Parallel Verses

Darby Translation

And the people stole away that day into the city, as people steal away when ashamed of fleeing in battle.

New American Standard Bible

So the people went by stealth into the city that day, as people who are humiliated steal away when they flee in battle.

King James Version

And the people gat them by stealth that day into the city, as people being ashamed steal away when they flee in battle.

Holman Bible

So they returned to the city quietly that day like people come in when they are humiliated after fleeing in battle.

International Standard Version

So men snuck into the city that day like men do who are ashamed after they've run away from a battle.

A Conservative Version

And the people slipped away that day into the city, as people who are ashamed sneak away when they flee in battle.

American Standard Version

And the people gat them by stealth that day into the city, as people that are ashamed steal away when they flee in battle.

Amplified

The people slipped into the city stealthily that day as humiliated people steal away when they flee in battle.

Bible in Basic English

And the people made their way back to the town quietly and secretly, as those who are shamed go secretly when they go in flight from the war.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

And the people entered by stealth that day into the city, as people being ashamed steal away when they flee in battle.

Julia Smith Translation

And the people will steal away in that day to go to the city, as people will steal away being ashamed in fleeing in battle.

King James 2000

And the people stole back that day into the city, as people being ashamed steal away when they flee in battle.

Lexham Expanded Bible

The army {came secretly} into the city on that day because the army was disgraced when they fled in the battle,

Modern King James verseion

And the people went up secretly into the city that day, as people who are ashamed steal away when they flee in battle.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

and the people went stealing into the city, as people confounded steal away when they flee in battle.

NET Bible

That day the people stole away to go to the city the way people who are embarrassed steal away in fleeing from battle.

New Heart English Bible

The people sneaked into the city that day, as people who are ashamed steal away when they flee in battle.

The Emphasized Bible

And the people stole away, on that day, to go into the city, - as people steal away who are put to shame, when they flee in battle.

Webster

And the people withdrew by stealth that day into the city, as people being ashamed steal away when they flee in battle.

World English Bible

The people snuck into the city that day, as people who are ashamed steal away when they flee in battle.

Youngs Literal Translation

And the people stealeth away, on that day, to go in to the city, as the people steal away, who are ashamed, in their fleeing in battle;

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
And the people
עם 
`am 
Usage: 1867

gat

come, bring, ... in, enter, go, carry, ...down, pass, ...out,
Usage: 0

גּנב 
Ganab 
Usage: 40

יום 
Yowm 
Usage: 2293

into the city
עיר ער עיר 
`iyr 
Usage: 1094

as people
עם 
`am 
Usage: 1867

כּלם 
Kalam 
Usage: 38

גּנב 
Ganab 
Usage: 40

נוּס 
Nuwc 
Usage: 160

Context Readings

King David Weeps For Absalom

2 And the victory that day was turned into mourning for all the people; for the people heard say that day, The king is grieved for his son. 3 And the people stole away that day into the city, as people steal away when ashamed of fleeing in battle. 4 And the king covered his face, and the king cried with a loud voice, My son Absalom! Absalom, my son, my son!


Cross References

Genesis 31:27

Why didst thou flee away covertly, and steal away from me, and didst not tell me, that I might have conducted thee with mirth and with songs, with tambour and with harp;

2 Samuel 17:24

And David came to Mahanaim. And Absalom passed over the Jordan, he and all the men of Israel with him.

2 Samuel 19:32

And Barzillai was very aged, eighty years old; and it was he that had maintained the king while he abode at Mahanaim; for he was a very great man.

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