2 Samuel 12:1
Modern Translations
New International Version
The LORD sent Nathan to David. When he came to him, he said, "There were two men in a certain town, one rich and the other poor.

New Living Translation
So the LORD sent Nathan the prophet to tell David this story: “There were two men in a certain town. One was rich, and one was poor.

English Standard Version
And the LORD sent Nathan to David. He came to him and said to him, “There were two men in a certain city, the one rich and the other poor.

Berean Study Bible
Then the LORD sent Nathan to David, and when he arrived, he said, “There were two men in a certain city, one rich and the other poor.

New American Standard Bible
Then the LORD sent Nathan to David. And he came to him and said, “There were two men in a city, the one wealthy and the other poor.

NASB 1995
Then the LORD sent Nathan to David. And he came to him and said, "There were two men in one city, the one rich and the other poor.

NASB 1977
Then the LORD sent Nathan to David. And he came to him, and said, “There were two men in one city, the one rich and the other poor.

Amplified Bible
And the LORD sent Nathan [the prophet] to David. He came and said to him, “There were two men in a city, one rich and the other poor.

Christian Standard Bible
So the LORD sent Nathan to David. When he arrived, he said to him: There were two men in a certain city, one rich and the other poor.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
So the LORD sent Nathan to David. When he arrived, he said to him: There were two men in a certain city, one rich and the other poor.

Contemporary English Version
and he sent Nathan the prophet to tell this story to David: A rich man and a poor man lived in the same town.

Good News Translation
The LORD sent the prophet Nathan to David. Nathan went to him and said, "There were two men who lived in the same town; one was rich and the other poor.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
So the LORD sent Nathan to David. Nathan came to him and said, "There were two men in a certain city. One was rich, and the other was poor.

International Standard Version
so the LORD sent Nathan to David. Nathan approached David and said, "There are two men in the city. One is rich and one is poor.

NET Bible
So the LORD sent Nathan to David. When he came to David, Nathan said, "There were two men in a certain city, one rich and the other poor.
Classic Translations
King James Bible
And the LORD sent Nathan unto David. And he came unto him, and said unto him, There were two men in one city; the one rich, and the other poor.

New King James Version
Then the LORD sent Nathan to David. And he came to him, and said to him: “There were two men in one city, one rich and the other poor.

King James 2000 Bible
And the LORD sent Nathan unto David. And he came unto him, and said unto him, There were two men in one city; the one rich, and the other poor.

New Heart English Bible
The LORD sent Nathan to David. He came to him, and said to him, "There were two men in one city; the one rich, and the other poor.

World English Bible
Yahweh sent Nathan to David. He came to him, and said to him, "There were two men in one city; the one rich, and the other poor.

American King James Version
And the LORD sent Nathan to David. And he came to him, and said to him, There were two men in one city; the one rich, and the other poor.

American Standard Version
And Jehovah sent Nathan unto David. And he came unto him, and said unto him, There were two men in one city; the one rich, and the other poor.

A Faithful Version
And the LORD sent Nathan to David. When he came to him and said to him, "There were two men in one city, one rich and one poor.

Darby Bible Translation
And Jehovah sent Nathan to David. And he came to him, and said to him, There were two men in one city; the one rich, and the other poor.

English Revised Version
And the LORD sent Nathan unto David. And he came unto him, and said unto him, There were two men in one city; the one rich, and the other poor.

Webster's Bible Translation
And the LORD sent Nathan to David. And he came to him, and said to him, There were two men in one city; the one rich, and the other poor.

Early Modern
Geneva Bible of 1587
Then the Lorde sent Nathan vnto Dauid, who came to him, and sayd vnto him, There were two men in one citie, the one riche, and the other poore.

Bishops' Bible of 1568
And the Lord sent Nathan vnto Dauid, and he came vnto him, and tolde him: There were two men in one citie, the one rich, & the other poore.

Coverdale Bible of 1535
And the LORDE sent Nathan vnto Dauid. Whan he came to him, he tolde him: There were two men in one cite, the one riche, the other poore.
Literal Translations
Literal Standard Version
And YHWH sends Nathan to David, and he comes to him, and says to him: “Two men have been in one city, one rich and one poor.

Young's Literal Translation
And Jehovah sendeth Nathan unto David, and he cometh unto him, and saith to him: 'Two men have been in one city; One rich and one poor;

Smith's Literal Translation
And Jehovah will send Nathan to David. And he will come in to him and say to him, Two men were in one city; one rich and one poor.

Catholic Translations
Douay-Rheims Bible
And the Lord sent Nathan to David: and when he was come to him, he said to him: There were two men in one city, the one rich, and the other poor.

Catholic Public Domain Version
Then the Lord sent Nathan to David. And when he had come to him, he said to him: “Two men were in one city: one wealthy, and the other poor.

Translations from Aramaic
Peshitta Holy Bible Translated
And LORD JEHOVAH sent Nathan the Prophet to David, and he came to him and he said to him: “There were two men in one city, one rich and one poor

Lamsa Bible
AND the LORD sent Nathan the prophet to David. And he came to him and said to him, There were two men in a certain city, the one rich and the other poor.

OT Translations
JPS Tanakh 1917
And the LORD sent Nathan unto David. And he came unto him, and said unto him: 'There were two men in one city: the one rich, and the other poor.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
And the Lord sent Nathan the prophet to David; and he went in to him, and said to him, There were two men in one city, one rich and the other poor.








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