19 He instructed the messenger: “When you have finished giving the king this account of the battle,

Read 2 Samuel 11:19 Using Other Translations

And charged the messenger, saying, When thou hast made an end of telling the matters of the war unto the king,
And he instructed the messenger, "When you have finished telling all the news about the fighting to the king,
He told his messenger, “Report all the news of the battle to the king.