2 Samuel 17:19

“And the woman took and spread a covering over the well's mouth, and spread ground corn thereon; and the thing was not known.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

And the woman tooke and spread a couering ouer the welles mouth, and spread ground corne thereon; and the thing was not knowen.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

And the woman took a covering and spread it over the well's mouth and scattered grain on it, so that nothing was known.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And the woman took and spread the covering over the well's mouth, and strewed bruised grain thereon; and nothing was known.
- American Standard Version (1901)

And a woman put a cover over the hole, and put crushed grain on top of it, and no one had any knowledge of it.
- Basic English Bible

And the woman took and spread the covering over the well's mouth, and spread ground corn on it; and the thing was not known.
- Darby Bible

And the woman took and spread a covering over the well's mouth, and spread ground corn upon it; and the thing was not known.
- Webster's Bible

The woman took and spread the covering over the well's mouth, and spread out bruised grain on it; and nothing was known.
- World English Bible

and the woman taketh and spreadeth the covering over the face of the well, and spreadeth on it the ground corn, and the thing hath not been known.
- Youngs Literal Bible

And the woman took and spread the covering over the well's mouth, and strewed groats thereon; and nothing was known.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for 2 Samuel 17:19


17:19 Spread corn - Under pretence of drying it by the sun: which shews it was summer - time.


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