What does 2 Samuel 2:5 mean?
ESV: David sent messengers to the men of Jabesh-gilead and said to them, “May you be blessed by the LORD, because you showed this loyalty to Saul your lord and buried him.
NIV: he sent messengers to them to say to them, 'The LORD bless you for showing this kindness to Saul your master by burying him.
NASB: So David sent messengers to the men of Jabesh-gilead, and said to them, 'May you be blessed of the Lord because you have shown this kindness to Saul your lord, and have buried him.
CSB: David sent messengers to the men of Jabesh-gilead and said to them, "The Lord bless you because you have shown this kindness to Saul your lord when you buried him.
NLT: he sent them this message: 'May the Lord bless you for being so loyal to your master Saul and giving him a decent burial.
KJV: And David sent messengers unto the men of Jabeshgilead, and said unto them, Blessed be ye of the LORD, that ye have shewed this kindness unto your lord, even unto Saul, and have buried him.
NKJV: So David sent messengers to the men of Jabesh Gilead, and said to them, “You are blessed of the Lord, for you have shown this kindness to your lord, to Saul, and have buried him.
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