Parallel Verses

International Standard Version

Meanwhile, the king veiled his face and kept on crying loudly, "My son Absalom! Absalom my son, my son!"

New American Standard Bible

The king covered his face and cried out with a loud voice, "O my son Absalom, O Absalom, my son, my son!"

King James Version

But the king covered his face, and the king cried with a loud voice, O my son Absalom, O Absalom, my son, my son!

Holman Bible

But the king hid his face and cried out at the top of his voice, “My son Absalom! Absalom, my son, my son!”

A Conservative Version

And the king covered his face, and the king cried with a loud voice, O my son Absalom, O Absalom, my son, my son!

American Standard Version

And the king covered his face, and the king cried with a loud voice, O my son Absalom, O Absalom, my son, my son!

Amplified

But the king covered his face and cried with a loud voice, O my son Absalom, O Absalom, my son, my son!

Bible in Basic English

But the king, covering his face, gave a great cry, O my son Absalom, O Absalom, my son, my son!

Darby Translation

And the king covered his face, and the king cried with a loud voice, My son Absalom! Absalom, my son, my son!

Jubilee 2000 Bible

But the king covered his face, and the king cried with a loud voice, O my son Absalom, O Absalom, my son, my son!

Julia Smith Translation

And the king covered his face, and the king will cry out with a great voice, My son Absalom! Absalom, my son, my son!

King James 2000

But the king covered his face, and the king cried with a loud voice, O my son Absalom, O Absalom, my son, my son!

Lexham Expanded Bible

and because the king had covered his face and cried with a loud voice, "My son, Absalom, Absalom, my son, my son."

Modern King James verseion

But the king covered his face, and the king cried with a loud voice, O my son Absalom, O Absalom, my son, my son!

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And the king hid his face and cried with a loud voice, "My son Absalom, Absalom my son my son."

NET Bible

The king covered his face and cried out loudly, "My son, Absalom! Absalom, my son, my son!"

New Heart English Bible

The king covered his face, and the king cried with a loud voice, "My son Absalom, Absalom, my son, my son."

The Emphasized Bible

But, the king, muffled his face, and the king made outcry, with a loud voice, - O my son Absolom, O Absolom, my son, my son!

Webster

But the king covered his face, and the king cried with a loud voice, O my son Absalom, O Absalom, my son, my son!

World English Bible

The king covered his face, and the king cried with a loud voice, "My son Absalom, Absalom, my son, my son!"

Youngs Literal Translation

and the king hath covered his face, yea, the king crieth -- a loud voice -- 'My son Absalom, Absalom, my son, my son.'

Interlinear

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

לאט 
La'at 
Usage: 1

פּנים 
Paniym 
Usage: 2119

and the king
מלך 
melek 
Usage: 2521

with a loud
גּדל גּדול 
Gadowl 
Usage: 528

קל קול 
Qowl 
Usage: 506

H53
אבשׁלום אבישׁלום 
'Abiyshalowm 
Usage: 111

H53
אבשׁלום אבישׁלום 
'Abiyshalowm 
Usage: 111

References

Hastings

Context Readings

King David Weeps For Absalom

3 So men snuck into the city that day like men do who are ashamed after they've run away from a battle. 4 Meanwhile, the king veiled his face and kept on crying loudly, "My son Absalom! Absalom my son, my son!" 5 Joab went up to the palace and rebuked the king: "Today you've humiliated your entire army who just saved your life, the lives of your sons and daughters, and the lives of your wives and mistresses!


Cross References

2 Samuel 15:30

David then left, going up the Mount of Olives, crying as he went, with his head covered and his feet bare. All of the people who were with him covered their own heads and climbed up the Mount of Olives, crying as they went along.

2 Samuel 18:33

Deeply shaken, the king went up to the chamber overlooking the city gate, weeping bitterly and crying out as he went along, "My son Absalom! My son! My son Absalom! I wish I had died instead of you, Absalom my son, my son!"

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