2 Samuel 14:20

to change the face of the matter has your servant Joab done this thing: and my lord is wise, according to the wisdom of an angel of God, to know all things that are in the earth.

Alternate Versions of 2 Samuel 14-20

A Conservative Version: 2 Samuel 14:20
Thy servant Joab has done this thing to change the face of the matter. And my lord is wise, according to the wisdom of an agent of God, to know all things that are on the earth.

American Standard Version: 2 Samuel 14:20
to change the face of the matter hath thy servant Joab done this thing: and my lord is wise, according to the wisdom of an angel of God, to know all things that are in the earth.

Bible in Basic English: 2 Samuel 14:20
This he did, hoping that the face of this business might be changed: and my lord is wise, with the wisdom of the angel of God, having knowledge of everything on earth.

Darby English Bible: 2 Samuel 14:20
in order to turn the appearance of the thing has thy servant Joab done this thing; but my lord is wise, according to the wisdom of an angel of God, to know all that is in the earth.

King James Version: 2 Samuel 14:20
To fetch about this form of speech hath thy servant Joab done this thing: and my lord is wise, according to the wisdom of an angel of God, to know all things that are in the earth.

King James Version (UK): 2 Samuel 14:20
To fetch about this form of speech has your servant Joab done this thing and my lord is wise, according to the wisdom of an angel of God, to know all things that are in the earth.

Webster's: 2 Samuel 14:20
To bring about this form of speech hath thy servant Joab done this thing: and my lord is wise, according to the wisdom of an angel of God, to know all things that are on the earth.

Youngs Literal Translation: 2 Samuel 14:20
in order to bring round the appearance of the thing hath thy servant Joab done this thing, and my lord `is' wise, according to the wisdom of a messenger of God, to know all that `is' in the land.'

Verses Related to 2 Samuel 14-20

Genesis 3:5
for God knows that in the day you eat it, your eyes will be opened, and you will be like God, knowing good and evil."

2 Samuel 5:23
When David inquired of Yahweh, he said, You shall not go up: make a circuit behind them, and come on them over against the mulberry trees.

2 Samuel 14:17
Then your handmaid said, Please let the word of my lord the king be comfortable; for as an angel of God, so is my lord the king to discern good and bad: and Yahweh your God be with you.

2 Samuel 19:27
He has slandered your servant to my lord the king; but my lord the king is as an angel of God: do therefore what is good in your eyes.

Proverbs 26:28
A lying tongue hates those it hurts; And a flattering mouth works ruin.

Proverbs 29:5
A man who flatters his neighbor, Spreads a net for his feet.