2 Samuel 18:18
New International Version
During his lifetime Absalom had taken a pillar and erected it in the King's Valley as a monument to himself, for he thought, "I have no son to carry on the memory of my name." He named the pillar after himself, and it is called Absalom's Monument to this day.

New Living Translation
During his lifetime, Absalom had built a monument to himself in the King's Valley, for he said, "I have no son to carry on my name." He named the monument after himself, and it is known as Absalom's Monument to this day.

English Standard Version
Now Absalom in his lifetime had taken and set up for himself the pillar that is in the King’s Valley, for he said, “I have no son to keep my name in remembrance.” He called the pillar after his own name, and it is called Absalom’s monument to this day.

New American Standard Bible
Now Absalom in his lifetime had taken and set up for himself a pillar which is in the King's Valley, for he said, "I have no son to preserve my name." So he named the pillar after his own name, and it is called Absalom's Monument to this day.

King James Bible
Now Absalom in his lifetime had taken and reared up for himself a pillar, which is in the king's dale: for he said, I have no son to keep my name in remembrance: and he called the pillar after his own name: and it is called unto this day, Absalom's place.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
When he was alive, Absalom had set up a pillar for himself in the King's Valley, for he had said, "I have no son to preserve the memory of my name." So he gave the pillar his name. It is still called Absalom's Monument today.

International Standard Version
While Absalom had been living, he had erected a pillar as a monument to himself in King's Valley because he had been telling himself, "I don't have a son to carry on my family name." So he named the pillar after himself—it's called Absalom's Monument even today.

NET Bible
Prior to this Absalom had set up a monument and dedicated it to himself in the King's Valley, reasoning "I have no son who will carry on my name." He named the monument after himself, and to this day it is known as Absalom's Memorial.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
( [While he was still living,] Absalom had taken a rock and set it up for himself in the king's valley. He said, "I have no son to keep the memory of my name alive." He called the rock by his name, and it is still called Absalom's Monument today.)

Jubilee Bible 2000
Now Absalom, while he was alive, had taken and reared up for himself a pillar, which is in the king's valley; for he said, I have no son to keep my name in remembrance. And he called the pillar after his own name, and it is called unto this day, Absalom's place. {Heb. hand}

King James 2000 Bible
Now Absalom in his lifetime had taken and reared up for himself a pillar, which is in the king's valley: for he said, I have no son to keep my name in remembrance: and he called the pillar after his own name: and it is called unto this day, Absalom's pillar.

American King James Version
Now Absalom in his lifetime had taken and reared up for himself a pillar, which is in the king's dale: for he said, I have no son to keep my name in remembrance: and he called the pillar after his own name: and it is called to this day, Absalom's place.

American Standard Version
Now Absalom in his lifetime had taken and reared up for himself the pillar, which is in the king's dale; for he said, I have no son to keep my name in remembrance: and he called the pillar after his own name; and it is called Absalom's monument, unto this day.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Now Absalom had reared up for himself, in his lifetime, a pillar, which is in the king's valley: for he said: I have no son, and this shall be the monument of my name. And he called the pillar by is own name, and it is called the hand of Absalom, to this day.

Darby Bible Translation
Now Absalom in his lifetime had taken and reared up for himself a monument, which is in the king's dale; for he said, I have no son to keep my name in remembrance; and he called the monument after his own name; and it is called unto this day, Absalom's memorial.

English Revised Version
Now Absalom in his life time had taken and reared up for himself the pillar, which is in the king's dale: for he said, I have no son to keep my name in remembrance: and he called the pillar after his own name: and it is called Absalom's monument, unto this day.

Webster's Bible Translation
Now Absalom in his life-time had taken and raised for himself a pillar, which is in the king's dale: for he said, I have no son to keep my name in remembrance: and he called the pillar after his own name: and it is called to this day, Absalom's place.

World English Bible
Now Absalom in his lifetime had taken and reared up for himself the pillar, which is in the king's dale; for he said, "I have no son to keep my name in memory." He called the pillar after his own name; and it is called Absalom's monument, to this day.

Young's Literal Translation
And Absalom hath taken, and setteth up for himself in his life, the standing-pillar that is in the king's valley, for he said, 'I have no son to cause my name to be remembered;' and he calleth the standing-pillar by his own name, and it is called 'The monument of Absalom' unto this day.

