2 Samuel 13:31
New International Version
The king stood up, tore his clothes and lay down on the ground; and all his attendants stood by with their clothes torn.

New Living Translation
The king got up, tore his robe, and threw himself on the ground. His advisers also tore their clothes in horror and sorrow.

English Standard Version
Then the king arose and tore his garments and lay on the earth. And all his servants who were standing by tore their garments.

Berean Study Bible
Then the king stood up, tore his clothes, and lay down on the ground; and all his servants stood by with their clothes torn.

New American Standard Bible
Then the king arose, tore his clothes and lay on the ground; and all his servants were standing by with clothes torn.

King James Bible
Then the king arose, and tare his garments, and lay on the earth; and all his servants stood by with their clothes rent.

Christian Standard Bible
In response the king stood up, tore his clothes, and lay down on the ground, and all his servants stood by with their clothes torn.

Contemporary English Version
David got up, and in his sorrow he tore his clothes and lay down on the ground. His servants remained standing, but they tore their clothes too.

Good News Translation
The king stood up, tore his clothes in sorrow, and threw himself to the ground. The servants who were there with him tore their clothes also.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
In response the king stood up, tore his clothes, and lay down on the ground, and all his servants stood by with their clothes torn.

International Standard Version
David arose, ripped his clothes in anguish, and collapsed to the ground while all of his staff stood by with their own clothes torn.

NET Bible
Then the king stood up and tore his garments and lay down on the ground. All his servants were standing there with torn garments as well.

New Heart English Bible
Then the king arose, and tore his garments, and lay on the ground; and all his servants stood by with their clothes torn.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
The king stood up, tore his clothes, and lay down on the ground. All his servants were standing beside him with their clothes torn [to show their grief].

JPS Tanakh 1917
Then the king arose, and rent his garments, and lay on the earth; and all his servants stood by with their clothes rent.

New American Standard 1977
Then the king arose, tore his clothes and lay on the ground; and all his servants were standing by with clothes torn.

Jubilee Bible 2000
Then the king arose and tore his garments and lay on the earth; and all his slaves stood by with their clothes rent.

King James 2000 Bible
Then the king arose, and tore his garments, and lay on the earth; and all his servants stood by with their clothes torn.

American King James Version
Then the king arose, and tare his garments, and lay on the earth; and all his servants stood by with their clothes rent.

American Standard Version
Then the king arose, and rent his garments, and lay on the earth; and all his servants stood by with their clothes rent.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Then the king rose up, and rent his garments: and fell upon the ground, and all his servants, that stood about him, rent their garments.

Darby Bible Translation
Then the king arose, and rent his garments, and lay on the earth; and all his servants stood by with their garments rent.

English Revised Version
Then the king arose, and rent his garments, and lay on the earth; and all his servants stood by with their clothes rent.

Webster's Bible Translation
Then the king arose, and tore his garments, and lay on the earth; and all his servants stood by with their clothes rent.

World English Bible
Then the king arose, and tore his garments, and lay on the earth; and all his servants stood by with their clothes torn.

Young's Literal Translation
and the king riseth, and rendeth his garments, and lieth on the earth, and all his servants are standing by with rent garments.
Study Bible HEB ▾ 
Absalom's Revenge on Amnon
30While they were on the way, a report reached David: “Absalom has struck down all the king’s sons; not one of them is left!” 31Then the king stood up, tore his clothes, and lay down on the ground; and all his servants stood by with their clothes torn. 32But Jonadab, the son of David’s brother Shimeah, spoke up: “My lord must not think they have killed all the sons of the king, for only Amnon is dead. In fact, Absalom has planned this since the day Amnon violated his sister Tamar.…
Cross References
2 Samuel 1:11
Then David took hold of his clothes and tore them, and all the men who were with him did the same.

2 Samuel 12:16
David pleaded with God for the boy. He fasted and went into his house and spent the night lying in sackcloth on the ground.

2 Samuel 13:30
While they were on the way, a report reached David: "Absalom has struck down all the king's sons; not one of them is left!"

Treasury of Scripture

Then the king arose, and tare his garments, and lay on the earth; and all his servants stood by with their clothes rent.

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2 Samuel 12:16 David therefore sought God for the child; and David fasted, and went …

Genesis 37:29,34 And Reuben returned to the pit; and, behold, Joseph was not in the …

Joshua 7:6 And Joshua rent his clothes, and fell to the earth on his face before …

Job 1:20 Then Job arose, and rent his mantle, and shaved his head, and fell …

all his servants

2 Samuel 1:11 Then David took hold on his clothes, and rent them; and likewise …

2 Samuel 3:31 And David said to Joab, and to all the people that were with him, …







Lexicon
Then the king
הַמֶּ֛לֶךְ (ham·me·leḵ)
Article | Noun - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 4428: A king

stood up,
וַיָּ֧קָם (way·yā·qām)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Consecutive imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 6965: To arise, stand up, stand

tore
וַיִּקְרַ֥ע (way·yiq·ra‘)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Consecutive imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 7167: To rend

his clothes,
בְּגָדָ֖יו (bə·ḡā·ḏāw)
Noun - masculine plural construct | third person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 899: A covering, clothing, treachery, pillage

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

on the ground;
אָ֑רְצָה (’ā·rə·ṣāh)
Noun - feminine singular | third person feminine singular
Strong's Hebrew 776: Earth, land

and all
וְכָל־ (wə·ḵāl)
Conjunctive waw | Noun - masculine singular construct
Strong's Hebrew 3605: The whole, all, any, every

his servants
עֲבָדָ֥יו (‘ă·ḇā·ḏāw)
Noun - masculine plural construct | third person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 5650: Slave, servant

stood
נִצָּבִ֖ים (niṣ·ṣā·ḇîm)
Verb - Nifal - Participle - masculine plural
Strong's Hebrew 5324: To take one's stand, stand

by with their clothes
בְגָדִֽים׃ (ḇə·ḡā·ḏîm)
Noun - masculine plural
Strong's Hebrew 899: A covering, clothing, treachery, pillage

torn.
קְרֻעֵ֥י (qə·ru·‘ê)
Verb - Qal - QalPassParticiple - masculine plural construct
Strong's Hebrew 7167: To rend
(31) Tare his garments.--Rather, rent his clothes, the words being the same as in the last clause of the verse.

13:30-39 Jonadab was as guilty of Ammon's death, as of his sin; such false friends do they prove, who counsel us to do wickedly. Instead of loathing Absalom as a murderer, David, after a time, longed to go forth to him. This was David's infirmity: God saw something in his heart that made a difference, else we should have thought that he, as much as Eli, honoured his sons more than God.
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