KJV LexiconAnd it was told
to front, i.e. stand boldly out opposite; by implication (causatively), to manifest; figuratively, to announce (always by word of mouth to one present); specifically, to expose, predict, explain, praise
Jehovah-fathered; Joab, the name of three Israelites -- Joab.
Behold the king
a king -- king, royal.
to weep; generally to bemoan -- at all, bewail, complain, make lamentation, more, mourn, sore, with tears, weep.
to bewail -- lament, mourn.
father of peace (i.e. friendly); Abshalom, a son of David; also (the fuller form) a later Israelite -- Abishalom, Absalom.
Parallel VersesNew American Standard Bible
Then it was told Joab, "Behold, the king is weeping and mourns for Absalom."
King James Bible
And it was told Joab, Behold, the king weepeth and mourneth for Absalom.
Holman Christian Standard Bible
It was reported to Joab, "The king is weeping. He's mourning over Absalom."
International Standard Version
Someone informed Joab, "The king is weeping bitterly, mourning for Absalom."
Joab was told, "The king is weeping and mourning over Absalom."
GOD'S WORD® Translation
Joab was told, "The king is crying and mourning for Absalom."
King James 2000 Bible
And it was told Joab, Behold, the king weeps and mourns for Absalom.
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