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2 Samuel 4:6

And they came into the midst of the house as if to get wheat, and they stabbed him lin the stomach. Then Rechab and Baanah his brother escaped.1

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2 Samuel 4:6 — The New International Version (NIV)

They went into the inner part of the house as if to get some wheat, and they stabbed him in the stomach. Then Rekab and his brother Baanah slipped away.

2 Samuel 4:6 — King James Version (KJV 1900)

And they came thither into the midst of the house, as though they would have fetched wheat; and they smote him under the fifth rib: and Rechab and Baanah his brother escaped.

2 Samuel 4:6 — New Living Translation (NLT)

The doorkeeper, who had been sifting wheat, became drowsy and fell asleep. So Recab and Baanah slipped past her.

2 Samuel 4:6 — The New King James Version (NKJV)

And they came there, all the way into the house, as though to get wheat, and they stabbed him in the stomach. Then Rechab and Baanah his brother escaped.

2 Samuel 4:6 — New Century Version (NCV)

They went into the middle of the house as if to get some wheat. Ish-Bosheth was lying on his bed in his bedroom. Then Recab and Baanah stabbed him in the stomach, killed him, cut off his head, and took it with them. They escaped and traveled all night through the Jordan Valley.

2 Samuel 4:6 — American Standard Version (ASV 1901)

And they came thither into the midst of the house, as though they would have fetched wheat; and they smote him in the body: and Rechab and Baanah his brother escaped.

2 Samuel 4:6 — 1890 Darby Bible (DARBY)

And they came thither into the midst of the house, as though they would fetch wheat; and they smote him in the belly; and Rechab and Baanah his brother escaped.

2 Samuel 4:6 — GOD’S WORD Translation (GW)

when they came into the house as though they were going to get some flour. Instead, they stabbed him in the belly. Then Rechab and his brother Baanah escaped.

2 Samuel 4:6 — The Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)

They entered the interior of the house as if to get wheat and stabbed him in the stomach. Then Rechab and his brother Baanah escaped.

2 Samuel 4:6 — The New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

They came inside the house as though to take wheat, and they struck him in the stomach; then Rechab and his brother Baanah escaped.

2 Samuel 4:6 — The Lexham English Bible (LEB)

They came as far as the middle of the house as if takers of wheat, and they struck him in the stomach. Then Recab and Baanah his brother escaped.

2 Samuel 4:6 — New International Reader’s Version (NIrV)

Recab and his brother Baanah went into the inside part of the house. They acted as if they were going to get some wheat. Instead, they stabbed Ish-Bosheth in the stomach. Then they slipped away.

2 Samuel 4:6 — New American Standard Bible: 1995 Update (NASB95)

They came to the middle of the house as if to get wheat, and they struck him in the belly; and Rechab and Baanah his brother escaped.