2 Samuel 19:31
New International Version
Barzillai the Gileadite also came down from Rogelim to cross the Jordan with the king and to send him on his way from there.

New Living Translation
Barzillai of Gilead had come down from Rogelim to escort the king across the Jordan.

English Standard Version
Now Barzillai the Gileadite had come down from Rogelim, and he went on with the king to the Jordan, to escort him over the Jordan.

Berean Standard Bible
Now Barzillai the Gileadite had come down from Rogelim to cross the Jordan with the king and send him on his way from there.

King James Bible
And Barzillai the Gileadite came down from Rogelim, and went over Jordan with the king, to conduct him over Jordan.

New King James Version
And Barzillai the Gileadite came down from Rogelim and went across the Jordan with the king, to escort him across the Jordan.

New American Standard Bible
Now Barzillai the Gileadite had come down from Rogelim; and he went on to the Jordan with the king to escort him over the Jordan.

NASB 1995
Now Barzillai the Gileadite had come down from Rogelim; and he went on to the Jordan with the king to escort him over the Jordan.

NASB 1977
Now Barzillai the Gileadite had come down from Rogelim; and he went on to the Jordan with the king to escort him over the Jordan.

Amplified Bible
Now Barzillai the Gileadite came down from Rogelim and went on to the Jordan with the king to escort him over the Jordan.

Christian Standard Bible
Barzillai the Gileadite had come down from Rogelim and accompanied the king to the Jordan River to see him off at the Jordan.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Barzillai the Gileadite had come down from Rogelim and accompanied the king to the Jordan River to see him off at the Jordan.

American Standard Version
And Barzillai the Gileadite came down from Rogelim; and he went over the Jordan with the king, to conduct him over the Jordan.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And Barzali the Galadite came down from Dublin, and he crossed over the Jordan with the King to take leave of him from there

Brenton Septuagint Translation
And Berzelli the Galaadite came down from Rogellim, and crossed over Jordan with the king, that he might conduct the king over Jordan.

Contemporary English Version
Barzillai came from Rogelim in Gilead to meet David at the Jordan River and go across with him.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Berzellai also the Galaadite coming down from Rogelim, brought the king over the Jordan, being ready also to wait on him beyond the river.

Good News Translation
Barzillai, from Gilead, had also come down from Rogelim to escort the king across the Jordan.

International Standard Version
Barzillai the Gileadite also had come down from Rogelim to cross the Jordan River with the king and to see him on his way from there.

JPS Tanakh 1917
And Barzillai the Gileadite came down from Rogelim; and he passed on to Jordan with the king, to bring him on the way over the Jordan.

Literal Standard Version
And Barzillai the Gileadite has gone down from Rogelim, and passes over the Jordan with the king, to send him away over the Jordan;

New American Bible
Barzillai the Gileadite also came down from Rogelim and escorted the king to the Jordan for his crossing, taking leave of him at the Jordan.

NET Bible
Now when Barzillai the Gileadite had come down from Rogelim, he crossed the Jordan with the king so he could send him on his way from there.

New Revised Standard Version
Now Barzillai the Gileadite had come down from Rogelim; he went on with the king to the Jordan, to escort him over the Jordan.

New Heart English Bible
Barzillai the Gileadite came down from Rogelim; and he went over the Jordan with the king, to conduct him from the Jordan.

World English Bible
Barzillai the Gileadite came down from Rogelim; and he went over the Jordan with the king, to conduct him over the Jordan.

Young's Literal Translation
And Barzillai the Gileadite hath gone down from Rogelim, and passeth over the Jordan with the king, to send him away over the Jordan;

Additional Translations ...
Context
David's Kindness to Barzillai
31Now Barzillai the Gileadite had come down from Rogelim to cross the Jordan with the king and send him on his way from there. 32Barzillai was quite old, eighty years of age, and since he was a very wealthy man, he had provided for the king while he stayed in Mahanaim.…

Cross References
2 Samuel 17:27
When David came to Mahanaim, he was met by Shobi son of Nahash from Rabbah of the Ammonites, Machir son of Ammiel from Lo-debar, and Barzillai the Gileadite from Rogelim.

2 Samuel 19:30
And Mephibosheth said to the king, "Instead, since my lord the king has safely come to his own house, let Ziba take it all!"

1 Kings 2:7
But show loving devotion to the sons of Barzillai the Gileadite, and let them be among those who eat at your table, because they stood by me when I fled from your brother Absalom.


Treasury of Scripture

And Barzillai the Gileadite came down from Rogelim, and went over Jordan with the king, to conduct him over Jordan.

1 Kings 2:7
But shew kindness unto the sons of Barzillai the Gileadite, and let them be of those that eat at thy table: for so they came to me when I fled because of Absalom thy brother.

Ezra 2:61
And of the children of the priests: the children of Habaiah, the children of Koz, the children of Barzillai; which took a wife of the daughters of Barzillai the Gileadite, and was called after their name:

Nehemiah 7:63
And of the priests: the children of Habaiah, the children of Koz, the children of Barzillai, which took one of the daughters of Barzillai the Gileadite to wife, and was called after their name.











Verse 31. - Barzillai. Barzillai was so wealthy a man that, with some help from others, he had provided the king "of sustenance," or, in more modern English, "with sustenance," while his army lay encamped at Mahanaim; and now, though he was eighty years of age, he wished to attend the king in person until he reached the other side of Jordan.

Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
Now Barzillai
וּבַרְזִלַּי֙ (ū·ḇar·zil·lay)
Conjunctive waw | Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's 1271: Barzillai -- 'man of iron', three Israelites

the Gileadite
הַגִּלְעָדִ֔י (hag·gil·‘ā·ḏî)
Article | Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's 1569: Gileadite -- a descendant of Gilead, also an inhabitant of Gilead

had come down
יָרַ֖ד (yā·raḏ)
Verb - Qal - Perfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 3381: To come or go down, descend

from Rogelim
מֵרֹגְלִ֑ים (mê·rō·ḡə·lîm)
Preposition-m | Noun - proper - feminine singular
Strong's 7274: Rogelim -- '(place of) fullers', a place in Gilead

to cross
וַיַּעֲבֹ֤ר (way·ya·‘ă·ḇōr)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Consecutive imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 5674: To pass over, through, or by, pass on

the Jordan
הַיַּרְדֵּ֔ן (hay·yar·dên)
Article | Noun - proper - feminine singular
Strong's 3383: Jordan -- the principal river of Palestine

with
אֶת־ (’eṯ-)
Preposition
Strong's 854: Nearness, near, with, by, at, among

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

and send him on his way
לְשַׁלְּח֖וֹ (lə·šal·lə·ḥōw)
Preposition-l | Verb - Piel - Infinitive construct | third person masculine singular
Strong's 7971: To send away, for, out

[from there].
הַיַּרְדֵּֽן׃ (hay·yar·dên)
Article | Noun - proper - feminine singular
Strong's 3383: Jordan -- the principal river of Palestine


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