1 Kings 2:38

“And Shimei said unto the king, The saying is good: as my lord the king hath said, so will thy servant do. And Shimei dwelt in Jerusalem many days.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for 1 Kings 2:38

And Shimei said vnto the King, The saying is good: as my lord the king hath said, so will thy seruant doe. And Shimei dwelt in Ierusalem many dayes.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Shimei then said to the king, "The word is good. As my lord the king has said, so your servant will do. So Shimei lived in Jerusalem many days."
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And Shimei said unto the king, The saying is good: as my lord the king hath said, so will thy servant do. And Shimei dwelt in Jerusalem many days.
- American Standard Version (1901)

And Shimei said to the king, Very well! as my lord the king has said, so will your servant do. And for a long time Shimei went on living in Jerusalem.
- Basic English Bible

And Shimei said to the king, The saying is good: as my lord the king has said, so will thy servant do. And Shimei dwelt in Jerusalem many days.
- Darby Bible

And Shimei said to the king, The saying is good: as my lord the king hath said, so will thy servant do. And Shimei dwelt in Jerusalem many days.
- Webster's Bible

Shimei said to the king, "The saying is good. As my lord the king has said, so will your servant do." Shimei lived in Jerusalem many days.
- World English Bible

And Shimei saith to the king, `The word [is] good; as my lord the king hath spoken so doth thy servant do;' and Shimei dwelleth in Jerusalem many days.
- Youngs Literal Bible

And Shimei said unto the king: 'The saying is good; as my lord the king hath said, so will thy servant do.' And Shimei dwelt in Jerusalem many days.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible Commentary for 1 Kings 2:38

Wesley's Notes for 1 Kings 2:38


2:38 Is good - Thy sentence is more merciful than I expected, ordeserved.


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