New Living Translation
Then Joab came to Absalom at his house and demanded, "Why did your servants set my field on fire?"
King James Bible
Then Joab arose, and came to Absalom unto his house, and said unto him, Wherefore have thy servants set my field on fire?
Darby Bible Translation
Then Joab arose, and came to Absalom to his house, and said to him, Why have thy servants set my allotment on fire?
World English Bible
Then Joab arose, and came to Absalom to his house, and said to him, "Why have your servants set my field on fire?"
Young's Literal Translation
And Joab riseth and cometh unto Absalom in the house, and saith unto him, 'Why have thy servants burned the portion that I have with fire?'
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2 Samuel 14:30
So Absalom said to his servants, "Go and set fire to Joab's barley field, the field next to mine." So they set his field on fire, as Absalom had commanded.
2 Samuel 14:32
And Absalom replied, "Because I wanted you to ask the king why he brought me back from Geshur if he didn't intend to see me. I might as well have stayed there. Let me see the king; if he finds me guilty of anything, then let him kill me."
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