Parallel Verses

Holman Bible

Then King David longed to go to Absalom, for David had finished grieving over Amnon’s death.

New American Standard Bible

The heart of King David longed to go out to Absalom; for he was comforted concerning Amnon, since he was dead.

King James Version

And the soul of king David longed to go forth unto Absalom: for he was comforted concerning Amnon, seeing he was dead.

International Standard Version

Meanwhile, King David longed to visit Absalom, since he was moved to compassion over Amnon's death.

A Conservative Version

And [the soul of] king David longed to go forth to Absalom, for he was comforted concerning Amnon, seeing he was dead.

American Standard Version

And the soul of king David longed to go forth unto Absalom: for he was comforted concerning Amnon, seeing he was dead.

Amplified

And the spirit of King David longed to go forth to Absalom, for he was comforted about Amnon, seeing that he was dead.

Bible in Basic English

And the heart of David was wasted with desire for Absalom: for he was comforted for the death of Amnon.

Darby Translation

And king David longed to go forth to Absalom; for he was comforted concerning Amnon, seeing he was dead.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

And King David longed to see Absalom, for he was now comforted concerning Amnon, who was dead.

Julia Smith Translation

And David the king was fixed to go forth to Absalom: for he was comforted for Amnon, for he died.

King James 2000

And the soul of king David longed to go forth unto Absalom: for he was comforted concerning Amnon, seeing he was dead.

Lexham Expanded Bible

King David longed to go out to Absalom, for he was consoled that Amnon had died.

Modern King James verseion

And King David longed to go forth to Absalom, for he was comforted about Amnon, since he was dead.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And by that time, the king turned his mind from pursuing Absalom. For he had left mourning for the death of Amnon.

NET Bible

The king longed to go to Absalom, for he had since been consoled over the death of Amnon.

New Heart English Bible

King David longed to go forth to Absalom: for he was comforted concerning Amnon, since he was dead.

The Emphasized Bible

And the spirit of the king pined to go forth unto Absolom, - for he had consoled himself over Amnon, in that he was dead.

Webster

And the soul of king David longed to go forth to Absalom: for he was comforted concerning Amnon, seeing he was dead.

World English Bible

[the soul of] king David longed to go forth to Absalom: for he was comforted concerning Amnon, since he was dead.

Youngs Literal Translation

and the soul of king David determineth to go out unto Absalom, for he hath been comforted for Amnon, for he is dead.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
And the soul of king
מלך 
melek 
Usage: 2521

דּויד דּוד 
David 
Usage: 1074

to go forth
יצא 
Yatsa' 
....out, ....forth, bring, come, proceed, go, depart,
Usage: 1068

H53
אבשׁלום אבישׁלום 
'Abiyshalowm 
Usage: 111

נחם 
Nacham 
Usage: 108

אמינון אמנון 
'Amnown 
Usage: 28

References

Fausets

Smith

Context Readings

Absalom Flees

38 Absalom had fled and gone to Geshur where he stayed three years. 39 Then King David longed to go to Absalom, for David had finished grieving over Amnon’s death.



Cross References

Genesis 24:67

And Isaac brought her into the tent of his mother Sarah and took Rebekah to be his wife. Isaac loved her, and he was comforted after his mother’s death.

Genesis 37:35

All his sons and daughters tried to comfort him, but he refused to be comforted. “No,” he said. “I will go down to Sheol to my son, mourning.” And his father wept for him.

Genesis 38:12

After a long time Judah’s wife, the daughter of Shua, died. When Judah had finished mourning, he and his friend Hirah the Adullamite went up to Timnah to the sheepshearers.

Genesis 31:30

Now you have gone off because you long for your father—but why have you stolen my gods?”

Deuteronomy 28:32

Your sons and daughters will be given to another people, while your eyes grow weary looking for them every day. But you will be powerless to do anything.

2 Samuel 12:19-23

When David saw that his servants were whispering to each other, he guessed that the baby was dead. So he asked his servants, “Is the baby dead?”“He is dead,” they replied.

Psalm 84:2

I long and yearn
for the courts of the Lord;
my heart and flesh cry out for the living God.

Psalm 119:20

I am continually overcome
with longing for Your judgments.

Philippians 2:26

since he has been longing for all of you and was distressed because you heard that he was sick.

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