2 Samuel 18:11 Parallel Verses [⇓ See commentary ⇓]

2 Samuel 18:11, NIV: Joab said to the man who had told him this, 'What! You saw him? Why didn't you strike him to the ground right there? Then I would have had to give you ten shekels of silver and a warrior's belt.'

2 Samuel 18:11, ESV: Joab said to the man who told him, “What, you saw him! Why then did you not strike him there to the ground? I would have been glad to give you ten pieces of silver and a belt.”

2 Samuel 18:11, KJV: And Joab said unto the man that told him, And, behold, thou sawest him, and why didst thou not smite him there to the ground? and I would have given thee ten shekels of silver, and a girdle.

2 Samuel 18:11, NASB: Then Joab said to the man who had informed him, 'So behold, you saw him! Why then did you not strike him there to the ground? And it would have been my duty to give you ten pieces of silver and a belt.'

2 Samuel 18:11, NLT: 'What?' Joab demanded. 'You saw him there and didn't kill him? I would have rewarded you with ten pieces of silver and a hero's belt!'

2 Samuel 18:11, CSB: "You just saw him! " Joab exclaimed. "Why didn't you strike him to the ground right there? I would have given you ten silver pieces and a belt! "

What does 2 Samuel 18:11 mean? [⇑ See verse text ⇑]

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