2 Samuel 5:8

[King James Bible-KJV] – And David said on that day, Whosoever getteth up to the gutter, and smiteth the Jebusites, and the lame and the blind, that are hated of David’s soul, he shall be chief and captain. Wherefore they said, The blind and the lame shall not come into the house.* * * * * * * * * * * * * [American Standard Version-ASV] – And David said on that day, Whosoever smiteth the Jebusites, let him get up to the watercourse, and’smite the lame and the blind, that are hated of David’s soul. Wherefore they say, There are the blind and the lame; he cannot come into the house.* * * * * * * * * * * * * [Douay-Rheims Bible] – For David had offered that day a reward to whosoever should strike the Jebusites and get up to the gutters of the tops of the houses, and take away the blind and the lame that hated the soul of David: therefore it is said in the proverb: The blind and the lame shall not come into the temple.* * * * * * * * * * * * * [Darby Bible Translation] – And David said on that day, Whoever smites the Jebusites and gets up to the watercourse, and the lame and the blind hated of David’s soul …! Therefore they say, The blind and the lame shall not come into the house.* * * * * * * * * * * * * [English Revised Version] – And David said on that day, Whosoever smiteth the Jebusites, let him get up to the watercourse, and smite the lame and the blind, that are hated of David’s soul. Wherefore they say, There are the blind and the lame; he cannot come into the house.* * * * * * * * * * * * * [Webster Bible Translation] – And David said on that day, Whoever getteth up to the gutter, and smiteth the Jebusites, and the lame and the blind, that are hated by David’s soul, he shall be chief and captain: Wherefore they said, The blind and the lame shall not come into the house.* * * * * * * * * * * * * [World English Bible] – David said on that day, |Whoever strikes the Jebusites, let him get up to the watercourse, and strike the lame and the blind, who are hated by David’s soul.| Therefore they say, |The blind and the lame can’t come into the house.|* * * * * * * * * * * * * [Young’s Literal Translation] – And David saith on that day, ‘Any one smiting the Jebusite, (let him go up by the watercourse), and the lame and the blind ; the hated of David’s soul,’ ; because the blind and lame say, ‘He doth not come into the house.’* * * * * * * * * * * * * [American King James Version] – And David said on that day, Whoever gets up to the gutter, and smites the Jebusites, and the lame and the blind that are hated of David’s soul, he shall be chief and captain. Why they said, The blind and the lame shall not come into the house.

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