground.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And they told the king, saying, "Here cometh Nathan the prophet." And when he was come before the king, he made obeisance unto the king upon his face unto the ground,

NET Bible

The king was told, "Nathan the prophet is here." Nathan entered and bowed before the king with his face to the floor.

New Heart English Bible

And they told the king, saying, "Behold, Nathan the prophet." And when he came in before the king, he bowed himself before the king with his face to the ground.

The Emphasized Bible

So they told the king, saying, Lo! Nathan the prophet! And, when he had come in before the king, he bowed himself down to the king with his face to the ground.

Webster

And they told the king, saying, Behold, Nathan the prophet. And when he had come in before the king, he bowed himself before the king with his face to the ground.

World English Bible

They told the king, saying, "Behold, Nathan the prophet!" When he had come in before the king, he bowed himself before the king with his face to the ground.

Youngs Literal Translation

and they declare to the king, saying, 'Lo, Nathan the prophet;' and he cometh in before the king, and boweth himself to the king, on his face to the earth.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
נגד 
Nagad 
Usage: 370

the king
מלך 
melek 
מלך 
melek 
Usage: 2521
Usage: 2521

נתן 
Nathan 
Usage: 42

the prophet
נביא 
Nabiy' 
Usage: 315

And when he was come in

come, bring, ... in, enter, go, carry, ...down, pass, ...out,
Usage: 0

פּנים 
Paniym 
Usage: 2119

he bowed
שׁחה 
Shachah 
Usage: 171

מלך 
melek 
Usage: 2521

Context Readings

Adonijah Tries To Become King

22 Behold, while she was still speaking with the king, Nathan the prophet came in. 23 They told the king, saying, "Here is Nathan the prophet." And when he came in before the king, he prostrated himself before the king with his face to the ground. 24 Then Nathan said, "My lord the king, have you said, 'Adonijah shall be king after me, and he shall sit on my throne'?



Cross References

1 Kings 1:16

Then Bathsheba bowed and prostrated herself before the king. And the king said, "What do you wish?"

Romans 13:7

Render to all what is due them: tax to whom tax is due; custom to whom custom; fear to whom fear; honor to whom honor.

1 Peter 2:17

Honor all people, love the brotherhood, fear God, honor the king.

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