Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

and I will bring back all the people to you. The return of everyone depends on the man you seek; then all the people will be at peace."

King James Version

And I will bring back all the people unto thee: the man whom thou seekest is as if all returned: so all the people shall be in peace.

Holman Bible

and bring all the people back to you. When everyone returns [except] the man you're seeking, all the people will be at peace."

International Standard Version

Then I'll bring everybody else back to you. When the man you're looking for is dead, all the rest of the people will return quietly."

A Conservative Version

and I will bring back all the people to thee. The man whom thou seek is as if all returned, [so] all the people shall be in peace.

American Standard Version

and I will bring back all the people unto thee: the man whom thou seekest is as if all returned:'so all the people shall be in peace.

Amplified

I will bring back all the people to you. [The removal of] the man whom you seek is the assurance that all will return; and all the people will be at peace.

Bible in Basic English

And I will make all the people come back to you as a bride comes back to her husband: it is the life of only one man you are going after; so all the people will be at peace.

Darby Translation

and I will bring back all the people to thee. The man whom thou seekest is as if all returned: all the people shall be in peace.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Thus will I turn all the people back unto thee, and when they have returned (for that man is whom thou dost seek), all the people shall be in peace.

Julia Smith Translation

And I will turn back all the people to thee: as the turning back of all, the man whom thou seekest; and to all the people shall be peace.

King James 2000

And I will bring back all the people unto you: only the man whom you seek will be struck: so all the people shall be in peace.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Then I will return all the people to you; when all have returned, the man whom you [are] seeking [will be dead], but all the people will be safe."

Modern King James verseion

And I will bring back all the people to you, when all return, except the man whom you are seeking. All the people shall be in peace.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

and will bring again all the people unto thee. And when all these men which thou seekest are turned to thee, all the people shall have rest."

NET Bible

and will bring the entire army back to you. In exchange for the life of the man you are seeking, you will get back everyone. The entire army will return unharmed."

New Heart English Bible

and I will bring back all the people to you. The man whom you seek is as if all returned. All the people shall be in peace."

The Emphasized Bible

that I may bring back all the people unto thee, - when all return - save the man whom thou art seeking, all the people, will be at peace.

Webster

And I will bring back all the people to thee: the man whom thou seekest is as if all returned: so all the people shall be in peace.

World English Bible

and I will bring back all the people to you. The man whom you seek is as if all returned. All the people shall be in peace."

Youngs Literal Translation

and I bring back all the people unto thee -- as the turning back of the whole is the man whom thou art seeking -- all the people are peace.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
And I will bring back
שׁוּב 
Shuwb 
Usage: 1058

all the people
עם 
`am 
Usage: 1867

unto thee the man
אישׁ 
'iysh 
Usage: 692

is as if all returned
שׁוּב 
Shuwb 
Usage: 1058

so all the people
עם 
`am 
Usage: 1867

References

Easton

Fausets

Hastings

Morish

Smith

Context Readings

Ahithophel's Advice

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, 3 and I will bring back all the people to you. The return of everyone depends on the man you seek; then all the people will be at peace." 4 So the plan pleased Absalom and all the elders of Israel.



Cross References

2 Samuel 3:21

Abner said to David, "Let me arise and go and gather all Israel to my lord the king, that they may make a covenant with you, and that you may be king over all that your soul desires." So David sent Abner away, and he went in peace.

Isaiah 48:22

"There is no peace for the wicked," says the LORD.

Isaiah 57:21

"There is no peace," says my God, "for the wicked."

1 Thessalonians 5:3

While they are saying, "Peace and safety!" then destruction will come upon them suddenly like labor pains upon a woman with child, and they will not escape.

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