2 Samuel 20:9

“And Joab said to Amasa, Art thou in health, my brother? And Joab took Amasa by the beard with the right hand to kiss him.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for 2 Samuel 20:9

And Ioab saide to Amasa, Art thou in health, my brother? And Ioab tooke Amasa by the beard with the right hand to kisse him.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Joab said to Amasa, "Is it well with you, my brother? And Joab took Amasa by the beard with his right hand to kiss him."
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And Joab said to Amasa, Is it well with thee, my brother? And Joab took Amasa by the beard with his right hand to kiss him.
- American Standard Version (1901)

And Joab said to Amasa, Is it well, my brother? And with his right hand he took him by the hair of his chin to give him a kiss.
- Basic English Bible

And Joab said to Amasa, Art thou well, my brother? And Joab took Amasa by the beard with the right hand to kiss him.
- Darby Bible

And Joab said to Amasa, Art thou in health, my brother? And Joab took Amasa by the beard with the right hand to kiss him.
- Webster's Bible

Joab said to Amasa, "Is it well with you, my brother?" Joab took Amasa by the beard with his right hand to kiss him.
- World English Bible

And Joab saith to Amasa, `Art thou [in] peace, my brother?' and the right hand of Joab layeth hold on the beard of Amasa to give a kiss to him;
- Youngs Literal Bible

And Joab said to Amasa: 'Is it well with thee, my brother?' And Joab took Amasa by the beard with his right hand to kiss him.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible Commentary for 2 Samuel 20:9

Wesley's Notes for 2 Samuel 20:9


20:9 Beard - As the manner of ancient times was, when they saluted one another.


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