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2 Samuel 18:18 :: New Living Translation (NLT)

Unchecked Copy Box2 Samuel 18:18 - During his lifetime, Absalom had built a monument to himself in the King’s Valley, for he said, “I have no son to carry on my name.” He named the monument after himself, and it is known as Absalom’s Monument to this day.
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Translations for 2 Samuel 18:18
Now Absalom in his lifetime had taken and reared up for himself a pillar, which is in the king's dale: for he said, I have no son to keep my name in remembrance: and he called the pillar after his own name: and it is called unto this day, Absalom's place.

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Now Absalom in his lifetime had taken and set up a pillar for himself, which is in the King’s Valley. For he said, “I have no son to keep my name in remembrance.” He called the pillar after his own name. And to this day it is called Absalom’s Monument.

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During his lifetime, Absalom had built a monument to himself in the King’s Valley, for he said, “I have no son to carry on my name.” He named the monument after himself, and it is known as Absalom’s Monument to this day.

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During his lifetime Absalom had taken a pillar and erected it in the King’s Valley as a monument to himself, for he thought, “I have no son to carry on the memory of my name.” He named the pillar after himself, and it is called Absalom’s Monument to this day.

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Now Absalom in his lifetime had taken and set up for himself the pillar that is in the King’s Valley, for he said, “I have no son to keep my name in remembrance.” He called the pillar after his own name, and it is called Absalom’s monument[fn] to this day.

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When he was alive, Absalom had taken a pillar and raised it up for himself in the King’s Valley, since he thought, “I have no son to preserve the memory of my name.” So he named the pillar after himself. It is still called Absalom’s Monument today.

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Now Absalom in his lifetime had taken and set up for himself a memorial stone, which is in the King’s Valley, for he said, “I have no son to [fn]continue my name.” So he named the memorial stone after his own name, and it is called Absalom’s Monument to this day.

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Now Absalom in his lifetime had taken and set up for himself a pillar which is in the King’s Valley, for he said, “I have no son [fn]to preserve my name.” So he named the pillar after his own name, and it is called Absalom’s Monument to this day.

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Now Absalom in his lifetime had taken and set up for himself a pillar which is in the King’s Valley, for he had said, “I have no son [fn]to preserve my name.” So he named the pillar after his own name, and it is called Absalom’s Monument to this day.

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Now Absalom in his lifetime had taken and set up for himself a memorial pillar which is in the King’s Valley, for he said, “I have [fn]no son to keep my name in remembrance.” He named the memorial pillar after himself, and to this day it is called [fn]Absalom’s Monument.

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Prior to this Absalom had set up a monument and dedicated it to himself in the King's Valley, reasoning "I have no son who will carry on my name." He named the monument after himself, and to this day it is known as Absalom's Memorial.

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Now Ab'salom in his lifetime had taken and set up for himself the pillar which is in the King's Valley, for he said, "I have no son to keep my name in remembrance"; he called the pillar after his own name, and it is called Ab'salom's monument to this day.

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Now Absalom in his lifetime had taken and reared up for himself the pillar, which is in the king’s dale; for he said, I have no son to keep my name in remembrance: and he called the pillar after his own name; and it is called Absalom’s monument, unto this day.

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And Absalom hath taken, and setteth up for himself in his life, the standing-pillar that is in the king's valley, for he said, 'I have no son to cause my name to be remembered;' and he calleth the standing-pillar by his own name, and it is called 'The monument of Absalom' unto this day.

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Now Absalom in his lifetime had taken and reared up for himself a monument, which is in the king's dale; for he said, I have no son to keep my name in remembrance; and he called the monument after his own name; and it is called unto this day, Absalom's memorial.

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Now Absalom in his life-time had taken and raised for himself a pillar, which is in the king's dale: for he said, I have no son to keep my name in remembrance: and he called the pillar after his own name: and it is called to this day, Absalom's place.

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Now Avshalom in his lifetime had taken and reared up for himself the pillar, which is in the king's dale; for he said, I have no son to keep my name in memory: and he called the pillar after his own name; and it is called Avshalom's monument, to this day.

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porro Absalom erexerat sibi cum adhuc viveret titulum qui est in valle Regis dixerat enim non habeo filium et hoc erit monumentum nominis mei vocavitque titulum nomine suo et appellatur manus Absalom usque ad hanc diem

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וְאַבְשָׁלֹם לָקַח וַיַּצֶּב־לֹו בחיו אֶת־מַצֶּבֶת אֲשֶׁר בְּעֵמֶק־הַמֶּלֶךְ כִּי אָמַר אֵין־לִי בֵן בַּעֲבוּר הַזְכִּיר שְׁמִי וַיִּקְרָא לַמַּצֶּבֶת עַל־שְׁמֹו וַיִּקָּרֵא לָהּ יַד אַבְשָׁלֹם עַד הַיֹּום הַזֶּה׃ ס

