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1 Kings 2:38

    1 Kings 2:38 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    And Shimei said unto the king, The saying is good: as my lord the king hath said, so will thy servant do. And Shimei dwelt in Jerusalem many days.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    And Shimei said to the king, The saying is good: as my lord the king has said, so will your servant do. And Shimei dwelled in Jerusalem many days.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    And Shimei said unto the king, The saying is good: as my lord the king hath said, so will thy servant do. And Shimei dwelt in Jerusalem many days.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    And Shimei said to the king, Very well! as my lord the king has said, so will your servant do. And for a long time Shimei went on living in Jerusalem.

    Webster's Revision

    And Shimei said unto the king, The saying is good: as my lord the king hath said, so will thy servant do. And Shimei dwelt in Jerusalem many days.

    World English Bible

    Shimei said to the king, "The saying is good. As my lord the king has said, so will your servant do." Shimei lived in Jerusalem many days.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    And Shimei said unto the king, The saying is good: as my lord the king hath said, so will thy servant do. And shimei dwelt in Jerusalem many days.

    Wesley's Notes on 1 Kings 2:38

    2:38 Is good - Thy sentence is more merciful than I expected, or deserved.