Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

Now when the woman of Tekoa spoke to the king, she fell on her face to the ground and prostrated herself and said, "Help, O king."

King James Version

And when the woman of Tekoah spake to the king, she fell on her face to the ground, and did obeisance, and said, Help, O king.

Holman Bible

When the woman from Tekoa came to the king, she fell with her face to the ground in homage and said, "Help me, my king!"

International Standard Version

When the woman from Tekoa spoke to the king, she fell on her face to the ground, prostrating herself to address him, "Help, your majesty!"

A Conservative Version

And when the woman of Tekoa spoke to the king, she fell on her face to the ground, and did obeisance, and said, Help, O king.

American Standard Version

And when the woman of Tekoa spake to the king, she fell on her face to the ground, and did obeisance, and said, Help, O king.

Amplified

When the woman of Tekoah spoke to the king, she fell on her face to the ground and did obeisance, and said, Help, O king!

Bible in Basic English

And the woman of Tekoa came to the king, and falling on her face, gave him honour and said, Give me help, O king.

Darby Translation

And the woman of Tekoah spoke to the king, and she fell on her face to the ground and did obeisance, and said, Save, O king!

Jubilee 2000 Bible

And when the woman of Tekoa spoke to the king, she fell on her face to the ground and did obeisance and said, Save me, O king.

Julia Smith Translation

And the woman, the Tekoite, will speak to the king and fall upon her face to the earth, and worship him, and say, Save, O king!

King James 2000

And when the woman of Tekoah spoke to the king, she fell on her face to the ground, and pain him honor, and said, Help, O king.

Lexham Expanded Bible

So the Tekoite woman spoke to the king, and she fell on her face to the ground and did obeisance. She said, "Help me, O king!"

Modern King James verseion

And the woman of Tekoah spoke to the king, and bowed and said, Save, O, King!

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And when the wife of Tekoa was come to speak with the king, she fell on her face to the ground and did obeisance and said, "Help me, O king."

NET Bible

So the Tekoan woman went to the king. She bowed down with her face to the ground in deference to him and said, "Please help me, O king!"

New Heart English Bible

And the woman of Tekoa went to the king, and she fell on her face to the ground, and showed respect, and said, "Help, O king."

The Emphasized Bible

And, when the woman of Tekoa came in unto the king, she fell on her face to the ground, and did homage, - and said - Save, O king!

Webster

And when the woman of Tekoah spoke to the king, she fell on her face to the ground, and did obeisance, and said, Help, O king.

World English Bible

When the woman of Tekoa spoke to the king, she fell on her face to the ground, and did obeisance, and said, "Help, O king!"

Youngs Literal Translation

And the woman of Tekoah speaketh unto the king, and falleth on her face to the earth, and doth obeisance, and saith, 'Save, O king.'

Interlinear

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

of Tekoah
תּקעי תּקועי 
T@qow`iy 
Usage: 7


Usage: 0

to the king
מלך 
melek 
Usage: 2521

נפל 
Naphal 
Usage: 434

on her face
אף 
'aph 
Usage: 276

to the ground
ארץ 
'erets 
Usage: 2504

שׁחה 
Shachah 
Usage: 171

and said

Usage: 0

ישׁע 
Yasha` 
Usage: 205

References

Context Readings

Joab Plots To Reconcile David With Absalom

3 then go to the king and speak to him in this manner." So Joab put the words in her mouth. 4 Now when the woman of Tekoa spoke to the king, she fell on her face to the ground and prostrated herself and said, "Help, O king." 5 The king said to her, "What is your trouble?" And she answered, "Truly I am a widow, for my husband is dead.


Cross References

1 Samuel 25:23

When Abigail saw David, she hurried and dismounted from her donkey, and fell on her face before David and bowed herself to the ground.

2 Samuel 1:2

On the third day, behold, a man came out of the camp from Saul, with his clothes torn and dust on his head And it came about when he came to David that he fell to the ground and prostrated himself.

2 Kings 6:26-28

As the king of Israel was passing by on the wall a woman cried out to him, saying, "Help, my lord, O king!"

1 Samuel 20:41

When the lad was gone, David rose from the south side and fell on his face to the ground, and bowed three times And they kissed each other and wept together, but David wept the more.

Job 29:12-14

Because I delivered the poor who cried for help, And the orphan who had no helper.

Luke 18:3-5

"There was a widow in that city, and she kept coming to him, saying, 'Give me legal protection from my opponent.'



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