2 Samuel 18:20

Joab said to him, You shall not be the bearer of news this day, but you shall bear news another day; but this day you shall bear no news, because the king's son is dead.

Alternate Versions of 2 Samuel 18-20

A Conservative Version: 2 Samuel 18:20
And Joab said to him, Thou shall not be the bearer of news this day, but thou shall bear news another day. But this day thou shall bear no news, because the king's son is dead.

American Standard Version: 2 Samuel 18:20
And Joab said unto him, Thou shalt not be the bearer of tidings this day, but thou shalt bear tidings another day; but this day thou shalt bear no tidings, because the king's son is dead.

Bible in Basic English: 2 Samuel 18:20
And Joab said, You will take no news today; another day you may give him the news, but you will take no news today, because the king's son is dead.

Darby English Bible: 2 Samuel 18:20
And Joab said to him, Thou shalt not be a bearer of news to-day, but thou shalt carry the news another day; but to-day thou shalt carry no news, because the king's son is dead.

King James Version: 2 Samuel 18:20
And Joab said unto him, Thou shalt not bear tidings this day, but thou shalt bear tidings another day: but this day thou shalt bear no tidings, because the king's son is dead.

King James Version (UK): 2 Samuel 18:20
And Joab said unto him, You shall not bear tidings this day, but you shall bear tidings another day but this day you shall bear no tidings, because the king's son is dead.

Webster's: 2 Samuel 18:20
And Joab said to him, Thou shalt not bear tidings this day, but thou shalt bear tidings another day: but this day thou shalt bear no tidings, because the king's son is dead.

Youngs Literal Translation: 2 Samuel 18:20
and Joab saith to him, `Thou art not a man of tidings this day, but thou hast borne tidings on another day, and this day thou dost not bear tidings, because the king's son `is' dead.'

Verses Related to 2 Samuel 18-20

2 Samuel 18:5
The king commanded Joab and Abishai and Ittai, saying, Deal gently for my sake with the young man, even with Absalom. All the people heard when the king gave all the captains charge concerning Absalom.

2 Samuel 18:27
The watchman said, I think the running of the foremost is like the running of Ahimaaz the son of Zadok. The king said, He is a good man, and comes with good news.

2 Samuel 18:29
The king said, Is it well with the young man Absalom? Ahimaaz answered, When Joab sent the king's servant, even me your servant, I saw a great tumult, but I don't know what it was.

2 Samuel 18:33
The king was much moved, and went up to the chamber over the gate, and wept: and as he went, thus he said, my son Absalom, my son, my son Absalom! would I had died for you, Absalom, my son, my son!