2 Samuel 11:9
New International Version
But Uriah slept at the entrance to the palace with all his master's servants and did not go down to his house.

New Living Translation
But Uriah didn’t go home. He slept that night at the palace entrance with the king’s palace guard.

English Standard Version
But Uriah slept at the door of the king’s house with all the servants of his lord, and did not go down to his house.

Berean Study Bible
But Uriah slept at the door of the palace with all his master’s servants; he did not go down to his house.

King James Bible
But Uriah slept at the door of the king's house with all the servants of his lord, and went not down to his house.

New King James Version
But Uriah slept at the door of the king’s house with all the servants of his lord, and did not go down to his house.

New American Standard Bible
But Uriah slept at the door of the king’s house with all the servants of his lord, and did not go down to his house.

NASB 1995
But Uriah slept at the door of the king's house with all the servants of his lord, and did not go down to his house.

NASB 1977
But Uriah slept at the door of the king’s house with all the servants of his lord, and did not go down to his house.

Amplified Bible
But Uriah slept at the entrance of the king’s palace with all the servants of his lord, and did not go down to his house.

Christian Standard Bible
But Uriah slept at the door of the palace with all his master’s servants; he did not go down to his house.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
But Uriah slept at the door of the palace with all his master's servants; he did not go down to his house.

American Standard Version
But Uriah slept at the door of the king's house with all the servants of his lord, and went not down to his house.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And Uriah lay at the gate of the King at the side of all the Servants of his Lord, and he did not go down to his house

Brenton Septuagint Translation
And Urias slept at the door of the king with the servants of his lord, and went not down to his house.

Contemporary English Version
But Uriah didn't go home. Instead, he slept outside the entrance to the royal palace, where the king's guards slept.

Douay-Rheims Bible
But Urias slept before the gate of the king's house, with the other servants of his lord, and went not down to his own house.

English Revised Version
But Uriah slept at the door of the king's house with all the servants of his lord, and went not down to his house.

Good News Translation
But Uriah did not go home; instead he slept at the palace gate with the king's guards.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
But Uriah slept at the entrance of the royal palace among his superior's mercenaries. He didn't go home.

International Standard Version
But Uriah spent the night sleeping in the alcove of the king's palace in the company of all his master's staff members. He refused to go down to his own home.

JPS Tanakh 1917
But Uriah slept at the door of the king's house with all the servants of his lord, and went not down to his house.

Literal Standard Version
and Uriah lies down at the opening of the king’s house, with all the servants of his lord, and has not gone down to his house.

NET Bible
But Uriah stayed at the door of the palace with all the servants of his lord. He did not go down to his house.

New Heart English Bible
But Uriah slept at the door of the king's house with all the servants of his lord, and did not go down to his house.

World English Bible
But Uriah slept at the door of the king's house with all the servants of his lord, and didn't go down to his house.

Young's Literal Translation
and Uriah lieth down at the opening of the king's house, with all the servants of his lord, and hath not gone down unto his house.

Additional Translations ...
Context
David and Bathsheba
8Then he said to Uriah, “Go down to your house and wash your feet.” So Uriah left the palace, and a gift from the king followed him. 9But Uriah slept at the door of the palace with all his master’s servants; he did not go down to his house. 10And David was told, “Uriah did not go home.” “Haven’t you just arrived from a journey?” David asked Uriah. “Why didn’t you go home?”…

Cross References
2 Samuel 11:10
And David was told, "Uriah did not go home." "Haven't you just arrived from a journey?" David asked Uriah. "Why didn't you go home?"

2 Samuel 11:13
Then David invited Uriah to eat and drink with him, and he got Uriah drunk. And in the evening Uriah went out to lie down on his cot with his master's servants, but he did not go home.

1 Kings 14:27
Then King Rehoboam made bronze shields in their place and committed them to the care of the captains of the guard on duty at the entrance to the royal palace.

1 Kings 14:28
And whenever the king entered the house of the LORD, the guards would bear the shields, and later they would return them to the guardroom.


Treasury of Scripture

But Uriah slept at the door of the king's house with all the servants of his lord, and went not down to his house.

Job 5:12-14
He disappointeth the devices of the crafty, so that their hands cannot perform their enterprise…

Proverbs 21:30
There is no wisdom nor understanding nor counsel against the LORD.









(9) At the door of the king's house.--Probably in the guard chamber at the entrance of the palace. (Comp. 1Kings 14:27-28.) It is quite unnecessary to suppose that Uriah had any suspicion of what had been done. His conduct and language is simply that of a brave, frank, generous-hearted soldier.



Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
But Uriah
אוּרִיָּ֗ה (’ū·rî·yāh)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's 223: Uriah -- 'flame of Yah', the name of a Hittite and of two Israelites

slept
וַיִּשְׁכַּ֣ב (way·yiš·kaḇ)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Consecutive imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 7901: To lie down

at the door
פֶּ֚תַח (pe·ṯaḥ)
Noun - masculine singular construct
Strong's 6607: An opening, door, entrance way

of the palace
בֵּ֣ית (bêṯ)
Noun - masculine singular construct
Strong's 1004: A house

with
אֵ֖ת (’êṯ)
Preposition
Strong's 854: Nearness, near, with, by, at, among

all
כָּל־ (kāl-)
Noun - masculine singular construct
Strong's 3605: The whole, all, any, every

his master’s
אֲדֹנָ֑יו (’ă·ḏō·nāw)
Noun - masculine plural construct | third person masculine singular
Strong's 113: Sovereign, controller

servants;
עַבְדֵ֣י (‘aḇ·ḏê)
Noun - masculine plural construct
Strong's 5650: Slave, servant

he did not
וְלֹ֥א (wə·lō)
Conjunctive waw | Adverb - Negative particle
Strong's 3808: Not, no

go down
יָרַ֖ד (yā·raḏ)
Verb - Qal - Perfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 3381: To come or go down, descend

to
אֶל־ (’el-)
Preposition
Strong's 413: Near, with, among, to

his house.
בֵּיתֽוֹ׃ (bê·ṯōw)
Noun - masculine singular construct | third person masculine singular
Strong's 1004: A house


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