Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

Then the woman said, "Please let your maidservant speak a word to my lord the king." And he said, "Speak."

King James Version

Then the woman said, Let thine handmaid, I pray thee, speak one word unto my lord the king. And he said, Say on.

Holman Bible

Then the woman said, "Please, may your servant speak a word to my lord the king?" "Speak," he replied.

International Standard Version

At this, the woman responded, "Would your majesty the king please allow your humble servant to say one more thing?" "Say it"" he replied.

A Conservative Version

Then the woman said, Let thy handmaid, I pray thee, speak a word to my lord the king. And he said, Say on.

American Standard Version

Then the woman said, Let thy handmaid, I pray thee, speak a word unto my lord the king. And he said, Say on.

Amplified

Then the woman said, Let your handmaid, I pray you, speak one word to my lord the king. He said, Say on.

Bible in Basic English

Then the woman said, Will the king let his servant say one word more? And he said, Say on.

Darby Translation

And the woman said, Let thy bondmaid, I pray thee, speak a word to my lord the king. And he said, Speak.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Then the woman said, Let thine handmaid, I pray thee, speak one word unto my lord the king. And he said, Say on.

Julia Smith Translation

And the woman will say, Shall thy servant speak now a word to my lord the king? And the king will say, Speak.

King James 2000

Then the woman said, Let your handmaid, I pray you, speak one word unto my lord the king. And he said, Say on.

Lexham Expanded Bible

The woman said, "Please let your servant speak a word to my lord the king." And he said, "Speak."

Modern King James verseion

Then the woman said, Please let your handmaid speak one more word to my lord the king. And he said, Say on!

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Then the woman said, "Let thine handmaid speak one word more unto my lord the king." And he said, "Say on."

NET Bible

Then the woman said, "Please permit your servant to speak to my lord the king about another matter." He replied, "Tell me."

New Heart English Bible

Then the woman said, "Please let your handmaid speak a word to my lord the king." He said, "Say on."

The Emphasized Bible

Then said the woman, Pray let thy maidservant speak unto my lord the king, a word. And he said - Speak.

Webster

Then the woman said, Let thy handmaid, I pray thee, speak one word to my lord the king. And he said, Say on.

World English Bible

Then the woman said, "Please let your handmaid speak a word to my lord the king." He said, "Say on."

Youngs Literal Translation

And the woman saith, 'Let, I pray thee, thy maid-servant speak unto my lord the king a word;' and he saith, 'Speak.'

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
Then the woman
נשׁים אשּׁה 
'ishshah 
Usage: 780


Usage: 0

דּבר 
Dabar 
Usage: 1142

דּבר 
Dabar 
Usage: 1438

unto my lord
אדן אדון 
'adown 
Usage: 335

the king
מלך 
melek 
Usage: 2521

And he said

Usage: 0

References

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Verse Info

Context Readings

Joab Plots To Reconcile David With Absalom

11 Then she said, "Please let the king remember the LORD your God, so that the avenger of blood will not continue to destroy, otherwise they will destroy my son " And he said, "As the LORD lives, not one hair of your son shall fall to the ground." 12 Then the woman said, "Please let your maidservant speak a word to my lord the king." And he said, "Speak." 13 The woman said, "Why then have you planned such a thing against the people of God? For in speaking this word the king is as one who is guilty, in that the king does not bring back his banished one.


Cross References

Genesis 18:27

And Abraham replied, "Now behold, I have ventured to speak to the Lord, although I am but dust and ashes.

Genesis 18:32

Then he said, "Oh may the Lord not be angry, and I shall speak only this once; suppose ten are found there?" And He said, "I will not destroy it on account of the ten."

Genesis 44:18

Then Judah approached him, and said, "Oh my lord, may your servant please speak a word in my lord's ears, and do not be angry with your servant; for you are equal to Pharaoh.

1 Samuel 25:24

She fell at his feet and said, "On me alone, my lord, be the blame. And please let your maidservant speak to you, and listen to the words of your maidservant.

Jeremiah 12:1

Righteous are You, O LORD, that I would plead my case with You; Indeed I would discuss matters of justice with You: Why has the way of the wicked prospered? Why are all those who deal in treachery at ease?

Acts 26:1

Agrippa said to Paul, "You are permitted to speak for yourself." Then Paul stretched out his hand and proceeded to make his defense:



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