Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

Furthermore, Ahithophel said to Absalom, “Please let me choose 12,000 men that I may arise and pursue David tonight.

King James Version

Moreover Ahithophel said unto Absalom, Let me now choose out twelve thousand men, and I will arise and pursue after David this night:

Holman Bible

Ahithophel said to Absalom, “Let me choose 12,000 men, and I will set out in pursuit of David tonight.

A Conservative Version

Moreover Ahithophel said to Absalom, Let me now choose out twelve thousand men, and I will arise and pursue after David this night.

American Standard Version

Moreover Ahithophel said unto Absalom, Let me now choose out twelve thousand men, and I will arise and pursue after David this night:

Amplified

Then, Ahithophel said to Absalom, “Please let me choose 12,000 men, and I will set out and pursue David tonight.

Bible in Basic English

Then Ahithophel said to Absalom, Let me take out twelve thousand men and this very night I will go after David:

Darby Translation

And Ahithophel said to Absalom, Let me, I pray, choose out twelve thousand men, and I will arise and pursue after David to-night;

Julia Smith Translation

And Ahithophel will say to Absalom, I will now choose twelve thousand men. and I will rise and pursue after David this night:

King James 2000

Moreover Ahithophel said unto Absalom, Let me now choose out twelve thousand men, and I will arise and pursue after David this night:

Lexham Expanded Bible

Then Ahithophel said to Absalom, "Please let me choose twelve thousand men, and I will set out and pursue after David {tonight}.

Modern King James verseion

And Ahithophel said to Absalom, Please let me choose out twelve thousand men, and I will arise and pursue after David tonight.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Then Ahithophel said unto Absalom, "Let me choose out, I pray thee, twelve thousand men. And I will up and follow after David by night.

NET Bible

Ahithophel said to Absalom, "Let me pick out twelve thousand men. Then I will go and pursue David this very night.

New Heart English Bible

Moreover Ahithophel said to Absalom, "Let me now choose twelve thousand men, and I will arise and pursue after David tonight.

The Emphasized Bible

Then said Ahithophel unto Absolom: I pray thee, let me choose for myself, twelve thousand men, and arise, and pursue David to-night;

Webster

Moreover Ahithophel said to Absalom, Let me now choose out twelve thousand men, and I will arise and pursue after David this night;

World English Bible

Moreover Ahithophel said to Absalom, "Let me now choose twelve thousand men, and I will arise and pursue after David tonight.

Youngs Literal Translation

And Ahithophel said unto Absalom, 'Let me choose, I pray thee, twelve thousand men, and I arise and pursue after David to-night,

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
אחיתפל 
'Achiythophel 
Usage: 20

H53
אבשׁלום אבישׁלום 
'Abiyshalowm 
Usage: 111

שׁתּים שׁנים 
Sh@nayim 
Usage: 767

אלף 
'eleph 
Usage: 504

men
אישׁ 
'iysh 
Usage: 692

and I will arise
קוּם 
Quwm 
Usage: 629

and pursue
רדף 
Radaph 
Usage: 143

אחר 
'achar 
Usage: 488

דּויד דּוד 
David 
Usage: 1074

References

Easton

Fausets

Hastings

Context Readings

Ahithophel's Advice

1 Furthermore, Ahithophel said to Absalom, “Please let me choose 12,000 men that I may arise and pursue David tonight. 2 I will come upon him while he is weary and exhausted and terrify him, so that all the people who are with him will flee. Then I will strike down the king alone,



Cross References

Psalm 3:3-5

But You, O Lord, are a shield about me,
My glory, and the One who lifts my head.

Psalm 4:8

In peace I will both lie down and sleep,
For You alone, O Lord, make me to dwell in safety.

Psalm 109:2-4

For they have opened the wicked and deceitful mouth against me;
They have spoken against me with a lying tongue.

Proverbs 1:16

For their feet run to evil
And they hasten to shed blood.

Proverbs 4:16

For they cannot sleep unless they do evil;
And they are robbed of sleep unless they make someone stumble.

Isaiah 59:7-8

Their feet run to evil,
And they hasten to shed innocent blood;
Their thoughts are thoughts of iniquity,
Devastation and destruction are in their highways.

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