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2 Samuel 14:26

26 And when he cut the hair of his head (for at the end of every year he used to cut it; when it was heavy on him, he scut it), he weighed the hair of his head, two hundred shekels1 by the king’s weight.

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2 Samuel 14:26 — The New International Version (NIV)

26 Whenever he cut the hair of his head—he used to cut his hair once a year because it became too heavy for him—he would weigh it, and its weight was two hundred shekels by the royal standard.

2 Samuel 14:26 — King James Version (KJV 1900)

26 And when he polled his head, (for it was at every year’s end that he polled it: because the hair was heavy on him, therefore he polled it:) he weighed the hair of his head at two hundred shekels after the king’s weight.

2 Samuel 14:26 — New Living Translation (NLT)

26 He cut his hair only once a year, and then only because it was so heavy. When he weighed it out, it came to five pounds!

2 Samuel 14:26 — The New King James Version (NKJV)

26 And when he cut the hair of his head—at the end of every year he cut it because it was heavy on him—when he cut it, he weighed the hair of his head at two hundred shekels according to the king’s standard.

2 Samuel 14:26 — New Century Version (NCV)

26 At the end of every year, Absalom would cut his hair, because it became too heavy. When he weighed it, it would weigh about five pounds by the royal measure.

2 Samuel 14:26 — American Standard Version (ASV 1901)

26 And when he cut the hair of his head (now it was at every year’s end that he cut it; because it was heavy on him, therefore he cut it); he weighed the hair of his head at two hundred shekels, after the king’s weight.

2 Samuel 14:26 — 1890 Darby Bible (DARBY)

26 And when he shaved his head (for it was at every year’s end that he shaved it, because it was heavy on him, therefore he shaved it), he weighed the hair of his head at two hundred shekels after the king’s weight.

2 Samuel 14:26 — GOD’S WORD Translation (GW)

26 At the end of every year, he used to cut his hair because it became heavy for him. When he cut the hair on his head and weighed it, it weighed five pounds according to the royal standard.

2 Samuel 14:26 — The Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)

26 When he shaved his head—he shaved it every year because his hair got so heavy for him that he had to shave it off—he would weigh the hair from his head and it would be five pounds according to the royal standard.

2 Samuel 14:26 — The New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

26 When he cut the hair of his head (for at the end of every year he used to cut it; when it was heavy on him, he cut it), he weighed the hair of his head, two hundred shekels by the king’s weight.

2 Samuel 14:26 — The Lexham English Bible (LEB)

26 When he shaved his head, it would happen every year, which he did because it was heavy on him, he would shave it off and weigh the hair of his head: two hundred shekels by the king’s weight.

2 Samuel 14:26 — New International Reader’s Version (NIrV)

26 He used to cut his hair when it became too heavy for him. Then he would weigh it. It weighed five pounds in keeping with the standard weights that were used in the palace.

2 Samuel 14:26 — New American Standard Bible: 1995 Update (NASB95)

26 When he cut the hair of his head (and it was at the end of every year that he cut it, for it was heavy on him so he cut it), he weighed the hair of his head at 200 shekels by the king’s weight.