2 Samuel 16:6
New International Version
He pelted David and all the king’s officials with stones, though all the troops and the special guard were on David’s right and left.

New Living Translation
He threw stones at the king and the king’s officers and all the mighty warriors who surrounded him.

English Standard Version
And he threw stones at David and at all the servants of King David, and all the people and all the mighty men were on his right hand and on his left.

Berean Study Bible
He threw stones at David and at all the servants of the king, though the troops and all the mighty men were on David’s right and left.

King James Bible
And he cast stones at David, and at all the servants of king David: and all the people and all the mighty men were on his right hand and on his left.

New King James Version
And he threw stones at David and at all the servants of King David. And all the people and all the mighty men were on his right hand and on his left.

New American Standard Bible
He also threw stones at David and all the servants of King David; and all the people and all the warriors were on his right and on his left.

NASB 1995
He threw stones at David and at all the servants of King David; and all the people and all the mighty men were at his right hand and at his left.

NASB 1977
And he threw stones at David and at all the servants of King David; and all the people and all the mighty men were at his right hand and at his left.

Amplified Bible
He threw stones at David and at all the servants of King David; yet all the people and all the warriors remained on his right and on his left.

Christian Standard Bible
He threw stones at David and at all the royal servants, the people and the warriors on David’s right and left.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
He threw stones at David and at all the royal servants, the people and the warriors on David’s right and left.

American Standard Version
And he cast stones at David, and at all the servants of king David: and all the people and all the mighty men were on his right hand and on his left.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And he threw stones at him, with stones at him and at all his Servants and all the people and all his Servants who were at his right and at his left

Brenton Septuagint Translation
and cast stones at David, and at all the servants of king David: and all the people and all the mighty men were on the right and left hand of the king.

Contemporary English Version
He threw stones at David, at his soldiers, and at everyone else, including the bodyguards who walked on each side of David.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And he threw stones at David, and at all the servants of king David: and all the people, and all the warriors walked on the right, and on the left side of the king.

English Revised Version
And he cast stones at David, and at all the servants of king David: and all the people and all the mighty men were on his right hand and on his left.

Good News Translation
Shimei started throwing stones at David and his officials, even though David was surrounded by his men and his bodyguards.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
He threw stones at David and David's servants, although all the people and all the warriors were shielding David.

International Standard Version
He threw rocks at David and all of David's staff who were accompanying him, while all the rest of the entourage, including all of David's security detail, were close by him.

JPS Tanakh 1917
And he cast stones at David, and at all the servants of king David; and all the people and all the mighty men were on his right hand and on his left.

Literal Standard Version
and he stones David with stones, and all the servants of King David, and all the people, and all the mighty men on his right and on his left.

NET Bible
He threw stones at David and all of King David's servants, as well as all the people and the soldiers who were on his right and on his left.

New Heart English Bible
He cast stones at David, and at all the servants of king David, and all the people and all the mighty men were on his right hand and on his left.

World English Bible
He cast stones at David, and at all the servants of king David, and all the people and all the mighty men were on his right hand and on his left.

Young's Literal Translation
and he stoneth David with stones, and all the servants of king David, and all the people, and all the mighty men on his right and on his left.

Additional Translations ...
Context
Shimei Curses David
5As King David approached Bahurim, a man from the family of the house of Saul was just coming out. His name was Shimei son of Gera, and as he approached, he kept yelling out curses. 6He threw stones at David and at all the servants of the king, though the troops and all the mighty men were on David’s right and left. 7And as he yelled curses, Shimei said, “Get out, get out, you worthless man of bloodshed!…

Cross References
2 Samuel 16:5
As King David approached Bahurim, a man from the family of the house of Saul was just coming out. His name was Shimei son of Gera, and as he approached, he kept yelling out curses.

2 Samuel 16:7
And as he yelled curses, Shimei said, "Get out, get out, you worthless man of bloodshed!

2 Samuel 19:19
and said, "My lord, do not hold me guilty, and do not remember your servant's wrongdoing on the day my lord the king left Jerusalem. May the king not take it to heart.


Treasury of Scripture

And he cast stones at David, and at all the servants of king David: and all the people and all the mighty men were on his right hand and on his left.









(6) He cast stones.--The road appears to have led along the side of a narrow ravine, on the opposite side of which (see 2Samuel 16:9, "let me go over") Shimei kept along with the fugitives, out of reach, and yet easily heard, and able to annoy them with stones.



Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
He threw stones
וַיְסַקֵּ֤ל (way·saq·qêl)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Piel - Consecutive imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 5619: To stone, put to death by stoning

at David
דָּוִ֔ד (dā·wiḏ)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's 1732: David -- perhaps 'beloved one', a son of Jesse

and at all
כָּל־ (kāl-)
Noun - masculine singular construct
Strong's 3605: The whole, all, any, every

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

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

though the troops
הָעָם֙ (hā·‘ām)
Article | Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 5971: A people, a tribe, troops, attendants, a flock

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

the mighty men [were]
הַגִּבֹּרִ֔ים (hag·gib·bō·rîm)
Article | Adjective - masculine plural
Strong's 1368: Powerful, warrior, tyrant

on David’s
דָּוִ֑ד (dā·wiḏ)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's 1732: David -- perhaps 'beloved one', a son of Jesse

right
מִימִינ֖וֹ (mî·mî·nōw)
Preposition-m | Noun - feminine singular construct | third person masculine singular
Strong's 3225: The right hand, side, the south

and left.
וּמִשְּׂמֹאלֽוֹ׃ (ū·miś·śə·mō·lōw)
Conjunctive waw, Preposition-m | Noun - masculine singular construct | third person masculine singular
Strong's 8040: Dark, the north, the left hand


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