Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

The king said to Shimei, "You shall not die." Thus the king swore to him.

King James Version

Therefore the king said unto Shimei, Thou shalt not die. And the king sware unto him.

Holman Bible

So the king said to Shimei, "You will not die." Then the king gave him his oath.

International Standard Version

Then the king addressed Shimei, "You won't die!" affirming his promise with an oath.

A Conservative Version

And the king said to Shimei, Thou shall not die. And the king swore to him.

American Standard Version

And the king said unto Shimei, Thou shalt not die. And the king sware unto him.

Amplified

Therefore the king said to Shimei, You shall not die [at my hand]. And the king gave him his oath.

Bible in Basic English

So the king said to Shimei, You will not be put to death. And the king gave him his oath.

Darby Translation

And the king said to Shimei, Thou shalt not die. And the king swore to him.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

And the king said unto Shimei, Thou shalt not die. And the king swore unto him.

Julia Smith Translation

And the king will say to Shimei, Thou shalt not die: and the king will swear to him.

King James 2000

Therefore the king said unto Shimei, You shall not die. And the king swore unto him.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Then the king said to Shimei, "You shall not die," and [so] the king swore to him.

Modern King James verseion

And the king said to Shimei, You shall not die. And the king swore to him.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And the king said unto Shimei, "Thou shalt not die," and sware unto him.

NET Bible

The king said to Shimei, "You won't die." The king vowed an oath concerning this.

New Heart English Bible

The king said to Shimei, "You shall not die." The king swore to him.

The Emphasized Bible

Then said the king unto Shimei - Thou shalt not die. And the king sware to him.

Webster

Therefore the king said to Shimei, Thou shalt not die. And the king swore to him.

World English Bible

The king said to Shimei, "You shall not die." The king swore to him.

Youngs Literal Translation

And the king saith unto Shimei, 'Thou dost not die;' and the king sweareth to him.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
מלך 
melek 
Usage: 2521

שׁמעי 
Shim`iy 
Usage: 43

Thou shalt not die
מוּת 
Muwth 
Usage: 839

And the king
מלך 
melek 
Usage: 2521

שׁבע 
 
Usage: 186

References

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Easton

Morish

Context Readings

David Pardons His Enemies

22 David then said, "What have I to do with you, O sons of Zeruiah, that you should this day be an adversary to me? Should any man be put to death in Israel today? For do I not know that I am king over Israel today?" 23 The king said to Shimei, "You shall not die." Thus the king swore to him. 24 Then Mephibosheth the son of Saul came down to meet the king; and he had neither cared for his feet, nor trimmed his mustache, nor washed his clothes, from the day the king departed until the day he came home in peace.



Cross References

1 Kings 2:8-9

"Behold, there is with you Shimei the son of Gera the Benjamite, of Bahurim; now it was he who cursed me with a violent curse on the day I went to Mahanaim But when he came down to me at the Jordan, I swore to him by the LORD, saying, 'I will not put you to death with the sword.'

1 Kings 2:37

"For on the day you go out and cross over the brook Kidron, you will know for certain that you shall surely die; your blood shall be on your own head."

1 Kings 2:46

So the king commanded Benaiah the son of Jehoiada, and he went out and fell upon him so that he died Thus the kingdom was established in the hands of Solomon.

1 Samuel 28:10

Saul vowed to her by the LORD, saying, "As the LORD lives, no punishment shall come upon you for this thing."

1 Samuel 30:15

Then David said to him, "Will you bring me down to this band?" And he said, "Swear to me by God that you will not kill me or deliver me into the hands of my master, and I will bring you down to this band."

Hebrews 6:16

For men swear by one greater than themselves, and with them an oath given as confirmation is an end of every dispute.

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