2 Samuel 19:4
Good News Translation
The king covered his face and cried loudly, "O my son! My son Absalom! Absalom, my son!"

Contemporary English Version
David covered his face with his hands and kept on crying loudly, "My son, Absalom! Absalom, my son, my son!"

Douay-Rheims Bible
And the king covered his head, and cried with a loud voice: O my son Absalom, O Absalom my son, O my son.

New American Bible
Meanwhile the king covered his face and cried out in a loud voice, “My son Absalom! Absalom! My son, my son!”

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And the king covered his head, and cried with a loud voice: O my son Absalom, O Absalom my son, O my son.

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2 Samuel 15:30 But David went up by the ascent of mount Olivet, going up and weeping, walking barefoot, and with his head covered, and all the people that were with them, went up with their heads covered weeping.

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2 Samuel 18:33 The king therefore being much moved, went up to the high chamber over the gate, and wept. And as he went he spoke in this manner: My son Absalom, Absalom my son: would to God that I might die for thee, Absalom my son, my son Absalom.

Context
Joab Reproves David
3And the people shunned the going into the city that day as a people would do that hath turned their backs, and fled away from the battle. 4And the king covered his head, and cried with a loud voice: O my son Absalom, O Absalom my son, O my son.5Then Joab going into the house to the king, said: Thou hast shamed this day the faces of all thy servants, that have saved thy life, and the lives of thy sons, and of thy daughters, and the lives of thy wives, and the lives of thy concubines.…
Cross References
2 Samuel 15:30
But David went up by the ascent of mount Olivet, going up and weeping, walking barefoot, and with his head covered, and all the people that were with them, went up with their heads covered weeping.

2 Samuel 18:33
The king therefore being much moved, went up to the high chamber over the gate, and wept. And as he went he spoke in this manner: My son Absalom, Absalom my son: would to God that I might die for thee, Absalom my son, my son Absalom.

2 Samuel 19:3
And the people shunned the going into the city that day as a people would do that hath turned their backs, and fled away from the battle.

2 Samuel 19:5
Then Joab going into the house to the king, said: Thou hast shamed this day the faces of all thy servants, that have saved thy life, and the lives of thy sons, and of thy daughters, and the lives of thy wives, and the lives of thy concubines.

Additional Translations
But the king covered his face and cried out at the top of his voice, “O my son Absalom! O Absalom, my son, my son!”But the king covered his face, and the king cried with a loud voice, O my son Absalom, O Absalom, my son, my son!

And the king covered his face, and the king cried with a loud voice, O my son Absalom, O Absalom, my son, my son!

And the king hid his face: and the king cried with a loud voice, My son Abessalom! Abessalom my son!

And the king covered his face, and the king cried with a loud voice, My son Absalom! Absalom, my son, my son!

And the king covered his face, and the king cried with a loud voice, O my son Absalom, O Absalom, my son, my son!

But the king covered his face, and the king cried with a loud voice, O my son Absalom, O Absalom, my son, my son!

The king covered his face, and the king cried with a loud voice, "My son Absalom, Absalom, my son, my son!"

and the king hath covered his face, yea, the king crieth -- a loud voice -- 'My son Absalom, Absalom, my son, my son.'
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