2 Samuel 12:27
Modern Translations
New International Version
Joab then sent messengers to David, saying, "I have fought against Rabbah and taken its water supply.

New Living Translation
Joab sent messengers to tell David, “I have fought against Rabbah and captured its water supply.

English Standard Version
And Joab sent messengers to David and said, “I have fought against Rabbah; moreover, I have taken the city of waters.

Berean Study Bible
Then Joab sent messengers to David to say, “I have fought against Rabbah and have captured the water supply of the city.

New American Standard Bible
Then Joab sent messengers to David and said, “I have fought against Rabbah, I have even captured the city of waters.

NASB 1995
Joab sent messengers to David and said, "I have fought against Rabbah, I have even captured the city of waters.

NASB 1977
And Joab sent messengers to David and said, “I have fought against Rabbah, I have even captured the city of waters.

Amplified Bible
Joab sent messengers to David and said, “I have fought against Rabbah; I have even taken the city of waters.

Christian Standard Bible
Then Joab sent messengers to David to say, “I have fought against Rabbah and have also captured its water supply.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Then Joab sent messengers to David to say, "I have fought against Rabbah and have also captured the water supply.

Contemporary English Version
and sent a messenger to tell David: I have attacked Rabbah and captured the fortress guarding the city water supply.

Good News Translation
He sent messengers to David to report: "I have attacked Rabbah and have captured its water supply.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
So he sent messengers to tell David, "I fought against Rabbah and captured the fortress guarding its water supply.

International Standard Version
Then Joab sent messengers to David to tell him, "I just attacked Rabbah and captured its municipal water supply,

NET Bible
Joab then sent messengers to David, saying, "I have fought against Rabbah and have captured the water supply of the city.
Classic Translations
King James Bible
And Joab sent messengers to David, and said, I have fought against Rabbah, and have taken the city of waters.

New King James Version
And Joab sent messengers to David, and said, “I have fought against Rabbah, and I have taken the city’s water supply.

King James 2000 Bible
And Joab sent messengers to David, and said, I have fought against Rabbah, and have taken the city of waters.

New Heart English Bible
Joab sent messengers to David, and said, "I have fought against Rabbah, and have also taken the water supply of the city.

World English Bible
Joab sent messengers to David, and said, "I have fought against Rabbah. Yes, I have taken the city of waters.

American King James Version
And Joab sent messengers to David, and said, I have fought against Rabbah, and have taken the city of waters.

American Standard Version
And Joab sent messengers to David, and said, I have fought against Rabbah; yea, I have taken the city of waters.

A Faithful Version
And Joab sent messengers to David and said, "I have fought against Rabbah, and have taken the city of waters.

Darby Bible Translation
And Joab sent messengers to David, and said, I have fought against Rabbah, and have taken the city of waters.

English Revised Version
And Joab sent messengers to David, and said, I have fought against Rabbah, yea, I have taken the city of waters.

Webster's Bible Translation
And Joab sent messengers to David, and said, I have fought against Rabbah, and have taken the city of waters.

Early Modern
Geneva Bible of 1587
Therefore Ioab sent messengers to Dauid, saying, I haue fought against Rabbah, and haue taken the citie of waters.

Bishops' Bible of 1568
And Ioab sent messengers to Dauid, saying: I haue fought against Rabba, and haue taken the citie of waters.

Coverdale Bible of 1535
& sent messaugers vnto Dauid, & caused to saye vnto him: I haue foughte against Rabba, and haue wonne the water cite also.
Literal Translations
Literal Standard Version
and Joab sends messengers to David and says, “I have fought against Rabbah—I have also captured the city of waters;

Young's Literal Translation
and Joab sendeth messengers unto David, and saith, 'I have fought against Rabbah -- also I have captured the city of waters;

Smith's Literal Translation
And Joab will send messengers to David, and say, I fought against Rabbah, also I took the city of waters.

Catholic Translations
Douay-Rheims Bible
And Joab sent messengers to David, saying: I have fought against Rabbath, and the city of waters is about to be taken.

Catholic Public Domain Version
And Joab sent messengers to David, saying: “I have struggled against Rabbah, and so the City of Waters will soon be seized.

Translations from Aramaic
Peshitta Holy Bible Translated
And Yuab sent Messengers to David and he said: “I have fought with Rabbath and also I have seized the city of the kingdom

Lamsa Bible
And Joab sent messengers to David and said, I have fought against Rabbath and I have also taken the royal city.

OT Translations
JPS Tanakh 1917
And Joab sent messengers to David, and said: 'I have fought against Rabbah, yea, I have taken the city of waters.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
And Joab sent messengers to David, and said, I have fought against Rabbath, and taken the city of waters.








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