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1 Kings 2:31

31 Then the king commanded Benaiah, “Do as he says. Strike him down and bury him, and so clear me and my whole family of the guilt of the innocent bloodt that Joab shed.

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1 Kings 2:31 — English Standard Version (ESV)

31 The king replied to him, “Do as he has said, strike him down and bury him, and thus take away from me and from my father’s house the guilt for the blood that Joab shed without cause.

1 Kings 2:31 — King James Version (KJV 1900)

31 And the king said unto him, Do as he hath said, and fall upon him, and bury him; that thou mayest take away the innocent blood, which Joab shed, from me, and from the house of my father.

1 Kings 2:31 — New Living Translation (NLT)

31 “Do as he said,” the king replied. “Kill him there beside the altar and bury him. This will remove the guilt of Joab’s senseless murders from me and from my father’s family.

1 Kings 2:31 — The New King James Version (NKJV)

31 Then the king said to him, “Do as he has said, and strike him down and bury him, that you may take away from me and from the house of my father the innocent blood which Joab shed.

1 Kings 2:31 — New Century Version (NCV)

31 Then the king ordered Benaiah, “Do as he says! Kill him there and bury him. Then my family and I will be free of the guilt of Joab, who has killed innocent people.

1 Kings 2:31 — American Standard Version (ASV 1901)

31 And the king said unto him, Do as he hath said, and fall upon him, and bury him; that thou mayest take away the blood, which Joab shed without cause, from me and from my father’s house.

1 Kings 2:31 — 1890 Darby Bible (DARBY)

31 And the king said to him, Do as he has said, and fall upon him, and bury him; and take away the innocent blood, which Joab shed, from me and from the house of my father.

1 Kings 2:31 — GOD’S WORD Translation (GW)

31 The king answered, “Do as he said. Kill him, and bury him. You can remove the innocent blood—the blood which Joab shed—from me and my father’s family.

1 Kings 2:31 — The Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)

31 The king said to him, “Do just as he says. Strike him down and bury him in order to remove from me and from my father’s house the blood that Joab shed without just cause.

1 Kings 2:31 — The New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

31 The king replied to him, “Do as he has said, strike him down and bury him; and thus take away from me and from my father’s house the guilt for the blood that Joab shed without cause.

1 Kings 2:31 — The Lexham English Bible (LEB)

31 Then the king said to him, “Do as he spoke; fall upon him and bury him, and so you shall remove the innocent blood that Joab shed from on me and from on the house of my father.

1 Kings 2:31 — New International Reader’s Version, 1998 ed. (NIrV) (NIrV)

31 Then the king commanded Benaiah, “Do what he says. Strike him down. Bury his body. Then I and my family won’t be held accountable for the blood Joab spilled. He killed people who weren’t guilty of doing anything wrong.

1 Kings 2:31 — New American Standard Bible: 1995 Update (NASB95)

31 The king said to him, “Do as he has spoken and fall upon him and bury him, that you may remove from me and from my father’s house the blood which Joab shed without cause.