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1 Kings 1:16

    1 Kings 1:16 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    And Bathsheba bowed, and did obeisance unto the king. And the king said, What wouldest thou?

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    And Bathsheba bowed, and did obeisance to the king. And the king said, What would you?

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    And Bath-sheba bowed, and did obeisance unto the king. And the king said, What wouldest thou?

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    And Bath-sheba went down on her face on the earth before the king giving him honour. And he said, What is your desire?

    Webster's Revision

    And Bath-sheba bowed, and did obeisance unto the king. And the king said, What wouldest thou?

    World English Bible

    Bathsheba bowed, and did obeisance to the king. The king said, "What would you like?"

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    And Bath-sheba bowed, and did obeisance unto the king. And the king said, What wouldest thou?

    Barnes' Notes on 1 Kings 1:16

    Bath-sheba bowed, like the woman of Tekoah 2 Samuel 14:4, with the humble prostration of a suppliant. Hence, the king's question, "What wouldest thou?"