Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

However the king said, "Let him turn to his own house, and let him not see my face." So Absalom turned to his own house and did not see the king's face.

King James Version

And the king said, Let him turn to his own house, and let him not see my face. So Absalom returned to his own house, and saw not the king's face.

Holman Bible

However, the king added, "He may return to his house, but he may not see my face." So Absalom returned to his house, but he did not see the king.

International Standard Version

Nevertheless, the king said, "Let him return to his own home and not show his face to me." So Absalom returned to his own home and did not show his face to the king.

A Conservative Version

And the king said, Let him turn to his own house, but let him not see my face. So Absalom turned to his own house, and did not see the king's face.

American Standard Version

And the king said, Let him turn to his own house, but let him not see my face. So Absalom turned to his own house, and saw not the king's face.

Amplified

And the king said, Let him go to his own house, and let him not see my face. So Absalom went to his own house and did not see the king's face.

Bible in Basic English

And the king said, Let him go to his house, but let him not see my face. So Absalom went back to his house and did not see the face of the king.

Darby Translation

And the king said, Let him turn to his own house, and let him not see my face. And Absalom withdrew to his own house, and saw not the king's face.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

But the king said, Let him go to his own house and let him not see my face. So Absalom returned to his own house, and did not see the king's face.

Julia Smith Translation

And the king will say, He shall turn about to his house and not see my face. And Absalom will turn to his house and not see the face of the king.

King James 2000

And the king said, Let him turn to his own house, and let him not see my face. So Absalom returned to his own house, and saw not the king's face.

Lexham Expanded Bible

The king said, "Let him go over to his house, and he may not see my face." So Absalom went over to his house, and did not see the face of the king.

Modern King James verseion

And the king said, Let him turn to his own house, and let him not see my face. And Absalom returned to his own house, and did not see the king's face.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Then said the king, "Let him turn to his own house, but see that he come not in my presence." And so Absalom went to his own house, but came not in the king's presence.

NET Bible

But the king said, "Let him go over to his own house. He may not see my face." So Absalom went over to his own house; he did not see the king's face.

New Heart English Bible

The king said, "Let him return to his own house, but let him not see my face." So Absalom returned to his own house, and did not see the king's face.

New simplified Bible

The king said: Absalom should return to his own house. Do not let him see me. So Absalom returned to his house. He did not see the king.

The Emphasized Bible

And the king said - Let him go round to his own house, and, my face, let him not see. So Absolom went round, unto his own house, and, the face of the king, saw he not.

Webster

And the king said, Let him turn to his own house, and let him not see my face. So Absalom returned to his own house, and saw not the king's face.

World English Bible

The king said, "Let him return to his own house, but let him not see my face." So Absalom returned to his own house, and didn't see the king's face.

Youngs Literal Translation

and the king saith, 'Let him turn round unto his house, and my face he doth not see.' And Absalom turneth round unto his house, and the face of the king he hath not seen.

Topics

Interlinear

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


Usage: 0

סבב 
Cabab 
Usage: 157

בּית 
Bayith 
בּית 
Bayith 
Usage: 2053
Usage: 2053

and let him not see
ראה 
Ra'ah 
Usage: 1308

my face
פּנים 
Paniym 
before , face , presence , because , sight , countenance , from , person , upon , of , ...me , against , ...him , open , for , toward ,
Usage: 2119

So Absalom
H53
אבשׁלום אבישׁלום 
'Abiyshalowm 
Usage: 111

סבב 
Cabab 
Usage: 157

and saw
ראה 
Ra'ah 
Usage: 1308

not the king's
מלך 
melek 
Usage: 2521

References

Fausets

Context Readings

Absalom Returns To Jerusalem

23 So Joab arose and went to Geshur and brought Absalom to Jerusalem. 24 However the king said, "Let him turn to his own house, and let him not see my face." So Absalom turned to his own house and did not see the king's face. 25 Now in all Israel was no one as handsome as Absalom, so highly praised; from the sole of his foot to the crown of his head there was no defect in him.


Cross References

Genesis 43:3

Judah spoke to him, however, saying, "The man solemnly warned us, 'You shall not see my face unless your brother is with you.'

Exodus 10:28

Then Pharaoh said to him, "Get away from me! Beware, do not see my face again, for in the day you see my face you shall die!"

2 Samuel 3:13

He said, "Good! I will make a covenant with you, but I demand one thing of you, namely, you shall not see my face unless you first bring Michal, Saul's daughter, when you come to see me."

2 Samuel 14:28

Now Absalom lived two full years in Jerusalem, and did not see the king's face.

Revelation 22:4

they will see His face, and His name will be on their foreheads.

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