2 Samuel 18:15
New International Version
And ten of Joab's armor-bearers surrounded Absalom, struck him and killed him.

New Living Translation
Ten of Joab's young armor bearers then surrounded Absalom and killed him.

English Standard Version
And ten young men, Joab’s armor-bearers, surrounded Absalom and struck him and killed him.

Berean Study Bible
And ten young men who carried Joab's armor surrounded Absalom, struck him, and killed him.

New American Standard Bible
And ten young men who carried Joab's armor gathered around and struck Absalom and killed him.

King James Bible
And ten young men that bare Joab's armour compassed about and smote Absalom, and slew him.

Christian Standard Bible
ten young men who were Joab's armor-bearers surrounded Absalom, struck him, and killed him.

Contemporary English Version
Ten of Joab's bodyguards came over and finished him off.

Good News Translation
Then ten of Joab's soldiers closed in on Absalom and finished killing him.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
and 10 young men who were Joab's armor-bearers surrounded Absalom, struck him, and killed him.

International Standard Version
Ten young men who served as Joab's personal assistants then surrounded Absalom, striking him repeatedly and killing him.

NET Bible
Then ten soldiers who were Joab's armor bearers struck Absalom and finished him off.

New Heart English Bible
Ten young men who bore Joab's armor surrounded and struck Absalom, and killed him.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Then ten of Joab's armorbearers surrounded Absalom, attacked him, and killed him.

JPS Tanakh 1917
And ten young men that bore Joab's armour compassed about and smote Absalom, and slew him.

New American Standard 1977
And ten young men who carried Joab’s armor gathered around and struck Absalom and killed him.

Jubilee Bible 2000
And ten young men that bore Joab's armour surrounded and smote Absalom and slew him.

King James 2000 Bible
And ten young men that bore Joab's armor compassed about and struck Absalom, and slew him.

American King James Version
And ten young men that bore Joab's armor compassed about and smote Absalom, and slew him.

American Standard Version
And ten young men that bare Joab's armor compassed about and smote Absalom, and slew him.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
And ten young men that bore Joab's armour compassed Abessalom, and smote him and slew him.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Ten young men, armourbearers of Joab, ran up, and striking him slew him.

Darby Bible Translation
And ten young men that bore Joab's armour surrounded and smote Absalom, and killed him.

English Revised Version
And ten young men that bare Joab's armour compassed about and smote Absalom, and slew him.

Webster's Bible Translation
And ten young men that bore Joab's armor compassed about and smote Absalom, and slew him.

World English Bible
Ten young men who bore Joab's armor surrounded and struck Absalom, and killed him.

Young's Literal Translation
And they go round -- ten youths bearing weapons of Joab -- and smite Absalom, and put him to death.
Study Bible
Absalom Killed
14But Joab declared, “I am not going to wait like this with you!” And he took three spears in his hand and thrust them through the heart of Absalom while he was still alive in the oak tree. 15And ten young men who carried Joab's armor surrounded Absalom, struck him, and killed him. 16Then Joab blew the trumpet, and the troops broke off their pursuit of Israel because Joab had restrained them.…
Cross References
2 Samuel 18:14
But Joab declared, "I am not going to wait like this with you!" And he took three spears in his hand and thrust them through the heart of Absalom while he was still alive in the oak tree.

2 Samuel 18:16
Then Joab blew the trumpet, and the troops broke off their pursuit of Israel because Joab had restrained them.

Treasury of Scripture

And ten young men that bore Joab's armor compassed about and smote Absalom, and slew him.







Lexicon
And ten
עֲשָׂרָ֣ה (‘ă·śā·rāh)
Number - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 6235: Ten

young men
נְעָרִ֔ים (nə·‘ā·rîm)
Noun - masculine plural
Strong's Hebrew 5288: A boy, lad, youth, retainer

who carried
נֹשְׂאֵ֖י (nō·śə·’ê)
Verb - Qal - Participle - masculine plural construct
Strong's Hebrew 5375: To lift, carry, take

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

armor
כְּלֵ֣י (kə·lê)
Noun - masculine plural construct
Strong's Hebrew 3627: Something prepared, any apparatus

surrounded
וַיָּסֹ֙בּוּ֙ (way·yā·sōb·bū)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Consecutive imperfect - third person masculine plural
Strong's Hebrew 5437: To turn about, go around, surround

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

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

him,
אֶת־ (’eṯ-)
Direct object marker
Strong's Hebrew 853: Untranslatable mark of the accusative case

and killed him.
וַיְמִיתֻֽהוּ׃ (way·mî·ṯu·hū)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Hifil - Consecutive imperfect - third person masculine plural | third person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 4191: To die, to kill
18:9-18 Let young people look upon Absalom, hanging on a tree, accursed, forsaken of heaven and earth; there let them read the Lord's abhorrence of rebellion against parents. Nothing can preserve men from misery and contempt, but heavenly wisdom and the grace of God.
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