2 Samuel 18:18 Afrikaans PWL
Tydens sy leeftyd het Avshalom ’n gedenksteen in die koningsvallei opgerig vir homself, want, het hy gesê: “Ek het geen seun om my naam te bewaar nie.” Hy het die gedenksteen na homself vernoem en dit word tot vandag toe die gedenkteken van Avshalom genoem.

2 i Samuelit 18:18 Albanian
Absalomi, sa qe gjallë, i kishte ngritur vetes një monumet në Luginën e Mbretit, sepse thoshte: "Unë nuk kam djalë që të ruajë kujtimin e emrit tim". Kështu i dha emrin e tij këtij monumenti, që edhe sot quhet "monumenti i Absalomit".

ﺻﻤﻮﺋﻴﻞ ﺍﻟﺜﺎﻧﻲ 18:18 Arabic: Smith & Van Dyke
وكان ابشالوم قد اخذ واقام لنفسه وهو حيّ النصب الذي في وادي الملك لانه قال ليس لي ابن لاجل تذكير اسمي. ودعا النصب باسمه وهو يدعى يد ابشالوم الى هذا اليوم

Dyr Sämyheel B 18:18 Bavarian
Dös war dyr nömliche Äpsylom, der wo syr selbn in n Künigsgrund ayn Denkmaal gsötzt hiet, weil yr syr gsait hiet: "Sun haan i ja kainn, der wo mein Gedächtniss weitertrüeg." Er gabnennt dönn Stain naach seinn aignen Nam, und dösswögn haisst yr hinst heut "Äpsylommaal".

2 Царе 18:18 Bulgarian
А Авесалом, когато беше още жив, бе взел и издигнал за себе си стълба, който е в царската долина; защото си рече: Нямам син, който да опази паметта на името ми; затова нарече стълба по своето име; и той се нарича и до днес Авесаломов паметник.

現代標點和合本 (CUVMP Traditional)
押沙龍活著的時候,在王谷立了一根石柱,因他說:「我沒有兒子為我留名。」他就以自己的名稱那石柱叫押沙龍柱,直到今日。

现代标点和合本 (CUVMP Simplified)
押沙龙活着的时候,在王谷立了一根石柱,因他说:“我没有儿子为我留名。”他就以自己的名称那石柱叫押沙龙柱,直到今日。

撒 母 耳 記 下 18:18 Chinese Bible: Union (Traditional)
押 沙 龍 活 著 的 時 候 , 在 王 谷 立 了 一 根 石 柱 , 因 他 說 : 我 沒 有 兒 子 為 我 留 名 。 他 就 以 自 己 的 名 稱 那 石 柱 叫 押 沙 龍 柱 , 直 到 今 日 。

撒 母 耳 記 下 18:18 Chinese Bible: Union (Simplified)
押 沙 龙 活 着 的 时 候 , 在 王 谷 立 了 一 根 石 柱 , 因 他 说 : 我 没 有 儿 子 为 我 留 名 。 他 就 以 自 己 的 名 称 那 石 柱 叫 押 沙 龙 柱 , 直 到 今 日 。

2 Samuel 18:18 Croatian Bible
Abšalom bijaše još za života postavio sebi spomenik u Kraljevoj dolini jer mišljaše: "Nemam sina koji bi sačuvao spomen mome imenu." I nazvao je taj spomenik po svome imenu te se još i danas zove "Abšalomov spomenik".

Druhá Samuelova 18:18 Czech BKR
( Absolon pak vzal byl a vyzdvihl sobě za života svého sloup v údolí královském; nebo byl řekl: Nemám syna, aby zůstala pamět jména mého. Protož nazval ten sloup jménem svým, kterýž slove místo Absolonovo až do dnešního dne.)

2 Samuel 18:18 Danish
Men medens Absalom endnu levede, havde han taget og rejst sig den Stenstøtte, som staar i Kongedalen; thi han sagde: »Jeg har ingen Søn til at bevare Mindet om mit Navn.« Han havde opkaldt Stenstøtten efter sig selv, og endnu den Dag i Dag kaldes den »Absaloms Minde«.

2 Samuël 18:18 Dutch Staten Vertaling
Absalom nu had genomen, en in zijn leven voor zich opgericht een pilaar, die in het koningsdal is; want hij zeide: Ik heb geen zoon, om aan mijn naam te doen gedenken; en hij had dien pilaar genoemd naar zijn naam; daarom wordt hij tot op dezen dag genoemd: Absaloms hand.

