2 Samuel 12:18
New International Version
On the seventh day the child died. David's attendants were afraid to tell him that the child was dead, for they thought, "While the child was still living, he wouldn't listen to us when we spoke to him. How can we now tell him the child is dead? He may do something desperate."

New Living Translation
Then on the seventh day the child died. David's advisers were afraid to tell him. "He wouldn't listen to reason while the child was ill," they said. "What drastic thing will he do when we tell him the child is dead?"

English Standard Version
On the seventh day the child died. And the servants of David were afraid to tell him that the child was dead, for they said, “Behold, while the child was yet alive, we spoke to him, and he did not listen to us. How then can we say to him the child is dead? He may do himself some harm.”

New American Standard Bible
Then it happened on the seventh day that the child died. And the servants of David were afraid to tell him that the child was dead, for they said, "Behold, while the child was still alive, we spoke to him and he did not listen to our voice. How then can we tell him that the child is dead, since he might do himself harm!"

King James Bible
And it came to pass on the seventh day, that the child died. And the servants of David feared to tell him that the child was dead: for they said, Behold, while the child was yet alive, we spake unto him, and he would not hearken unto our voice: how will he then vex himself, if we tell him that the child is dead?

Holman Christian Standard Bible
On the seventh day the baby died. But David's servants were afraid to tell him the baby was dead. They said, "Look, while the baby was alive, we spoke to him, and he wouldn't listen to us. So how can we tell him the baby is dead? He may do something desperate."

International Standard Version
A week later, the child died, and David's staff was afraid to tell him that the child had died. They were telling themselves, "Look, when the child was still alive, we talked to him but he wouldn't listen to what we said. Now what kind of trouble will he bring on himself if we tell him that the child has died?"

NET Bible
On the seventh day the child died. But the servants of David were afraid to inform him that the child had died, for they said, "While the child was still alive he would not listen to us when we spoke to him. How can we tell him that the child is dead? He will do himself harm!"

GOD'S WORD® Translation
On the seventh day the child died. But David's officials were afraid to tell him that the child was dead. They thought, "While the child was alive, we talked to him, and he wouldn't listen to us. How can we tell him the child is dead? He may harm [himself]."

Jubilee Bible 2000
And it came to pass on the seventh day that the child died. And the slaves of David feared to tell him that the child was dead, for they said, Behold, while the child was yet alive, we spoke unto him, and he would not hearken unto our voice; how much more will it trouble him if we tell him that the child is dead?

King James 2000 Bible
And it came to pass on the seventh day, that the child died. And the servants of David feared to tell him that the child was dead: for they said, Behold, while the child was yet alive, we spoke unto him, and he would not hearken unto our voice: how will he then harm himself, if we tell him that the child is dead?

American King James Version
And it came to pass on the seventh day, that the child died. And the servants of David feared to tell him that the child was dead: for they said, Behold, while the child was yet alive, we spoke to him, and he would not listen to our voice: how will he then vex himself, if we tell him that the child is dead?

American Standard Version
And it came to pass on the seventh day, that the child died. And the servants of David feared to tell him that the child was dead; for they said, Behold, while the child was yet alive, we spake unto him, and he hearkened not unto our voice: how will he then vex himself, if we tell him that the child is dead!

Douay-Rheims Bible
And it came to pass on the seventh day that the child died: and the servants of David feared to tell him, that the child was dead. For they said: Behold when the child was yet alive, we spoke to him, and he would not hearken to our voice: how much more will he afflict himself if we tell him that the child is dead?

Darby Bible Translation
And it came to pass on the seventh day, that the child died. And the servants of David feared to tell him that the child was dead; for they said, Behold, while the child was yet alive, we spoke to him, and he would not hearken to our voice; and how shall we say to him, The child is dead? he may do some harm.

English Revised Version
And it came to pass on the seventh day, that the child died. And the servants of David feared to tell him that the child was dead: for they said, Behold, while the child was yet alive, we spake unto him, and he hearkened not unto our voice: how will he then vex himself, if we tell him that the child is dead?

Webster's Bible Translation
And it came to pass on the seventh day, that the child died. And the servants of David feared to tell him that the child was dead: for they said, Behold while the child was yet alive, we spoke to him, and he would not hearken to our voice: how will he then be grieved, if we tell him that the child is dead?

