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2 Samuel 16:9

Then Abishail son of Zeruiah said to the king, “Why should this dead dogm curse my lord the king? Let me go over and cut off his head.”n

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2 Samuel 16:9 — English Standard Version (ESV)

Then Abishai the son of Zeruiah said to the king, “Why should this dead dog curse my lord the king? Let me go over and take off his head.”

2 Samuel 16:9 — King James Version (KJV 1900)

Then said Abishai the son of Zeruiah unto the king, Why should this dead dog curse my lord the king? let me go over, I pray thee, and take off his head.

2 Samuel 16:9 — New Living Translation (NLT)

“Why should this dead dog curse my lord the king?” Abishai son of Zeruiah demanded. “Let me go over and cut off his head!”

2 Samuel 16:9 — The New King James Version (NKJV)

Then Abishai the son of Zeruiah said to the king, “Why should this dead dog curse my lord the king? Please, let me go over and take off his head!”

2 Samuel 16:9 — New Century Version (NCV)

Abishai son of Zeruiah said to the king, “Why should this dead dog curse you, the king? Let me go over and cut off his head!”

2 Samuel 16:9 — American Standard Version (ASV)

Then said Abishai the son of Zeruiah unto the king, Why should this dead dog curse my lord the king? let me go over, I pray thee, and take off his head.

2 Samuel 16:9 — 1890 Darby Bible (DARBY)

And Abishai the son of Zeruiah said to the king, Why should this dead dog curse my lord the king? let me go over, I pray thee, and take off his head.

2 Samuel 16:9 — GOD’S WORD Translation (GW)

Abishai, Zeruiah’s son, asked the king, “Why should this dead dog curse you, Your Majesty? Let me go over there and tear off his head.” 

2 Samuel 16:9 — The Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)

Then Abishai son of Zeruiah said to the king, “Why should this dead dog curse my lord the king? Let me go over and cut his head off!”

2 Samuel 16:9 — The New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

Then Abishai son of Zeruiah said to the king, “Why should this dead dog curse my lord the king? Let me go over and take off his head.”

2 Samuel 16:9 — The Lexham English Bible (LEB)

Then Abishai the son of Zeruiah said to the king, “Why should this dead dog curse my lord the king? Please let me go over and take off his head.”

2 Samuel 16:9 — New International Reader’s Version (1998) (NIrV)

Then Abishai, the son of Zeruiah, spoke to the king. He said, “King David, why should we let this dead dog call down curses on you? Let me go over there. I’ll cut off his head.”

2 Samuel 16:9 — New American Standard Bible: 1995 Update (NASB95)

Then Abishai the son of Zeruiah said to the king, “Why should this dead dog curse my lord the king? Let me go over now and cut off his head.”


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