What does 2 Samuel 17:20 mean?
ESV: When Absalom’s servants came to the woman at the house, they said, “Where are Ahimaaz and Jonathan?” And the woman said to them, “They have gone over the brook of water.” And when they had sought and could not find them, they returned to Jerusalem.
NIV: When Absalom's men came to the woman at the house, they asked, 'Where are Ahimaaz and Jonathan?' The woman answered them, 'They crossed over the brook.' The men searched but found no one, so they returned to Jerusalem.
NASB: Then Absalom’s servants came to the woman at the house and said, 'Where are Ahimaaz and Jonathan?' And the woman said to them, 'They have crossed the brook of water.' And when they searched and did not find them, they returned to Jerusalem.
CSB: Absalom's servants came to the woman at the house and asked, "Where are Ahimaaz and Jonathan? ""They passed by toward the water," the woman replied to them. The men searched but did not find them, so they returned to Jerusalem.
NLT: When Absalom’s men arrived, they asked her, 'Have you seen Ahimaaz and Jonathan?' The woman replied, 'They were here, but they crossed over the brook.' Absalom’s men looked for them without success and returned to Jerusalem.
KJV: And when Absalom's servants came to the woman to the house, they said, Where is Ahimaaz and Jonathan? And the woman said unto them, They be gone over the brook of water. And when they had sought and could not find them, they returned to Jerusalem.
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