World English Bible
It happened on the seventh day, that the child died. The servants of David feared to tell him that the child was dead; for they said, "Behold, while the child was yet alive, we spoke to him, and he didn't listen to our voice. How will he then harm himself, if we tell him that the child is dead?"

Young's Literal Translation
and it cometh to pass on the seventh day, that the lad dieth, and the servants of David fear to declare to him that the lad is dead, for they said, 'Lo, in the lad being alive we spake unto him, and he did not hearken to our voice; and how do we say unto him, The lad is dead? -- then he hath done evil.'

2 Samuel 12:18 Afrikaans PWL
Toe het dit op die sewende dag gebeur dat die seun sterf. Dawid se diensknegte was bang om hom te vertel dat die seun dood is, want hulle het gesê: “Let op, toe die seun nog gelewe het, het ons met hom gepraat en hy het nie na ons stem geluister nie. Hoe kan ons dan vir hom sê: ‘Die seun is dood,’ aangesien hy homself skade kan aandoen.’”

2 i Samuelit 12:18 Albanian
Ditën e shtatë fëmija vdiq dhe shërbëtorët e Davidit kishin frikë t'i njoftonin që fëmija kishte vdekur, sepse thonin: "Ja, kur fëmija ishte akoma i gjallë, ne i kemi folur, por ai nuk i dëgjonte fjalët tona. Si të bëjmë tani për t'i thënë se fëmija ka vdekur? Kjo mund t'i shkaktojë ndonjë të keqe".

ﺻﻤﻮﺋﻴﻞ ﺍﻟﺜﺎﻧﻲ 12:18 Arabic: Smith & Van Dyke
وكان في اليوم السابع ان الولد مات فخاف عبيد داود ان يخبروه بان الولد قد مات لانهم قالوا هوذا لما كان الولد حيّا كلمناه فلم يسمع لصوتنا. فكيف نقول له قد مات الولد. يعمل اشرّ.

Dyr Sämyheel B 12:18 Bavarian
Eyn n sibtn Tag starb dös Kindl aft. Kainer von seine Leut gatraut si iem dös sagn. Sö güberlögnd: "Was solln myr n blooß machen? Mir grödnd iem guet zue, wie dö Ninn non glöbt; und schoon +daadl ghoert yr nit auf üns. Wie kännt myr n iem ietz sagn, däß s Kind toot ist? Auf d Lösst machet yr non iewign aynn Schmarrn aau!"

2 Царе 12:18 Bulgarian
И на седмия ден детето умря. И слугите на Давида се бояха да му явят, че детето бе умряло, защото думаха: Ето, докато детето бе още живо говорехме му, и той не слушаше думите ни; колко, прочее, ще се измъчва, ако му кажем, че детето е умряло!

現代標點和合本 (CUVMP Traditional)
到第七日,孩子死了。大衛的臣僕不敢告訴他孩子死了,因他們說:「孩子還活著的時候,我們勸他,他尚且不肯聽我們的話;若告訴他孩子死了,豈不更加憂傷嗎?」

现代标点和合本 (CUVMP Simplified)
到第七日,孩子死了。大卫的臣仆不敢告诉他孩子死了,因他们说:“孩子还活着的时候,我们劝他,他尚且不肯听我们的话;若告诉他孩子死了,岂不更加忧伤吗?”

撒 母 耳 記 下 12:18 Chinese Bible: Union (Traditional)
到 第 七 日 , 孩 子 死 了 。 大 衛 的 臣 僕 不 敢 告 訴 他 孩 子 死 了 , 因 他 們 說 : 孩 子 還 活 著 的 時 候 , 我 們 勸 他 , 他 尚 且 不 肯 聽 我 們 的 話 , 若 告 訴 他 孩 子 死 了 , 豈 不 更 加 憂 傷 麼 ?

撒 母 耳 記 下 12:18 Chinese Bible: Union (Simplified)
到 第 七 日 , 孩 子 死 了 。 大 卫 的 臣 仆 不 敢 告 诉 他 孩 子 死 了 , 因 他 们 说 : 孩 子 还 活 着 的 时 候 , 我 们 劝 他 , 他 尚 且 不 肯 听 我 们 的 话 , 若 告 诉 他 孩 子 死 了 , 岂 不 更 加 忧 伤 麽 ?

