18 Then the king said to the woman, “Don’t keep from me the answer to what I am going to ask you.” “Let my lord the king speak,” the woman said.

Read 2 Samuel 14:18 Using Other Translations

Then the king answered and said unto the woman, Hide not from me, I pray thee, the thing that I shall ask thee. And the woman said, Let my lord the king now speak.
Then the king answered the woman, "Do not hide from me anything I ask you." And the woman said, "Let my lord the king speak."
“I must know one thing,” the king replied, “and tell me the truth.” “Yes, my lord the king,” she responded.