New Living Translation
Then Abishai son of Zeruiah said, "Shimei should die, for he cursed the LORD's anointed king!"
King James Bible
But Abishai the son of Zeruiah answered and said, Shall not Shimei be put to death for this, because he cursed the LORD'S anointed?
Darby Bible Translation
And Abishai the son of Zeruiah answered and said, Should not Shimei be put to death for this, because he cursed Jehovah's anointed?
World English Bible
But Abishai the son of Zeruiah answered, "Shall Shimei not be put to death for this, because he cursed Yahweh's anointed?"
Young's Literal Translation
And Abishai son of Zeruiah answereth and saith, 'For this is not Shimei put to death -- because he reviled the anointed of Jehovah?'
2 Samuel 19:21 Parallel
Commentary2 Samuel 19:21 Parallel Commentaries
"You must not dishonor God or curse any of your rulers.
2 Samuel 16:7
"Get out of here, you murderer, you scoundrel!" he shouted at David.
2 Samuel 16:8
"The LORD is paying you back for all the bloodshed in Saul's clan. You stole his throne, and now the LORD has given it to your son Absalom. At last you will taste some of your own medicine, for you are a murderer!"
2 Samuel 16:9
"Why should this dead dog curse my lord the king?" Abishai son of Zeruiah demanded. "Let me go over and cut off his head!"
O God, look with favor upon the king, our shield! Show favor to the one you have anointed.
Our king--the LORD's anointed, the very life of our nation--was caught in their snares. We had thought that his shadow would protect us against any nation on earth!
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