1 Kings 2:31 Parallel Verses [⇓ See commentary ⇓]

1 Kings 2:31, NIV: Then the king commanded Benaiah, 'Do as he says. Strike him down and bury him, and so clear me and my whole family of the guilt of the innocent blood that Joab shed.

1 Kings 2:31, ESV: The king replied to him, “Do as he has said, strike him down and bury him, and thus take away from me and from my father’s house the guilt for the blood that Joab shed without cause.

1 Kings 2:31, KJV: And the king said unto him, Do as he hath said, and fall upon him, and bury him; that thou mayest take away the innocent blood, which Joab shed, from me, and from the house of my father.

1 Kings 2:31, NASB: And the king said to him, 'Do just as he has spoken, and execute him and bury him, so that you may remove from me and from my father’s house the blood which Joab shed without justification.

1 Kings 2:31, NLT: 'Do as he said,' the king replied. 'Kill him there beside the altar and bury him. This will remove the guilt of Joab's senseless murders from me and from my father's family.

1 Kings 2:31, CSB: The king said to him, "Do just as he says. Strike him down and bury him in order to remove from me and from my father's family the blood that Joab shed without just cause.

What does 1 Kings 2:31 mean? [⇑ See verse text ⇑]

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