Parallel Verses

King James 2000

And it was so, that when any man came near to him to bow down to him, he put forth his hand, and took him, and kissed him.

New American Standard Bible

And when a man came near to prostrate himself before him, he would put out his hand and take hold of him and kiss him.

King James Version

And it was so, that when any man came nigh to him to do him obeisance, he put forth his hand, and took him, and kissed him.

Holman Bible

When a person approached to bow down to him, Absalom reached out his hand, took hold of him, and kissed him.

International Standard Version

Furthermore, if a man approached him to bow down in front of him, he would put out his hand, grab him, and embrace him.

A Conservative Version

And it was so, that, when any man came near to do him obeisance, he put forth his hand, and took hold of him, and kissed him.

American Standard Version

And it was so, that, when any man came nigh to do him obeisance, he put forth his hand, and took hold of him, and kissed him.

Amplified

And whenever a man came near to do obeisance to him, he would put out his hand, take hold of him, and kiss him.

Bible in Basic English

And if any man came near to give him honour, he took him by the hand and gave him a kiss.

Darby Translation

And it was so, that when any man came near to do him obeisance, he put forth his hand, and took him, and kissed him.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

And it was so, that when anyone came near unto him to do him obeisance, he put forth his hand and took him and kissed him.

Julia Smith Translation

And it was in a man's coming near to worship to him, and he stretched forth his hand and laid hold of him, and kissed him.

Lexham Expanded Bible

It happened whenever anyone drew near to do obeisance to him, that he would stretch his hand and take hold of him and kiss him.

Modern King James verseion

And it was so, when any man came near to bow down to him, he put forth his hand and took him and kissed him.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And also when any man came nigh to him to do him obeisance, he put forth his hand and took him to him and kissed him.

NET Bible

When someone approached to bow before him, Absalom would extend his hand and embrace him and kiss him.

New Heart English Bible

It was so, that when any man came near to do him obeisance, he put forth his hand, and took hold of him, and kissed him.

The Emphasized Bible

Moreover, so it used to be, that, when any man came near to do him homage, he would put forth his hand, and lay hold of him, and kiss him.

Webster

And it was so, that when any man came nigh to him to do him obeisance, he put forth his hand, and took him, and kissed him.

World English Bible

It was so, that when any man came near to do him obeisance, he put forth his hand, and took hold of him, and kissed him.

Youngs Literal Translation

And it hath come to pass, in the drawing nearing of any one to bow himself to him, that he hath put forth his hand, and laid hold on him, and given a kiss to him;

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
And it was so, that when any man
אישׁ 
'iysh 
Usage: 692

קרב 
Qarab 
Usage: 280

to him to do him obeisance
שׁחה 
Shachah 
Usage: 171

he put forth
שׁלח 
Shalach 
Usage: 848

יד 
Yad 
Usage: 1612

him, and kissed
נשׁק 
Nashaq 
Usage: 35

References

Context Readings

Absalom Leads A Rebellion

4 Absalom said moreover, Oh that I were made judge in the land, that every man who has any suit or cause might come unto me, and I would do him justice! 5 And it was so, that when any man came near to him to bow down to him, he put forth his hand, and took him, and kissed him. 6 And in this manner did Absalom to all Israel that came to the king for judgment: so Absalom stole the hearts of the men of Israel.


Cross References

2 Samuel 14:33

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.

Psalm 10:9-10

He lies in wait secretly as a lion in his den: he lies in wait to catch the poor: he does catch the poor, when he draws him into his net.

Psalm 55:21

The words of his mouth were smoother than butter, but war was in his heart: his words were softer than oil, yet were they drawn swords.

Proverbs 26:25

When he speaks graciously, believe him not: for there are seven abominations in his heart.

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