2 Samuel 14:24

“And the king said, Let him turn to his own house, and let him not see my face. So Absalom returned to his own house, and saw not the king's face.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

And the king said, Let him turne to his owne house, & let him not see my face. So Absalom returned to his owne house, and sawe not the kings face.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

However the king said, "Let him turn to his own house, and let him not see my face. So Absalom turned to his own house and did not see the king's face."
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And the king said, Let him turn to his own house, but let him not see my face. So Absalom turned to his own house, and saw not the king's face.
- American Standard Version (1901)

And the king said, Let him go to his house, but let him not see my face. So Absalom went back to his house and did not see the face of the king.
- Basic English Bible

And the king said, Let him turn to his own house, and let him not see my face. And Absalom withdrew to his own house, and saw not the king's face.
- Darby Bible

And the king said, Let him turn to his own house, and let him not see my face. So Absalom returned to his own house, and saw not the king's face.
- Webster's Bible

The king said, "Let him return to his own house, but let him not see my face." So Absalom returned to his own house, and didn't see the king's face.
- World English Bible

and the king saith, `Let him turn round unto his house, and my face he doth not see.' And Absalom turneth round unto his house, and the face of the king he hath not seen.
- Youngs Literal Bible

And the king said: 'Let him turn to his own house, but let him not see my face.' So Absalom turned to his own house, and saw not the king's face.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for 2 Samuel 14:24


14:24 Let him turn - Lest whilst be shewed some mercy to Absalom, he should seem to approve of his sin. Likewise by this means Absalom might be drawn to a more thorough humiliation and repentance.


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