Parallel Verses

A Conservative Version

But he forsook the counsel of the old men, which they had given him, and took counsel with the young men that grew up with him, who stood before him.

New American Standard Bible

But he forsook the counsel of the elders which they had given him, and consulted with the young men who grew up with him and served him.

King James Version

But he forsook the counsel of the old men, which they had given him, and consulted with the young men that were grown up with him, and which stood before him:

Holman Bible

But he rejected the advice of the elders who had advised him and consulted with the young men who had grown up with him and served him.

International Standard Version

But Rehoboam ignored the counsel that his elder advisors had given him. Instead, he consulted the younger men who had grown up with him and who worked for him.

American Standard Version

But he forsook the counsel of the old men which they had given him, and took counsel with the young men that were grown up with him, that stood before him.

Amplified

But he ignored the advice which the elders gave him and consulted the young men who grew up with him and served him.

Bible in Basic English

But he gave no attention to the opinion of the old men, and went to the young men of his generation who were waiting before him:

Darby Translation

But he forsook the advice of the old men which they had given him, and consulted with the young men, who had grown up with him, that stood before him.

Julia Smith Translation

And he will forsake the counsel of the old men which they counseled him, and he will consult with the children which grew up with him which were standing before him.

King James 2000

But he forsook the counsel of the old men, which they had given him, and consulted with the young men that were grown up with him, and who stood before him:

Lexham Expanded Bible

But he rejected the advice of the old men, which they gave him, and he consulted with the youngsters who had grown up with him, who were {serving} before him.

Modern King James verseion

But he left the counsel of the old men which they had advised him, and talked with the young men who had grown up with him, who stood before him.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

But he forsook the counsel that the old men had given him, and counselled with the young men that were nourished up with him and had waited on him.

NET Bible

But Rehoboam rejected their advice and consulted the young advisers who served him, with whom he had grown up.

New Heart English Bible

But he forsook the counsel of the old men which they had given him, and took counsel with the young men who had grown up with him, who stood before him.

The Emphasized Bible

But he declined the counsel of the elders which they gave him, and consulted with the young men, who had grown up with him, who were standing before himself;

Webster

But he forsook the counsel of the old men, which they had given him, and consulted with the young men that had grown up with him, and who stood before him:

World English Bible

But he forsook the counsel of the old men which they had given him, and took counsel with the young men who had grown up with him, who stood before him.

Youngs Literal Translation

And he forsaketh the counsel of the elders which they counselled him, and consulteth with the lads who have grown up with him, who are standing before him;

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
of the old men
זקן 
Zaqen 
Usage: 178

with the young men
ילד 
Yeled 
Usage: 89

גּדל 
Gadal 
Usage: 115

with him, and which stood
עמד 
`amad 
Usage: 521

פּנים 
Paniym 
Usage: 2119

References

Morish

Smith

Watsons

Context Readings

Rehoboam Seeks Counsel To Respond

7 And they spoke to him, saying, If thou will be a servant to this people this day, and will serve them, and answer them, and speak good words to them, then they will be thy servants forever. 8 But he forsook the counsel of the old men, which they had given him, and took counsel with the young men that grew up with him, who stood before him. 9 And he said to them, What counsel give ye, that we may return an answer to this people who have spoken to me, saying, Make the yoke that thy father put upon us lighter?


Cross References

2 Chronicles 10:8

But he forsook the counsel of the old men which they had given him, and took counsel with the young men that grew up with him, who stood before him.

2 Chronicles 25:15-16

Therefore the anger of LORD was kindled against Amaziah. And he sent a prophet to him, who said to him, Why have thou sought after the gods of the people, which have not delivered their own people out of thy hand?

Proverbs 1:2-5

to know wisdom and instruction, to discern the words of understanding,

Proverbs 1:25

but ye have made all my counsel void, and want none of my reproof,

Proverbs 1:30

They wanted none of my counsel. They despised all my reproof.

Proverbs 19:20

Hear counsel, and receive instruction, that thou may be wise in thy latter end.

Proverbs 25:12

An earring of gold, and an ornament of fine gold, [is] a wise reprover upon an obedient ear.

Ecclesiastes 10:2-3

A wise man's heart is at his right hand, but a fool's heart at his left.

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