New Living Translation
The king got up, tore his robe, and threw himself on the ground. His advisers also tore their clothes in horror and sorrow.
King James Bible
Then the king arose, and tare his garments, and lay on the earth; and all his servants stood by with their clothes rent.
Darby Bible Translation
Then the king arose, and rent his garments, and lay on the earth; and all his servants stood by with their garments rent.
World English Bible
Then the king arose, and tore his garments, and lay on the earth; and all his servants stood by with their clothes torn.
Young's Literal Translation
and the king riseth, and rendeth his garments, and lieth on the earth, and all his servants are standing by with rent garments.
2 Samuel 13:31 Parallel
Commentary2 Samuel 13:31 Parallel Commentaries
Alike from the literary and the historical point of view, the book of Samuel stands midway between the book of Judges and the book of Kings. As we have already seen, the Deuteronomic book of Judges in all probability ran into Samuel and ended in ch. xii.; while the story of David, begun in Samuel, embraces the first two chapters of the first book of Kings. The book of Samuel is not very happily named, as much of it is devoted to Saul and the greater part to David; yet it is not altogether inappropriate, …
John Edgar McFadyen—Introduction to the Old Testament
2 Samuel 1:11
David and his men tore their clothes in sorrow when they heard the news.
2 Samuel 12:16
David begged God to spare the child. He went without food and lay all night on the bare ground.
2 Samuel 13:30
As they were on the way back to Jerusalem, this report reached David: "Absalom has killed all the king's sons; not one is left alive!"
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