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2 Samuel 17:19

    2 Samuel 17:19 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    And the woman took and spread a covering over the well's mouth, and spread ground corn thereon; and the thing was not known.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    And the woman took and spread a covering over the well's mouth, and spread ground corn thereon; and the thing was not known.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    And the woman took and spread the covering over the well's mouth, and strewed bruised grain thereon; and nothing was known.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    And a woman put a cover over the hole, and put crushed grain on top of it, and no one had any knowledge of it.

    Webster's Revision

    And the woman took and spread the covering over the well's mouth, and strewed bruised grain thereon; and nothing was known.

    World English Bible

    The woman took and spread the covering over the well's mouth, and spread out bruised grain on it; and nothing was known.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    And the woman took and spread the covering over the well's mouth, and strewed bruised corn thereon; and nothing was known.

    Barnes' Notes on 2 Samuel 17:19

    A covering - Hebrew "the covering," perhaps "the hanging" or "awning" at the door of the house, as the word seems to mean when spoken of the tabernacle.

    Ground corn - Or "peeled barley," which she spread out as if for the purpose of drying it in the sun.

    Wesley's Notes on 2 Samuel 17:19

    17:19 Spread corn - Under pretence of drying it by the sun: which shews it was summer - time.