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II Samuel
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CHAPTER 2

CHAPTER 2

25  And the children of Benjamin gathered themselves together after Abner, and became one troop, and stood on the top of a hill.

25  And the children of Benjamin gathered themselves together after Abner, and became one troop, and stood on the top of an hill.

26  Then Abner called to Joab, and said, Shall the sword devour forever? knowest thou not that it will be a bitterness in the latter end? how long shall it be then, ere thou bid the people return from following their brethren?

26  Then Abner called to Joab, and said, Shall the sword devour for ever? knowest thou not that it will be bitterness in the latter end? how long shall it be then, ere thou bid the people return from following their brethren?

CHAPTER 3

CHAPTER 3

14  And David sent messengers to Ishbosheth Saul's son, saying, Deliver me my wife Michal, which I espoused to me for a hundred foreskins of the Philistines.

14  And David sent messengers to Ishbosheth Saul's son, saying, Deliver me my wife Michal, which I espoused to me for an hundred foreskins of the Philistines.

20  So Abner came to David to Hebron, and twenty men with him. And David made Abner and his men that were with him a feast.

20  So Abner came to David to Hebron, and twenty men with him. And David made Abner and the men that were with him a feast.

CHAPTER 5

CHAPTER 5

11  And Hiram king of Tyre sent messengers to David, and cedar trees, and carpenters, and masons; and they built David a house.

11  And Hiram king of Tyre sent messengers to David, and cedar trees, and carpenters, and masons: and they built David an house.

16  And Elishama, and Eliada, and Eliphalet.

16  And Elishama, and Eliada, and Eliphalet.

CHAPTER 7

CHAPTER 7

2  That the king said unto Nathan the prophet, See, now, I dwell in a house of cedar, but the ark of God dwelleth within curtains.

2  That the king said unto Nathan the prophet, See now, I dwell in an house of cedar, but the ark of God dwelleth within curtains.

5  Go and tell my servant David, Thus said the Lord, Shalt thou build me a house for me to dwell in?

5  Go and tell my servant David, Thus saith the Lord, Shalt thou build me an house for me to dwell in?

7  In all the places wherein I have walked with all the children of Israel spake I a word with any of the tribes of Israel, whom I commanded to feed my people Israel, saying, Why build ye not me a house of cedar?

7  In all the places wherein I have walked with all the children of Israel spake I a word with any of the tribes of Israel, whom I commanded to feed my people Israel, saying, Why build ye not me an house of cedar?

11  And as since the time that I commanded judges to be over my people Israel, and have caused thee to rest from all thine enemies.  Also the Lord telleth thee that he will make thee a house.

11  And as since the time that I commanded judges to be over my people Israel, and have caused thee to rest from all thine enemies. Also the Lord telleth thee that he will make thee an house.

13  He shall build a house for my name, and I will stablish the throne of his kingdom forever.

13  He shall build an house for my name, and I will stablish the throne of his kingdom for ever.

27  For thou, O Lord of hosts, God of Israel, hast revealed to thy servant, saying, I will build thee a house; therefore hath thy servant found in his heart to pray this prayer unto thee.

27  For thou, O Lord of hosts, God of Israel, hast revealed to thy servant, saying, I will build thee an house: therefore hath thy servant found in his heart to pray this prayer unto thee.

CHAPTER 8

CHAPTER 8

2  And he smote Moab, and measured them with a line, casting them down to the ground; even with two lines measured he to put to death, and one full line to keep alive. And so the Moabites became David's servants, and brought gifts.

2  And he smote Moab, and measured them with a line, casting them down to the ground; even with two lines measured he to put to death, and with one full line to keep alive. And so the Moabites became David's servants, and brought gifts.

4  And David took from him a thousand chariots, and seven hundred horsemen, and twenty thousand footmen; and David houghed all the chariot horses, but reserved of them for a hundred chariots.

4  And David took from him a thousand chariots, and seven hundred horsemen, and twenty thousand footmen: and David houghed all the chariot horses, but reserved of them for an hundred chariots.

CHAPTER 11

CHAPTER 11

11  And Uriah said unto David, The ark, and Israel, and Judah, abide in tents; and my lord Joab, and the servants of my lord, are encamped in the open fields; shall I then go into mine house, to eat and drink, and to lie with my wife? as thou livest, and as thy soul liveth, I will not do this thing.

