Parallel Verses

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!

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 Tekoa spoke to the king, she bowed with her face to the ground and lay herself down, 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!

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."

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

to the king
מלך 
melek 
Usage: 2521

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 so shalt thou come in unto the king, and speak unto him, after this manner. And Joab put the words in her mouth. 4 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! 5 And the king said to her - What aileth thee? And she said - Of a truth, a widow woman, am I, for my husband is dead.


Cross References

1 Samuel 25:23

And, when Abigail saw David, she hastened, and alighted from off her ass, - and fell down before David upon her face, and prostrated herself on the ground;

2 Samuel 1:2

yea so it was, on the third day, that lo! a man came out of the camp, from Saul, with his clothes rent, and earth upon his head, - and so it was, when he came in unto David, that he fell to the earth, and did homage.

2 Kings 6:26-28

And so it was that, as the king of Israel was passing by on the wall, a woman, made outcry unto him, saying - Save, my lord, O king!

1 Samuel 20:41

As soon as, the lad, was gone, David, arose from beside the South, and fell on his face to the earth, and bowed himself down three times, - and they kissed each other, and wept over each other, until, David, exceeded.

Job 29:12-14

Because I used to deliver the oppressed who was crying out for aid, the fatherless also, and him that had no helper;

Luke 18:3-5

And, a widow, there was, in that city; and she kept coming unto him, saying - Vindicate me from mine adversary!

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