2 Samuel 12:23

But now he is dead, why should I fast? can I bring him back again? I shall go to him, but he will not return to me.

Alternate Versions of 2 Samuel 12-23

A Conservative Version: 2 Samuel 12:23
But now he is dead; why should I fast? Can I bring him back again? I shall go to him, but he will not return to me.

American Standard Version: 2 Samuel 12:23
But now he is dead, wherefore should I fast? can I bring him back again? I shall go to him, but he will not return to me.

Bible in Basic English: 2 Samuel 12:23
But now that the child is dead there is no reason for me to go without food; am I able to make him come back to life? I will go to him, but he will never come back to me.

Darby English Bible: 2 Samuel 12:23
But now he is dead, why should I fast? can I bring him back again? I shall go to him, but he will not return to me.

King James Version: 2 Samuel 12:23
But now he is dead, wherefore should I fast? can I bring him back again? I shall go to him, but he shall not return to me.

King James Version (UK): 2 Samuel 12:23
But now he is dead, wherefore should I fast? can I bring him back again? I shall go to him, but he shall not return to me.

Webster's: 2 Samuel 12:23
But now he is dead, Why should I fast? can I bring him back again? I shall go to him, but he will not return to me.

Youngs Literal Translation: 2 Samuel 12:23
and now, he hath died, why `is' this -- I fast? am I able to bring him back again? I am going unto him, and he doth not turn back unto me.'

Verses Related to 2 Samuel 12-23

Genesis 37:35
All his sons and all his daughters rose up to comfort him; but he refused to be comforted. He said, "For I will go down to Sheol{Sheol is the place of the dead or the grave.} to my son mourning." His father wept for him.

Job 30:23
For I know that you will bring me to death, To the house appointed for all living.

Ecclesiastes 3:20
All go to one place. All are from the dust, and all turn to dust again.

Ecclesiastes 9:5
For the living know that they will die, but the dead don't know anything, neither do they have any more a reward; for the memory of them is forgotten.

Ecclesiastes 9:6
Also their love, their hatred, and their envy has perished long ago; neither have they any more a portion forever in anything that is done under the sun.

Ecclesiastes 9:10
Whatever your hand finds to do, do it with your might; for there is no work, nor device, nor knowledge, nor wisdom, in Sheol, where you are going.

Isaiah 26:14
[They are] dead, they shall not live; [they are] deceased, they shall not rise: therefore have you visited and destroyed them, and made all memory of them to perish.

Luke 23:43
Jesus said to him, "Assuredly I tell you, today you will be with me in Paradise."

Acts 2:29
"Brothers, I may tell you freely of the patriarch David, that he both died and was buried, and his tomb is with us to this day.