2 Samuel 12:18 Croatian Bible
A sedmi dan umrije dijete. Davidovi dvorani ne usudiše se javiti mu da je dijete umrlo. Jer mišljahu: "Dok je dijete bilo živo, govorili smo mu, a on nas nije htio slušati. A kako ćemo mu kazati da je dijete umrlo? Učinit će zlo!"

Druhá Samuelova 12:18 Czech BKR
Stalo se pak dne sedmého, že umřelo dítě. I nesměli služebníci Davidovi toho oznámiti jemu, že by umřelo dítě; nebo pravili: Aj, když ještě bylo dítě živo, mluvili jsme jemu, a nechtěl slyšeti hlasu našeho, což pak když jemu díme: Umřelo dítě. Ovšem to tíže ponese.

2 Samuel 12:18 Danish
Syvendedagen døde Barnet; men Davids Folk turde ikke lade ham vide, at Barnet var død, thi de tænkte: »Da Barnet levede, vilde han ikke laane os Øre, naar vi talte til ham; hvor kan vi da nu sige til ham, at Barnet er død? Han kunde gøre en Ulykke!«

2 Samuël 12:18 Dutch Staten Vertaling
En het geschiedde op den zevenden dag, dat het kind stierf; en Davids knechten vreesden hem aan te zeggen, dat het kind dood was, want zij zeiden: Ziet, als het kind nog levend was, spraken wij tot hem, maar hij hoorde naar onze stem niet, hoe zullen wij dan tot hem zeggen: Het kind is dood? Want het mocht kwaad doen.

Westminster Leningrad Codex
וַיְהִ֛י בַּיֹּ֥ום הַשְּׁבִיעִ֖י וַיָּ֣מָת הַיָּ֑לֶד וַיִּֽרְאוּ֩ עַבְדֵ֨י דָוִ֜ד לְהַגִּ֥יד לֹ֣ו ׀ כִּי־מֵ֣ת הַיֶּ֗לֶד כִּ֤י אָֽמְרוּ֙ הִנֵּה֩ בִהְיֹ֨ות הַיֶּ֜לֶד חַ֗י דִּבַּ֤רְנוּ אֵלָיו֙ וְלֹא־שָׁמַ֣ע בְּקֹולֵ֔נוּ וְאֵ֨יךְ נֹאמַ֥ר אֵלָ֛יו מֵ֥ת הַיֶּ֖לֶד וְעָשָׂ֥ה רָעָֽה׃

WLC (Consonants Only)
ויהי ביום השביעי וימת הילד ויראו עבדי דוד להגיד לו ׀ כי־מת הילד כי אמרו הנה בהיות הילד חי דברנו אליו ולא־שמע בקולנו ואיך נאמר אליו מת הילד ועשה רעה׃

Aleppo Codex
יח ויהי ביום השביעי וימת הילד ויראו עבדי דוד להגיד לו כי מת הילד כי אמרו הנה בהיות הילד חי דברנו אליו ולא שמע בקולנו ואיך נאמר אליו מת הילד ועשה רעה

2 Sámuel 12:18 Hungarian: Karoli
Hetednapra azért meghala a gyermek, és nem merik vala a Dávid szolgái néki megmondani, hogy meghalt a gyermek, mert ezt mondják vala: Ímé, még mikor a gyermek élt, szólottunk néki és meg sem hallotta szónkat; hogyan mondanánk meg néki, hogy meghalt a gyermek, hogy [magának] bajt szerezzen?

Samuel 2 12:18 Esperanto
En la sepa tago la infano mortis. Kaj la servantoj de David timis sciigi al li, ke la infano mortis; cxar ili pensis:Jen dum la infano ankoraux vivis, ni parolis al li, kaj li ne auxskultis nian vocxon; kiel do ni diros al li, ke la infano mortis? li faros ian malbonon.

