2 Samuel 14:23
New International Version
Then Joab went to Geshur and brought Absalom back to Jerusalem.

New Living Translation
Then Joab went to Geshur and brought Absalom back to Jerusalem.

English Standard Version
So Joab arose and went to Geshur and brought Absalom to Jerusalem.

Berean Study Bible
So Joab got up, went to Geshur, and brought Absalom to Jerusalem.

King James Bible
So Joab arose and went to Geshur, and brought Absalom to Jerusalem.

New King James Version
So Joab arose and went to Geshur, and brought Absalom to Jerusalem.

New American Standard Bible
So Joab arose and went to Geshur, and brought Absalom to Jerusalem.

NASB 1995
So Joab arose and went to Geshur and brought Absalom to Jerusalem.

NASB 1977
So Joab arose and went to Geshur, and brought Absalom to Jerusalem.

Amplified Bible
So Joab got up, went to Geshur, and brought Absalom to Jerusalem.

Christian Standard Bible
So Joab got up, went to Geshur, and brought Absalom to Jerusalem.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
So Joab got up, went to Geshur, and brought Absalom to Jerusalem.

American Standard Version
So Joab arose and went to Geshur, and brought Absalom to Jerusalem.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
And Joab arose, and went to Gedsur, and brought Abessalom to Jerusalem.

Contemporary English Version
Joab went to Geshur to get Absalom. But when they came back to Jerusalem,

Douay-Rheims Bible
Then Joab arose and went to Gessur, and brought Absalom to Jerusalem.

English Revised Version
So Joab arose and went to Geshur, and brought Absalom to Jerusalem.

Good News Translation
Then he got up and went to Geshur and brought Absalom back to Jerusalem.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
So Joab went to Geshur and brought Absalom back to Jerusalem.

International Standard Version
Then Joab got up, went to Geshur, and brought Absalom back to Jerusalem.

JPS Tanakh 1917
So Joab arose and went to Geshur, and brought Absalom to Jerusalem.

Literal Standard Version
And Joab rises and goes to Geshur, and brings in Absalom to Jerusalem,

NET Bible
So Joab got up and went to Geshur and brought Absalom back to Jerusalem.

New Heart English Bible
So Joab arose and went to Geshur, and brought Absalom to Jerusalem.

World English Bible
So Joab arose and went to Geshur, and brought Absalom to Jerusalem.

Young's Literal Translation
And Joab riseth and goeth to Geshur, and bringeth in Absalom to Jerusalem,

Additional Translations ...
Study Bible
Absalom's Return to Jerusalem
22Joab fell facedown in homage and blessed the king. “Today,” said Joab, “your servant knows that he has found favor with you, my lord the king, because the king has granted his request.” 23So Joab got up, went to Geshur, and brought Absalom to Jerusalem. 24But the king added, “He may return to his house, but he must not see my face.” So Absalom returned to his own house, but he did not see the king.…

Cross References
Deuteronomy 3:14
Jair, a descendant of Manasseh, took the whole region of Argob as far as the border of the Geshurites and Maacathites. He renamed Bashan after himself, Havvoth-jair, by which it is called to this day.

2 Samuel 13:37
Now Absalom fled and went to Talmai son of Ammihud, the king of Geshur. But David mourned for his son every day.

2 Samuel 13:38
After Absalom had fled and gone to Geshur, he stayed there three years.

2 Samuel 14:22
Joab fell facedown in homage and blessed the king. "Today," said Joab, "your servant knows that he has found favor with you, my lord the king, because the king has granted his request."


Treasury of Scripture

So Joab arose and went to Geshur, and brought Absalom to Jerusalem.

Geshur

2 Samuel 3:3
And his second, Chileab, of Abigail the wife of Nabal the Carmelite; and the third, Absalom the son of Maacah the daughter of Talmai king of Geshur;

2 Samuel 13:37
But Absalom fled, and went to Talmai, the son of Ammihud, king of Geshur. And David mourned for his son every day.











Parallel Commentaries ...


Lexicon
So Joab
יוֹאָ֖ב (yō·w·’āḇ)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 3097: Joab -- 'the LORD is father', three Israelites

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

went
וַיֵּ֣לֶךְ (way·yê·leḵ)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Consecutive imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 1980: To go, come, walk

to Geshur,
גְּשׁ֑וּרָה (gə·šū·rāh)
Noun - proper - feminine singular | third person feminine singular
Strong's Hebrew 1650: Geshur -- a territory East of the upper Jordan, also inhabitants of Geshur

and brought
וַיָּבֵ֥א (way·yā·ḇê)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Hifil - Consecutive imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 935: To come in, come, go in, go

Absalom
אַבְשָׁל֖וֹם (’aḇ·šā·lō·wm)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 53: Absalom -- 'my father is peace', two Israelites

to Jerusalem.
יְרוּשָׁלִָֽם׃ (yə·rū·šā·lim)
Noun - proper - feminine singular
Strong's Hebrew 3389: Jerusalem -- probably 'foundation of peace', capital city of all Israel


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