2 Samuel 14:12
New International Version
Then the woman said, "Let your servant speak a word to my lord the king." "Speak," he replied.

New Living Translation
“Please allow me to ask one more thing of my lord the king,” she said. “Go ahead and speak,” he responded.

English Standard Version
Then the woman said, “Please let your servant speak a word to my lord the king.” He said, “Speak.”

Berean Study Bible
Then the woman said, “Please, may your servant speak a word to my lord the king?” “Speak,” he replied.

New American Standard Bible
Then the woman said, "Please let your maidservant speak a word to my lord the king." And he said, "Speak."

New King James Version
Therefore the woman said, “Please, let your maidservant speak another word to my lord the king.” And he said, “Say on.”

King James Bible
Then the woman said, Let thine handmaid, I pray thee, speak one word unto my lord the king. And he said, Say on.

Christian Standard Bible
Then the woman said, "Please, may your servant speak a word to my lord the king?" "Speak," he replied.

Contemporary English Version
Then she asked, "Your Majesty, may I say something?" "Yes," he answered.

Good News Translation
"Please, Your Majesty, let me say just one more thing," the woman said. "All right," he answered.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Then the woman said, "Please, may your servant speak a word to my lord the king?"" Speak," he replied.

International Standard Version
At this, the woman responded, "Would your majesty the king please allow your humble servant to say one more thing?" "Say it…" he replied.

NET Bible
Then the woman said, "Please permit your servant to speak to my lord the king about another matter." He replied, "Tell me."

New Heart English Bible
Then the woman said, "Please let your handmaid speak a word to my lord the king." He said, "Say on."

GOD'S WORD® Translation
The woman said, "Please let me say something else to you." "Speak," he said.

JPS Tanakh 1917
Then the woman said: 'Let thy handmaid, I pray thee, speak a word unto my lord the king.' And he said: 'Say on.'

New American Standard 1977
Then the woman said, “Please let your maidservant speak a word to my lord the king.” And he said, “Speak.”

Jubilee Bible 2000
Then the woman said, Let thine handmaid, I pray thee, speak one word unto my lord the king. And he said, Say on.

King James 2000 Bible
Then the woman said, Let your handmaid, I pray you, speak one word unto my lord the king. And he said, Say on.

American King James Version
Then the woman said, Let your handmaid, I pray you, speak one word to my lord the king. And he said, Say on.

American Standard Version
Then the woman said, Let thy handmaid, I pray thee, speak a word unto my lord the king. And he said, Say on.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
And the woman said, Let now thy servant speak a word to my lord the king. And he said, Say on.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Then the woman said: Let thy handmaid speak one word to my lord the king. And he said: Speak.

Darby Bible Translation
And the woman said, Let thy bondmaid, I pray thee, speak a word to my lord the king. And he said, Speak.

English Revised Version
Then the woman said, Let thine handmaid, I pray thee, speak a word unto my lord the king. And he said, Say on.

Webster's Bible Translation
Then the woman said, Let thy handmaid, I pray thee, speak one word to my lord the king. And he said, Say on.

World English Bible
Then the woman said, "Please let your handmaid speak a word to my lord the king." He said, "Say on."

Young's Literal Translation
And the woman saith, 'Let, I pray thee, thy maid-servant speak unto my lord the king a word;' and he saith, 'Speak.'
Study Bible
Absalom's Return to Jerusalem
11“Please,” she replied, “may the king invoke the LORD your God to prevent the avenger of blood from increasing the devastation, so that my son may not be destroyed!” “As surely as the LORD lives,” he vowed, “not a hair of your son’s head will fall to the ground.” 12Then the woman said, “Please, may your servant speak a word to my lord the king?” “Speak,” he replied. 13The woman asked, “Why have you devised a thing like this against the people of God? When the king says this, does he not convict himself, since he has not brought back his own banished son?…
Cross References
2 Samuel 14:11
"Please," she replied, "may the king invoke the LORD your God to prevent the avenger of blood from increasing the devastation, so that my son may not be destroyed!" "As surely as the LORD lives," he vowed, "not a hair of your son's head will fall to the ground."

2 Samuel 14:13
The woman asked, "Why have you devised a thing like this against the people of God? When the king says this, does he not convict himself, since he has not brought back his own banished son?

Treasury of Scripture

Then the woman said, Let your handmaid, I pray you, speak one word to my lord the king. And he said, Say on.

Let thine

1 Samuel 25:24
And fell at his feet, and said, Upon me, my lord, upon me let this iniquity be: and let thine handmaid, I pray thee, speak in thine audience, and hear the words of thine handmaid.

speak one word

Genesis 18:27,32
And Abraham answered and said, Behold now, I have taken upon me to speak unto the Lord, which am but dust and ashes: …

Genesis 44:18
Then Judah came near unto him, and said, Oh my lord, let thy servant, I pray thee, speak a word in my lord's ears, and let not thine anger burn against thy servant: for thou art even as Pharaoh.

Jeremiah 12:1
Righteous art thou, O LORD, when I plead with thee: yet let me talk with thee of thy judgments: Wherefore doth the way of the wicked prosper? wherefore are all they happy that deal very treacherously?

Say on

Acts 26:1
Then Agrippa said unto Paul, Thou art permitted to speak for thyself. Then Paul stretched forth the hand, and answered for himself:







Lexicon
Then the woman
הָֽאִשָּׁ֔ה (hā·’iš·šāh)
Article | Noun - feminine singular
Strong's Hebrew 802: Woman, wife, female

said,
וַתֹּ֙אמֶר֙ (wat·tō·mer)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Consecutive imperfect - third person feminine singular
Strong's Hebrew 559: To utter, say

“Please,
נָ֧א (nā)
Interjection
Strong's Hebrew 4994: I pray', 'now', 'then'

may your servant
שִׁפְחָתְךָ֛ (šip̄·ḥā·ṯə·ḵā)
Noun - feminine singular construct | second person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 8198: Maid, maidservant

speak
תְּדַבֶּר־ (tə·ḏab·ber-)
Verb - Piel - Imperfect - third person feminine singular
Strong's Hebrew 1696: To arrange, to speak, to subdue

a word
דָּבָ֑ר (dā·ḇār)
Noun - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 1697: A word, a matter, thing, a cause

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

my lord
אֲדֹנִ֥י (’ă·ḏō·nî)
Noun - masculine singular construct | first person common singular
Strong's Hebrew 113: Sovereign, controller

the king?”
הַמֶּ֖לֶךְ (ham·me·leḵ)
Article | Noun - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 4428: A king

“Speak,”
דַּבֵּֽרִי׃ (dab·bê·rî)
Verb - Piel - Imperative - feminine singular
Strong's Hebrew 1696: To arrange, to speak, to subdue

he replied.
וַיֹּ֖אמֶר (way·yō·mer)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Consecutive imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 559: To utter, say
14:1-20 We may notice here, how this widow pleads God's mercy, and his clemency toward poor guilty sinners. The state of sinners is a state of banishment from God. God pardons none to the dishonour of his law and justice, nor any who are impenitent; nor to the encouragement of crimes, or the hurt of others.
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