Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

"Moreover, he has slandered your servant to my lord the king; but my lord the king is like the angel of God, therefore do what is good in your sight.

King James Version

And he hath slandered thy servant unto my lord the king; but my lord the king is as an angel of God: do therefore what is good in thine eyes.

Holman Bible

Ziba slandered your servant to my lord the king. But my lord the king is like the Angel of God, so do whatever you think best.

International Standard Version

by slandering your servant to your majesty. But your majesty the king is like an angel from God: so do what you think is best.

A Conservative Version

And he has slandered thy servant to my lord the king. But my lord the king is as an agent of God; do therefore what is good in thine eyes.

American Standard Version

And he hath slandered thy servant unto my lord the king; but my lord the king is as an angel of God: do therefore what is good in thine eyes.

Amplified

He has slandered your servant to my lord the king. But the king is as an angel of God; so do what is good in your eyes.

Bible in Basic English

He has given you a false account of me: but my lord the king is like the angel of God: do then whatever seems good to you.

Darby Translation

And he has slandered thy servant to my lord the king; but my lord the king is as an angel of God; do therefore what is good in thy sight.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

And he has slandered thy slave unto my lord the king, but my lord the king is as an angel of God; do therefore what is good in thine eyes.

Julia Smith Translation

And he will slander against thy servant to my lord the king; and my lord the king as a messenger of God: and do thou the good in thine eyes.

King James 2000

And he has slandered your servant unto my lord the king; but my lord the king is as an angel of God: do therefore what is good in your eyes.

Lexham Expanded Bible

But he slandered against your servant to my lord the king. My lord the king [is] like the angel of God; {do as you see fit.}."

Modern King James verseion

And he spoke slander against your servant to my lord the king. But my lord the king is as an angel of God. And do what is good in your eyes.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And he hath thereto complained on thy servant unto my lord the king. But my lord the king is as an Angel of God: do therefore what seemeth best in thine eyes.

NET Bible

But my servant has slandered me to my lord the king. But my lord the king is like an angel of God. Do whatever seems appropriate to you.

New Heart English Bible

He has slandered your servant to my lord the king; but my lord the king is as an angel of God. Do therefore what is good in your eyes.

The Emphasized Bible

And he hath slandered thy servant, unto my lord the king, - but, my lord the king, is as a messenger of God, do therefore what is good in thine own eyes.

Webster

And he hath slandered thy servant to my lord the king; but my lord the king is as an angel of God: do therefore what is good in thy eyes.

World English Bible

He has slandered your servant to my lord the king; but my lord the king is as an angel of God. Do therefore what is good in your eyes.

Youngs Literal Translation

and he uttereth slander against thy servant unto my lord the king, and my lord the king is as a messenger of God; and do thou that which is good in thine eyes,

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
רגל 
Ragal 
Usage: 25

עבד 
`ebed 
Usage: 800

אדן אדון 
'adown 
Usage: 335

the king
מלך 
melek 
מלך 
melek 
Usage: 2521
Usage: 2521

but my lord
אדן אדון 
'adown 
Usage: 335

is as an angel
מלאך 
Mal'ak 
Usage: 213

of God
אלהים 
'elohiym 
Usage: 2600

References

Context Readings

David Pardons His Enemies

26 So he answered, "O my lord, the king, my servant deceived me; for your servant said, 'I will saddle a donkey for myself that I may ride on it and go with the king,' because your servant is lame. 27 "Moreover, he has slandered your servant to my lord the king; but my lord the king is like the angel of God, therefore do what is good in your sight. 28 "For all my father's household was nothing but dead men before my lord the king; yet you set your servant among those who ate at your own table. What right do I have yet that I should complain anymore to the king?"



Cross References

2 Samuel 14:17

"Then your maidservant said, 'Please let the word of my lord the king be comforting, for as the angel of God, so is my lord the king to discern good and evil. And may the LORD your God be with you.'"

2 Samuel 14:20

in order to change the appearance of things your servant Joab has done this thing. But my lord is wise, like the wisdom of the angel of God, to know all that is in the earth."

1 Samuel 29:9

But Achish replied to David, "I know that you are pleasing in my sight, like an angel of God; nevertheless the commanders of the Philistines have said, 'He must not go up with us to the battle.'

2 Samuel 16:3

Then the king said, "And where is your master's son?" And Ziba said to the king, "Behold, he is staying in Jerusalem, for he said, 'Today the house of Israel will restore the kingdom of my father to me.'"

Exodus 20:16

"You shall not bear false witness against your neighbor.

Psalm 15:3

He does not slander with his tongue, Nor does evil to his neighbor, Nor takes up a reproach against his friend;

Psalm 101:5

Whoever secretly slanders his neighbor, him I will destroy; No one who has a haughty look and an arrogant heart will I endure.

Jeremiah 9:4

"Let everyone be on guard against his neighbor, And do not trust any brother; Because every brother deals craftily, And every neighbor goes about as a slanderer.



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