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2 Samuel 4:7-11

New American Standard Bible

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7 Now when they had come into the house, as he was lying on his bed in his bedroom, they struck him and killed him, and they beheaded him. And they took his head and traveled by way of the Arabah all night. 8 Then they brought the head of Ish-bosheth to David at Hebron, and said to the king, 'Behold, the head of Ish-bosheth the son of Saul, your enemy, who sought your life; so the LORD has given my lord the king vengeance this day on Saul and his descendants.'
9 But David replied to Rechab and his brother Baanah, sons of Rimmon the Beerothite, and said to them, 'As the LORD lives, who has redeemed my life from all distress, 10 when the one who informed me, saying, ‘Behold, Saul is dead,’ also viewed himself as the bearer of good news, I seized him and killed him in Ziklag, which was the reward I gave him for his news. 11 How much more, when wicked men have killed a righteous man in his own house on his bed, shall I not now require his blood from your hands and eliminate you both from the earth?'
King James Version

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7 For when they came into the house, he lay on his bed in his bedchamber, and they smote him, and slew him, and beheaded him, and took his head, and gat them away through the plain all night. 8 And they brought the head of Ishbosheth unto David to Hebron, and said to the king, Behold the head of Ishbosheth the son of Saul thine enemy, which sought thy life; and the LORD hath avenged my lord the king this day of Saul, and of his seed.
9 And David answered Rechab and Baanah his brother, the sons of Rimmon the Beerothite, and said unto them, As the LORD liveth, who hath redeemed my soul out of all adversity, 10 When one told me, saying, Behold, Saul is dead, thinking to have brought good tidings, I took hold of him, and slew him in Ziklag, who thought that I would have given him a reward for his tidings: 11 How much more, when wicked men have slain a righteous person in his own house upon his bed? shall I not therefore now require his blood of your hand, and take you away from the earth?
Christian Standard Bible

Chapter 4

7 They had entered the house while Ish-bosheth was lying on his bed in his bedroom and stabbed and killed him. They removed his head, took it, and traveled by way of the Arabah all night. 8 They brought Ish-bosheth's head to David at Hebron and said to the king, "Here's the head of Ish-bosheth son of Saul, your enemy who intended to take your life. Today the Lord has granted vengeance to my lord the king against Saul and his offspring."
9 But David answered Rechab and his brother Baanah, sons of Rimmon the Beerothite, "As the Lord lives, the one who has redeemed my life from every distress, 10 when the person told me, 'Look, Saul is dead,' he thought he was a bearer of good news, but I seized him and put him to death at Ziklag. That was my reward to him for his news! 11 How much more when wicked men kill a righteous man in his own house on his own bed! So now, should I not require his blood from you and purge you from the earth? "
New Living Translation

Chapter 4

7 They went into the house and found Ishbosheth sleeping on his bed. They struck and killed him and cut off his head. Then, taking his head with them, they fled across the Jordan Valley through the night. 8 When they arrived at Hebron, they presented Ishbosheth's head to David. 'Look!' they exclaimed to the king. 'Here is the head of Ishbosheth, the son of your enemy Saul who tried to kill you. Today the LORD has given my lord the king revenge on Saul and his entire family!'
9 But David said to Recab and Baanah, 'The LORD, who saves me from all my enemies, is my witness. 10 Someone once told me, 'Saul is dead,' thinking he was bringing me good news. But I seized him and killed him at Ziklag. That's the reward I gave him for his news! 11 How much more should I reward evil men who have killed an innocent man in his own house and on his own bed? Shouldn't I hold you responsible for his blood and rid the earth of you?'
English Standard Version

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7 When they came into the house, as he lay on his bed in his bedroom, they struck him and put him to death and beheaded him. They took his head and went by the way of the Arabah all night, 8 and brought the head of Ish-bosheth to David at Hebron. And they said to the king, “Here is the head of Ish-bosheth, the son of Saul, your enemy, who sought your life. The LORD has avenged my lord the king this day on Saul and on his offspring.” 9 But David answered Rechab and Baanah his brother, the sons of Rimmon the Beerothite, “As the LORD lives, who has redeemed my life out of every adversity, 10 when one told me, ‘Behold, Saul is dead,’ and thought he was bringing good news, I seized him and killed him at Ziklag, which was the reward I gave him for his news. 11 How much more, when wicked men have killed a righteous man in his own house on his bed, shall I not now require his blood at your hand and destroy you from the earth?”
New International Version

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7 They had gone into the house while he was lying on the bed in his bedroom. After they stabbed and killed him, they cut off his head. Taking it with them, they traveled all night by way of the Arabah. 8 They brought the head of Ish-Bosheth to David at Hebron and said to the king, 'Here is the head of Ish-Bosheth son of Saul, your enemy, who tried to kill you. This day the LORD has avenged my lord the king against Saul and his offspring.'
9 David answered Rekab and his brother Baanah, the sons of Rimmon the Beerothite, 'As surely as the LORD lives, who has delivered me out of every trouble, 10 when someone told me, 'Saul is dead,' and thought he was bringing good news, I seized him and put him to death in Ziklag. That was the reward I gave him for his news! 11 How much more--when wicked men have killed an innocent man in his own house and on his own bed--should I not now demand his blood from your hand and rid the earth of you!'
La Biblia de las Américas