11  And Uriah said unto David, The ark, and Israel, and Judah, abide in tents; and my lord Joab, and the servants of my lord, are encamped in the open fields; shall I then go into mine house, to eat and to drink, and to lie with my wife? as thou livest, and as thy soul liveth, I will not do this thing.

CHAPTER 12

CHAPTER 12

13  And David said unto Nathan, I have sinned against the Lord. And Nathan said unto David, The Lord also hath not put away thy sin that thou shalt not die.

13  And David said unto Nathan, I have sinned against the Lord. And Nathan said unto David, The Lord also hath put away thy sin; thou shalt not die.

CHAPTER 13

CHAPTER 13

15  Then Amnon hated her exceedingly; so that the hatred wherewith he hated her was greater than the love wherewith he had loved her. And Amnon said to her, Arise, begone.

15  Then Amnon hated her exceedingly; so that the hatred wherewith he hated her was greater than the love wherewith he had loved her. And Amnon said unto her, Arise, be gone.

CHAPTER 14

CHAPTER 14

7  And, behold, the whole family is risen against thine handmaid, and they said, Deliver him that smote his brother, that we may kill him, for the life of his brother whom he slew; and we will destroy the heir also;  and so they will quench my coal which is left, and shalt not leave to my husband neither name nor remainder upon the earth.

7  And, behold, the whole family is risen against thine handmaid, and they said, Deliver him that smote his brother, that we may kill him, for the life of his brother whom he slew; and we will destroy the heir also: and so they shall quench my coal which is left, and shall not leave to my husband neither name nor remainder upon the earth.

CHAPTER 16

CHAPTER 16

1  And when David was a little past the top of the hill, behold, Ziba the servant of Mephibosheth met him, with a couple of asses saddled, and upon them two hundred loaves of bread, and a hundred bunches of raisins, and a hundred of summer fruits, and a bottle of wine.

1  And when David was a little past the top of the hill, behold, Ziba the servant of Mephibosheth met him, with a couple of asses saddled, and upon them two hundred loaves of bread, and an hundred bunches of raisins, and an hundred of summer fruits, and a bottle of wine.

CHAPTER 20

CHAPTER 20

18  Then she spake, saying, They are wont to speak in old time, saying, They shall surely ask counsel at Abel; and so they ended the matter.

18  Then she spake, saying, They were wont to speak in old time, saying, They shall surely ask counsel at Abel: and so they ended the matter.

CHAPTER 22

CHAPTER 22

48  It is God that avengeth me, and that bringeth down the people unto me,

48  It is God that avengeth me, and that bringeth down the people under me.

CHAPTER 23

CHAPTER 23

14  And David was then in a hold, and the garrison of the Philistines was then in Bethlehem.

14  And David was then in an hold, and the garrison of the Philistines was then in Bethlehem.

CHAPTER 24

CHAPTER 24

3  And Joab said unto the king, Now the Lord thy God add unto the people, how many soever they be, a hundredfold, and that the eyes of my lord the king may see it; but why doth my lord the king delight in this thing?

3  And Joab said unto the king, Now the Lord thy God add unto the people, how many soever they be, an hundredfold, and that the eyes of my lord the king may see it: but why doth my lord the king delight in this thing?

16  And when the angel stretched out his hand upon Jerusalem to destroy it, the Lord said unto him, Stay now thine hand, it is enough;  for the people repented, and the Lord stayed the hand of the angel, that he destroyed not the people. And the angel of the Lord was by the threshing floor of Araunah, the Jebusite.

16  And when the angel stretched out his hand upon Jerusalem to destroy it, the Lord repented him of the evil, and said to the angel that destroyed the people, It is enough: stay now thine hand. And the angel of the Lord was by the threshingplace of Araunah the Jebusite.

17  For David spake unto the Lord when he saw the angel that smote the people, and said, Lo, I have sinned, and I have done wickedly; but these sheep, what have they done? let thine hand, I pray thee, be against me, and against my father's house.

17  And David spake unto the Lord when he saw the angel that smote the people, and said, Lo, I have sinned, and I have done wickedly: but these sheep, what have they done? let thine hand, I pray thee, be against me, and against my father's house.