TOINEN SAMUELIN KIRJA 12:18 Finnish: Bible (1776)
Seitsemäntenä päivänä kuoli lapsi; ja ei Davidin palveliat tohtineet sanoa hänelle lasta kuolleeksi, sillä he ajattelivat: katso, kuin lapsi vielä eli, puhuimme me hänen kanssansa, ja ei hän kuullut meidän ääntämme, kuinka paljo enemmin hän tulis murheelliseksi,jos me sanoisimme hänelle: lapsi on kuollut?

2 Samuel 12:18 French: Darby
Et il arriva, le septieme jour, que l'enfant mourut; et les serviteurs de David craignirent de lui apprendre que l'enfant etait mort, car ils disaient: Voici, lorsque l'enfant etait en vie, nous lui avons parle, et il n'a pas ecoute notre voix; et comment lui dirions-nous: L'enfant est-il mort? Il fera quelque mal.

2 Samuel 12:18 French: Louis Segond (1910)
Le septième jour, l'enfant mourut. Les serviteurs de David craignaient de lui annoncer que l'enfant était mort. Car ils disaient: Voici, lorsque l'enfant vivait encore, nous lui avons parlé, et il ne nous a pas écoutés; comment oserons-nous lui dire: L'enfant est mort? Il s'affligera bien davantage.

2 Samuel 12:18 French: Martin (1744)
Et il arriva que l'enfant mourut le septième jour, et les serviteurs de David craignaient de lui [apprendre] que l'enfant était mort; car ils disaient : Voici, quand l'enfant était en vie, nous lui avons parlé, et il n'a point voulu écouter notre voix; comment donc lui dirions-nous que l'enfant est mort, afin qu'il s'afflige davantage?

2 Samuel 12:18 German: Modernized
Am siebenten Tage aber starb das Kind. Und die Knechte Davids fürchteten sich, ihm anzusagen, daß das Kind tot wäre. Denn sie gedachten: Siehe, da das Kind noch lebendig war, redeten wir mit ihm, und er gehorchte unserer Stimme nicht; wie viel mehr wird es ihm wehe tun, so wir sagen: Das Kind ist tot.

2 Samuel 12:18 German: Luther (1912)
Am siebenten Tage aber starb das Kind. Und die Knechte Davids fürchteten sich ihm anzusagen, daß das Kind tot wäre; denn sie gedachten: Siehe, da das Kind noch lebendig war, redeten wir mit ihm, und er gehorchte unsrer Stimme nicht; wie viel mehr wird er sich wehe tun, so wir sagen: Das Kind ist tot.

2 Samuel 12:18 German: Textbibel (1899)
Da am siebenten Tage starb das Kind. Die Höflinge Davids scheuten sich jedoch, ihm zu melden, daß das Kind gestorben sei, weil sie dachten: Hat er uns, so lange das Kind noch am Leben war, kein Gehör gegeben, als wir ihm zuredeten, wie können wir ihm nun sagen: das Kind ist tot, daß er ein Unheil anrichte?

2 Samuele 12:18 Italian: Riveduta Bible (1927)
Or avvenne che il settimo giorno il bambino morì; e i servi di Davide temevano di fargli sapere che il bambino era morto; poiché dicevano: "Ecco, quando il bambino era ancora vivo, noi gli abbiam parlato ed egli non ha dato ascolto alle nostre parole; come faremo ora a dirgli che il bambino è morto? Egli andrà a qualche estremo".

2 Samuele 12:18 Italian: Giovanni Diodati Bible (1649)
Ed avvenne al settimo giorno che il fanciullo morì. Ed i servitori di Davide temevano di fargli assapere che il fanciullo era morto; perciocchè dicevano: Ecco, mentre il fanciullo era ancora in vita, noi gli parlammo, ed egli non porse orecchie al nostro dire; come dunque gli diremo noi: Il fanciullo è morto? onde egli si affliggerà.

2 SAMUEL 12:18 Indonesian - Terjemahan Lama (TL)
Hata, selang tujuh hari matilah kanak-kanak itu, maka takutlah segala hamba Daud memaklumkan kepada baginda hal kanak-kanak itu sudah mati, karena katanya: Bahwasanya pada masa kanak-kanak itu lagi hidup jikalau kita bersembah kepada baginda, tiada baginda mau dengar akan sembah kita, entah bagaimana dapat kita sembahkan kepada baginda kanak-kanak itu sudah mati? kalau-kalau ia itu mendatangkan jahat.

