Parallel Strong'sHolman Christian Standard BibleAbsalom was riding on his mule when he happened to meet David’s soldiers. When the mule went under the tangled branches of a large oak tree, Absalom’s head was caught fast in the tree. The mule under him kept going, so he was suspended in midair .
New American Standard BibleNow Absalom happened to meet the servants of David. For Absalom was riding on [his] mule, and the mule went under the thick branches of a great oak. And his head caught fast in the oak, so he was left hanging between heaven and earth, while the mule that was under him kept going.
King James BibleAnd Absalom met the servants of David. And Absalom rode upon a mule, and the mule went under the thick boughs of a great oak, and his head caught hold of the oak, and he was taken up between the heaven and the earth; and the mule that [was] under him went away.
Parallel VersesInternational Standard Version
Absalom happened to run into David's soldiers. While Absalom was trying to get away on his mule, it ran under the thick branches of a giant oak tree, and Absalom's head got caught in the tree! As his mule ran out from under him, Absalom was left hanging above the ground.
American Standard Version
And Absalom chanced to meet the servants of David. And Absalom was riding upon his mule, and the mule went under the thick boughs of a great oak, and his head caught hold of the oak, and he was taken up between heaven and earth; and the mule that was under him went on.
Young's Literal Translation
And Absalom meeteth before the servants of David, and Absalom is riding on the mule, and the mule cometh in under an entangled bough of the great oak, and his head taketh hold on the oak, and he is placed between the heavens and the earth, and the mule that is under him hath passed on.
Links2 Samuel 18:9
• 2 Samuel 18:9 NIV
• 2 Samuel 18:9 NLT
• 2 Samuel 18:9 ESV
• 2 Samuel 18:9 NASB
• 2 Samuel 18:9 KJV
• 2 Samuel 18:9 Commentaries
• 2 Samuel 18:9 Bible Apps
• 2 Samuel 18:9 Biblia Paralela
• 2 Samuel 18:9 Chinese Bible
• 2 Samuel 18:9 French Bible
• 2 Samuel 18:9 German Bible