2 Samuel 15:21
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English Standard Version
But Ittai answered the king, “As the LORD lives, and as my lord the king lives, wherever my lord the king shall be, whether for death or for life, there also will your servant be.”

King James Bible
And Ittai answered the king, and said, As the LORD liveth, and as my lord the king liveth, surely in what place my lord the king shall be, whether in death or life, even there also will thy servant be.

American Standard Version
And Ittai answered the king, and said, As Jehovah liveth, and as my lord the king liveth, surely in what place my lord the king shall be, whether for death or for life, even there also will thy servant be.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And Ethai answered the king, saying: As the Lord liveth, and as my lord the king liveth: in what place soever thou shalt be, my lord, O king, either in death, or in life, there will thy servant be.

English Revised Version
And Ittai answered the king, and said, As the LORD liveth, and as my lord the king liveth, surely in what place my lord the king shall be, whether for death or for life, even there also will thy servant be.

Webster's Bible Translation
And Ittai answered the king, and said, As the LORD liveth, and as my lord the king liveth, surely in what place my lord the king shall be, whether in death or life, even there also will thy servant be.

2 Samuel 15:21 Parallel
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Keil and Delitzsch Biblical Commentary on the Old Testament

As his servants declared themselves ready to follow him, the king went out of the city with all his family in his train (lit. at his feet, as in Judges 4:10, Judges 4:15, etc.), but left ten concubines behind to keep the palace.

2 Samuel 15:21 Parallel Commentaries

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As the Lord

1 Samuel 20:3 And David swore moreover, and said, Your father certainly knows that I have found grace in your eyes; and he said...

1 Samuel 25:26 Now therefore, my lord, as the LORD lives, and as your soul lives, seeing the LORD has withheld you from coming to shed blood...

2 Kings 2:2,4,6 And Elijah said to Elisha, Tarry here, I pray you; for the LORD has sent me to Bethel. And Elisha said to him, As the LORD lives...

2 Kings 4:30 And the mother of the child said, As the LORD lives, and as your soul lives, I will not leave you. And he arose, and followed her.

surely

Ruth 1:16,17 And Ruth said, Entreat me not to leave you, or to return from following after you: for where you go, I will go; and where you lodge...

Proverbs 17:17 A friend loves at all times, and a brother is born for adversity.

Proverbs 18:24 A man that has friends must show himself friendly: and there is a friend that sticks closer than a brother.

Matthew 8:19,20 And a certain scribe came, and said to him, Master, I will follow you wherever you go...

John 6:66-69 From that time many of his disciples went back, and walked no more with him...

Acts 11:23 Who, when he came, and had seen the grace of God, was glad, and exhorted them all...

Acts 21:13 Then Paul answered, What mean you to weep and to break my heart? for I am ready not to be bound only...

2 Corinthians 7:3 I speak not this to condemn you: for I have said before, that you are in our hearts to die and live with you.

Cross References
Ruth 1:16
But Ruth said, "Do not urge me to leave you or to return from following you. For where you go I will go, and where you lodge I will lodge. Your people shall be my people, and your God my God.

Ruth 1:17
Where you die I will die, and there will I be buried. May the LORD do so to me and more also if anything but death parts me from you."

2 Samuel 15:22
And David said to Ittai, "Go then, pass on." So Ittai the Gittite passed on with all his men and all the little ones who were with him.

Proverbs 17:17
A friend loves at all times, and a brother is born for adversity.

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