Parallel Verses

Jubilee 2000 Bible

So Joab came to the king and told him. Then he called Absalom, who came to the king and bowed himself on his face to the ground before the king; and the king kissed Absalom.

New American Standard Bible

So when Joab came to the king and told him, he called for Absalom. Thus he came to the king and prostrated himself on his face to the ground before the king, and the king kissed Absalom.

King James Version

So Joab came to the king, and told him: and when he had called for Absalom, he came to the king, and bowed himself on his face to the ground before the king: and the king kissed Absalom.

Holman Bible

Joab went to the king and told him. So David summoned Absalom, who came to the king and bowed down with his face to the ground before the king. Then the king kissed Absalom.

International Standard Version

So when Joab approached the king and told him what Absalom had said, he summoned Absalom, who then came to the king and fell to the ground on his face in front of him. Then the king kissed Absalom.

A Conservative Version

So Joab came to the king, and told him. And when he had called for Absalom, he came to the king, and bowed himself on his face to the ground before the king. And the king kissed Absalom.

American Standard Version

So Joab came to the king, and told him; and when he had called for Absalom, he came to the king, and bowed himself on his face to the ground before the king: and the king kissed Absalom.

Amplified

So Joab came to the king and told him. And when David had called for Absalom, he came to him and bowed himself on his face to the ground before the king; and [David] kissed Absalom.

Bible in Basic English

So Joab went to the king and said these words to him: and when the king had sent for him, Absalom came, and went down on his face on the earth before the king: and the king gave him a kiss.

Darby Translation

And Joab came to the king, and told him. And he called Absalom, and he came to the king, and bowed himself on his face to the ground before the king; and the king kissed Absalom.

Julia Smith Translation

And Joab will come to the king and announce to him: and he will call for Absalom, and he will come to the king and worship to him upon his face to the earth before the king: and the king will kiss Absalom.

King James 2000

So Joab came to the king, and told him: and when he had called for Absalom, he came to the king, and bowed himself on his face to the ground before the king: and the king kissed Absalom.

Lexham Expanded Bible

So Joab went to the king and he told him. Then he summoned Absalom, and he came to the king, and he bowed down to him with his face to the ground before the king. Then the king kissed Absalom.

Modern King James verseion

And Joab came to the king and told him. And when he had called for Absalom, he came to the king and bowed himself on his face to the ground before the king. And the king kissed Absalom.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And Joab went to the king and told him. And he sent for Absalom; which, when he was come, fell to the ground on his face before the king. And the king kissed him.

NET Bible

So Joab went to the king and informed him. The king summoned Absalom, and he came to the king. Absalom bowed down before the king with his face toward the ground and the king kissed him.

New Heart English Bible

So Joab came to the king, and told him; and when he had called for Absalom, he came to the king, and bowed himself on his face to the ground before the king: and the king kissed Absalom.

The Emphasized Bible

So Joab came unto the king, and told him, and the king called for Absolom, and he came in unto the king, and bowed himself down with his face to the ground, before the king, - and the king kissed Absolom.

Webster

So Joab came to the king, and told him: and when he had called for Absalom, he came to the king, and bowed himself on his face to the ground before the king: and the king kissed Absalom.

World English Bible

So Joab came to the king, and told him; and when he had called for Absalom, he came to the king, and bowed himself on his face to the ground before the king: and the king kissed Absalom.

Youngs Literal Translation

And Joab cometh unto the king, and declareth it to him, and he calleth unto Absalom, and he cometh unto the king, and boweth himself to him, on his face, to the earth, before the king, and the king giveth a kiss to Absalom.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
So Joab
יואב 
Yow'ab 
Usage: 145


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

to the king
מלך 
melek 
מלך 
melek 
Usage: 2521
Usage: 2521

and told
נגד 
Nagad 
Usage: 370

him and when he had called
קרא 
Qara' 
Usage: 736

H53
אבשׁלום אבישׁלום 
'Abiyshalowm 
Usage: 111

he came

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

and bowed
שׁחה 
Shachah 
Usage: 171

to the ground
ארץ 
'erets 
Usage: 2504

פּנים 
Paniym 
Usage: 2119

the king
מלך 
melek 
Usage: 2521

and the king
מלך 
melek 
Usage: 2521

נשׁק 
Nashaq 
Usage: 35

Context Readings

Absalom Reconciled To David

32 And Absalom answered Joab, Behold, I have sent for thee, saying, Come here, that I may send thee to the king, to say, Why have I come from Geshur? It would have been better for me to have been there still. Now, therefore, let me see the king's face; and if there is any iniquity in me, let him kill me. 33 So Joab came to the king and told him. Then he called Absalom, who came to the king and bowed himself on his face to the ground before the king; and the king kissed Absalom.



Cross References

Genesis 33:4

And Esau ran to meet him and embraced him and fell on his neck and kissed him, and they wept.

Luke 15:20

And he arose and came to his father. But when he was yet a great way off, his father saw him and was moved with compassion and ran and fell on his neck and kissed him.

Genesis 27:26

And his father Isaac said unto him, Come near now and kiss me, my son.

Genesis 45:15

Moreover he kissed all his brethren and wept upon them, and after that his brethren talked with him.

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