Westminster Leningrad Codex
וְאַבְשָׁלֹ֣ם לָקַ֗ח וַיַּצֶּב־לֹ֤ו [בְחַיָו כ] (בְחַיָּיו֙ ק) אֶת־מַצֶּ֙בֶת֙ אֲשֶׁ֣ר בְּעֵֽמֶק־הַמֶּ֔לֶךְ כִּ֤י אָמַר֙ אֵֽין־לִ֣י בֵ֔ן בַּעֲב֖וּר הַזְכִּ֣יר שְׁמִ֑י וַיִּקְרָ֤א לַמַּצֶּ֙בֶת֙ עַל־שְׁמֹ֔ו וַיִּקָּ֤רֵא לָהּ֙ יַ֣ד אַבְשָׁלֹ֔ם עַ֖ד הַיֹּ֥ום הַזֶּֽה׃ ס

WLC (Consonants Only)
ואבשלם לקח ויצב־לו [בחיו כ] (בחייו ק) את־מצבת אשר בעמק־המלך כי אמר אין־לי בן בעבור הזכיר שמי ויקרא למצבת על־שמו ויקרא לה יד אבשלם עד היום הזה׃ ס

Aleppo Codex
יח ואבשלם לקח ויצב לו בחיו את מצבת אשר בעמק המלך--כי אמר אין לי בן בעבור הזכיר שמי ויקרא למצבת על שמו ויקרא לה יד אבשלום עד היום הזה  {ס}

2 Sámuel 18:18 Hungarian: Karoli
Absolon pedig vett és még életében emelt magának emlékoszlopot, a mely a király völgyében van. Mert ezt mondja vala: Nincsen nékem oly fiam, a kin az én nevemnek emlékezete maradhatna; azért az oszlopot a maga nevére nevezé; és az Absolon oszlopának hívattatik mind e mai napig.

Samuel 2 18:18 Esperanto
Sed Absxalom ankoraux dum sia vivo starigis al si monumenton, kiu trovigxas en la Valo de la Regxo; cxar li diris:Mi ne havas filon, kiu memorigus pri mia nomo; kaj li nomis la monumenton per sia nomo. Kaj oni nomas gxin gxis nun monumento de Absxalom.

TOINEN SAMUELIN KIRJA 18:18 Finnish: Bible (1776)
Vaan Absalom oli eläissänsä pystyttänyt itsellensä patsaan, se seisoo Kuninkaanlaaksossa; sillä hän sanoi: ei minulla ole yhtään poikaa , olkoon tämä sentähden minun nimeni muistoksi. Ja kutsui sen patsaan nimellänsä, joka vielä tänäpänä kutsutaan Absalomin paikaksi.

2 Samuel 18:18 French: Darby
Et Absalom avait pris et dresse pour lui, de son vivant, une stele qui est dans la vallee du Roi; car il disait: Je n'ai pas de fils pour rappeler la memoire de mon nom. Et il appela la stele de son nom; et elle est appelee jusqu'à ce jour le monument d'Absalom.

2 Samuel 18:18 French: Louis Segond (1910)
De son vivant, Absalom s'était fait ériger un monument dans la vallée du roi; car il disait: Je n'ai point de fils par qui le souvenir de mon nom puisse être conservé. Et il donna son propre nom au monument, qu'on appelle encore aujourd'hui monument d'Absalom.

2 Samuel 18:18 French: Martin (1744)
Or Absalom avait pris et dressé pour soi de son vivant une statue dans la vallée du Roi; car il disait : Je n'ai point de fils pour laisser la mémoire de mon nom; et il appela cette statue-là de son nom; et jusqu'à ce jour on l'appelle la place d'Absalom.

2 Samuel 18:18 German: Modernized
Absalom aber hatte ihm eine Säule aufgerichtet, da er noch lebte, die stehet im Königsgrunde. Denn er sprach: Ich habe keinen Sohn, darum soll dies meines Namens Gedächtnis sein; und hieß die Säule nach seinem Namen und heißt auch bis auf diesen Tag Absaloms Raum.

2 Samuel 18:18 German: Luther (1912)
Absalom aber hatte sich eine Säule aufgerichtet, da er noch lebte; die steht im Königsgrunde. Denn er sprach: Ich habe keinen Sohn, darum soll dies meines Namens Gedächtnis sein; er hieß die Säule nach seinem Namen, und sie heißt auch bis auf diesen Tag Absaloms Mal.

