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2 Samuel 19:14

    2 Samuel 19:14 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    And he bowed the heart of all the men of Judah, even as the heart of one man; so that they sent this word unto the king, Return thou, and all thy servants.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    And he bowed the heart of all the men of Judah, even as the heart of one man; so that they sent this word to the king, Return you, and all your servants.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    And he bowed the heart of all the men of Judah, even as the heart of one man; so that they sent unto the king,'saying , Return thou, and all thy servants.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    And the hearts of the men of Judah were moved like one man; so that they sent to the king, saying, Come back, with all your servants.

    Webster's Revision

    And he bowed the heart of all the men of Judah, even as the heart of one man; so that they sent unto the king,'saying , Return thou, and all thy servants.

    World English Bible

    He bowed the heart of all the men of Judah, even as [the heart of] one man; so that they sent to the king, saying, "Return, you and all your servants."

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    And he bowed the heart of all the men of Judah, even as the heart of one man; so that they sent unto the king, saying, Return thou, and all thy servants.

    Clarke's Commentary on 2 Samuel 19:14

    And he bowed the heart of all the men of Judah - The measures that he pursued were the best calculated that could be to accomplish this salutary end. Appear to distrust those whom you have some reason to suspect, and you increase their caution and distrust. Put as much confidence in them as you safely can, and this will not fail to excite their confidence towards you.

    Wesley's Notes on 2 Samuel 19:14

    19:14 He bowed - David by this prudent and kind message and his free offer of pardon.