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1 Chronicles 19:4

    1 Chronicles 19:4 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    Wherefore Hanun took David's servants, and shaved them, and cut off their garments in the midst hard by their buttocks, and sent them away.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    Why Hanun took David's servants, and shaved them, and cut off their garments in the middle hard by their buttocks, and sent them away.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    So Hanun took David's servants, and shaved them, and cut off their garments in the middle, even to their buttocks, and sent them away.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    So Hanun took David's servants, and cutting off their hair and the skirts of their robes up to the middle, sent them away.

    Webster's Revision

    So Hanun took David's servants, and shaved them, and cut off their garments in the middle, even to their buttocks, and sent them away.

    World English Bible

    So Hanun took David's servants, and shaved them, and cut off their garments in the middle, even to their buttocks, and sent them away.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    So Hanun took David's servants, and shaved them, and cut off their garments in the middle, even to their buttocks, and sent them away.

    Definitions for 1 Chronicles 19:4

    Buttocks - The seat; the posteriors; the rear end.
    Hard by - Beside; next to.
    Wherefore - Why?; for what reason?; for what cause?

    Clarke's Commentary on 1 Chronicles 19:4

    And cut off their garments in the midst - Usque ad eorum, pudenda. So the Targum, Jarchi, and others; leaving exposed what nature and decency require to be concealed. See on 2 Samuel 10:4 (note).