2 Samuel 18:18 German: Textbibel (1899)
Absalom hatte schon bei Lebzeiten den Malstein im Königsthale genommen und ihn für sich errichtet, weil er sich sagte: Ich habe keinen Sohn, um meinen Namen fortleben zu lassen! und hatte den Malstein mit seinem Namen benannt. Daher heißt er bis zum heutigen Tage das Denkmal Absaloms.

2 Samuele 18:18 Italian: Riveduta Bible (1927)
Or Absalom, mentr’era in vita, si era eretto il monumento ch’è nella Valle del re; perché diceva: "Io non ho un figliuolo che conservi il ricordo del mio nome"; e diede il suo nome a quel monumento, che anche oggi si chiama "monumento di Absalom".

2 Samuele 18:18 Italian: Giovanni Diodati Bible (1649)
Or Absalom, mentre era in vita, avea preso il piliere ch’è nella Valle del re, e se l’avea rizzato; perciocchè diceva: Io non ho figliuoli, per conservar la memoria del mio nome; e chiamò quel piliere del suo nome. Laonde infino a questo giorno è stato chiamato: Il piliere di Absalom.

2 SAMUEL 18:18 Indonesian - Terjemahan Lama (TL)
Adapun Absalom itu pada masa hidupnya ia sudah mengambil dan menegakkan akan dirinya sebatang tiang alamat, yang ada di lembah raja, karena katanya: Tiada aku beranak laki-laki, yang dapat mengingatkan namaku; maka dinamainya akan tiang itu dengan nama dirinya, sebab itu disebut oranglah akan dia alamat Absalom datang kepada hari ini.

사무엘하 18:18 Korean
압살롬이 살았을 때에 자기를 위하여 한 비석을 가져 세웠으니 이는 저가 자기 이름을 전할 아들이 없음을 한탄함이라 그러므로 자기 이름으로 그 비석을 이름하였으며 그 비석이 왕의 골짜기에 있고 이제까지 압살롬의 기념비라 일컫더라

II Samuelis 18:18 Latin: Vulgata Clementina
Porro Absalom erexerat sibi, cum adhuc viveret, titulum qui est in Valle regis : dixerat enim : Non habeo filium, et hoc erit monimentum nominis mei. Vocavitque titulum nomine suo, et appellatur Manus Absalom, usque ad hanc diem.

Antroji Samuelio knyga 18:18 Lithuanian
Abšalomas, dar gyvas būdamas, pasistatė sau paminklą Karaliaus slėnyje, galvodamas: “Neturiu sūnaus, kuris išlaikytų mano vardą”. Jis pavadino paminklą savo vardu. Ir iki šios dienos jis vadinamas Abšalomo paminklu.

2 Samuel 18:18 Maori
Na i tona oranga i tikina e Apoharama, i whakaarahia te pou mona, ko tera i te raorao o te kingi; i mea hoki ia, Kahore aku tama e maharatia ai toku ingoa: na huaina iho e ia tona ingoa ki taua pou: e huaina nei ano a reira, ko te tohu a Apohara ma a tae noa ki tenei ra.

2 Samuel 18:18 Norwegian: Det Norsk Bibelselskap (1930)
Men Absalom hadde, mens han levde, tatt og reist sig den støtte som står i Kongedalen; for han sa: Jeg har ingen sønn som kan holde oppe minnet om mitt navn. Han gav støtten navn efter sig selv, og den er blitt kalt Absaloms minnesmerke inntil denne dag.

2 Samuel 18:18 Spanish: La Biblia de las Américas
En vida, Absalón había tomado y erigido para sí una columna que está en el Valle del Rey, pues se había dicho: No tengo hijo para perpetuar mi nombre. Y llamó la columna por su propio nombre, y hasta hoy día se llama Monumento de Absalón.

2 Samuel 18:18 Spanish: La Nueva Biblia de los Hispanos
En vida, Absalón había tomado y erigido para sí una columna que está en el Valle del Rey, pues se había dicho: "No tengo hijo para perpetuar mi nombre." Y llamó la columna por su propio nombre, y hasta hoy día se llama Monumento de Absalón.

2 Samuel 18:18 Spanish: Reina Valera Gómez
Y en vida, Absalón había tomado y levantado para sí una columna, la cual está en el valle del rey; porque había dicho: Yo no tengo hijo que conserve la memoria de mi nombre. Y llamó aquella columna de su nombre; y así se ha llamado Columna de Absalón, hasta hoy.

