2 Samuel 19:42 Parallel Verses [⇓ See commentary ⇓]

2 Samuel 19:42, NIV: All the men of Judah answered the men of Israel, 'We did this because the king is closely related to us. Why are you angry about it? Have we eaten any of the king's provisions? Have we taken anything for ourselves?'

2 Samuel 19:42, ESV: All the men of Judah answered the men of Israel, “Because the king is our close relative. Why then are you angry over this matter? Have we eaten at all at the king’s expense? Or has he given us any gift?”

2 Samuel 19:42, KJV: And all the men of Judah answered the men of Israel, Because the king is near of kin to us: wherefore then be ye angry for this matter? have we eaten at all of the king's cost? or hath he given us any gift?

2 Samuel 19:42, NASB: Then all the men of Judah answered the men of Israel, 'Because the king is a close relative to us. Why then are you angry about this matter? Have we eaten at all at the king’s expense, or has anything been taken for us?'

2 Samuel 19:42, NLT: The men of Judah replied, 'The king is one of our own kinsmen. Why should this make you angry? We haven't eaten any of the king's food or received any special favors!'

2 Samuel 19:42, CSB: All the men of Judah responded to the men of Israel, "Because the king is our relative. Why does this make you angry? Have we ever eaten anything of the king's or been honored at all? "

What does 2 Samuel 19:42 mean? [⇑ See verse text ⇑]

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