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2 Samuel 18:15

    2 Samuel 18:15 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    And ten young men that bare Joab's armour compassed about and smote Absalom, and slew him.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    And ten young men that bore Joab's armor compassed about and smote Absalom, and slew him.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    And ten young men that bare Joab's armor compassed about and smote Absalom, and slew him.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    And ten young men, servants of Joab, came round Absalom and put an end to him.

    Webster's Revision

    And ten young men that bare Joab's armor compassed about and smote Absalom, and slew him.

    World English Bible

    Ten young men who bore Joab's armor surrounded and struck Absalom, and killed him.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    And ten young men that bare Joab's armour compassed about and smote Absalom, and slew him.

    Clarke's Commentary on 2 Samuel 18:15

    Ten young men - smote Absalom and slew him - That is, they all pierced the body; but there could be no life in it after three darts had been thrust through the heart: but they added as much as would have killed him had he been alive.

    Wesley's Notes on 2 Samuel 18:15

    18:15 Slew him - The darts did not dispatch him, and therefore they smote him again, and killed him.