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2 Samuel 15:12

12 While Absalom was offering sacrifices, he also sent for Ahithophelp the Gilonite, David’s counselor,q to come from Giloh,r his hometown. And so the conspiracy gained strength, and Absalom’s following kept on increasing.s

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2 Samuel 15:12 — English Standard Version (ESV)

12 And while Absalom was offering the sacrifices, he sent for Ahithophel the Gilonite, David’s counselor, from his city Giloh. And the conspiracy grew strong, and the people with Absalom kept increasing.

2 Samuel 15:12 — King James Version (KJV 1900)

12 And Absalom sent for Ahithophel the Gilonite, David’s counseller, from his city, even from Giloh, while he offered sacrifices. And the conspiracy was strong; for the people increased continually with Absalom.

2 Samuel 15:12 — New Living Translation (NLT)

12 While Absalom was offering the sacrifices, he sent for Ahithophel, one of David’s counselors who lived in Giloh. Soon many others also joined Absalom, and the conspiracy gained momentum.

2 Samuel 15:12 — The New King James Version (NKJV)

12 Then Absalom sent for Ahithophel the Gilonite, David’s counselor, from his city—from Giloh—while he offered sacrifices. And the conspiracy grew strong, for the people with Absalom continually increased in number.

2 Samuel 15:12 — New Century Version (NCV)

12 While Absalom was offering sacrifices, he sent for Ahithophel, one of the people who advised David, to come from his hometown of Giloh. So Absalom’s plans were working very well. More and more people began to support him.

2 Samuel 15:12 — American Standard Version (ASV 1901)

12 And Absalom sent for Ahithophel the Gilonite, David’s counsellor, from his city, even from Giloh, while he was offering the sacrifices. And the conspiracy was strong; for the people increased continually with Absalom.

2 Samuel 15:12 — 1890 Darby Bible (DARBY)

12 And Absalom sent for Ahithophel the Gilonite, David’s counsellor, from his city, from Giloh, while he offered the sacrifices. And the conspiracy gathered strength; and the people increased continually with Absalom.

2 Samuel 15:12 — GOD’S WORD Translation (GW)

12 While Absalom was offering sacrifices, he sent for Ahithophel, David’s adviser, to come from his home in Giloh. Meanwhile, the conspiracy grew stronger, and the number of people siding with Absalom kept getting larger.

2 Samuel 15:12 — The Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)

12 While he was offering the sacrifices, Absalom sent for David’s adviser Ahithophel the Gilonite, from his city of Giloh. So the conspiracy grew strong, and the people supporting Absalom continued to increase.

2 Samuel 15:12 — The New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

12 While Absalom was offering the sacrifices, he sent for Ahithophel the Gilonite, David’s counselor, from his city Giloh. The conspiracy grew in strength, and the people with Absalom kept increasing.

2 Samuel 15:12 — The Lexham English Bible (LEB)

12 Absalom sent for Ahithophel the Gilonite, the advisor of David, from his city Giloh, while he offered the sacrifices. The conspiracy grew in strength, and the people were going and increasing with Absalom.

2 Samuel 15:12 — New International Reader’s Version, 1998 ed. (NIrV) (NIrV)

12 While Absalom was offering sacrifices, he sent for Ahithophel. Ahithophel was David’s adviser. He came to Absalom from Giloh, his hometown. The number of people who followed Absalom kept growing. So he became more and more able to carry out his plans against David.

2 Samuel 15:12 — New American Standard Bible: 1995 Update (NASB95)

12 And Absalom sent for Ahithophel the Gilonite, David’s counselor, from his city Giloh, while he was offering the sacrifices. And the conspiracy was strong, for the people increased continually with Absalom.