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2 Samuel 3:34

    2 Samuel 3:34 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    Thy hands were not bound, nor thy feet put into fetters: as a man falleth before wicked men, so fellest thou. And all the people wept again over him.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    Your hands were not bound, nor your feet put into fetters: as a man falls before wicked men, so fell you. And all the people wept again over him.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    Thy hands were not bound, nor thy feet put into fetters: As a man falleth before the children of iniquity, so didst thou fall. And all the people wept again over him.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    Your hands were free, your feet were not chained: like the downfall of a man before evil men, so was your fall. And the weeping of the people over him went on again.

    Webster's Revision

    Thy hands were not bound, nor thy feet put into fetters: As a man falleth before the children of iniquity, so didst thou fall. And all the people wept again over him.

    World English Bible

    Your hands were not bound, nor your feet put into fetters. As a man falls before the children of iniquity, so you fell." All the people wept again over him.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    Thy hands were not bound, nor thy feet put into fetters: as a man falleth before the children of iniquity, so didst thou fall. And all the people wept again over him.

    Definitions for 2 Samuel 3:34

    Bound - Landmark.
    Fetters - Bonds; chains.

    Barnes' Notes on 2 Samuel 3:34

    Thy hands were not bound ... - This thought prepares the way for the solution; Abner had been treacherously murdered by wicked men.

    Wesley's Notes on 2 Samuel 3:34

    3:34 Not bound - Thou didst not tamely yield up thyself to Joab, to be bound hand and foot at his pleasure. Joab did not overcome thee in an equal combat, nor durst he attempt thee in that way, as a general or soldier of any worth would have done. Wicked men - By the hands of froward, or perverse, or crooked men, by hypocrisy and perfidiousness, whereby the vilest coward may kill the most valiant person.