2 Samuel 9:13
New International Version
And Mephibosheth lived in Jerusalem, because he always ate at the king's table; he was lame in both feet.

New Living Translation
And Mephibosheth, who was crippled in both feet, lived in Jerusalem and ate regularly at the king’s table.

English Standard Version
So Mephibosheth lived in Jerusalem, for he ate always at the king’s table. Now he was lame in both his feet.

Berean Study Bible
So Mephibosheth lived in Jerusalem, because he always ate at the king’s table, and he was lame in both feet.

King James Bible
So Mephibosheth dwelt in Jerusalem: for he did eat continually at the king's table; and was lame on both his feet.

New King James Version
So Mephibosheth dwelt in Jerusalem, for he ate continually at the king’s table. And he was lame in both his feet.

New American Standard Bible
So Mephibosheth lived in Jerusalem, because he ate at the king’s table regularly. And he was disabled in his two feet.

NASB 1995
So Mephibosheth lived in Jerusalem, for he ate at the king's table regularly. Now he was lame in both feet.

NASB 1977
So Mephibosheth lived in Jerusalem, for he ate at the king’s table regularly. Now he was lame in both feet.

Amplified Bible
So Mephibosheth lived in Jerusalem, for he always ate at the king’s table. And he was lame in both feet.

Christian Standard Bible
However, Mephibosheth lived in Jerusalem because he always ate at the king’s table. His feet had been injured.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
However, Mephibosheth lived in Jerusalem because he always ate at the king's table. His feet had been injured.

American Standard Version
So Mephibosheth dwelt in Jerusalem; for he did eat continually at the king's table. And he was lame in both his feet.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And Maphibshath was dwelling in Jerusalem, because he was eating at the table of the King continually, and his two legs were crippled

Brenton Septuagint Translation
And Memphibosthe dwelt in Jerusalem, for he continually ate at the table of the king; and he was lame in both his feet.

Douay-Rheims Bible
But Miphiboseth dwelt in Jerusalem: because he ate always of the king's table: and he was lame of both feet.

English Revised Version
So Mephibosheth dwelt in Jerusalem: for he did eat continually at the king's table; and he was lame on both his feet.

Good News Translation
So Mephibosheth, who was crippled in both feet, lived in Jerusalem, eating all his meals at the king's table.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
However, Mephibosheth, who was disabled, lived in Jerusalem. He always ate at the king's table.

International Standard Version
Mephibosheth continued to live in Jerusalem, always eating at the king's table, since he was maimed in both feet.

JPS Tanakh 1917
But Mephibosheth dwelt in Jerusalem; for he did eat continually at the king's table; and he was lame on both his feet.

Literal Standard Version
And Mephibosheth is dwelling in Jerusalem, for he is continually eating at the table of the king, and he [is] lame [in] his two feet.

NET Bible
Mephibosheth was living in Jerusalem, for he was a regular guest at the king's table. But both his feet were crippled.

New Heart English Bible
So Mippibaal lived in Jerusalem; for he ate continually at the king's table. He was lame in both his feet.

World English Bible
So Mephibosheth lived in Jerusalem; for he ate continually at the king's table. He was lame in both his feet.

Young's Literal Translation
And Mephibosheth is dwelling in Jerusalem, for at the table of the king he is eating continually, and he is lame of his two feet.

Additional Translations ...
Context
David and Mephibosheth
12And Mephibosheth had a young son named Mica, and all who dwelt in the house of Ziba were servants of Mephibosheth. 13So Mephibosheth lived in Jerusalem, because he always ate at the king’s table, and he was lame in both feet.

Cross References
2 Samuel 9:3
So the king asked, "Is there anyone left of Saul's family to whom I can show the kindness of God?" Ziba answered, "There is still Jonathan's son, who is lame in both feet."

2 Samuel 9:7
"Do not be afraid," said David, "for surely I will show you kindness for the sake of your father Jonathan. I will restore to you all the land of your grandfather Saul, and you will always eat at my table."

2 Samuel 9:11
And Ziba said to the king, "Your servant will do all that my lord the king has commanded." So Mephibosheth ate at David's table like one of the king's own sons.

2 Samuel 9:12
And Mephibosheth had a young son named Mica, and all who dwelt in the house of Ziba were servants of Mephibosheth.

Jeremiah 52:33
So Jehoiachin changed out of his prison clothes, and he dined regularly at the king's table for the rest of his life.


Treasury of Scripture

So Mephibosheth dwelled in Jerusalem: for he did eat continually at the king's table; and was lame on both his feet.

he did eat

2 Samuel 9:7,10,11
And David said unto him, Fear not: for I will surely shew thee kindness for Jonathan thy father's sake, and will restore thee all the land of Saul thy father; and thou shalt eat bread at my table continually…

was lame

2 Samuel 9:3
And the king said, Is there not yet any of the house of Saul, that I may shew the kindness of God unto him? And Ziba said unto the king, Jonathan hath yet a son, which is lame on his feet.











Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
So Mephibosheth
וּמְפִיבֹ֗שֶׁת (ū·mə·p̄î·ḇō·šeṯ)
Conjunctive waw | Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's 4648: Mephibosheth -- 'dispeller of shame'

lived
יֹשֵׁב֙ (yō·šêḇ)
Verb - Qal - Participle - masculine singular
Strong's 3427: To sit down, to dwell, to remain, to settle, to marry

in Jerusalem,
בִּיר֣וּשָׁלִַ֔ם (bî·rū·šā·lim)
Preposition-b | Noun - proper - feminine singular
Strong's 3389: Jerusalem -- probably 'foundation of peace', capital city of all Israel

because
כִּ֣י (kî)
Conjunction
Strong's 3588: A relative conjunction

he
ה֣וּא (hū)
Pronoun - third person masculine singular
Strong's 1931: He, self, the same, this, that, as, are

always
תָּמִ֖יד (tā·mîḏ)
Adverb
Strong's 8548: Continuance, constant, ellipt, the regular, sacrifice

ate
אֹכֵ֑ל (’ō·ḵêl)
Verb - Qal - Participle - masculine singular
Strong's 398: To eat

at
עַל־ (‘al-)
Preposition
Strong's 5921: Above, over, upon, against

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

table,
שֻׁלְחַ֥ן (šul·ḥan)
Noun - masculine singular construct
Strong's 7979: A table, a meal

and he was lame
פִסֵּ֖חַ (pis·sê·aḥ)
Adjective - masculine singular
Strong's 6455: Lame

in both
שְׁתֵּ֥י (šə·tê)
Number - fdc
Strong's 8147: Two (a cardinal number)

feet.
רַגְלָֽיו׃ (raḡ·lāw)
Noun - fdc | third person masculine singular
Strong's 7272: A foot, a step, the pudenda


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