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καὶ Αβεσσαλωμ ἔτι ζῶν καὶ ἔστησεν ἑαυτῷ τὴν στήλην ἐν ἐλήμφθη καὶ ἐστήλωσεν αὐτὴν λαβεῖν τὴν στήλην τὴν ἐν τῇ κοιλάδι τοῦ βασιλέως ὅτι εἶπεν οὐκ ἔστιν αὐτῷ υἱὸς ἕνεκεν τοῦ ἀναμνῆσαι τὸ ὄνομα αὐτοῦ καὶ ἐκάλεσεν τὴν στήλην Χεὶρ Αβεσσαλωμ ἕως τῆς ἡμέρας ταύτης

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وَكَانَ أَبْشَالُومُ قَدْ أَخَذَ وَأَقَامَ لِنَفْسِهِ وَهُوَ حَيٌّ النَّصَبَ الَّذِي فِي وَادِي الْمَلِكِ، لأَنَّهُ قَالَ: «لَيْسَ لِيَ ابْنٌ لأَجْلِ تَذْكِيرِ اسْمِي». وَدَعَا النَّصَبَ بِاسْمِهِ، وَهُوَ يُدْعَى «يَدَ أَبْشَالُومَ» إِلَى هذَا الْيَوْمِ.

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وَكَانَ أَبْشَالُومُ قَدْ أَقَامَ لِنَفْسِهِ فِي أَثْنَاءِ حَيَاتِهِ نَصَباً تَذْكَارِيًّا فِي وَادِي الْمَلِكِ، لأَنَّهُ قَالَ: «لَيْسَ لِيَ ابْنٌ يَحْمِلُ اسْمِي مِنْ بَعْدِي». وَمَازَالَ هَذَا النَّصَبُ مَعْرُوفاً بِنَصَبِ أَبْشَالُومَ إِلَى هَذَا الْيَوْمِ.

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Now Abessalom while yet alive had taken and set up for himself the pillar [fn]near which he was taken, and set it up so as to have the pillar in the king's dale; for he said he had no son to keep his name in remembrance: [fn]and he called the pillar, Abessalom's [fn]hand, until this day.

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Y había Absalom en su vida tomado y levantádose una columna, la cual está en el valle del rey; porque había dicho: Yo no tengo hijo que conserve la memoria de mi nombre. Y llamó aquella columna de su nombre: y así se llamó el Lugar de Absalom, hasta hoy.

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Y en vida, Absalón había tomado y erigido una columna, la cual está en el valle del rey; porque había dicho: Yo no tengo hijo que conserve la memoria de mi nombre. Y llamó aquella columna por su nombre, y así se ha llamado Columna de Absalón, hasta hoy.

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Now Absalom, before his death, had put up for himself a pillar in the king's valley, naming it after himself; for he said, I have no son to keep my name in memory: and to this day it is named Absalom's pillar.

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押沙龍活著的時候、在王谷立了一根石柱.因他說、我沒有兒子為我留名.他就以自己的名、稱那石柱、叫押沙龍柱、直到今日。

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En vida Absalón había mandado erigir para sí un monumento que está en el Valle del Rey, porque había dicho: "Yo no tengo hijo que conserve la memoria de mi nombre." Él puso su nombre a aquel monumento. Y hasta el día de hoy se llama monumento de Absalón.

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압살롬이 살았을 때에 자기를 위하여 한 비석을 가져 세웠으니 이는 저가 자기 이름을 전할 아들이 없음을 한탄함이라 그러므로 자기 이름으로 그 비석을 이름하였으며 그 비석이 왕의 골짜기에 있고 이제까지 압살롬의 기념비라 일컫더라

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De son vivant, Absalom s'était fait ériger un monument dans la vallée du roi; car il disait: Je n'ai point de fils par qui le souvenir de mon nom puisse être conservé. Et il donna son propre nom au monument, qu'on appelle encore aujourd'hui monument d'Absalom.

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Absalom aber hatte sich eine Säule aufgerichtet, da er noch lebte; die steht im Königsgrunde. Denn er sprach: Ich habe keinen Sohn, darum soll dies meines Namens Gedächtnis sein; er hieß die Säule nach seinem Namen, und sie heißt auch bis auf diesen Tag Absaloms Mal.

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Авессалом еще при жизни своей взял и поставил себе памятник в царской долине; ибо сказал он: нет у меня сына, чтобы сохранилась память имени моего. И назвал памятник своим именем. И называется он 'памятник Авессалома' до сего дня.

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Y en vida Absalón había tomado y levantado una columna, la cual está en el valle del rey; porque había dicho entre si : Yo no tengo hijo que conserve la memoria de mi nombre. Y llamó aquella columna de su nombre; y así se llamó el Lugar de Absalón, hasta hoy.

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