Parallel Verses

Darby Translation

Then came two women, harlots, to the king, and stood before him.

New American Standard Bible

Then two women who were harlots came to the king and stood before him.

King James Version

Then came there two women, that were harlots, unto the king, and stood before him.

Holman Bible

Then two women who were prostitutes came to the king and stood before him.

International Standard Version

Right about then, two prostitutes approached the king and requested an audience with him.

A Conservative Version

Then two women who were harlots came to the king, and stood before him.

American Standard Version

Then there came two women that were harlots, unto the king, and stood before him.

Amplified

Then two women who had become mothers out of wedlock came and stood before the king.

Bible in Basic English

Then two loose women of the town came and took their places before the king;

Jubilee 2000 Bible

In that season two women, that were harlots, came unto the king and stood before him.

Julia Smith Translation

Then will come two women, harlots, to the king, and they will stand before him.

King James 2000

Then came there two women, that were harlots, unto the king, and stood before him.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Then two prostitutes came to the king, and they stood before him.

Modern King James verseion

Then there came two women, harlots, to the king, and stood before him.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Then came there two women that were harlots unto the king and stood before him.

NET Bible

Then two prostitutes came to the king and stood before him.

New Heart English Bible

Then two women who were prostitutes came to the king, and stood before him.

The Emphasized Bible

Then, came there in two unchaste women, unto the king, - and stood before him.

Webster

Then came there two women, that were harlots, to the king, and stood before him.

World English Bible

Then two women who were prostitutes came to the king, and stood before him.

Youngs Literal Translation

then come in do two women, harlots, unto the king, and stand before him,

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage

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

שׁתּים שׁנים 
Sh@nayim 
Usage: 767

נשׁים אשּׁה 
'ishshah 
Usage: 780

unto the king
מלך 
melek 
Usage: 2521

פּנים 
Paniym 
Usage: 2119

References

Context Readings

Solomon's Wisdom Tested: The Two Prostitutes

15 And Solomon awoke, and behold, it was a dream. And he came to Jerusalem, and stood before the ark of the covenant of Jehovah, and offered up burnt-offerings, and offered peace-offerings, and made a feast to all his servants. 16 Then came two women, harlots, to the king, and stood before him. 17 And the first woman said, Ah, my lord! I and this woman abode in one house; and I was delivered of a child with her in the house.


Cross References

Exodus 18:16

When they have a matter, they come to me, and I judge between one and another; and I make known to them the statutes of God, and his laws.

Leviticus 19:29

Do not profane thy daughter, to give her up to whoredom; lest the land practise whoredom, and the land become full of infamy.

Numbers 27:2

And they stood before Moses, and before Eleazar the priest, and before the princes and the whole assembly, at the entrance of the tent of meeting, saying,

Deuteronomy 23:17

There shall be no prostitute amongst the daughters of Israel, nor any Sodomite amongst the sons of Israel.

Joshua 2:1

And Joshua the son of Nun sent from Shittim two spies secretly, saying, Go, see the land, even Jericho. And they went, and came into a harlot's house, named Rahab, and they lay down there.

Judges 11:1

Now Jephthah the Gileadite was a mighty warrior, but he was the son of a harlot. Gilead was the father of Jephthah.

Exodus 18:13

And it came to pass on the morrow, that Moses sat to judge the people; and the people stood by Moses from the morning to the evening.

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