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

2 Samuel 18:18, NIV: During his lifetime Absalom had taken a pillar and erected it in the King's Valley as a monument to himself, for he thought, 'I have no son to carry on the memory of my name.' He named the pillar after himself, and it is called Absalom's Monument to this day.

2 Samuel 18:18, ESV: Now Absalom in his lifetime had taken and set up for himself the pillar that is in the King’s Valley, for he said, “I have no son to keep my name in remembrance.” He called the pillar after his own name, and it is called Absalom’s monument to this day.

2 Samuel 18:18, KJV: Now Absalom in his lifetime had taken and reared up for himself a pillar, which is in the king's dale: for he said, I have no son to keep my name in remembrance: and he called the pillar after his own name: and it is called unto this day, Absalom's place.

2 Samuel 18:18, NASB: Now Absalom in his lifetime had taken and set up for himself a memorial stone, which is in the King’s Valley, for he said, 'I have no son to continue my name.' So he named the memorial stone after his own name, and it is called Absalom’s Monument to this day.

2 Samuel 18:18, NLT: During his lifetime, Absalom had built a monument to himself in the King's Valley, for he said, 'I have no son to carry on my name.' He named the monument after himself, and it is known as Absalom's Monument to this day.

2 Samuel 18:18, CSB: When he was alive, Absalom had taken a pillar and raised it up for himself in the King's Valley, since he thought, "I have no son to preserve the memory of my name." So he named the pillar after himself. It is still called Absalom's Monument today.

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