2 Samuel 16:22
Good News Translation
So they set up a tent for Absalom on the palace roof, and in the sight of everyone Absalom went in and had intercourse with his father's concubines.

Contemporary English Version
Absalom had a tent set up on the flat roof of the palace, and everyone watched as he went into the tent with his father's wives.

Douay-Rheims Bible
So they spread a tent for Absalom on the top of the house, and he went in to his father's concubines before all Israel.

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So they spread a tent for Absalom on the top of the house, and he went in to his father's concubines before all Israel.

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2 Samuel 11:2 In the mean time it happened that David arose from his bed after noon, and walked upon the roof of the king's house: And he saw from the roof of his house a woman washing herself, over against him: and the woman was very beautiful.

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2 Samuel 12:11,12 Thus saith the Lord: Behold, I will raise up evil against thee out of thy own house, and I will take thy wives before thy eyes and give them to thy neighbour, and he shall lie with thy wives in the sight of this sun. . . .

2 Samuel 15:16 And the king went forth, and all his household on foot: and the king left ten women his concubines to keep the house:

2 Samuel 20:3 And when the king was come into his house at Jerusalem, he took the ten women his concubines, whom he had left to keep the house, and put them inward, allowing them provisions: and he went not in unto them, but they were shut up unto the day of their death living in widowhood.

Numbers 25:6 And behold one of the children of Israel went in before his brethren to a harlot of Madian, in the sight of Moses and of all the children of Israel, who were weeping before the door of the tabernacle.

Isaiah 3:9 The shew of their countenance hath answered them: and they have proclaimed abroad their sin as Sodom, and they have not hid it: woe to their souls, for evils are rendered to them.

Jeremiah 3:3 Therefore the showers were withholden, and there was no lateward rain: thou hadst a harlot's forehead, thou wouldst not blush.

Jeremiah 8:12 They are confounded, because they have committed abomination: yea rather they are not confounded with confusion, and they have not known how to blush: therefore shall they fall among them that fall; in the time of their visitation they shall fall, saith the Lord.

Ezekiel 24:7 For her blood is in the midst of her, she hath shed it upon the smooth rock: she hath not shed it upon the ground, that it might be covered with dust.

Ezekiel 24:7 For her blood is in the midst of her, she hath shed it upon the smooth rock: she hath not shed it upon the ground, that it might be covered with dust.

Philippians 3:19 Whose end is destruction: whose God is their belly: and whose glory is in their shame: who mind earthly things.

Context
The Counsel of Ahithophel and Hushai
21And Achitophel said to Absalom: Go in to the concubines of thy father, whom he hath left to keep the house: that when all Israel shall hear that thou hast disgraced thy father, their hands may be strengthened with thee. 22So they spread a tent for Absalom on the top of the house, and he went in to his father's concubines before all Israel.23Now the counsel of Achitophel, which he gave in those days, was as if a man should consult God: so was all the counsel of Achitophel, both when he was with David, and when he was with Absalom.…
Cross References
2 Samuel 12:11
Thus saith the Lord: Behold, I will raise up evil against thee out of thy own house, and I will take thy wives before thy eyes and give them to thy neighbour, and he shall lie with thy wives in the sight of this sun.

2 Samuel 12:12
For thou didst it secretly: but I will do this thing in the sight of all Israel, and in the sight of the sun.

2 Samuel 15:16
And the king went forth, and all his household on foot: and the king left ten women his concubines to keep the house:

2 Samuel 20:3
And when the king was come into his house at Jerusalem, he took the ten women his concubines, whom he had left to keep the house, and put them inward, allowing them provisions: and he went not in unto them, but they were shut up unto the day of their death living in widowhood.

Additional Translations
So they pitched a tent for Absalom on the roof, and he slept with his father’s concubines in the sight of all Israel.So they spread Absalom a tent on the top of the house; and Absalom went in to his father's concubines in the sight of all Israel.

So they spread Absalom a tent upon the top of the house; and Absalom went in unto his father's concubines in the sight of all Israel.

And they pitched a tent for Abessalom on the roof, and Abessalom went in to his father's concubines in the sight of all Israel.

So they spread a tent for Absalom upon the roof; and Absalom went in to his father's concubines in the sight of all Israel.

So they spread Absalom a tent upon the top of the house; and Absalom went in unto his father's concubines in the sight of all Israel.

So they spread Absalom a tent upon the top of the house; and Absalom went in to his father's concubines in the sight of all Israel.

So they spread Absalom a tent on the top of the house; and Absalom went in to his father's concubines in the sight of all Israel.

And they spread out for Absalom the tent on the roof, and Absalom goeth in unto the concubines of his father before the eyes of all Israel.
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