2-samuel 17 :19

2-samuel 17 :19 Translations

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.

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 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 a covering over the well's mouth, and spread ground corn upon it; and the thing was not 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.

Definitions for 2-samuel 17 :19

Clarke's Commentary on 2-samuel 17 :19

Barnes' Commentary 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 Commentary on 2-samuel 17 :19

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