Parallel Verses

Darby Translation

And Absalom came to the king, and said, Behold, now, thy servant has sheepshearers; let the king, I pray thee, and his servants go with thy servant.

New American Standard Bible

Absalom came to the king and said, “Behold now, your servant has sheepshearers; please let the king and his servants go with your servant.”

King James Version

And Absalom came to the king, and said, Behold now, thy servant hath sheepshearers; let the king, I beseech thee, and his servants go with thy servant.

Holman Bible

Then he went to the king and said, “Your servant has just hired sheepshearers. Will the king and his servants please come with your servant?”

International Standard Version

Absalom had gone to the king to ask him, "I've brought some men to shear the sheep. Won't you please come and join me, along with your senior staff?"

A Conservative Version

And Absalom came to the king, and said, Behold now, thy servant has sheep-shearers. Let the king, I pray thee, and his servants go with thy servant.

American Standard Version

And Absalom came to the king, and said, Behold now, thy servant hath sheep-shearers; let the king, I pray thee, and his servants go with thy servant.

Amplified

Absalom came to [his father] the king and said, “Behold, your servant has sheepshearers; please let the king and his servants go with your servant.”

Bible in Basic English

And Absalom came to the king and said, See now, your servant is cutting the wool of his sheep; will the king and his servants be pleased to come?

Julia Smith Translation

And Absalom will come to the king and say, Behold now, shearers to thy servant: now will the king go, and his servants, with thy servant?

King James 2000

And Absalom came to the king, and said, Behold now, your servant has sheepshearers; let the king, I beseech you, and his servants go with your servant.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Then Absalom went to the king and said, "Look, here [are] your servant's shearers; please let the king and his servants go with your servant.

Modern King James verseion

And Absalom came to the king and said, Behold now, your servant has shearers. Please let the king and his servants go with your servant.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And he came to the king and said, "Behold, thy servant hath a sheep shearing. Let the king and his servants come with thy servant."

NET Bible

Then Absalom went to the king and said, "My shearers have begun their work. Let the king and his servants go with me."

New Heart English Bible

Absalom came to the king, and said, "See now, your servant has sheepshearers. Please let the king and his servants go with your servant."

The Emphasized Bible

Absolom came also unto the king, and said, See, I pray thee, thy servant hath, sheepshearers, - I pray thee, let the king and his servants go with thy servant.

Webster

And Absalom came to the king, and said, Behold now, thy servant hath sheep-shearers; let the king, I beseech thee, and his servants go with thy servant.

World English Bible

Absalom came to the king, and said, "See now, your servant has sheepshearers. Please let the king and his servants go with your servant."

Youngs Literal Translation

And Absalom cometh unto the king, and saith, 'Lo, I pray thee, thy servant hath shearers, let the king go, I pray thee, and his servants, with thy servant.'

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
H53
אבשׁלום אבישׁלום 
'Abiyshalowm 
Usage: 111


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

to the king
מלך 
melek 
Usage: 2521

and said

Usage: 0

גּזז 
Gazaz 
Usage: 15

let
ילך 
Yalak 
Usage: 0

the king
מלך 
melek 
Usage: 2521

עבד 
`ebed 
Usage: 800

go
ילך 
Yalak 
Usage: 0

References

Context Readings

Absalom Has Amnon Put To Death

23 And it came to pass after two full years, that Absalom had sheepshearers in Baal-Hazor, which is beside Ephraim; and Absalom invited all the king's sons. 24 And Absalom came to the king, and said, Behold, now, thy servant has sheepshearers; let the king, I pray thee, and his servants go with thy servant. 25 And the king said to Absalom, No, my son, let us not all go, lest we be burdensome to thee. And he urged him, but he would not go; and he blessed him.



Cross References

2 Samuel 11:8-15

And David said to Urijah, Go down to thy house and wash thy feet. And Urijah departed out of the king's house, and there followed him presents from the king.

Psalm 12:2

They speak falsehood every one with his neighbour: with flattering lip, with a double heart, do they speak.

Psalm 55:21

Smooth were the milky words of his mouth, but his heart was war; his words were softer than oil, yet are they drawn swords.

Jeremiah 41:6-7

And Ishmael the son of Nethaniah went forth from Mizpah to meet them, weeping all along as he went; and it came to pass when he met them, he said unto them, Come to Gedaliah the son of Ahikam.

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