2 Samuel 14:5
Good News Translation
"What do you want?" he asked her. "I am a poor widow, sir," she answered. "My husband is dead.

Contemporary English Version
David asked, "What's the matter?" She replied: My husband is dead, and I'm a widow.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And the king said to her: What is the matter with thee? She answered: Alas, I am a widow woman: for my husband is dead.

New American Bible
The king said to her, “What do you want?” She replied: “Alas, I am a widow; my husband is dead.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

And the king said to her: What is the matter with thee? She answered: Alas, I am a widow woman: for my husband is dead.

2 Samuel 12:1-3 And the Lord sent Nathan to David: and when he was come to him, he said to him: There were two men in one city, the one rich, and the other poor. . . .

Judges 9:8-15 The trees went to anoint a king over them: and they said to the olive tree: Reign thou over us. . . .

Context
Absalom's Return to Jerusalem
4And when the woman of Thecua was come in to the king, she fell before him upon the ground, and worshipped, and said: Save me, O king. 5And the king said to her: What is the matter with thee? She answered: Alas, I am a widow woman: for my husband is dead.6And thy handmaid had two sons: and they quarrelled with each other in the field, and there was none to part them: and the one struck the other, and slew him.…
Cross References
Genesis 21:17
And God heard the voice of the boy: and an angel of God called to Agar from heaven, saying: What art thou doing, Agar? fear not; for God hath heard the voice of the boy, from the place wherein he is.

2 Samuel 14:4
And when the woman of Thecua was come in to the king, she fell before him upon the ground, and worshipped, and said: Save me, O king.

2 Samuel 14:6
And thy handmaid had two sons: and they quarrelled with each other in the field, and there was none to part them: and the one struck the other, and slew him.

Additional Translations
“What troubles you?” the king asked her. “Indeed,” she said, “I am a widow, for my husband is dead.And the king said to her, What ails you? And she answered, I am indeed a widow woman, and my husband is dead.

And the king said unto her, What aileth thee? And she answered, Of a truth I am a widow, and my husband is dead.

And the king said to her, What is the matter with thee? And she said, I am indeed a widow woman, and my husband is dead.

And the king said to her, What aileth thee? And she said, I am indeed a widow woman, and my husband is dead.

And the king said unto her, What aileth thee? And she answered; Of a truth I am a widow woman, and mine husband is dead.

And the king said to her, What aileth thee? And she answered, I am indeed a widow woman, and my husband is dead.

The king said to her, "What ails you?" She answered, "Truly I am a widow, and my husband is dead.

And the king saith to her, 'What -- to thee?' and she saith, 'Truly a widow woman am I, and my husband dieth,
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