Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

"So shall their blood return on the head of Joab and on the head of his descendants forever; but to David and his descendants and his house and his throne, may there be peace from the LORD forever."

King James Version

Their blood shall therefore return upon the head of Joab, and upon the head of his seed for ever: but upon David, and upon his seed, and upon his house, and upon his throne, shall there be peace for ever from the LORD.

Holman Bible

Their blood will come back on Joab's head and on the head of his descendants forever, but for David, his descendants, his dynasty, and his throne, there will be peace from the Lord forever."

International Standard Version

May their blood be repaid to Joab and to his descendants forever, and may there be peace shown from the LORD forever to David, to his descendants, to his household, and to his throne."

A Conservative Version

So shall their blood return upon the head of Joab, and upon the head of his seed forever. But to David, and to his seed, and to his house, and to his throne, there shall be peace forever from LORD.

American Standard Version

So shall their blood return upon the head of Joab, and upon the head of his seed for ever: but unto David, and unto his seed, and unto his house, and unto his throne, shall there be peace for ever from Jehovah.

Amplified

So shall their blood return upon the head of Joab and of his descendants forever. But upon David, his descendants, his house, and his throne, there shall be peace from the Lord forever.

Bible in Basic English

So their blood will be on the head of Joab, and on the head of his seed for ever; but for David and his seed and his family and the seat of his kingdom, there will be peace for ever from the Lord.

Darby Translation

And their blood shall be requited upon the head of Joab, and upon the head of his seed for ever; but upon David, and upon his seed, and upon his house, and upon his throne, shall there be peace for ever from Jehovah.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Their blood shall, therefore, return upon the head of Joab, and upon the head of his seed for ever; but upon David and upon his seed and upon his house and upon his throne shall there be peace for ever from the LORD.

Julia Smith Translation

And their bloods shall turn back upon the head of Joab and upon the head of his seed forever: and to David and to his seed and to his house and to his throne shall be peace even forever, from Jehovah.

King James 2000

Their blood shall therefore return upon the head of Joab, and upon the head of his descendants forever: but upon David, and upon his descendants, and upon his house, and upon his throne, shall there be peace forever from the LORD.

Lexham Expanded Bible

And their blood will return on the head of Joab and on the head of his descendants forever, but for David and his descendants and for his house and his throne, [there] will be peace forever from Yahweh."

Modern King James verseion

Yea, He shall turn back their blood on the head of Joab, and on the head of his seed forever. But on David, and on his seed, and on his house, and on his throne, there shall be peace forever from Jehovah.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And their blood return upon the head of Joab and on the head of his seed forever. And prosperity be unto David, and unto his seed, and unto his house, and unto his seat, of the LORD forever."

NET Bible

May Joab and his descendants be perpetually guilty of their shed blood, but may the Lord give perpetual peace to David, his descendants, his family, and his dynasty."

New Heart English Bible

So shall their blood return on the head of Joab, and on the head of his seed forever. But to David, and to his seed, and to his house, and to his throne, there shall be peace forever from the LORD."

The Emphasized Bible

thus shall their blood come back upon the head of Joab, and upon the head of his seed unto times age-abiding, - but, David and his seed, and his house, and his throne, shall have peace, unto times age-abiding, from Yahweh.

Webster

Their blood shall therefore return upon the head of Joab, and upon the head of his seed for ever: but upon David, and upon his seed, and upon his house, and upon his throne, shall there be peace forever from the LORD.

World English Bible

So shall their blood return on the head of Joab, and on the head of his seed forever. But to David, and to his seed, and to his house, and to his throne, there shall be peace forever from Yahweh."

Youngs Literal Translation

yea, turned back hath their blood on the head of Joab, and on the head of his seed to the age; and for David, and for his seed, and for his house, and for his throne, there is peace unto the age, from Jehovah.'

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
דּם 
Dam 
Usage: 359

שׁוּב 
Shuwb 
Usage: 1058

upon the head
ראשׁ 
Ro'sh 
Usage: 598

of Joab
יואב 
Yow'ab 
Usage: 145

and upon the head
ראשׁ 
Ro'sh 
Usage: 598

of his seed
זרע 
Zera` 
Usage: 229

עלם עולם 
`owlam 
Usage: 438

but upon David
דּויד דּוד 
David 
Usage: 1074

and upon his seed
זרע 
Zera` 
Usage: 229

and upon his house
בּית 
Bayith 
Usage: 2053

כּסּה כּסּא 
Kicce' 
Usage: 135

שׁלם שׁלום 
Shalowm 
Usage: 236

for
עד 
`ad 
by, as long, hitherto, when, how long, as yet
Usage: 784

עלם עולם 
`owlam 
Usage: 438

References

American

Easton

Fausets

Hastings

Morish

Context Readings

Joab's Execution

32 "The LORD will return his blood on his own head, because he fell upon two men more righteous and better than he and killed them with the sword, while my father David did not know it: Abner the son of Ner, commander of the army of Israel, and Amasa the son of Jether, commander of the army of Judah. 33 "So shall their blood return on the head of Joab and on the head of his descendants forever; but to David and his descendants and his house and his throne, may there be peace from the LORD forever." 34 Then Benaiah the son of Jehoiada went up and fell upon him and put him to death, and he was buried at his own house in the wilderness.



Cross References

1 Kings 2:32

"The LORD will return his blood on his own head, because he fell upon two men more righteous and better than he and killed them with the sword, while my father David did not know it: Abner the son of Ner, commander of the army of Israel, and Amasa the son of Jether, commander of the army of Judah.

2 Samuel 3:28-29

Afterward when David heard it, he said, "I and my kingdom are innocent before the LORD forever of the blood of Abner the son of Ner.

2 Kings 5:27

"Therefore, the leprosy of Naaman shall cling to you and to your descendants forever." So he went out from his presence a leper as white as snow.

Psalm 89:29

"So I will establish his descendants forever And his throne as the days of heaven.

Psalm 89:36-37

"His descendants shall endure forever And his throne as the sun before Me.

Psalm 101:8

Every morning I will destroy all the wicked of the land, So as to cut off from the city of the LORD all those who do iniquity.

Psalm 109:6-15

Appoint a wicked man over him, And let an accuser stand at his right hand.

Psalm 132:12

"If your sons will keep My covenant And My testimony which I will teach them, Their sons also shall sit upon your throne forever."

Proverbs 25:5

Take away the wicked before the king, And his throne will be established in righteousness.

Isaiah 9:6-7

For a child will be born to us, a son will be given to us; And the government will rest on His shoulders; And His name will be called Wonderful Counselor, Mighty God, Eternal Father, Prince of Peace.

Isaiah 11:1-9

Then a shoot will spring from the stem of Jesse, And a branch from his roots will bear fruit.

Matthew 27:25

And all the people said, "His blood shall be on us and on our children!"

Luke 1:31-33

"And behold, you will conceive in your womb and bear a son, and you shall name Him Jesus.

Luke 2:14

"Glory to God in the highest, And on earth peace among men with whom He is pleased."

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