2 Samuel 18:13

“Otherwise I should have wrought falsehood against mine own life: for there is no matter hid from the king, and thou thyself wouldest have set thyself against me.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for 2 Samuel 18:13

Otherwyse, I should haue wrought falshood against mine owne life: for there is no matter hid from the King, and thou thy selfe wouldest haue set thy selfe against me.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"Otherwise, if I had dealt treacherously against his life (and there is nothing hidden from the king), then you yourself would have stood aloof."
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Otherwise if I had dealt falsely against his life (and there is no matter hid from the king), then thou thyself wouldest have set thyself against `me'.
- American Standard Version (1901)

And if I had falsely put him to death (and nothing may be kept secret from the king), you would have had nothing to do with me.
- Basic English Bible

Or I should have acted falsely against mine own life, for there is no matter concealed from the king, and thou wouldest have set thyself against [me].
- Darby Bible

Otherwise I should have wrought falsehood against my own life: for there is no matter hid from the king, and thou thyself wouldst have set thyself against me.
- Webster's Bible

Otherwise if I had dealt falsely against his life (and there is no matter hidden from the king), then you yourself would have set yourself against me."
- World English Bible

or I had done against my soul a vain thing, and no matter is hid from the king, and thou -- thou dost station thyself over-against.'
- Youngs Literal Bible

Otherwise if I had dealt falsely against mine own life--and there is no matter hid from the king--then thou thyself wouldest have stood aloof.'
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible Commentary for 2 Samuel 18:13

Wesley's Notes for 2 Samuel 18:13


18:15 Slew him - The darts did not dispatch him, and therefore they smote him again, and killed him.


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