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2 Samuel 3:16

    2 Samuel 3:16 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    And her husband went with her along weeping behind her to Bahurim. Then said Abner unto him, Go, return. And he returned.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    And her husband went with her along weeping behind her to Bahurim. Then said Abner to him, Go, return. And he returned.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    And her husband went with her, weeping as he went, and followed her to Bahurim. Then said Abner unto him, Go, return: and he returned.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    And her husband went with her as far as Bahurim, weeping while he went. Then Abner said to him, Go back. And he went back.

    Webster's Revision

    And her husband went with her, weeping as he went, and followed her to Bahurim. Then said Abner unto him, Go, return: and he returned.

    World English Bible

    Her husband went with her, weeping as he went, and followed her to Bahurim. Then Abner said to him, "Go! Return!" and he returned.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    And her husband went with her, weeping as he went, and followed her to Bahurim. Then said Abner unto him, Go, return: and he returned.

    Clarke's Commentary on 2 Samuel 3:16

    Weeping behind her - If genuine affection did not still subsist between David and Michal, it was a pity to have taken her from Phaltiel, who had her to wife from the conjoint authority of her father and her king.

    Nevertheless David had a legal right to her, as she had never been divorced, for she was taken from him by the hand of violence.

    Barnes' Notes on 2 Samuel 3:16

    Bahurim - Best known as the residence of Shimei, and as the place where Jonathan and Ahimaaz were concealed in a well on the occasion of David's flight from Absalom 2 Samuel 16:5; 2 Samuel 17:18. It seems to have been situated in the southern border of the tribe of Benjamin, and on the route from Jerusalem to the Jordan fords, since Phaltiel came from Mahanaim 2 Samuel 2:8.