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2 Samuel 19:3

    2 Samuel 19:3 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    And the people gat them by stealth that day into the city, as people being ashamed steal away when they flee in battle.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    And the people got them by stealth that day into the city, as people being ashamed steal away when they flee in battle.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    And the people gat them by stealth that day into the city, as people that are ashamed steal away when they flee in battle.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    And the people made their way back to the town quietly and secretly, as those who are shamed go secretly when they go in flight from the war.

    Webster's Revision

    And the people gat them by stealth that day into the city, as people that are ashamed steal away when they flee in battle.

    World English Bible

    The people snuck into the city that day, as people who are ashamed steal away when they flee in battle.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    And the people gat them by stealth that day into the city, as people that are ashamed steal away when they flee in battle.

    Wesley's Notes on 2 Samuel 19:3

    19:3 By stealth - Not openly and triumphantly, as conquerors use to do; but secretly, as if they were afraid and ashamed, lest David should see them, and look upon them with an evil eye, as those that had an hand in killing of his beloved son.