1 Kings 2:44
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English Standard Version
The king also said to Shimei, “You know in your own heart all the harm that you did to David my father. So the LORD will bring back your harm on your own head.

King James Bible
The king said moreover to Shimei, Thou knowest all the wickedness which thine heart is privy to, that thou didst to David my father: therefore the LORD shall return thy wickedness upon thine own head;

American Standard Version
The king said moreover to Shimei, Thou knowest all the wickedness which thy heart is privy to, that thou didst to David my father: therefore Jehovah shall return thy wickedness upon thine own head.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And the king said to Semei: Thou knowest all the evil, of which thy heart is conscious, which thou didst to David my father: the Lord hath returned thy wickedness upon thy own head:

English Revised Version
The king said moreover to Shimei, Thou knowest all the wickedness which thine heart is privy to, that thou didst to David my father: therefore the LORD shall return thy wickedness upon thine own head.

Webster's Bible Translation
The king said moreover to Shimei, Thou knowest all the wickedness which thy heart is privy to, that thou didst to David my father: therefore the LORD will return thy wickedness upon thy own head;

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Commentary
Keil and Delitzsch Biblical Commentary on the Old Testament

Shimei vowed obedience, and that on oath, as is supplementarily observed in 1 Kings 2:42, though it has been arbitrarily interpolated by the lxx here; and he kept his word a considerable time.

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Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

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2 Samuel 16:5-13 And when king David came to Bahurim, behold, there came out a man of the family of the house of Saul, whose name was Shimei...

John 8:9 And they which heard it, being convicted by their own conscience, went out one by one, beginning at the oldest, even to the last...

Romans 2:15 Which show the work of the law written in their hearts, their conscience also bearing witness...

1 John 3:20 For if our heart condemn us, God is greater than our heart, and knows all things.

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1 Kings 2:32,33 And the LORD shall return his blood on his own head, who fell on two men more righteous and better than he, and slew them with the sword...

Psalm 7:16 His mischief shall return on his own head, and his violent dealing shall come down on his own pate.

Proverbs 5:22 His own iniquities shall take the wicked himself, and he shall be held with the cords of his sins.

Ezekiel 17:19 Therefore thus said the Lord GOD; As I live, surely my oath that he has despised, and my covenant that he has broken...

Hosea 4:9 And there shall be, like people, like priest: and I will punish them for their ways, and reward them their doings.

Cross References
1 Samuel 25:39
When David heard that Nabal was dead, he said, "Blessed be the LORD who has avenged the insult I received at the hand of Nabal, and has kept back his servant from wrongdoing. The LORD has returned the evil of Nabal on his own head." Then David sent and spoke to Abigail, to take her as his wife.

2 Samuel 16:5
When King David came to Bahurim, there came out a man of the family of the house of Saul, whose name was Shimei, the son of Gera, and as he came he cursed continually.

1 Kings 2:43
Why then have you not kept your oath to the LORD and the commandment with which I commanded you?"

2 Kings 11:1
Now when Athaliah the mother of Ahaziah saw that her son was dead, she arose and destroyed all the royal family.

2 Kings 11:12
Then he brought out the king's son and put the crown on him and gave him the testimony. And they proclaimed him king and anointed him, and they clapped their hands and said, "Long live the king!"

Psalm 7:16
His mischief returns upon his own head, and on his own skull his violence descends.

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