사무엘하 12:18 Korean
이레만에 그 아이가 죽으니라 그러나 다윗의 신복들이 아이의 죽은 것을 왕에게 고하기를 두려워하니 이는 저희가 말하기를 `아이가 살았을 때에 우리가 말하여도 왕이 그 말을 듣지 아니하셨나니 어떻게 그 아이의 죽은 것을 고할 수 있으랴 왕이 훼상하시리로다'함이라

II Samuelis 12:18 Latin: Vulgata Clementina
Accidit autem die septima ut moreretur infans : timueruntque servi David nuntiare ei quod mortuus esset parvulus : dixerunt enim : Ecce cum parvulus adhuc viveret, loquebamur ad eum, et non audiebat vocem nostram : quanto magis si dixerimus : Mortuus est puer, se affliget ?

Antroji Samuelio knyga 12:18 Lithuanian
Septintą dieną kūdikis mirė. Dovydo tarnai bijojo jam pranešti apie kūdikio mirtį, galvodami: “Dar kūdikiui tebesant gyvam, mes jam kalbėjome, bet jis buvo neperkalbamas. Kai pranešime jam, kad kūdikis mirė, jis gali padaryti ką nors negero”.

2 Samuel 12:18 Maori
Na i te whitu o nga ra ka mate te tamaiti. A ka wehi nga tangata a Rawiri ki te mea ki a ia kua mate te tamaiti: i mea hoki ratou, Na i te mea e ora ana te tamaiti, i korero tatou ki a ia, a kihai ia i whakarongo ki to tatou reo: na, tera noa ak e te kino e mea ai ia ki a ia ano ki te korerotia e tatou ki a ia te matenga o te tamaiti.

2 Samuel 12:18 Norwegian: Det Norsk Bibelselskap (1930)
På den syvende dag døde barnet; men Davids tjenere torde ikke fortelle ham at barnet var død; de tenkte: Mens barnet var i live, talte vi til ham, men han hørte ikke på oss; hvorledes kan vi da nu si til ham at barnet er død? Han kunde gjøre en ulykke på sig.

2 Samuel 12:18 Spanish: La Biblia de las Américas
Sucedió que al séptimo día el niño murió; y los siervos de David temían informarle que el niño había muerto, pues se decían: He aquí, cuando el niño estaba todavía vivo, le hablábamos y no nos escuchaba. ¿Cómo, pues, vamos a decirle que el niño ha muerto? Puede hacer se daño.

2 Samuel 12:18 Spanish: La Nueva Biblia de los Hispanos
Sucedió que al séptimo día el niño murió. Los siervos de David temían informarle que el niño había muerto, pues se decían: "Si cuando el niño todavía estaba vivo, le hablábamos y no nos escuchaba, ¿cómo, pues, vamos a decirle que el niño ha muerto? Puede hacerse daño."

2 Samuel 12:18 Spanish: Reina Valera Gómez
Y aconteció que al séptimo día murió el niño. Y los siervos de David temían hacerle saber que el niño había muerto, y decían entre sí: Cuando el niño aún vivía, le hablábamos, y no quería oír nuestra voz; ¿cuánto más se afligirá si le decimos que el niño ha muerto?

2 Samuel 12:18 Spanish: Reina Valera 1909
Y al séptimo día murió el niño; pero sus siervos no osaban hacerle saber que el niño era muerto, diciendo entre sí: Cuando el niño aun vivía, le hablábamos, y no quería oir nuestra voz: ¿pues cuánto más mal le hará, si le dijéremos que el niño es muerto?

2 Samuel 12:18 Spanish: Sagradas Escrituras 1569
Y al séptimo día murió el niño; pero sus siervos no osaban hacerle saber que el niño era muerto, diciendo entre sí : Cuando el niño aun vivía, le hablábamos, y no quería oír nuestra voz; ¿pues cuánto más mal le hará, si le dijéremos que el niño es muerto?

2 Samuel 12:18 Bíblia King James Atualizada Português
No sétimo dia, contudo, o menino morreu. Os anciãos de Davi tinham receio de lhe dar a notícia de que a criança havia falecido. Comentavam: “Quando o menino estava vivo, nós lhe aconselhamos e ele não nos atendeu. Como podemos agora dizer-lhe que a criança morreu? Ele poderá cometer alguma insensatez!”

