Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

When Joab came out from David, he sent messengers after Abner, and they brought him back from the well of Sirah; but David did not know it.

King James Version

And when Joab was come out from David, he sent messengers after Abner, which brought him again from the well of Sirah: but David knew it not.

Holman Bible

Then Joab left David and sent messengers after Abner. They brought him back from the well of Sirah, but David was unaware of it.

International Standard Version

As soon as Joab left David, Joab sent messengers after Abner, and they brought him back from the cistern at Sirah, but David was not aware of this.

A Conservative Version

And when Joab came out from David, he sent messengers after Abner, and they brought him back from the well of Sirah, but David knew it not.

American Standard Version

And when Joab was come out from David, he sent messengers after Abner, and they brought him back from the well of Sirah: but David knew it not.

Amplified

When Joab left David, he sent messengers after Abner, and they brought him back from the well of Sirah; but David knew nothing [about Joab’s action].

Bible in Basic English

And when Joab had come out from David, he sent men after Abner, and they overtook him at the water-spring of Sirah, and made him come back with them: but David had no knowledge of it.

Darby Translation

And when Joab was come out from David, he sent messengers after Abner, who brought him again from the well of Sirah; but David did not know it.

Julia Smith Translation

And Joab will go forth from David and send messengers after Abner, and they will turn him back from the Well of Sirah: and David knew not

King James 2000

And when Joab had come out from David, he sent messengers after Abner, who brought him again from the well of Sirah: but David knew it not.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Then Joab went out from David, and he sent messengers after Abner, and they brought him back from Bor Hasirah, but David did not know [it].

Modern King James verseion

And Joab left David and sent messengers after Abner, who brought him again from the well of Sirah. But David did not know.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And when Joab was come out from the king, he sent messengers after Abner, which brought him again from the well of Sirah - unwitting to David.

NET Bible

Then Joab left David and sent messengers after Abner. They brought him back from the well of Sirah. (But David was not aware of it.)

New Heart English Bible

When Joab had come out from David, he sent messengers after Abner, and they brought him back from the well of Sirah; but David did not know it.

The Emphasized Bible

And, when Joab had come out from David, he sent messengers after Abner, and brought him back from the well of Sirah, - but, David, knew it not.

Webster

And when Joab had come out from David, he sent messengers after Abner, who brought him again from the well of Sirah: but David knew it not.

World English Bible

When Joab had come out from David, he sent messengers after Abner, and they brought him back from the well of Sirah; but David didn't know it.

Youngs Literal Translation

And Joab goeth out from David, and sendeth messengers after Abner, and they bring him back from the well of Sirah, and David knew not.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
יואב 
Yow'ab 
Usage: 145

יצא 
Yatsa' 
....out, ....forth, bring, come, proceed, go, depart,
Usage: 1068

דּויד דּוד 
David 
Usage: 1074

he sent
שׁלח 
Shalach 
Usage: 848

מלאך 
Mal'ak 
Usage: 213

אחר 
'achar 
Usage: 488

H74
אבינר אבנר 
'Abner 
Usage: 63

שׁוּב 
Shuwb 
Usage: 1058

from the well
בּור 
Bowr 
Usage: 69

of Sirah
סרה 
Cirah 
Usage: 1

but David
דּויד דּוד 
David 
Usage: 1074

References

Morish

Smith

Watsons

Context Readings

Abner Is Killed

25 You know Abner the son of Ner, that he came to deceive you and to learn of your going out and coming in and to find out all that you are doing.” 26 When Joab came out from David, he sent messengers after Abner, and they brought him back from the well of Sirah; but David did not know it. 27 So when Abner returned to Hebron, Joab took him aside into the middle of the gate to speak with him privately, and there he struck him in the belly so that he died on account of the blood of Asahel his brother.



Cross References

Proverbs 26:23-26

Like an earthen vessel overlaid with silver dross
Are burning lips and a wicked heart.

Proverbs 27:4-6

Wrath is fierce and anger is a flood,
But who can stand before jealousy?

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