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2 Samuel 11:16

    2 Samuel 11:16 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    And it came to pass, when Joab observed the city, that he assigned Uriah unto a place where he knew that valiant men were.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    And it came to pass, when Joab observed the city, that he assigned Uriah to a place where he knew that valiant men were.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    And it came to pass, when Joab kept watch upon the city, that he assigned Uriah unto the place where he knew that valiant men were.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    So while Joab was watching the town, he put Uriah in the place where it was clear to him the best fighters were.

    Webster's Revision

    And it came to pass, when Joab kept watch upon the city, that he assigned Uriah unto the place where he knew that valiant men were.

    World English Bible

    It happened, when Joab kept watch on the city, that he assigned Uriah to the place where he knew that valiant men were.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    And it came to pass, when Joab kept watch upon the city, that he assigned Uriah unto the place where he knew that valiant men were.

    Barnes' Notes on 2 Samuel 11:16

    Observed the city - In the sense of besieging it closely.