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2 Samuel 11:20

20 the king’s anger may flare up, and he may ask you, ‘Why did you get so close to the city to fight? Didn’t you know they would shoot arrows from the wall?

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2 Samuel 11:20 — English Standard Version (ESV)

20 then, if the king’s anger rises, and if he says to you, ‘Why did you go so near the city to fight? Did you not know that they would shoot from the wall?

2 Samuel 11:20 — King James Version (KJV 1900)

20 And if so be that the king’s wrath arise, and he say unto thee, Wherefore approached ye so nigh unto the city when ye did fight? knew ye not that they would shoot from the wall?

2 Samuel 11:20 — New Living Translation (NLT)

20 But he might get angry and ask, ‘Why did the troops go so close to the city? Didn’t they know there would be shooting from the walls?

2 Samuel 11:20 — The New King James Version (NKJV)

20 if it happens that the king’s wrath rises, and he says to you: ‘Why did you approach so near to the city when you fought? Did you not know that they would shoot from the wall?

2 Samuel 11:20 — New Century Version (NCV)

20 After you finish, the king may be angry and ask, ‘Why did you go so near the city to fight? Didn’t you know they would shoot arrows from the city wall?

2 Samuel 11:20 — American Standard Version (ASV 1901)

20 it shall be that, if the king’s wrath arise, and he say unto thee, Wherefore went ye so nigh unto the city to fight? knew ye not that they would shoot from the wall?

2 Samuel 11:20 — 1890 Darby Bible (DARBY)

20 and if so be that the king’s wrath arise, and he say to thee, Why did ye go so near to the city to fight? did ye not know that they would shoot from the wall?

2 Samuel 11:20 — GOD’S WORD Translation (GW)

20 the king may become angry. He might ask you, ‘Why did you go so close to the city to fight? Didn’t you know they would shoot from the wall?

2 Samuel 11:20 — The Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)

20 if the king’s anger gets stirred up and he asks you, ‘Why did you get so close to the city to fight? Didn’t you realize they would shoot from the top of the wall?

2 Samuel 11:20 — The New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

20 then, if the king’s anger rises, and if he says to you, ‘Why did you go so near the city to fight? Did you not know that they would shoot from the wall?

2 Samuel 11:20 — The Lexham English Bible (LEB)

20 if the anger of the king rises and he says to you, ‘Why did you go near the city to fight? Did you not know that they would shoot from atop the wall?

2 Samuel 11:20 — New International Reader’s Version, 1998 ed. (NIrV) (NIrV)

20 his anger might explode. He might ask you, ‘Why did you go so close to the city to fight against it? Didn’t you know that the enemy soldiers would shoot arrows down from the wall?

2 Samuel 11:20 — New American Standard Bible: 1995 Update (NASB95)

20 and if it happens that the king’s wrath rises and he says to you, ‘Why did you go so near to the city to fight? Did you not know that they would shoot from the wall?