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2 Samuel 20:2

    2 Samuel 20:2 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    So every man of Israel went up from after David, and followed Sheba the son of Bichri: but the men of Judah clave unto their king, from Jordan even to Jerusalem.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    So every man of Israel went up from after David, and followed Sheba the son of Bichri: but the men of Judah joined to their king, from Jordan even to Jerusalem.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    So all the men of Israel went up from following David, and followed Sheba the son of Bichri; but the men of Judah clave unto their king, from the Jordan even to Jerusalem.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    So all the men of Israel, turning away from David, went after Sheba, the son of Bichri: but the men of Judah were true to their king, going with him from Jordan as far as Jerusalem.

    Webster's Revision

    So all the men of Israel went up from following David, and followed Sheba the son of Bichri; but the men of Judah clave unto their king, from the Jordan even to Jerusalem.

    World English Bible

    So all the men of Israel went up from following David, and followed Sheba the son of Bichri; but the men of Judah joined with their king, from the Jordan even to Jerusalem.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    So all the men of Israel went up from following David, and followed Sheba the son of Bichri: but the men of Judah clave unto their king, from Jordan even to Jerusalem.

    Definitions for 2 Samuel 20:2

    Clave - To split; to break through; tear.

    Barnes' Notes on 2 Samuel 20:2

    From Jordan ... - The men of Israel only escorted David from Jordan to Gilgal, and there left him; but the men of Judah in a body went with him all the way to Jerusalem.

    Wesley's Notes on 2 Samuel 20:2

    20:2 Every man - That is, the generality of those Israelites who were present.