Parallel Verses

Holman Bible

Then Absalom sent messengers throughout the tribes of Israel with this message: “When you hear the sound of the ram’s horn, you are to say, ‘Absalom has become king in Hebron!’”

New American Standard Bible

But Absalom sent spies throughout all the tribes of Israel, saying, "As soon as you hear the sound of the trumpet, then you shall say, 'Absalom is king in Hebron.'"

King James Version

But Absalom sent spies throughout all the tribes of Israel, saying, As soon as ye hear the sound of the trumpet, then ye shall say, Absalom reigneth in Hebron.

International Standard Version

But Absalom sent agents throughout all of the tribes of Israel, telling them, "When you hear the sound of the battle trumpet, you're to announce that Absalom is king in Hebron."

A Conservative Version

But Absalom sent spies throughout all the tribes of Israel, saying, As soon as ye hear the sound of the trumpet, then ye shall say, Absalom is king in Hebron.

American Standard Version

But Absalom sent spies throughout all the tribes of Israel, saying, As soon as ye hear the sound of the trumpet, then ye shall say, Absalom is king in Hebron.

Amplified

But Absalom sent secret messengers throughout all the tribes of Israel, saying, As soon as you hear the sound of the trumpet, then say, Absalom is king at Hebron.

Bible in Basic English

But Absalom at the same time sent watchers through all the tribes of Israel to say, At the sound of the horn you are to say, Absalom is king in Hebron.

Darby Translation

And Absalom sent emissaries into all the tribes of Israel, saying, When ye hear the sound of the trumpet, ye shall say, Absalom reigns in Hebron.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

But Absalom sent spies throughout all the tribes of Israel, saying, As soon as ye hear the sound of the shofar, then ye shall say, Absalom reigns in Hebron.

Julia Smith Translation

And Absalom will send spies in all the tribes of Israel, saying, When ye heard the voice of the trumpet, and ye said, Absalom the king in Hebron.

King James 2000

But Absalom sent spies throughout all the tribes of Israel, saying, As soon as you hear the sound of the trumpet, then you shall say, Absalom reigns in Hebron.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Then Absalom sent scouts throughout all the tribes of Israel, saying, "When you hear the sound of the trumpet, you shall shout 'Absalom has become king in Hebron!'"

Modern King James verseion

But Absalom sent spies throughout all the tribes of Israel, saying, As soon as you hear the sound of the ram's horn, then you shall say, Absalom reigns in Hebron!

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Then Absalom sent spies throughout all the tribes of Israel, saying, "As soon as ye hear the voice of the trumpet blow, say, 'Absalom reigneth king in Hebron.'"

NET Bible

Then Absalom sent spies through all the tribes of Israel who said, "When you hear the sound of the horn, you may assume that Absalom rules in Hebron."

New Heart English Bible

But Absalom sent spies throughout all the tribes of Israel, saying, "As soon as you hear the sound of the trumpet, then you shall say, 'Absalom is king in Hebron.'"

The Emphasized Bible

And Absolom sent spies throughout all the tribes of Israel, saying, - When ye hear the sound of the horn, then shall ye say, Absolom hath become king in Hebron!

Webster

But Absalom sent spies throughout all the tribes of Israel, saying, As soon as ye hear the sound of the trumpet, then ye shall say, Absalom reigneth in Hebron.

World English Bible

But Absalom sent spies throughout all the tribes of Israel, saying, "As soon as you hear the sound of the trumpet, then you shall say, 'Absalom is king in Hebron!'"

Youngs Literal Translation

and Absalom sendeth spies through all the tribes of Israel, saying, 'At your hearing the voice of the trumpet, then ye have said, Absalom hath reigned in Hebron.'

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
H53
אבשׁלום אבישׁלום 
'Abiyshalowm 
Usage: 111

שׁלח 
Shalach 
Usage: 848

רגל 
Ragal 
Usage: 25

שׁבט 
Shebet 
Usage: 190

of Israel
ישׂראל 
Yisra'el 
Usage: 2505

As soon as ye hear
שׁמע 
Shama` 
Usage: 1158

the sound
קל קול 
Qowl 
Usage: 506

of the trumpet
שׁפר שׁופר 
Showphar 
Usage: 72

H53
אבשׁלום אבישׁלום 
'Abiyshalowm 
Usage: 111

מלך 
Malak 
Usage: 350

References

American

Easton

Hastings

War

Context Readings

Absalom Leads A Rebellion

9 “Go in peace,” the king said to him. So he went to Hebron. 10 Then Absalom sent messengers throughout the tribes of Israel with this message: “When you hear the sound of the ram’s horn, you are to say, ‘Absalom has become king in Hebron!’” 11 Two hundred men from Jerusalem went with Absalom. They had been invited and were going innocently, for they knew nothing about the whole matter.


Cross References

2 Samuel 2:1

Some time later, David inquired of the Lord: “Should I go to one of the towns of Judah?”The Lord answered him, “Go.” Then David asked, “Where should I go?” “To Hebron,” the Lord replied.

2 Samuel 2:11

The length of time that David was king in Hebron over the house of Judah was seven years and six months.

2 Samuel 3:2-3

Sons were born to David in Hebron:his firstborn was Amnon,
by Ahinoam the Jezreelite;

2 Samuel 5:5

In Hebron he reigned over Judah seven years and six months, and in Jerusalem he reigned 33 years over all Israel and Judah.

2 Samuel 13:28

Now Absalom commanded his young men, “Watch Amnon until he is in a good mood from the wine. When I order you to strike Amnon, then kill him. Don’t be afraid. Am I not the one who has commanded you? Be strong and courageous!”

2 Samuel 14:30

Then Absalom said to his servants, “See, Joab has a field right next to mine, and he has barley there. Go and set fire to it!” So Absalom’s servants set the field on fire.

2 Samuel 19:10

But Absalom, the man we anointed over us, has died in battle. So why do you say nothing about restoring the king?”

1 Kings 1:34

There, Zadok the priest and Nathan the prophet are to anoint him as king over Israel. You are to blow the ram’s horn and say, ‘Long live King Solomon!’

2 Kings 9:13

Each man quickly took his garment and put it under Jehu on the bare steps. They blew the ram’s horn and proclaimed, “Jehu is king!”

1 Chronicles 11:3

So all the elders of Israel came to the king at Hebron. David made a covenant with them at Hebron in the Lord’s presence, and they anointed David king over Israel, in keeping with the Lord’s word through Samuel.

1 Chronicles 12:23

The numbers of the armed troops who came to David at Hebron to turn Saul’s kingdom over to him, according to the Lord’s word, were as follows:

1 Chronicles 12:38

All these warriors, lined up in battle formation, came to Hebron fully determined to make David king over all Israel. All the rest of Israel was also of one mind to make David king.

Job 20:5-29

the joy of the wicked has been brief
and the happiness of the godless has lasted only a moment?

Psalm 73:18-19

Indeed, You put them in slippery places;
You make them fall into ruin.

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