King James Version
Then Joab arose, and came to Absalom unto his house, and said unto him, Wherefore have thy servants set my field on fire?
Darby Bible Translation
Then Joab arose, and came to Absalom to his house, and said to him, Why have thy servants set my allotment on fire?
World English Bible
Then Joab arose, and came to Absalom to his house, and said to him, "Why have your servants set my field on fire?"
Young's Literal Translation
And Joab riseth and cometh unto Absalom in the house, and saith unto him, 'Why have thy servants burned the portion that I have with fire?'
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Then Joab arose, and came to Absalom unto his house, and said unto him, Wherefore have thy servants set my field on fire?2 Samuel 14:31 Parallel Commentaries
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2 Samuel 14:30
Therefore he said unto his servants, See, Joab's field is near mine, and he hath barley there; go and set it on fire. And Absalom's servants set the field on fire.
2 Samuel 14:32
And Absalom answered Joab, Behold, I sent unto thee, saying, Come hither, that I may send thee to the king, to say, Wherefore am I come from Geshur? it had been good for me to have been there still: now therefore let me see the king's face; and if there be any iniquity in me, let him kill me.
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