2 Samuel 2:20
New International Version
Abner looked behind him and asked, "Is that you, Asahel?" "It is," he answered.

New Living Translation
When Abner looked back and saw him coming, he called out, “Is that you, Asahel?” “Yes, it is,” he replied.

English Standard Version
Then Abner looked behind him and said, “Is it you, Asahel?” And he answered, “It is I.”

Berean Study Bible
And Abner glanced back and said, “Is that you, Asahel?” “It is,” Asahel replied.

New American Standard Bible
Then Abner looked behind him and said, "Is that you, Asahel?" And he answered, "It is I."

King James Bible
Then Abner looked behind him, and said, Art thou Asahel? And he answered, I am.

Christian Standard Bible
Abner glanced back and said, "Is that you, Asahel?" "Yes it is," Asahel replied.

Contemporary English Version
When Abner turned and saw him, he said, "Is that you, Asahel?" Asahel answered, "Yes it is."

Good News Translation
Abner looked back and said, "Is that you, Asahel?" "Yes," he answered.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Abner glanced back and said, "Is that you, Asahel?"" Yes it is," Asahel replied.

International Standard Version
When Abner looked behind him, he said, "Is that you, Asahel?" He answered, "I am."

NET Bible
Then Abner turned and asked, "Is that you, Asahel?" He replied, "Yes it is!"

New Heart English Bible
Then Abner looked behind him, and said, "Is it you, Asahel?" He answered, "It is I."

GOD'S WORD® Translation
When Abner looked back, he asked, "Are you Asahel?" "Yes," Asahel answered.

JPS Tanakh 1917
Then Abner looked behind him, and said: 'Is it thou, Asahel?' And he answered: 'It is I.'

New American Standard 1977
Then Abner looked behind him and said, “Is that you, Asahel?” And he answered, “It is I.”

Jubilee Bible 2000
Then Abner looked behind him and said, Art thou Asahel? And he answered, Yes.

King James 2000 Bible
Then Abner looked behind him, and said, Are you Asahel? And he answered, I am.

American King James Version
Then Abner looked behind him, and said, Are you Asahel? And he answered, I am.

American Standard Version
Then Abner looked behind him, and said, Is it thou, Asahel? And he answered, It is I.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
And Abenner looked behind him, and said, Art thou Asael himself? and he said, I am.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And Abner looked behind him, and said: Art thou Asael? And he answered: I am.

Darby Bible Translation
Then Abner looked behind him, and said, Art thou Asahel? And he said, I am.

English Revised Version
Then Abner looked behind him, and said, Is it thou, Asahel? And he answered, It is I.

Webster's Bible Translation
Then Abner looked behind him, and said, Art thou Asahel? And he answered, I am.

World English Bible
Then Abner looked behind him, and said, "Is it you, Asahel?" He answered, "It is I."

Young's Literal Translation
And Abner looketh behind him, and saith, 'Art thou he -- Asahel?' and he saith, 'I am.'
Study Bible
War Between the Houses of David and Saul
19and he chased Abner, not turning to the right or to the left in his pursuit. 20And Abner glanced back and said, “Is that you, Asahel?” “It is,” Asahel replied. 21So Abner told him, “Turn to your right or to your left, seize one of the young men, and take his equipment for yourself.” But Asahel would not stop chasing him.…
Cross References
2 Samuel 2:19
and he chased Abner, not turning to the right or to the left in his pursuit.

2 Samuel 2:21
So Abner told him, "Turn to your right or to your left, seize one of the young men, and take his equipment for yourself." But Asahel would not stop chasing him.

Treasury of Scripture

Then Abner looked behind him, and said, Are you Asahel? And he answered, I am.







Lexicon
And Abner
אַבְנֵר֙ (’aḇ·nêr)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 74: Abner -- 'my father is a lamp', an Israelite name

glanced
וַיִּ֤פֶן (way·yi·p̄en)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Consecutive imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 6437: To turn, to face, appear, look

back
אַֽחֲרָ֔יו (’a·ḥă·rāw)
Preposition | third person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 310: The hind or following part

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

“Is that
זֶ֖ה (zeh)
Pronoun - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 2088: This, that

you,
הַאַתָּ֥ה (ha·’at·tāh)
Article | Pronoun - second person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 859: Thou and thee, ye and you

Asahel?”
עֲשָׂהאֵ֑ל (‘ă·śā·h·’êl)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 6214: Asahel -- 'God has made', four Israelites

“It is,”
אָנֹֽכִי׃ (’ā·nō·ḵî)
Pronoun - first person common singular
Strong's Hebrew 595: I

Asahel replied.
וַיֹּ֖אמֶר (way·yō·mer)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Consecutive imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 559: To utter, say
2:18-24 Death often comes by ways we least suspect. We are often betrayed by the accomplishments we are proud of! Asahel's swiftness, which he presumed so much upon, did him no service, but hastened his end.
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