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2 Samuel 2:27

27 Joab said, “As God lives,x for if you had not spoken, the people would surely have gone up in the morning, each one of them from following aftery his brother.”

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2 Samuel 2:27 — The New International Version (NIV)

27 Joab answered, “As surely as God lives, if you had not spoken, the men would have continued pursuing them until morning.”

2 Samuel 2:27 — English Standard Version (ESV)

27 And Joab said, “As God lives, if you had not spoken, surely the men would not have given up the pursuit of their brothers until the morning.”

2 Samuel 2:27 — King James Version (KJV 1900)

27 And Joab said, As God liveth, unless thou hadst spoken, surely then in the morning the people had gone up every one from following his brother.

2 Samuel 2:27 — New Living Translation (NLT)

27 Then Joab said, “God only knows what would have happened if you hadn’t spoken, for we would have chased you all night if necessary.”

2 Samuel 2:27 — The New King James Version (NKJV)

27 And Joab said, “As God lives, unless you had spoken, surely then by morning all the people would have given up pursuing their brethren.”

2 Samuel 2:27 — New Century Version (NCV)

27 Then Joab said, “As surely as God lives, if you had not said anything, the people would have chased their brothers until morning.”

2 Samuel 2:27 — American Standard Version (ASV 1901)

27 And Joab said, As God liveth, if thou hadst not spoken, surely then in the morning the people had gone away, nor followed every one his brother.

2 Samuel 2:27 — 1890 Darby Bible (DARBY)

27 And Joab said, As God liveth, unless thou hadst spoken, surely then in the morning the people had gone up every one from following his brother.

2 Samuel 2:27 — GOD’S WORD Translation (GW)

27 Joab answered, “I solemnly swear, as God lives, if you had not spoken, the men would not have stopped chasing their relatives until morning.”

2 Samuel 2:27 — The Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)

27 “As God lives,” Joab replied, “if you had not spoken up, the troops wouldn’t have stopped pursuing their brothers until morning.”

2 Samuel 2:27 — The New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

27 Joab said, “As God lives, if you had not spoken, the people would have continued to pursue their kinsmen, not stopping until morning.”

2 Samuel 2:27 — New International Reader’s Version, 1998 ed. (NIrV) (NIrV)

27 Joab answered, “It’s a good thing you spoke up. If you hadn’t, the men would have kept on chasing their fellow Israelites until morning. And that’s just as sure as God is alive.”

2 Samuel 2:27 — New American Standard Bible: 1995 Update (NASB95)

27 Joab said, “As God lives, if you had not spoken, surely then the people would have gone away in the morning, each from following his brother.”