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2 Samuel 13:23

    2 Samuel 13:23 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    And it came to pass after two full years, that Absalom had sheepshearers in Baalhazor, which is beside Ephraim: and Absalom invited all the king's sons.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    And it came to pass after two full years, that Absalom had sheep shearers in Baalhazor, which is beside Ephraim: and Absalom invited all the king's sons.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    And it came to pass after two full years, that Absalom had sheep-shearers in Baal-hazor, which is beside Ephraim: and Absalom invited all the king's sons.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    Now after two full years, Absalom had men cutting the wool of his sheep in Baal-hazor, which is near Ephraim: and he sent for all the king's sons to come to his feast.

    Webster's Revision

    And it came to pass after two full years, that Absalom had sheep-shearers in Baal-hazor, which is beside Ephraim: and Absalom invited all the king's sons.

    World English Bible

    It happened after two full years, that Absalom had sheepshearers in Baal Hazor, which is beside Ephraim: and Absalom invited all the king's sons.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    And it came to pass after two years, that Absalom had sheepshearers in Baal-hazor, which is beside Ephraim: and Absalom invited all the king's sons.

    Clarke's Commentary on 2 Samuel 13:23

    Absalom had sheep-shearers - These were times in which feasts were made, to which the neighbors and relatives of the family were invited.

    Barnes' Notes on 2 Samuel 13:23

    Sheepshearing was always a time of feasting (marginal references). Baal-hazor is not known.