2 Samuel 15:4 Parallel Verses [⇓ See commentary ⇓]2 Samuel 15:4, NIV: And Absalom would add, 'If only I were appointed judge in the land! Then everyone who has a complaint or case could come to me and I would see that they receive justice.'
2 Samuel 15:4, ESV: Then Absalom would say, “Oh that I were judge in the land! Then every man with a dispute or cause might come to me, and I would give him justice.”
2 Samuel 15:4, KJV: Absalom said moreover, Oh that I were made judge in the land, that every man which hath any suit or cause might come unto me, and I would do him justice!
2 Samuel 15:4, NASB: Moreover, Absalom would say, 'Oh that someone would appoint me judge in the land, then every man who has a lawsuit or claim could come to me, and I would give him justice!'
2 Samuel 15:4, NLT: I wish I were the judge. Then everyone could bring their cases to me for judgment, and I would give them justice!'
2 Samuel 15:4, CSB: He added, "If only someone would appoint me judge in the land. Then anyone who had a grievance or dispute could come to me, and I would make sure he received justice."