2 Samuel 23:15

“And David longed, and said, Oh that one would give me drink of the water of the well of Bethlehem, which is by the gate!”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for 2 Samuel 23:15

And Dauid longed, and said, Oh that one would giue mee drinke of the water of the well of Bethlehem which is by the gate.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

David had a craving and said, "Oh that someone would give me water to drink from the well of Bethlehem which is by the gate!"
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And David longed, and said, Oh that one would give me water to drink of the well of Beth-lehem, which is by the gate!
- American Standard Version (1901)

And David, moved by a strong desire, said, If only someone would give me a drink of water from the water-hole of Beth-lehem, by the doorway into the town!
- Basic English Bible

And David longed, and said, Oh that one would give me to drink of the water of the well of Bethlehem, which is in the gate!
- Darby Bible

And David longed, and said, Oh that one would give me drink of the water of the well of Beth-lehem, which is by the gate!
- Webster's Bible

David longed, and said, "Oh that one would give me water to drink of the well of Bethlehem, which is by the gate!"
- World English Bible

and David longeth and saith, `Who doth give me a drink of the water of the well of Beth-Lehem, which [is] by the gate?'
- Youngs Literal Bible

And David longed, and said: 'Oh that one would give me water to drink of the well of Beth-lehem, which is by the gate!'
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible Commentary for 2 Samuel 23:15

Wesley's Notes for 2 Samuel 23:15


23:15 Said - Being hot and thirsty, he expresses how acceptable a draught of that water would be to him; but was far from desiring, or expecting that any of his men should hazard their lives to procure it.


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