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7 Habían entrado en la casa mientras Is-boset estaba acostado en su lecho, en su alcoba; lo hirieron y lo mataron, y le cortaron la cabeza. Y tomando su cabeza, anduvieron toda la noche camino del Arabá. 8 Trajeron la cabeza de Is-boset a David en Hebrón, y dijeron al rey: He aquí la cabeza de Is-boset, hijo de tu enemigo Saúl, el que buscaba tu vida ; de esta manera el SEÑOR ha concedido hoy a mi señor el rey venganza sobre Saúl y sus descendientes.
9 Respondiendo David a Recab y a su hermano Baana, hijos de Rimón beerotita, les dijo: Vive el SEÑOR que ha redimido mi vida de toda angustia, 10 que cuando uno me avisó, diciendo: “He aquí, Saúl ha muerto”, pensando que me traía buenas noticias, yo lo prendí y lo maté en Siclag, lo cual fue el pago que le di por sus noticias. 11 ¿Cuánto más, cuando hombres malvados han matado a un hombre justo en su propia casa y sobre su cama, no demandaré ahora su sangre de vuestras manos, borrándoos de la tierra?
Nueva Biblia de las Américas

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7 Habían entrado en la casa mientras Isboset estaba acostado en su lecho, en su alcoba; lo hirieron y lo mataron, y le cortaron la cabeza. Y tomando su cabeza, anduvieron toda la noche camino del Arabá, 8 y trajeron la cabeza de Isboset a David en Hebrón, y dijeron al rey: “Esta es la cabeza de Isboset, hijo de su enemigo Saúl, el que buscaba su vida; de esta manera el SEÑOR hoy ha concedido venganza a mi señor el rey sobre Saúl y sus descendientes.”
9 Respondiendo David a Recab y a su hermano Baana, hijos de Rimón el Beerotita, les dijo: “Vive el SEÑOR que ha redimido mi vida de toda angustia, 10 porque cuando uno me avisó: ‘Saúl ha muerto,’ pensando que me traía buenas noticias, yo lo prendí y lo maté en Siclag, lo cual fue el pago que le di por sus noticias. 11 ¿Cuánto más, cuando hombres malvados han matado a un hombre justo en su propia casa y sobre su cama, no demandaré ahora su sangre de las manos de ustedes, borrándolos de la tierra?”
Nueva Versión Internacional

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7 Se habían metido en la casa mientras Isboset estaba en la alcoba, acostado en su cama. Lo mataron a puñaladas, y luego le cortaron la cabeza y se la llevaron. Caminaron toda la noche por el Arabá
8 y, al llegar a Hebrón, le entregaron a David la cabeza de Isboset, diciendo: ?Mire, Su Majestad: aquí le traemos la cabeza de Isboset, hijo de su enemigo Saúl, que intentó matarlo a usted. El SEÑOR ha vengado hoy a Su Majestad por lo que Saúl y su descendencia le hicieron.
9 Pero David les respondió a Recab y a Baná, los hijos de Rimón el berotita: ?Tan cierto como que vive el SEÑOR, quien me ha librado de todas mis angustias, 10 les juro que quien me anunció la muerte de Saúl se imaginaba que me traía buenas noticias, ¡pero la recompensa que le di por tan “buenas noticias” fue apresarlo y matarlo en Siclag! 11 ¡Y con mayor razón castigaré a los malvados que han dado muerte a un inocente mientras este dormía en su propia cama! ¿Acaso no voy a vengar su muerte exterminándolos a ustedes de la tierra?
Reina-Valera 1960

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7 Cuando entraron en la casa, Is-boset dormía sobre su lecho en su cámara; y lo hirieron y lo mataron, y le cortaron la cabeza, y habiéndola tomado, caminaron toda la noche por el camino del Arabá. 8 Y trajeron la cabeza de Is-boset a David en Hebrón, y dijeron al rey: He aquí la cabeza de Is-boset hijo de Saúl tu enemigo, que procuraba matarte; y Jehová ha vengado hoy a mi señor el rey, de Saúl y de su linaje. 9 Y David respondió a Recab y a su hermano Baana, hijos de Rimón beerotita, y les dijo: Vive Jehová que ha redimido mi alma de toda angustia, 10 que cuando uno me dio nuevas, diciendo: He aquí Saúl ha muerto, imaginándose que traía buenas nuevas, yo lo prendí, y le maté en Siclag en pago de la nueva. 11 ¿Cuánto más a los malos hombres que mataron a un hombre justo en su casa, y sobre su cama? Ahora, pues, ¿no he de demandar yo su sangre de vuestras manos, y quitaros de la tierra?
Biblia del Jubileo

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7 Los cuales como entraron en la casa, estando él en su cama en su cámara de dormir, lo hirieron y mataron, y le cortaron la cabeza. Y tomando la cabeza caminaron toda la noche por el camino de la campiña. 8 Y trajeron la cabeza de Is-boset a David en Hebrón, y dijeron al rey: He aquí la cabeza de Is-boset hijo de Saúl tu enemigo, que procuraba matarte; y el SEÑOR ha vengado hoy a mi señor el rey, de Saúl y de su simiente. 9 Y David respondió a Recab y a su hermano Baana, hijos de Rimón Beerotita, y les dijo: Vive el SEÑOR que ha redimido mi alma de toda angustia, 10 que cuando uno me dio nuevas, diciendo: He aquí Saúl es muerto imaginándose que traía buenas nuevas, yo lo prendí, y le maté en Siclag en pago de la nueva. 11 ¿Cuánto más a los malos hombres que mataron a un hombre justo en su casa, y sobre su cama? Ahora pues, ¿no tengo yo de demandar su sangre de vuestras manos, y quitaros de la tierra?