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2 Samuel 16:10

10 But the king said, “What does this have to do with you, you sons of Zeruiah?o If he is cursing because the Lord said to him, ‘Curse David,’ who can ask, ‘Why do you do this?’ ”p

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2 Samuel 16:10 — English Standard Version (ESV)

10 But the king said, “What have I to do with you, you sons of Zeruiah? If he is cursing because the Lord has said to him, ‘Curse David,’ who then shall say, ‘Why have you done so?’ ”

2 Samuel 16:10 — King James Version (KJV 1900)

10 And the king said, What have I to do with you, ye sons of Zeruiah? so let him curse, because the Lord hath said unto him, Curse David. Who shall then say, Wherefore hast thou done so?

2 Samuel 16:10 — New Living Translation (NLT)

10 “No!” the king said. “Who asked your opinion, you sons of Zeruiah! If the Lord has told him to curse me, who are you to stop him?”

2 Samuel 16:10 — The New King James Version (NKJV)

10 But the king said, “What have I to do with you, you sons of Zeruiah? So let him curse, because the Lord has said to him, ‘Curse David.’ Who then shall say, ‘Why have you done so?’ ”

2 Samuel 16:10 — New Century Version (NCV)

10 But the king answered, “This does not concern you, sons of Zeruiah! If he is cursing me because the Lord told him to, who can question him?”

2 Samuel 16:10 — American Standard Version (ASV 1901)

10 And the king said, What have I to do with you, ye sons of Zeruiah? Because he curseth, and because Jehovah hath said unto him, Curse David; who then shall say, Wherefore hast thou done so?

2 Samuel 16:10 — 1890 Darby Bible (DARBY)

10 And the king said, What have I to do with you, ye sons of Zeruiah? so let him curse, for Jehovah has said to him, Curse David! Who shall then say, Why dost thou so?

2 Samuel 16:10 — GOD’S WORD Translation (GW)

10 But the king said, “You don’t think like me at all, sons of Zeruiah. Let him curse. If the Lord has told him, ‘Curse David,’ should anyone ask, ‘Why do you do that?’ ”

2 Samuel 16:10 — The Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)

10 The king replied, “Sons of Zeruiah, do we agree on anything? He curses me this way because the Lord told him, ‘Curse David!’ Therefore, who can say, ‘Why did you do that?’ ”

2 Samuel 16:10 — The New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

10 But the king said, “What have I to do with you, you sons of Zeruiah? If he is cursing because the Lord has said to him, ‘Curse David,’ who then shall say, ‘Why have you done so?’ ”

2 Samuel 16:10 — The Lexham English Bible (LEB)

10 The king said, “What do we have in common, sons of Zeruiah? If he curses because Yahweh has said to him ‘Curse David,’ who can say, “Why have you done this?”

2 Samuel 16:10 — New International Reader’s Version, 1998 ed. (NIrV) (NIrV)

10 But the king said, “You and Joab are sons of Zeruiah. What do you and I have in common? Maybe the Lord said to him, ‘Call down curses on David.’ If he did, who can ask him, ‘Why are you doing this?’ ”

2 Samuel 16:10 — New American Standard Bible: 1995 Update (NASB95)

10 But the king said, “What have I to do with you, O sons of Zeruiah? If he curses, and if the Lord has told him, ‘Curse David,’ then who shall say, ‘Why have you done so?’ ”