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2 Samuel 13:25

25 “No, my son,” the king replied. “All of us should not go; we would only be a burden to you.” Although Absalom urged him, he still refused to go but gave him his blessing.

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2 Samuel 13:25 — English Standard Version (ESV)

25 But the king said to Absalom, “No, my son, let us not all go, lest we be burdensome to you.” He pressed him, but he would not go but gave him his blessing.

2 Samuel 13:25 — King James Version (KJV 1900)

25 And the king said to Absalom, Nay, my son, let us not all now go, lest we be chargeable unto thee. And he pressed him: howbeit he would not go, but blessed him.

2 Samuel 13:25 — New Living Translation (NLT)

25 The king replied, “No, my son. If we all came, we would be too much of a burden on you.” Absalom pressed him, but the king would not come, though he gave Absalom his blessing.

2 Samuel 13:25 — The New King James Version (NKJV)

25 But the king said to Absalom, “No, my son, let us not all go now, lest we be a burden to you.” Then he urged him, but he would not go; and he blessed him.

2 Samuel 13:25 — New Century Version (NCV)

25 King David said to Absalom, “No, my son. We won’t all go, because it would be too much trouble for you.” Although Absalom begged David, he would not go, but he did give his blessing.

2 Samuel 13:25 — American Standard Version (ASV)

25 And the king said to Absalom, Nay, my son, let us not all go, lest we be burdensome unto thee. And he pressed him: howbeit he would not go, but blessed him.

2 Samuel 13:25 — 1890 Darby Bible (DARBY)

25 And the king said to Absalom, No, my son, let us not all go, lest we be burdensome to thee. And he urged him, but he would not go; and he blessed him.

2 Samuel 13:25 — GOD’S WORD Translation (GW)

25 “No, Son,” the king answered Absalom. “If we all go, we’ll be a burden to you.” Even when Absalom continued to urgehim, David did not want to go, though he did give Absalom his blessing. 

2 Samuel 13:25 — The Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)

25 The king replied to Absalom, “No, my son, we should not all go, or we would be a burden to you.” Although Absalom urged him, he wasn’t willing to go, though he did bless him.

2 Samuel 13:25 — The New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

25 But the king said to Absalom, “No, my son, let us not all go, or else we will be burdensome to you.” He pressed him, but he would not go but gave him his blessing.

2 Samuel 13:25 — The Lexham English Bible (LEB)

25 The king said to Absalom, “No my son, not all of us shall go, so that we not be a burden to you.” And he urged him, but he was not willing to go, but he blessed him.

2 Samuel 13:25 — New International Reader’s Version (1998) (NIrV)

25 “No, my son,” the king replied. “All of us shouldn’t go. It would be too much trouble for you.” Although Absalom begged him, the king still refused to go. But he gave Absalom his blessing.

2 Samuel 13:25 — New American Standard Bible: 1995 Update (NASB95)

25 But the king said to Absalom, “No, my son, we should not all go, for we will be burdensome to you.” Although he urged him, he would not go, but blessed him.


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