2 Samuel 19:20
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New International Version
For I your servant know that I have sinned, but today I have come here as the first from the tribes of Joseph to come down and meet my lord the king."

New Living Translation
I know how much I sinned. That is why I have come here today, the very first person in all Israel to greet my lord the king."

English Standard Version
For your servant knows that I have sinned. Therefore, behold, I have come this day, the first of all the house of Joseph to come down to meet my lord the king.”

New American Standard Bible
"For your servant knows that I have sinned; therefore behold, I have come today, the first of all the house of Joseph to go down to meet my lord the king."

King James Bible
For thy servant doth know that I have sinned: therefore, behold, I am come the first this day of all the house of Joseph to go down to meet my lord the king.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
For your servant knows that I have sinned. But look! Today I am the first one of the entire house of Joseph to come down to meet my lord the king."

International Standard Version
because your servant knows that I have sinned, but today I have come here as the first one from the entire house of Joseph to meet your majesty the king."

NET Bible
For I, your servant, know that I sinned, and I have come today as the first of all the house of Joseph to come down to meet my lord the king."

New Heart English Bible
For your servant knows that I have sinned. Therefore behold, I have come this day the first of all the house of Joseph to go down to meet my lord the king."

GOD'S WORD® Translation
I know I've sinned. Today I've come as the first of all the house of Joseph to meet you."

JPS Tanakh 1917
For thy servant doth know that I have sinned; therefore, behold, I am come this day the first of all the house of Joseph to go down to meet my lord the king.'

New American Standard 1977
“For your servant knows that I have sinned; therefore behold, I have come today, the first of all the house of Joseph to go down to meet my lord the king.”

Jubilee Bible 2000
For I, thy slave, know that I have sinned; therefore, behold, I am come the first this day of all the house of Joseph to go down to meet my lord the king.

King James 2000 Bible
For your servant does know that I have sinned: therefore, behold, I am come the first this day of all the house of Joseph to go down to meet my lord the king.

American King James Version
For your servant does know that I have sinned: therefore, behold, I am come the first this day of all the house of Joseph to go down to meet my lord the king.

American Standard Version
For thy servant doth know that I have sinned: therefore, behold, I am come this day the first of all the house of Joseph to go down to meet my lord the king.

Douay-Rheims Bible
For I thy servant acknowledge my sin: and therefore I am come this day the first of all the house of Joseph, and am come down to meet my lord the king.

Darby Bible Translation
For thy servant knows that I have sinned; and behold, I am come the first this day of all the house of Joseph to go down to meet my lord the king.

English Revised Version
For thy servant doth know that I have sinned: therefore, behold, I am come this day the first of all the house of Joseph to go down to meet my lord the king.

Webster's Bible Translation
For thy servant doth know that I have sinned: therefore behold, I have come the first this day of all the house of Joseph to go down to meet my lord the king.

World English Bible
For your servant knows that I have sinned. Therefore, behold, I have come this day the first of all the house of Joseph to go down to meet my lord the king."

Young's Literal Translation
for thy servant hath known that I have sinned; and lo, I have come to-day, first of all the house of Joseph, to go down to meet my lord the king.'
Commentary
Matthew Henry Commentary
19:16-23 Those who now slight and abuse the Son of David, would be glad to make their peace when he shall come in his glory; but it will be too late. Shimei lost no time. His abuse had been personal, and with the usual right feeling of good men, David could more easily forgive it.
Study Bible
Shimei Pardoned
19So he said to the king, "Let not my lord consider me guilty, nor remember what your servant did wrong on the day when my lord the king came out from Jerusalem, so that the king would take it to heart. 20"For your servant knows that I have sinned; therefore behold, I have come today, the first of all the house of Joseph to go down to meet my lord the king." 21But Abishai the son of Zeruiah said, "Should not Shimei be put to death for this, because he cursed the LORD'S anointed?"…
Cross References
2 Samuel 16:5
When King David came to Bahurim, behold, there came out from there a man of the family of the house of Saul whose name was Shimei, the son of Gera; he came out cursing continually as he came.

2 Samuel 19:21
But Abishai the son of Zeruiah said, "Should not Shimei be put to death for this, because he cursed the LORD'S anointed?"
Treasury of Scripture

For your servant does know that I have sinned: therefore, behold, I am come the first this day of all the house of Joseph to go down to meet my lord the king.

I am come

Psalm 78:34-37 When he slew them, then they sought him: and they returned and inquired …

Jeremiah 22:23 O inhabitant of Lebanon, that make your nest in the cedars, how gracious …

Hosea 5:15 I will go and return to my place, till they acknowledge their offense, …

Joseph

2 Samuel 19:9 And all the people were at strife throughout all the tribes of Israel, …

2 Samuel 16:5 And when king David came to Bahurim, behold, there came out a man …

Genesis 48:14,20 And Israel stretched out his right hand, and laid it on Ephraim's …

1 Kings 12:20,25 And it came to pass, when all Israel heard that Jeroboam was come …

Hosea 4:15-17 Though you, Israel, play the harlot, yet let not Judah offend; and …

Hosea 5:3 I know Ephraim, and Israel is not hid from me: for now, O Ephraim, …

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