2 Samuel 12:18 Portugese Bible
Ao sétimo dia a criança morreu; e temiam os servos de Davi dizer-lhe que a criança tinha morrido; pois diziam: Eis que, sendo a criança ainda viva, lhe falávamos, porém ele não dava ouvidos à nossa voz; como, pois, lhe diremos que a criança morreu? Poderá cometer um desatino.   

2 Samuel 12:18 Romanian: Cornilescu
A şaptea zi, copilul a murit. Slujitorii lui David s'au temut să -i dea de veste că a murit copilul. Căci ziceau: ,,Cînd copilul trăia încă, i-am vorbit, şi nu ne -a ascultat: cum să îndrăznim să -i spunem: ,A murit copilul?` Are să se întristeze şi mai mult.``

2-я Царств 12:18 Russian: Synodal Translation (1876)
На седьмой день дитя умерло, и слуги Давидовы боялись донести ему, что умер младенец; ибо, говорили они, когда дитя было еще живо, и мы уговаривали его, и он не слушал голоса нашего, как же мы скажем ему: „умерло дитя"? Он сделает что-нибудь худое.

2-я Царств 12:18 Russian koi8r
На седьмой день дитя умерло, и слуги Давидовы боялись донести ему, что умер младенец; ибо, говорили они, когда дитя было еще живо, и мы уговаривали его, и он не слушал голоса нашего, как же мы скажем ему: `умерло дитя`? Он сделает что--нибудь худое.

2 Samuelsbokem 12:18 Swedish (1917)
Men på sjunde dagen dog barnet. Då fruktade Davids tjänare att om tala för honom att barnet hade dött, ty de tänkte: »När vi talade till honom, medan barnet ännu levde, ville han ju icke lyssna till våra ord. Huru skulle vi då kunna säga till honom att barnet har dött? Han kunde göra något ont.»

2 Samuel 12:18 Tagalog: Ang Dating Biblia (1905)
At nangyari, nang ikapitong araw, na ang bata ay namatay. At nangatakot ang mga lingkod ni David na saysayin sa kaniya na ang bata ay patay na: sapagka't kanilang sinabi, Narito, samantalang ang bata ay buhay pa, tayo ay nakipagsalitaan sa kaniya, at hindi siya nakinig sa ating tinig: gaano ngang ikababagabag niya kung ating sasabihin sa kaniya na ang bata ay patay na?

2 ซามูเอล 12:18 Thai: from KJV
อยู่มาพอวันที่เจ็ดพระกุมารนั้นก็สิ้นพระชนม์ ส่วนข้าราชการของดาวิดก็กลัวไม่กล้ากราบทูลดาวิดว่าพระกุมารนั้นสิ้นชีวิตแล้ว เขาพูดกันว่า "ดูเถิด เมื่อพระกุมารนั้นทรงพระชนม์อยู่ เราทูลพระองค์ พระองค์หาทรงฟังเสียงของเราไม่ แล้วเราทั้งหลายอาจจะกราบทูลได้อย่างไรว่า พระกุมารนั้นสิ้นพระชนม์แล้ว พระองค์ก็จะกระทำอันตรายต่อพระองค์เอง"

2 Samuel 12:18 Turkish
Yedinci gün çocuk öldü. Davutun görevlileri çocuğun öldüğünü Davuta bildirmekten çekindiler. Çünkü, ‹‹Çocuk daha yaşarken onunla konuştuk ama bizi dinlemedi›› diyorlardı, ‹‹Şimdi çocuğun öldüğünü ona nasıl söyleriz? Kendisine zarar verebilir!››

2 Sa-mu-eân 12:18 Vietnamese (1934)
Ngày thứ bảy đứa trẻ chết. Các tôi tớ của Ða-vít ngại cho người biết đứa trẻ đã chết; vì họ nói rằng: Lúc đứa trẻ còn sống, chúng tôi có khuyên giải vua, vua không khứng nghe chúng tôi; vậy làm sao chúng tôi lại dám nói cùng vua rằng đứa trẻ đã chết? Có lẽ vua rủi ro!

2 Samuel 12:17
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