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1 Kings 2:6

    1 Kings 2:6 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    Do therefore according to thy wisdom, and let not his hoar head go down to the grave in peace.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    Do therefore according to your wisdom, and let not his hoar head go down to the grave in peace.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    Do therefore according to thy wisdom, and let not his hoar head go down to Sheol in peace.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    So be guided by your wisdom, and let not his white head go down to the underworld in peace.

    Webster's Revision

    Do therefore according to thy wisdom, and let not his hoar head go down to Sheol in peace.

    World English Bible

    Do therefore according to your wisdom, and don't let his gray head go down to Sheol in peace.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    Do therefore according to thy wisdom, and let not his hoar head go down to the grave in peace.

    Definitions for 1 Kings 2:6

    Let - To hinder or obstruct.

    Clarke's Commentary on 1 Kings 2:6

    Let not his hoar head go down to the grave in peace - It would have been an insult to justice not to have taken the life of Joab. David was culpable in delaying it so long; but probably the circumstances of his government would not admit of his doing it sooner. According to the law of God, Joab, having murdered Abner and Amasa, should die. And had not David commanded Solomon to perform this act of justice, he could not have died in the approbation of his Maker.

    Barnes' Notes on 1 Kings 2:6

    His hoar head - Joab, though the nephew of David, was probably not very greatly his junior, David being the youngest of the family, and Zeruiah, as is most likely, one of the eldest.