2 Samuel 14:28
New International Version
Absalom lived two years in Jerusalem without seeing the king's face.

New Living Translation
Absalom lived in Jerusalem for two years, but he never got to see the king.

English Standard Version
So Absalom lived two full years in Jerusalem, without coming into the king’s presence.

Berean Study Bible
Now Absalom lived in Jerusalem two years without seeing the face of the king.

New American Standard Bible
Now Absalom lived two full years in Jerusalem, and did not see the king's face.

King James Bible
So Absalom dwelt two full years in Jerusalem, and saw not the king's face.

Christian Standard Bible
Absalom resided in Jerusalem two years but never saw the king.

Contemporary English Version
Absalom lived in Jerusalem for two years without seeing his father.

Good News Translation
Absalom lived two years in Jerusalem without seeing the king.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Absalom resided in Jerusalem two years but never saw the king.

International Standard Version
Meanwhile, Absalom lived in Jerusalem for two years, but never saw the king's face.

NET Bible
Absalom lived in Jerusalem for two years without seeing the king's face.

New Heart English Bible
Absalom lived two full years in Jerusalem; and he did not see the king's face.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Absalom stayed in Jerusalem two full years without seeing the king.

JPS Tanakh 1917
And Absalom dwelt two full years in Jerusalem; and he saw not the kings face.

New American Standard 1977
Now Absalom lived two full years in Jerusalem, and did not see the king’s face.

Jubilee Bible 2000
So Absalom dwelt two full years in Jerusalem and did not see the king's face.

King James 2000 Bible
So Absalom dwelt two full years in Jerusalem, and saw not the king's face.

American King James Version
So Absalom dwelled two full years in Jerusalem, and saw not the king's face.

American Standard Version
And Absalom dwelt two full years in Jerusalem; and he saw not the king's face.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
And Abessalom remained in Jerusalem two full years, and he saw not the king's face.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And Absalom dwelt two years in Jerusalem, and saw not the king's face.

Darby Bible Translation
So Absalom dwelt two full years in Jerusalem, and did not see the king's face.

English Revised Version
And Absalom dwelt two full years in Jerusalem; and he saw not the king's face.

Webster's Bible Translation
So Absalom dwelt two full years in Jerusalem, and saw not the king's face.

World English Bible
Absalom lived two full years in Jerusalem; and he didn't see the king's face.

Young's Literal Translation
And Absalom dwelleth in Jerusalem two years of days, and the face of the king he hath not seen;
Study Bible
Absalom Reconciled to David
28Now Absalom lived in Jerusalem two years without seeing the face of the king. 29Then he sent for Joab to send him to the king, but Joab refused to come. So Absalom sent the second time, but Joab still would not come.…
Cross References
2 Samuel 14:24
But 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.

2 Samuel 14:29
Then he sent for Joab to send him to the king, but Joab refused to come. So Absalom sent the second time, but Joab still would not come.

Treasury of Scripture

So Absalom dwelled two full years in Jerusalem, and saw not the king's face.

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2 Samuel 14:24
And the king said, Let him turn to his own house, and let him not see my face. So Absalom returned to his own house, and saw not the king's face.







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

lived
וַיֵּ֧שֶׁב (way·yê·šeḇ)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Consecutive imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 3427: To sit down, to dwell, to remain, to settle, to marry

in Jerusalem
בִּירוּשָׁלִַ֖ם (bî·rū·šā·lim)
Preposition-b | Noun - proper - feminine singular
Strong's Hebrew 3389: Jerusalem -- probably 'foundation of peace', capital city of all Israel

two
שְׁנָתַ֣יִם (šə·nā·ṯa·yim)
Noun - fd
Strong's Hebrew 8141: A year

years
יָמִ֑ים (yā·mîm)
Noun - masculine plural
Strong's Hebrew 3117: A day

without
לֹ֥א (lō)
Adverb - Negative particle
Strong's Hebrew 3808: Not, no

seeing
רָאָֽה׃ (rā·’āh)
Verb - Qal - Perfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 7200: To see

the face
וּפְנֵ֥י (ū·p̄ə·nê)
Conjunctive waw | Noun - common plural construct
Strong's Hebrew 6440: The face

of the king.
הַמֶּ֖לֶךְ (ham·me·leḵ)
Article | Noun - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 4428: A king
14:28-33 By his insolent carriage toward Joab, Absalom brought Joab to plead for him. By his insolent message to the king, he gained his wishes. When parents and rulers countenance such characters, they will soon suffer the most fatal effects. But did the compassion of a father prevail to reconcile him to an impenitent son, and shall penitent sinners question the compassion of Him who is the Father of mercies?
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