2 Samuel 14:6
New International Version
I your servant had two sons. They got into a fight with each other in the field, and no one was there to separate them. One struck the other and killed him.

New Living Translation
My two sons had a fight out in the field. And since no one was there to stop it, one of them was killed.

English Standard Version
And your servant had two sons, and they quarreled with one another in the field. There was no one to separate them, and one struck the other and killed him.

Berean Study Bible
And your maidservant had two sons who were fighting in the field with no one to separate them, and one struck the other and killed him.

New American Standard Bible
"Your maidservant had two sons, but the two of them struggled together in the field, and there was no one to separate them, so one struck the other and killed him.

King James Bible
And thy handmaid had two sons, and they two strove together in the field, and there was none to part them, but the one smote the other, and slew him.

Christian Standard Bible
"Your servant had two sons. They were fighting in the field with no one to separate them, and one struck the other and killed him.

Contemporary English Version
I had two sons, but they got into a fight out in a field where there was no one to pull them apart, and one of them killed the other.

Good News Translation
Sir, I had two sons, and one day they got into a quarrel out in the fields, where there was no one to separate them, and one of them killed the other.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Your servant had two sons. They were fighting in the field with no one to separate them, and one struck the other and killed him.

International Standard Version
"Your humble servant used to have two sons, but they got into a fight out in the field. Because there was no one to keep them apart, one of them attacked the other and killed him.

NET Bible
Your servant has two sons. When the two of them got into a fight in the field, there was no one present who could intervene. One of them struck the other and killed him.

New Heart English Bible
Your handmaid had two sons, and they both fought together in the field, and there was no one to part them, but the one struck the other, and killed him.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
I had two sons who quarreled in the field, and there was no one to separate them. One killed the other.

JPS Tanakh 1917
And thy handmaid had two sons, and they two strove together in the field, and there was none to part them, but the one smote the other, and killed him.

New American Standard 1977
“And your maidservant had two sons, but the two of them struggled together in the field, and there was no one to separate them, so one struck the other and killed him.

Jubilee Bible 2000
And thy handmaid had two sons, and the two strove together in the field, and there was no one to part them, but the one smote the other and slew him.

King James 2000 Bible
And your handmaid had two sons, and they two strove together in the field, and there was none to part them, but the one struck the other, and slew him.

American King James Version
And your handmaid had two sons, and they two strove together in the field, and there was none to part them, but the one smote the other, and slew him.

American Standard Version
And thy handmaid had two sons, and they two strove together in the field, and there was none to part them, but the one smote the other, and killed him.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
And moreover thy handmaid had two sons, and they fought together in the field, and there was no one to part them; and the one smote the other his brother, and slew him.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And thy handmaid had two sons: and they quarrelled with each other in the field, and there was none to part them: and the one struck the other, and slew him.

Darby Bible Translation
And thy bondmaid had two sons, and they two strove together in the field, and there was none to part them, but the one smote the other and slew him.

English Revised Version
And thy handmaid had two sons, and they two strove together in the field, and there was none to part them, but the one smote the other, and killed him.

Webster's Bible Translation
And thy handmaid had two sons, and they two strove together in the field, and there was none to part them, but the one smote the other and slew him.

World English Bible
Your handmaid had two sons, and they both fought together in the field, and there was no one to part them, but the one struck the other, and killed him.

Young's Literal Translation
and thy maid-servant hath two sons; and they strive both of them in a field, and there is no deliverer between them, and the one smiteth the other, and putteth him to death;
Study Bible
Absalom's Return to Jerusalem
5“What troubles you?” the king asked her. “Indeed,” she said, “I am a widow, for my husband is dead. 6And your maidservant had two sons who were fighting in the field with no one to separate them, and one struck the other and killed him. 7Now the whole clan has risen up against your maidservant and said, ‘Hand over the one who struck down his brother, that we may put him to death for the life of the brother whom he killed. Then we will cut off the heir as well!’ So they would extinguish my one remaining ember by not preserving my husband’s name or posterity on the earth.”…
Cross References
2 Samuel 14:5
"What troubles you?" the king asked her. "Indeed," she said, "I am a widow, for my husband is dead.

2 Samuel 14:7
Now the whole clan has risen up against your maidservant and said, 'Hand over the one who struck down his brother, that we may put him to death for the life of the brother whom he killed. Then we will cut off the heir as well!' So they would extinguish my one remaining ember by not preserving my husband's name or posterity on the earth."

Treasury of Scripture

And your handmaid had two sons, and they two strove together in the field, and there was none to part them, but the one smote the other, and slew him.

and they two

Genesis 4:8
And Cain talked with Abel his brother: and it came to pass, when they were in the field, that Cain rose up against Abel his brother, and slew him.

Exodus 2:13
And when he went out the second day, behold, two men of the Hebrews strove together: and he said to him that did the wrong, Wherefore smitest thou thy fellow?

Deuteronomy 22:26,17
But unto the damsel thou shalt do nothing; there is in the damsel no sin worthy of death: for as when a man riseth against his neighbour, and slayeth him, even so is this matter: …







Lexicon
And your maidservant
וּלְשִׁפְחָֽתְךָ֙ (ū·lə·šip̄·ḥā·ṯə·ḵā)
Conjunctive waw, Preposition-l | Noun - feminine singular construct | second person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 8198: Maid, maidservant

had two
שְׁנֵ֣י (šə·nê)
Number - mdc
Strong's Hebrew 8147: Two (a cardinal number)

sons
בָנִ֔ים (ḇā·nîm)
Noun - masculine plural
Strong's Hebrew 1121: A son

[who]
שְׁנֵיהֶם֙ (šə·nê·hem)
Number - mdc | third person masculine plural
Strong's Hebrew 8147: Two (a cardinal number)

were fighting
וַיִּנָּצ֤וּ (way·yin·nā·ṣū)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Nifal - Consecutive imperfect - third person masculine plural
Strong's Hebrew 5327: To go forth, to be expelled, desolate, to lay waste, to quarrel

in the field
בַּשָּׂדֶ֔ה (baś·śā·ḏeh)
Preposition-b, Article | Noun - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 7704: Field, land

with no
וְאֵ֥ין (wə·’ên)
Conjunctive waw | Adverb
Strong's Hebrew 369: A non-entity, a negative particle

one to separate
מַצִּ֖יל (maṣ·ṣîl)
Verb - Hifil - Participle - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 5337: To strip, plunder, deliver oneself, be delivered, snatch away, deliver

them,
בֵּֽינֵיהֶ֑ם (bê·nê·hem)
Preposition | third person masculine plural
Strong's Hebrew 996: An interval, space between

and one
הָאֶחָ֛ד (hā·’e·ḥāḏ)
Article | Number - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 259: United, one, first

struck
וַיַּכּ֧וֹ (way·yak·kōw)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Hifil - Consecutive imperfect - third person masculine singular | third person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 5221: To strike

the other
הָאֶחָ֖ד (hā·’e·ḥāḏ)
Article | Number - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 259: United, one, first

and killed
וַיָּ֥מֶת (way·yā·meṯ)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Hifil - Consecutive imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 4191: To die, to kill

him.
אֹתֽוֹ׃ (’ō·ṯōw)
Direct object marker | third person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 853: Untranslatable mark of the accusative case
(6) They two strove together.--The woman represents the fratricide as unpremeditated and without malice. This really made the case essentially different from that of Absalom; but at this point of the story the object is to dispose the king favourably towards the culprit, while by the time the application is reached, this point will have passed out of mind.

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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