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2 Kings 9:18

    2 Kings 9:18 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    So there went one on horseback to meet him, and said, Thus saith the king, Is it peace? And Jehu said, What hast thou to do with peace? turn thee behind me. And the watchman told, saying, The messenger came to them, but he cometh not again.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    So there went one on horseback to meet him, and said, Thus said the king, Is it peace? And Jehu said, What have you to do with peace? turn you behind me. And the watchman told, saying, The messenger came to them, but he comes not again.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    So there went one on horseback to meet him, and said, Thus saith the king, Is it peace? And Jehu said, What hast thou to do with peace? turn thee behind me. And the watchman told, saying, The messenger came to them, but he cometh not back.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    So a horseman went out to them and said, The king says, Is it peace? And Jehu said, What have you to do with peace? come after me. And the watchman gave them word, saying, The horseman went up to them, but has not come back.

    Webster's Revision

    So there went one on horseback to meet him, and said, Thus saith the king, Is it peace? And Jehu said, What hast thou to do with peace? turn thee behind me. And the watchman told, saying, The messenger came to them, but he cometh not back.

    World English Bible

    So there went one on horseback to meet him, and said, "Thus says the king, 'Is it peace?'" Jehu said, "What do you have to do with peace? Fall in behind me!" The watchman said, "The messenger came to them, but he isn't coming back."

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    So there went one on horseback to meet him, and said, Thus saith the king, Is it peace? And Jehu said, What hast thou to do with peace? turn thee behind me. And the watchman told, saying, The messenger came to them, but he cometh not again.

    Definitions for 2 Kings 9:18

    Meet - Agreeable; fit; proper.

    Clarke's Commentary on 2 Kings 9:18

    What hast thou to do with peace? - "What is it to thee whether there be peace or war? Join my company, and fall into the rear."

    Barnes' Notes on 2 Kings 9:18

    What hast thou to do with peace? - i. e., "What does it matter to thee whether my errand is one of peace or not?"