2 Samuel 13:31
New International Version
The king stood up, tore his clothes and lay down on the ground; and all his attendants stood by with their clothes torn.

New Living Translation
The king got up, tore his robe, and threw himself on the ground. His advisers also tore their clothes in horror and sorrow.

English Standard Version
Then the king arose and tore his garments and lay on the earth. And all his servants who were standing by tore their garments.

Berean Study Bible
Then the king stood up, tore his clothes, and lay down on the ground; and all his servants stood by with their clothes torn.

King James Bible
Then the king arose, and tare his garments, and lay on the earth; and all his servants stood by with their clothes rent.

New King James Version
So the king arose and tore his garments and lay on the ground, and all his servants stood by with their clothes torn.

New American Standard Bible
Then the king stood up, tore his clothes, and lay on the ground; and all his servants were standing by with clothes torn.

NASB 1995
Then the king arose, tore his clothes and lay on the ground; and all his servants were standing by with clothes torn.

NASB 1977
Then the king arose, tore his clothes and lay on the ground; and all his servants were standing by with clothes torn.

Amplified Bible
Then the king stood and tore his clothes and lay on the ground [in mourning]; and all his servants were standing by with their clothes torn.

Christian Standard Bible
In response the king stood up, tore his clothes, and lay down on the ground, and all his servants stood by with their clothes torn.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
In response the king stood up, tore his clothes, and lay down on the ground, and all his servants stood by with their clothes torn.

American Standard Version
Then the king arose, and rent his garments, and lay on the earth; and all his servants stood by with their clothes rent.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And the King arose and he ripped his clothes and he sat on the ground, and all his Servants arose when they ripped their clothes

Brenton Septuagint Translation
Then the king arose, and rent his garments, and lay upon the ground: and all his servants that were standing round him rent their garments.

Contemporary English Version
David got up, and in his sorrow he tore his clothes and lay down on the ground. His servants remained standing, but they tore their clothes too.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Then the king rose up, and rent his garments: and fell upon the ground, and all his servants, that stood about him, rent their garments.

English Revised Version
Then the king arose, and rent his garments, and lay on the earth; and all his servants stood by with their clothes rent.

Good News Translation
The king stood up, tore his clothes in sorrow, and threw himself to the ground. The servants who were there with him tore their clothes also.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
The king stood up, tore his clothes, and lay down on the ground. All his servants were standing beside him with their clothes torn [to show their grief].

International Standard Version
David arose, ripped his clothes in anguish, and collapsed to the ground while all of his staff stood by with their own clothes torn.

JPS Tanakh 1917
Then the king arose, and rent his garments, and lay on the earth; and all his servants stood by with their clothes rent.

Literal Standard Version
and the king rises, and tears his garments, and lies on the earth, and all his servants are standing by [with] torn garments.

NET Bible
Then the king stood up and tore his garments and lay down on the ground. All his servants were standing there with torn garments as well.

New Heart English Bible
Then the king arose, and tore his garments, and lay on the ground; and all his servants stood by with their clothes torn.

World English Bible
Then the king arose, and tore his garments, and lay on the earth; and all his servants stood by with their clothes torn.

Young's Literal Translation
and the king riseth, and rendeth his garments, and lieth on the earth, and all his servants are standing by with rent garments.

Additional Translations ...
Context
Absalom's Revenge on Amnon
30While they were on the way, a report reached David: “Absalom has struck down all the sons of the king; not one of them is left!” 31Then the king stood up, tore his clothes, and lay down on the ground; and all his servants stood by with their clothes torn. 32But Jonadab, the son of David’s brother Shimeah, spoke up: “My lord must not think they have killed all the sons of the king, for only Amnon is dead. In fact, Absalom has planned this since the day Amnon violated his sister Tamar.…

Cross References
2 Samuel 1:11
Then David took hold of his own clothes and tore them, and all the men who were with him did the same.

2 Samuel 12:16
David pleaded with God for the boy. He fasted and went into his house and spent the night lying in sackcloth on the ground.

2 Samuel 13:30
While they were on the way, a report reached David: "Absalom has struck down all the sons of the king; not one of them is left!"


Treasury of Scripture

Then the king arose, and tare his garments, and lay on the earth; and all his servants stood by with their clothes rent.

arose

2 Samuel 12:16
David therefore besought God for the child; and David fasted, and went in, and lay all night upon the earth.

Genesis 37:29,34
And Reuben returned unto the pit; and, behold, Joseph was not in the pit; and he rent his clothes…

Joshua 7:6
And Joshua rent his clothes, and fell to the earth upon his face before the ark of the LORD until the eventide, he and the elders of Israel, and put dust upon their heads.

all his servants

2 Samuel 1:11
Then David took hold on his clothes, and rent them; and likewise all the men that were with him:

2 Samuel 3:31
And David said to Joab, and to all the people that were with him, Rend your clothes, and gird you with sackcloth, and mourn before Abner. And king David himself followed the bier.









(31) Tare his garments.--Rather, rent his clothes, the words being the same as in the last clause of the verse.



Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
Then the king
הַמֶּ֛לֶךְ (ham·me·leḵ)
Article | Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 4428: A king

stood up,
וַיָּ֧קָם (way·yā·qām)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Consecutive imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 6965: To arise, stand up, stand

tore
וַיִּקְרַ֥ע (way·yiq·ra‘)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Consecutive imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 7167: To rend

his clothes,
בְּגָדָ֖יו (bə·ḡā·ḏāw)
Noun - masculine plural construct | third person masculine singular
Strong's 899: A covering, clothing, treachery, pillage

and lay down
וַיִּשְׁכַּ֣ב (way·yiš·kaḇ)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Consecutive imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 7901: To lie down

on the ground;
אָ֑רְצָה (’ā·rə·ṣāh)
Noun - feminine singular | third person feminine singular
Strong's 776: Earth, land

and all
וְכָל־ (wə·ḵāl)
Conjunctive waw | Noun - masculine singular construct
Strong's 3605: The whole, all, any, every

his servants
עֲבָדָ֥יו (‘ă·ḇā·ḏāw)
Noun - masculine plural construct | third person masculine singular
Strong's 5650: Slave, servant

stood
נִצָּבִ֖ים (niṣ·ṣā·ḇîm)
Verb - Nifal - Participle - masculine plural
Strong's 5324: To take one's stand, stand

by with their clothes
בְגָדִֽים׃ (ḇə·ḡā·ḏîm)
Noun - masculine plural
Strong's 899: A covering, clothing, treachery, pillage

torn.
קְרֻעֵ֥י (qə·ru·‘ê)
Verb - Qal - QalPassParticiple - masculine plural construct
Strong's 7167: To rend


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