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2 Samuel 12:17

    2 Samuel 12:17 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    And the elders of his house arose, and went to him, to raise him up from the earth: but he would not, neither did he eat bread with them.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    And the elders of his house arose, and went to him, to raise him up from the earth: but he would not, neither did he eat bread with them.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    And the elders of his house arose, and stood beside him, to raise him up from the earth: but he would not, neither did he eat bread with them.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    And the chief men of his house got up and went to his side to make him get up from the earth, but he would not; and he would not take food with them.

    Webster's Revision

    And the elders of his house arose, and stood beside him, to raise him up from the earth: but he would not, neither did he eat bread with them.

    World English Bible

    The elders of his house arose, [and stood] beside him, to raise him up from the earth: but he would not, neither did he eat bread with them.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    And the elders of his house arose, and stood beside him, to raise him up from the earth: but he would not, neither did he eat bread with them.

    Wesley's Notes on 2 Samuel 12:17

    12:17 Elders - The chief officers of his kingdom and household. He would not - This excessive mourning did not proceed simply from the fear of the loss of the child; but from a deep sense of his sin, and the divine displeasure manifested herein.