2 Samuel 19:21
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English Standard Version
Abishai the son of Zeruiah answered, “Shall not Shimei be put to death for this, because he cursed the LORD’s anointed?”

King James Bible
But Abishai the son of Zeruiah answered and said, Shall not Shimei be put to death for this, because he cursed the LORD'S anointed?

American Standard Version
But Abishai the son of Zeruiah answered and said, Shall not Shimei be put to death for this, because he cursed Jehovah's anointed?

Douay-Rheims Bible
But Abisai the son of Sarvia answering, said: Shall Semei for these words not be put to death, because he cursed the Lord's anointed?

English Revised Version
But Abishai the son of Zeruiah answered and said, Shall not Shimei be put to death for this, because he cursed the LORD'S anointed?

Webster's Bible Translation
But Abishai the son of Zeruiah answered and said, Shall not Shimei be put to death for this, because he cursed the LORD'S anointed?

2 Samuel 19:21 Parallel
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Keil and Delitzsch Biblical Commentary on the Old Testament

Return of the king; and occurrences at the crossing of the Jordan. - 2 Samuel 19:15-23. Pardon of Shimei. - 2 Samuel 19:15, 2 Samuel 19:16. When David reached the Jordan on his return, and Judah had come to Gilgal "to meet him, to conduct the king over the Jordan," i.e., to form an escort at the crossing, Shimei the Benjaminite hastened down from Bahurim (see 2 Samuel 16:5.) with the men of Judah to meet David.

2 Samuel 19:21 Parallel Commentaries

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Shall not

Exodus 22:28 You shall not revile the gods, nor curse the ruler of your people.

1 Kings 21:10,11 And set two men, sons of Belial, before him, to bear witness against him, saying, You did blaspheme God and the king...

cursed

2 Samuel 16:5,7,13 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...

1 Samuel 24:6 And he said to his men, The LORD forbid that I should do this thing to my master, the LORD's anointed...

1 Samuel 26:9 And David said to Abishai, Destroy him not: for who can stretch forth his hand against the LORD's anointed, and be guiltless?

Cross References
Exodus 22:28
"You shall not revile God, nor curse a ruler of your people.

2 Samuel 16:7
And Shimei said as he cursed, "Get out, get out, you man of blood, you worthless man!

2 Samuel 16:8
The LORD has avenged on you all the blood of the house of Saul, in whose place you have reigned, and the LORD has given the kingdom into the hand of your son Absalom. See, your evil is on you, for you are a man of blood."

2 Samuel 16:9
Then Abishai the son of Zeruiah said to the king, "Why should this dead dog curse my lord the king? Let me go over and take off his head."

Psalm 84:9
Behold our shield, O God; look on the face of your anointed!

Lamentations 4:20
The breath of our nostrils, the LORD's anointed, was captured in their pits, of whom we said, "Under his shadow we shall live among the nations."

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