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2 Samuel 19:18

18 They crossed at the ford to take the king’s household over and to do whatever he wished.

When Shimei son of Gera crossed the Jordan, he fell prostrate before the king

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2 Samuel 19:18 — English Standard Version (ESV)

18 and they crossed the ford to bring over the king’s household and to do his pleasure. And Shimei the son of Gera fell down before the king, as he was about to cross the Jordan,

2 Samuel 19:18 — King James Version (KJV 1900)

18 And there went over a ferry boat to carry over the king’s household, and to do what he thought good. And Shimei the son of Gera fell down before the king, as he was come over Jordan;

2 Samuel 19:18 — New Living Translation (NLT)

18 They crossed the shallows of the Jordan to bring the king’s household across the river, helping him in every way they could.

As the king was about to cross the river, Shimei fell down before him.

2 Samuel 19:18 — The New King James Version (NKJV)

18 Then a ferryboat went across to carry over the king’s household, and to do what he thought good.

Now Shimei the son of Gera fell down before the king when he had crossed the Jordan.

2 Samuel 19:18 — New Century Version (NCV)

18 The people went across the Jordan to help bring the king’s family back to Judah and to do whatever the king wanted. As the king was crossing the river, Shimei son of Gera came to him and bowed facedown on the ground in front of the king.

2 Samuel 19:18 — American Standard Version (ASV 1901)

18 And there went over a ferry-boat to bring over the king’s household, and to do what he thought good. And Shimei the son of Gera fell down before the king, when he was come over the Jordan.

2 Samuel 19:18 — 1890 Darby Bible (DARBY)

18 And a ferry boat passed to and fro to carry over the king’s household, and to do what he thought good. And Shimei the son of Gera fell down before the king as he was just crossing over the Jordan.

2 Samuel 19:18 — GOD’S WORD Translation (GW)

18 They crossed the river to bring over the king’s family and to do anything else the king wanted.

Shimei, Gera’s son, bowed down in front of the king as he was going to cross the Jordan River.

2 Samuel 19:18 — The Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)

18 They forded the Jordan to bring the king’s household across and do whatever the king desired.

When Shimei son of Gera crossed the Jordan, he fell down before the king

2 Samuel 19:18 — The New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

18 while the crossing was taking place, to bring over the king’s household, and to do his pleasure.

Shimei son of Gera fell down before the king, as he was about to cross the Jordan,

2 Samuel 19:18 — The Lexham English Bible (LEB)

18 The crossing took place to bring the household of the king over and to do good in his eyes. Then Shimei the son of Gera fell before the king when he crossed over the Jordan,

2 Samuel 19:18 — New International Reader’s Version, 1998 ed. (NIrV) (NIrV)

18 They went across at the place where people usually cross it. Then they brought the king’s family back over with them. They were ready to do anything he wanted them to do.

Shimei, the son of Gera, had also gone across the Jordan. When he did, he fell down flat with his face toward the ground in front of the king.

2 Samuel 19:18 — New American Standard Bible: 1995 Update (NASB95)

18 Then they kept crossing the ford to bring over the king’s household, and to do what was good in his sight. And Shimei the son of Gera fell down before the king as he was about to cross the Jordan.