2-samuel 18 :13

2-samuel 18 :13 Translations

King James Version (KJV)

Otherwise I should have worked falsehood against my own life: for there is no matter hid from the king, and you yourself would have set yourself against me.

American King James Version (AKJV)

Otherwise I should have worked falsehood against my own life: for there is no matter hid from the king, and you yourself would have set yourself against me.

American Standard Version (ASV)

Otherwise if I had dealt falsely against his life (and there is no matter hid from the king), then thou thyself wouldest have set thyself against me .

Basic English Translation (BBE)

And if I had falsely put him to death (and nothing may be kept secret from the king), you would have had nothing to do with me.

Webster's Revision

Otherwise I should have wrought falsehood against my own life: for there is no matter hid from the king, and thou thyself wouldst have set thyself against me.

World English Bible

Otherwise if I had dealt falsely against his life (and there is no matter hidden from the king), then you yourself would have set yourself against me."

English Revised Version (ERV)

Otherwise if I had dealt falsely against his life, (and there is no matter hid from the king,) then thou thyself wouldest have stood aloof.

Definitions for 2-samuel 18 :13

Wrought - Worked; made.

Clarke's Commentary on 2-samuel 18 :13

Thou thyself wouldest have set thyself against me - This is a strong appeal to Joab's loyalty, and respect for the orders of David; but he was proof against every fine feeling, and against every generous sentiment.

Barnes' Commentary on 2-samuel 18 :13

The man gives a remarkable incidental testimony to David's sagacity and penetration (compare 2 Samuel 14:19), and to Joab's known unscrupulousness.

Wesley's Commentary on 2-samuel 18 :13

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