2 Samuel 15:15
New International Version
The king's officials answered him, "Your servants are ready to do whatever our lord the king chooses."

New Living Translation
“We are with you,” his advisers replied. “Do what you think is best.”

English Standard Version
And the king’s servants said to the king, “Behold, your servants are ready to do whatever my lord the king decides.”

Berean Study Bible
The king’s servants replied, “Whatever our lord the king decides, we are your servants.”

King James Bible
And the king's servants said unto the king, Behold, thy servants are ready to do whatsoever my lord the king shall appoint.

New King James Version
And the king’s servants said to the king, “We are your servants, ready to do whatever my lord the king commands.”

New American Standard Bible
Then the king’s servants said to the king, “Behold, your servants will do whatever my lord the king chooses.”

NASB 1995
Then the king's servants said to the king, "Behold, your servants are ready to do whatever my lord the king chooses."

NASB 1977
Then the king’s servants said to the king, “Behold, your servants are ready to do whatever my lord the king chooses.”

Amplified Bible
The king’s servants said to him, “Listen, your servants are ready to do whatever my lord the king decides.”

Christian Standard Bible
The king’s servants said to the king, “Whatever my lord the king decides, we are your servants.”

Holman Christian Standard Bible
The king's servants said to him, "Whatever my lord the king decides, we are your servants."

American Standard Version
And the king's servants said unto the king, Behold, thy servants are ready to do whatsoever my lord the king shall choose.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And the Servants of the King said to the King: “Everything that you please, our Lord the King, thus your Servants do!”

Brenton Septuagint Translation
And the king's servants said to the king, In all things which our lord the king chooses, behold we are thy servants.

Contemporary English Version
The officials said, "Your Majesty, we'll do whatever you say."

Douay-Rheims Bible
And the king's servants said to him: Whatsoever our lord the king shall command, we thy servants will willingly execute.

English Revised Version
And the king's servants said unto the king, Behold thy servants are ready to do whatsoever my lord the king shall choose.

Good News Translation
"Yes, Your Majesty," they answered. "We are ready to do whatever you say."

GOD'S WORD® Translation
The king's servants told him, "No matter what happens, we are Your Majesty's servants."

International Standard Version
"Look!" the king's staff replied. "Your servants will do whatever the king chooses."

JPS Tanakh 1917
And the king's servants said unto the king: 'Behold, thy servants are ready to do whatsoever my lord the king shall choose.'

Literal Standard Version
And the servants of the king say to the king, “According to all that my lord the king chooses—behold, your servants do.”

NET Bible
The king's servants replied to the king, "We will do whatever our lord the king decides."

New Heart English Bible
The king's servants said to the king, "Look, your servants are ready to do whatever my lord the king chooses."

World English Bible
The king's servants said to the king, "Behold, your servants are ready to do whatever my lord the king chooses."

Young's Literal Translation
And the servants of the king say unto the king, 'According to all that my lord the king chooseth -- lo, thy servants do.'

Additional Translations ...
Context
David Flees Jerusalem
14And David said to all the servants with him in Jerusalem, “Arise and let us flee, or we will not escape from Absalom! We must leave quickly, or he will soon overtake us, heap disaster on us, and put the city to the sword.” 15The king’s servants replied, “Whatever our lord the king decides, we are your servants.” 16Then the king set out, and his entire household followed him. But he left behind ten concubines to take care of the palace.…

Cross References
2 Samuel 15:14
And David said to all the servants with him in Jerusalem, "Arise and let us flee, or we will not escape from Absalom! We must leave quickly, or he will soon overtake us, heap disaster on us, and put the city to the sword."

2 Samuel 15:16
Then the king set out, and his entire household followed him. But he left behind ten concubines to take care of the palace.


Treasury of Scripture

And the king's servants said to the king, Behold, your servants are ready to do whatever my lord the king shall appoint.

Behold

Proverbs 18:24
A man that hath friends must shew himself friendly: and there is a friend that sticketh closer than a brother.

Luke 22:28,29
Ye are they which have continued with me in my temptations…

John 6:66-69
From that time many of his disciples went back, and walked no more with him…

appoint [heb] choose









Verse 15. - The king's servants. These were the officers of David's court and household, numerous enough to hamper his movements, but not enough to protect him. All David's wives, moreover, went, and his children, and some of his concubines (2 Samuel 19:5), ten, however, being left in charge of the palace.

Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
The king’s
הַמֶּ֖לֶךְ (ham·me·leḵ)
Article | Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 4428: A king

servants
עַבְדֵֽי־ (‘aḇ·ḏê-)
Noun - masculine plural construct
Strong's 5650: Slave, servant

replied,
וַיֹּאמְר֥וּ (way·yō·mə·rū)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Consecutive imperfect - third person masculine plural
Strong's 559: To utter, say

“Whatever
כְּכֹ֧ל (kə·ḵōl)
Preposition-k | Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 3605: The whole, all, any, every

our lord
אֲדֹנִ֥י (’ă·ḏō·nî)
Noun - masculine singular construct | first person common singular
Strong's 113: Sovereign, controller

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

decides,
יִבְחַ֛ר (yiḇ·ḥar)
Verb - Qal - Imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 977: To try, select

we are your servants.”
עֲבָדֶֽיךָ׃ (‘ă·ḇā·ḏe·ḵā)
Noun - masculine plural construct | second person masculine singular
Strong's 5650: Slave, servant


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