Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

Then a wise woman called from the city, “Hear, hear! Please tell Joab, ‘Come here that I may speak with you.’”

King James Version

Then cried a wise woman out of the city, Hear, hear; say, I pray you, unto Joab, Come near hither, that I may speak with thee.

Holman Bible

a wise woman called out from the city, “Listen! Listen! Please tell Joab to come here and let me speak with him.”

International Standard Version

Just then a wise woman called out from the city. "Attention!" she said, "Go tell Joab "Come here! I want to talk to you!'"

A Conservative Version

Then a wise woman out of the city cried out, Hear, hear. Say, I pray you, to Joab, Come near here, that I may speak with thee.

American Standard Version

Then cried a wise woman out of the city, Hear, hear; say, I pray you, unto Joab, Come near hither, that I may speak with thee.

Amplified

Then a wise woman cried out from the city, “Hear, hear! Tell Joab, ‘Come here so that I may speak to you.’”

Bible in Basic English

Then a wise woman got up on the wall, and crying out from the town, said, Give ear, give ear; say now to Joab, Come near, so that I may have talk with you.

Darby Translation

And a wise woman cried out of the city, Hear, hear: say, I pray you, unto Joab, Come near hither, that I may speak with thee.

Julia Smith Translation

And a wise woman will call out of the city, Hear ye, hear ye; say now to Joab, Come near hither and I will speak to you.

King James 2000

Then cried a wise woman out of the city, Hear, hear; say, I pray you, unto Joab, Come near here, that I may speak with you.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Then a wise woman from the city called out, "Listen, listen! Please speak to Joab [to] come near here so that I may speak to you."

Modern King James verseion

Then a wise woman cried out of the city, Hear, hear! Please say to Joab, Come near here so that I may speak with you.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Then cried a wise woman out of the city, "Hear! Hear! Bid, I pray you, Joab that he come hither, that I may speak with him."

NET Bible

a wise woman called out from the city, "Listen up! Listen up! Tell Joab, 'Come near so that I may speak to you.'"

New Heart English Bible

Then a wise woman cried out of the city, "Hear, hear. Please say to Joab, 'Come near here, that I may speak with you.'"

The Emphasized Bible

Then cried a wise woman out of the city, - Hear ye! hear ye! I pray you, say unto Joab, Come near hither, and let me speak unto thee.

Webster

Then cried a wise woman out of the city, Hear, hear; say, I pray you, to Joab, Come near hither, that I may speak with thee.

World English Bible

Then a wise woman cried out of the city, "Hear, hear! Please say to Joab, 'Come near here, that I may speak with you.'"

Youngs Literal Translation

And a wise woman calleth out of the city, 'Hear, hear; say, I pray you, unto Joab, Come near hither, and I speak unto thee.'

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
קרא 
Qara' 
Usage: 736

a wise
חכם 
Chakam 
Usage: 137

נשׁים אשּׁה 
'ishshah 
Usage: 780

out of the city
עיר ער עיר 
`iyr 
Usage: 1094

יואב 
Yow'ab 
Usage: 145

קרב 
Qarab 
Usage: 280

דּבר 
Dabar 
Usage: 1142

References

Context Readings

Wisdom From A Woman Under Siege

15 They came and besieged him in Abel Beth-maacah, and they cast up a siege ramp against the city, and it stood by the rampart; and all the people who were with Joab were wreaking destruction in order to topple the wall. 16 Then a wise woman called from the city, “Hear, hear! Please tell Joab, ‘Come here that I may speak with you.’” 17 So he approached her, and the woman said, “Are you Joab?” And he answered, “I am.” Then she said to him, “Listen to the words of your maidservant.” And he answered, “I am listening.”


Cross References

2 Samuel 14:2

So Joab sent to Tekoa and brought a wise woman from there and said to her, “Please pretend to be a mourner, and put on mourning garments now, and do not anoint yourself with oil, but be like a woman who has been mourning for the dead many days;

1 Samuel 25:3

(now the man’s name was Nabal, and his wife’s name was Abigail. And the woman was intelligent and beautiful in appearance, but the man was harsh and evil in his dealings, and he was a Calebite),

1 Samuel 25:32-33

Then David said to Abigail, “Blessed be the Lord God of Israel, who sent you this day to meet me,

Ecclesiastes 9:14-18

There was a small city with few men in it and a great king came to it, surrounded it and constructed large siegeworks against it.

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