2 Samuel 18:30
New International Version
The king said, “Stand aside and wait here.” So he stepped aside and stood there.

New Living Translation
“Wait here,” the king told him. So Ahimaaz stepped aside.

English Standard Version
And the king said, “Turn aside and stand here.” So he turned aside and stood still.

Berean Study Bible
“Move aside,” said the king, “and stand here.” So he stepped aside.

King James Bible
And the king said unto him, Turn aside, and stand here. And he turned aside, and stood still.

New King James Version
And the king said, “Turn aside and stand here.” So he turned aside and stood still.

New American Standard Bible
Then the king said, “Turn aside and stand here.” So he turned aside and stood still.

NASB 1995
Then the king said, “Turn aside and stand here.” So he turned aside and stood still.

NASB 1977
Then the king said, “Turn aside and stand here.” So he turned aside and stood still.

Amplified Bible
The king told him, “Step aside; stand here.” And he stepped aside and stood still.

Christian Standard Bible
The king said, “Move aside and stand here.” So he stood to one side.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
The king said, “Move aside and stand here.” So he stood to one side.

American Standard Version
And the king said, Turn aside, and stand here. And he turned aside, and stood still.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
The King said to him: “Stand here!” And he turned and stood

Brenton Septuagint Translation
And the king said, Turn aside, stand still here. And he turned aside, and stood.

Contemporary English Version
David told him, "Stand over there and wait." Ahimaaz went over and stood there.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And the king said to him: Pass, and stand here.

English Revised Version
And the king said, Turn aside, and stand here. And he turned aside, and stood still.

Good News Translation
"Stand over there," the king told him; and he went over and stood there.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
"Step aside, and stand here," the king said. He stepped aside and stood there.

International Standard Version
The king replied, "Stand here at attention and wait." So he stepped to the side and stood there waiting.

JPS Tanakh 1917
And the king said: 'Turn aside, and stand here.' And he turned aside, and stood still.

Literal Standard Version
And the king says, “Turn around, station yourself here”; and he turns around and stands still.

NET Bible
The king said, "Turn aside and take your place here." So he turned aside and waited.

New Heart English Bible
The king said, "Turn aside, and stand here." He turned aside, and stood still.

World English Bible
The king said, "Turn aside, and stand here." He turned aside, and stood still.

Young's Literal Translation
And the king saith, 'Turn round, station thyself here;' and he turneth round and standeth still.

Additional Translations ...
Context
David Mourns for Absalom
29The king asked, “Is the young man Absalom all right?” And Ahimaaz replied, “When Joab sent the king’s servant and your servant, I saw a great tumult, but I do not know what it was.” 30“Move aside,” said the king, “and stand here.” So he stepped aside. 31Just then the Cushite came and said, “May my lord the king hear the good news: Today the LORD has avenged you of all who rose up against you!”…

Cross References
2 Samuel 18:29
The king asked, "Is the young man Absalom all right?" And Ahimaaz replied, "When Joab sent the king's servant and your servant, I saw a great tumult, but I do not know what it was."

2 Samuel 18:31
Just then the Cushite came and said, "May my lord the king hear the good news: Today the LORD has avenged you of all who rose up against you!"


Treasury of Scripture

And the king said to him, Turn aside, and stand here. And he turned aside, and stood still.











Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
“Move aside,”
סֹ֖ב (sōḇ)
Verb - Qal - Imperative - masculine singular
Strong's 5437: To turn about, go around, surround

said
וַיֹּ֣אמֶר (way·yō·mer)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Consecutive imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 559: To utter, say

the king,
הַמֶּ֔לֶךְ (ham·me·leḵ)
Article | Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 4428: A king

“and stand
הִתְיַצֵּ֣ב (hiṯ·yaṣ·ṣêḇ)
Verb - Hitpael - Imperative - masculine singular
Strong's 3320: To set or station oneself, take one's stand

here.”
כֹּ֑ה (kōh)
Adverb
Strong's 3541: Like this, thus, here, now

So he stepped
וַֽיַּעֲמֹֽד׃ (way·ya·‘ă·mōḏ)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Consecutive imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 5975: To stand, in various relations

aside.
וַיִּסֹּ֖ב (way·yis·sōḇ)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Consecutive imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 5437: To turn about, go around, surround


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