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2 Samuel 16:9

    2 Samuel 16:9 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    Then said Abishai the son of Zeruiah unto the king, Why should this dead dog curse my lord the king? let me go over, I pray thee, and take off his head.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    Then said Abishai the son of Zeruiah to the king, Why should this dead dog curse my lord the king? let me go over, I pray you, and take off his head.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    Then said Abishai the son of Zeruiah unto the king, Why should this dead dog curse my lord the king? let me go over, I pray thee, and take off his head.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    Then Abishai, the son of Zeruiah, said to the king, Is this dead dog to go on cursing my lord the king? let me go over and take off his head.

    Webster's Revision

    Then said Abishai the son of Zeruiah unto the king, Why should this dead dog curse my lord the king? let me go over, I pray thee, and take off his head.

    World English Bible

    Then Abishai the son of Zeruiah said to the king, "Why should this dead dog curse my lord the king? Please let me go over and take off his head."

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    Then said Abishai the son of Zeruiah unto the king, Why should this dead dog curse my lord the king? let me go over, I pray thee, and take off his head.

    Definitions for 2 Samuel 16:9

    Let - To hinder or obstruct.

    Barnes' Notes on 2 Samuel 16:9

    This dead dog - See the marginal reference and 2 Samuel 9:8 note.

    Go over - The ravine, possibly with a stream of water 2 Samuel 17:20, which lay between them and Shimei.