2 Samuel 19:23
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King James Version
Therefore the king said unto Shimei, Thou shalt not die. And the king sware unto him.

Darby Bible Translation
And the king said to Shimei, Thou shalt not die. And the king swore to him.

World English Bible
The king said to Shimei, "You shall not die." The king swore to him.

Young's Literal Translation
And the king saith unto Shimei, 'Thou dost not die;' and the king sweareth to him.

2 Samuel 19:23 Parallel
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Geneva Study Bible

Therefore the king said unto Shimei, Thou shalt not {k} die. And the king sware unto him.

(k) By my hands, or during my life, see 1Ki 2:8,9.2 Samuel 19:23 Parallel Commentaries

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Samuel
Alike from the literary and the historical point of view, the book[1] of Samuel stands midway between the book of Judges and the book of Kings. As we have already seen, the Deuteronomic book of Judges in all probability ran into Samuel and ended in ch. xii.; while the story of David, begun in Samuel, embraces the first two chapters of the first book of Kings. The book of Samuel is not very happily named, as much of it is devoted to Saul and the greater part to David; yet it is not altogether inappropriate,
John Edgar McFadyen—Introduction to the Old Testament

Cross References
1 Kings 2:8
And, behold, thou hast with thee Shimei the son of Gera, a Benjamite of Bahurim, which cursed me with a grievous curse in the day when I went to Mahanaim: but he came down to meet me at Jordan, and I sware to him by the LORD, saying, I will not put thee to death with the sword.

2 Samuel 19:24
And Mephibosheth the son of Saul came down to meet the king, and had neither dressed his feet, nor trimmed his beard, nor washed his clothes, from the day the king departed until the day he came again in peace.

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