Parallel Verses

King James 2000

And the king said unto Joab, Behold now, I have done this thing: go therefore, bring the young man Absalom again.

New American Standard Bible

Then the king said to Joab, “Behold now, I will surely do this thing; go therefore, bring back the young man Absalom.”

King James Version

And the king said unto Joab, Behold now, I have done this thing: go therefore, bring the young man Absalom again.

Holman Bible

Then the king said to Joab, “I hereby grant this request. Go, bring back the young man Absalom.”

International Standard Version

Then the king addressed Joab, "Look! I'll do this thing that you've requested. Go bring back the young man Absalom."

A Conservative Version

And the king said to Joab, Behold now, I have done this thing. Go therefore, bring the young man Absalom back.

American Standard Version

And the king said unto Joab, Behold now, I have done this thing: go therefore, bring the young man Absalom back.

Amplified

Then the king said to Joab, “Listen, I will most certainly do this thing; now go, bring back the young man Absalom.”

Bible in Basic English

And the king said to Joab, See now, I will do this thing: go then and Come back with the young man Absalom.

Darby Translation

And the king said to Joab, Behold now, I have done this thing: so go, bring back the young man Absalom.

Julia Smith Translation

And the king will say to Joab, Behold now, I did this word: and go and turn back the boy Absalom.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Then the king said to Joab, "Look, please, I will grant this thing. Go and bring back the young man Absalom."

Modern King James verseion

And the king said to Joab, Behold now, I have done this thing. Go therefore and bring the young man Absalom again.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Then said the king to Joab, "Behold, I am content to do this thing. Go therefore fetch home the lad Absalom."

NET Bible

Then the king said to Joab, "All right! I will do this thing! Go and bring back the young man Absalom!

New Heart English Bible

The king said to Joab, "Behold now, I have done this thing. Go therefore, bring the young man Absalom back."

The Emphasized Bible

Then said the king unto Joab, See, I pray thee, I a have done this thing, - go then - bring back the young man, Absolom.

Webster

And the king said to Joab, Behold now, I have done this thing: go therefore, bring the young man Absalom again.

World English Bible

The king said to Joab, "Behold now, I have done this thing. Go therefore, bring the young man Absalom back."

Youngs Literal Translation

And the king saith unto Joab, 'Lo, I pray thee, thou hast done this thing; and go, bring back the young man Absalom.'

Interlinear

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

יואב 
Yow'ab 
Usage: 145

דּבר 
Dabar 
Usage: 1438

go
ילך 
Yalak 
Usage: 0

שׁוּב 
Shuwb 
Usage: 1058

the young man
נער 
Na`ar 
Usage: 239

H53
אבשׁלום אבישׁלום 
'Abiyshalowm 
Usage: 111

Verse Info

Context Readings

Joab Plots To Reconcile David With Absalom

20 To bring about this change of affairs has your servant Joab done this thing: and my lord is wise, according to the wisdom of an angel of God, to know all things that are in the earth. 21 And the king said unto Joab, Behold now, I have done this thing: go therefore, bring the young man Absalom again. 22 And Joab fell to the ground on his face, and bowed himself, and thanked the king: and Joab said, Today your servant knows that I have found grace in your sight, my lord, O king, in that the king has fulfilled the request of his servant.


Cross References

2 Samuel 14:11

Then said she, I pray you, let the king remember the LORD your God, that you would not allow the revengers of blood to destroy any more, lest they destroy my son. And he said, As the LORD lives, there shall not one hair of your son fall to the earth.

1 Samuel 14:39

For, as the LORD lives, who saves Israel, though it be in Jonathan my son, he shall surely die. But there was not a man among all the people that answered him.

Mark 6:26

And the king was exceedingly sorry; yet for his oath's sake, and for their sakes who sat with him, he would not reject her.

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