2 Samuel 19:29
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New International Version
The king said to him, "Why say more? I order you and Ziba to divide the land."

New Living Translation
"You've said enough," David replied. "I've decided that you and Ziba will divide your land equally between you."

English Standard Version
And the king said to him, “Why speak any more of your affairs? I have decided: you and Ziba shall divide the land.”

New American Standard Bible
So the king said to him, "Why do you still speak of your affairs? I have decided, 'You and Ziba shall divide the land.'"

King James Bible
And the king said unto him, Why speakest thou any more of thy matters? I have said, Thou and Ziba divide the land.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
The king said to him, "Why keep on speaking about these matters of yours? I hereby declare: you and Ziba are to divide the land."

International Standard Version
In response, the king told him, "What's the point of us talking anymore? My decision is that you and Ziba divide the fields."

NET Bible
Then the king replied to him, "Why should you continue speaking like this? You and Ziba will inherit the field together."

GOD'S WORD® Translation
The king asked him, "Why do you keep talking about it? I've said that you and Ziba should divide the land."

JPS Tanakh 1917
And the king said unto him: 'Why speakest thou any more of thy matters? I say: Thou and Ziba divide the land.'

New American Standard 1977
So the king said to him, “Why do you still speak of your affairs? I have decided, ‘You and Ziba shall divide the land.’”

Jubilee Bible 2000
And the king said unto him, Why speakest thou any more words? I have determined, Thou and Ziba divide the land.

King James 2000 Bible
And the king said unto him, Why speak you any more of your matters? I have said, You and Ziba divide the land.

American King James Version
And the king said to him, Why speak you any more of your matters? I have said, You and Ziba divide the land.

American Standard Version
And the king said unto him, Why speakest thou any more of thy matters? I say, Thou and Ziba divide the land.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Then the king said to him: Why speakest thou any more? what I have said is determined: thou and Siba divide the possessions.

Darby Bible Translation
And the king said to him, Why speakest thou any more of thy matters? I have said, Thou and Ziba divide the land.

English Revised Version
And the king said unto him, Why speakest thou any more of thy matters? I say, Thou and Ziba divide the land.

Webster's Bible Translation
And the king said to him, Why speakest thou any more of thy matters? I have said, Thou and Ziba divide the land.

World English Bible
The king said to him, "Why do you speak any more of your matters? I say, you and Ziba divide the land."

Young's Literal Translation
And the king saith to him, 'Why dost thou speak any more of thy matters? I have said, Thou and Ziba -- share ye the field.'
Commentary
Matthew Henry Commentary
19:24-30 David recalls the forfeiture of Mephibosheth's estate; and he expressed joy for the king's return. A good man contentedly bears his own losses, while he sees Israel in peace, and the Son of David exalted.
Study Bible
Mephibosheth Excused
28"For all my father's household was nothing but dead men before my lord the king; yet you set your servant among those who ate at your own table. What right do I have yet that I should complain anymore to the king?" 29So the king said to him, "Why do you still speak of your affairs? I have decided, 'You and Ziba shall divide the land.'" 30Mephibosheth said to the king, "Let him even take it all, since my lord the king has come safely to his own house."…
Cross References
2 Samuel 9:2
Now there was a servant of the house of Saul whose name was Ziba, and they called him to David; and the king said to him, "Are you Ziba?" And he said, "I am your servant."

2 Samuel 9:9
Then the king called Saul's servant Ziba and said to him, "All that belonged to Saul and to all his house I have given to your master's grandson.

2 Samuel 19:28
"For all my father's household was nothing but dead men before my lord the king; yet you set your servant among those who ate at your own table. What right do I have yet that I should complain anymore to the king?"

2 Samuel 19:30
Mephibosheth said to the king, "Let him even take it all, since my lord the king has come safely to his own house."
Treasury of Scripture

And the king said to him, Why speak you any more of your matters? I have said, You and Ziba divide the land.

Why speakest

Job 19:16,17 I called my servant, and he gave me no answer; I entreated him with my mouth…

Proverbs 18:13 He that answers a matter before he hears it, it is folly and shame to him.

Acts 18:15 But if it be a question of words and names, and of your law, look …

thou

Deuteronomy 19:17-19 Then both the men, between whom the controversy is, shall stand before …

Psalm 82:2 How long will you judge unjustly, and accept the persons of the wicked? Selah.

Psalm 101:5 Whoever privately slanders his neighbor, him will I cut off: him …

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