2 Samuel 18:18 Spanish: Reina Valera 1909
Y había Absalom en su vida tomado y levantádose una columna, la cual está en el valle del rey; porque había dicho: Yo no tengo hijo que conserve la memoria de mi nombre. Y llamó aquella columna de su nombre: y así se llamó el Lugar de Absalom, hasta hoy.

2 Samuel 18:18 Spanish: Sagradas Escrituras 1569
Y en vida Absalón había tomado y levantado una columna, la cual está en el valle del rey; porque había dicho entre si : Yo no tengo hijo que conserve la memoria de mi nombre. Y llamó aquella columna de su nombre; y así se llamó el Lugar de Absalón, hasta hoy.

2 Samuel 18:18 Bíblia King James Atualizada Português
Em vida, Absalão tinha resolvido erigir para si mesmo um monumento no vale do Rei, alegando: “Erguerei uma estela para mim, pois não tenho nenhum filho para conservar a memória do meu nome!”, e por isso deu seu nome àquela coluna, que ainda hoje é conhecida como o Monumento de Absalão.

2 Samuel 18:18 Portugese Bible
Ora, Absalão, quando ainda vivia, tinha feito levantar para si a coluna que está no vale do rei; pois dizia: Nenhum filho tenho para conservar a memoria o meu nome. E deu o seu próprio nome àquela coluna, a qual até o dia de hoje se chama o Pilar de Absalão.   

2 Samuel 18:18 Romanian: Cornilescu
Pe cînd trăia, Absalom îşi ridicase un stîlp de aducere aminte în valea împăratului. Căci zicea: ,,N'am fii, prin cari să se poată păstra aducerea aminte a numelui meu.`` Şi a pus numele său stîlpului, care şi astăzi se numeşte stîlpul lui Absalom.

2-я Царств 18:18 Russian: Synodal Translation (1876)
Авессалом еще при жизни своей взял и поставил себе памятник в царской долине; ибо сказал он: нет у меня сына, чтобы сохранилась память имени моего. И назвал памятник своим именем. И называется он „памятник Авессалома" до сего дня.

2-я Царств 18:18 Russian koi8r
Авессалом еще при жизни своей взял и поставил себе памятник в царской долине; ибо сказал он: нет у меня сына, чтобы сохранилась память имени моего. И назвал памятник своим именем. И называется он `памятник Авессалома` до сего дня.

2 Samuelsbokem 18:18 Swedish (1917)
Och Absalom hade, medan han ännu levde, låtit resa åt sig en stod som står i Konungsdalen; ty han tänkte: »Jag har ingen son som kan bevara mitt namns åminnelse. Den stoden hade han uppkallat efter sitt namn, och den heter ännu i dag Absaloms minnesvård.

2 Samuel 18:18 Tagalog: Ang Dating Biblia (1905)
Si Absalom nga sa kaniyang kabuhayan ay nagpasiya at nagtayo sa ganang kaniya ng haligi, na pinaka alaala, na nasa libis ng hari: sapagka't kaniyang sinasabi, Wala akong anak na magiingat ng alaala ng aking pangalan: at kaniyang tinawag ang haligi ng ayon sa kaniyang sariling pangalan: at tinawag na monumento ni Absalom, hanggang sa araw na ito.

2 ซามูเอล 18:18 Thai: from KJV
เมื่ออับซาโลมยังมีชีวิตอยู่ ได้ตั้งเสาไว้เป็นที่ระลึกที่หุบเขาหลวง เพราะท่านกล่าวว่า "เราไม่มีบุตรชายที่จะสืบชื่อของเรา" ท่านเรียกเสานั้นตามชื่อของตน เขาเรียกกันว่าที่ระลึกแห่งอับซาโลมจนทุกวันนี้

2 Samuel 18:18 Turkish
Avşalom daha sağken bir direk alıp kendisi için Kral Vadisine dikmişti. Çünkü, ‹‹Adımı anımsatacak bir oğlum yok›› diye düşünmüştü. Direğe kendi adını vermişti. Bu direk bugün de Avşalom Anıtı diye bilinir.

2 Sa-mu-eân 18:18 Vietnamese (1934)
Áp-sa-lôm lúc còn sống có sai dựng một cái bia ở trong trũng vua; vì người nói rằng: Ta không có con trai đặng lưu danh ta. Rồi người lấy danh mình đặt cho cái bia đó; đến ngày nay người ta hãy còn gọi là bia Áp-sa-lôm.

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