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1 Kings 2:30

30 So Benaiah entered the tentr of the Lord and said to Joab, “The king says, ‘Come out!s’ ”

But he answered, “No, I will die here.”

Benaiah reported to the king, “This is how Joab answered me.”

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1 Kings 2:30 — English Standard Version (ESV)

30 So Benaiah came to the tent of the Lord and said to him, “The king commands, ‘Come out.’ ” But he said, “No, I will die here.” Then Benaiah brought the king word again, saying, “Thus said Joab, and thus he answered me.”

1 Kings 2:30 — King James Version (KJV 1900)

30 And Benaiah came to the tabernacle of the Lord, and said unto him, Thus saith the king, Come forth. And he said, Nay; but I will die here. And Benaiah brought the king word again, saying, Thus said Joab, and thus he answered me.

1 Kings 2:30 — New Living Translation (NLT)

30 Benaiah went to the sacred tent of the Lord and said to Joab, “The king orders you to come out!”

But Joab answered, “No, I will die here.”

So Benaiah returned to the king and told him what Joab had said.

1 Kings 2:30 — The New King James Version (NKJV)

30 So Benaiah went to the tabernacle of the Lord, and said to him, “Thus says the king, ‘Come out!’ ”

And he said, “No, but I will die here.” And Benaiah brought back word to the king, saying, “Thus said Joab, and thus he answered me.”

1 Kings 2:30 — New Century Version (NCV)

30 Benaiah went into the Tent of the Lord and said to Joab, “The king says, ‘Come out!’ ”

But Joab answered, “No, I will die here.”

So Benaiah went back to the king and told him what Joab had said.

1 Kings 2:30 — American Standard Version (ASV 1901)

30 And Benaiah came to the Tent of Jehovah, and said unto him, Thus saith the king, Come forth. And he said, Nay; but I will die here. And Benaiah brought the king word again, saying, Thus said Joab, and thus he answered me.

1 Kings 2:30 — 1890 Darby Bible (DARBY)

30 And Benaiah came to the tent of Jehovah and said to him, Thus saith the king: Come forth. And he said, No; for I will die here. And Benaiah brought the king word again, saying, Thus said Joab, and thus he answered me.

1 Kings 2:30 — GOD’S WORD Translation (GW)

30 When Benaiah came to the tent of the Lord, he told Joab, “The king says, ‘Come out.’ ” 

“No,” Joab answered, “I’ll die here.” 

So Benaiah reported to the king what Joab had said and how he had answered. 

1 Kings 2:30 — The Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)

30 So Benaiah went to the tabernacle and said to Joab, “This is what the king says: ‘Come out!’ ”

But Joab said, “No, for I will die here.”

So Benaiah took a message back to the king, “This is what Joab said, and this is how he answered me.”

1 Kings 2:30 — The New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

30 So Benaiah came to the tent of the Lord and said to him, “The king commands, ‘Come out.’ ” But he said, “No, I will die here.” Then Benaiah brought the king word again, saying, “Thus said Joab, and thus he answered me.”

1 Kings 2:30 — The Lexham English Bible (LEB)

30 So Benaiah went to the tent of Yahweh, and he said to him, “Thus says the king: ‘Come out.’ ” And he said, “No, for I want to die here.” So Benaiah returned a word to the king, saying, “Thus Joab spoke, and thus he answered me.”

1 Kings 2:30 — New International Reader’s Version, 1998 ed. (NIrV) (NIrV)

30 So Benaiah entered the tent of the Lord. He said to Joab, “The king says, ‘Come on out!’ ”

But Joab answered, “No. I’d rather die here.”

Benaiah told the king what Joab had said to him.

1 Kings 2:30 — New American Standard Bible: 1995 Update (NASB95)

30 So Benaiah came to the tent of the Lord and said to him, “Thus the king has said, ‘Come out.’ ” But he said, “No, for I will die here.” And Benaiah brought the king word again, saying, “Thus spoke Joab, and thus he answered me.”