Parallel Verses

International Standard Version

When Baasha learned of this, he stopped fortifying Ramah and remained in Tirzah,

New American Standard Bible

When Baasha heard of it, he ceased fortifying Ramah and remained in Tirzah.

King James Version

And it came to pass, when Baasha heard thereof, that he left off building of Ramah, and dwelt in Tirzah.

Holman Bible

When Baasha heard about it, he quit building Ramah and stayed in Tirzah.

A Conservative Version

And it came to pass, when Baasha heard of it, that he left off building Ramah, and dwelt in Tirzah.

American Standard Version

And it came to pass, when Baasha heard thereof, that he left off building Ramah, and dwelt in Tirzah.

Amplified

When Baasha heard about it, he stopped fortifying Ramah and stayed in Tirzah.

Bible in Basic English

And Baasha, hearing of it, put a stop to the building of Ramah, and was living in Tirzah.

Darby Translation

And it came to pass when Baasha heard of it, that he left off building Ramah, and dwelt in Tirzah.

Julia Smith Translation

And it will be when Baasha heard, and he will leave off building Ramah, and he will dwell in Tirzah.

King James 2000

And it came to pass, when Baasha heard of it, that he stopped building Ramah, and dwelt in Tirzah.

Lexham Expanded Bible

When Baasha heard, he stopped building Ramah, and he lived in Tirzah.

Modern King James verseion

And it happened when Baasha heard, he left off building Ramah and lived in Tirzah.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And when Baasha heard that, he left building of Ramah and dwelt in Tirzah.

NET Bible

When Baasha heard the news, he stopped fortifying Ramah and settled down in Tirzah.

New Heart English Bible

It happened, when Baasha heard of it, that he left off building Ramah, and lived in Tirzah.

The Emphasized Bible

And it came to pass, when Baasha heard thereof, he left off building Ramah, - and returned to Tirzah.

Webster

And it came to pass, when Baasha heard of it, that he left off building of Ramah, and dwelt in Tirzah.

World English Bible

It happened, when Baasha heard of it, that he left off building Ramah, and lived in Tirzah.

Youngs Literal Translation

and it cometh to pass at Baasha's hearing, that he ceaseth from building Ramah, and dwelleth in Tirzah.

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Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
בּעשׁא 
Ba`sha' 
Usage: 28

בּנה 
Banah 
Usage: 376

of Ramah
רמה 
Ramah 
Usage: 36

and dwelt
ישׁב 
Yashab 
Usage: 1081

References

Context Readings

King Asa's War With King Baasha

20 So King Ben-hadad did just what King Asa had asked: he sent his commanding officers to attack the cities of Israel, conquering Ijon, Dan, Abel-beth-maacah, all of Chinneroth, and the territory of Naphtali. 21 When Baasha learned of this, he stopped fortifying Ramah and remained in Tirzah, 22 so King Asa published a proclamation throughout Judah (no one was left out) and they carried away the stones and timber with which Baasha had been fortifying Judah. King Asa used them to fortify Geba in Benjamin and Mizpah.



Cross References

1 Kings 14:17

Then Jeroboam's wife got up and left for Tirzah. As soon as she set foot over the threshold of the house, the child died.

1 Kings 16:15-18

Zimri reigned for seven days at Tirzah during the twenty-seventh year of the reign of King Asa of Judah. At that time, the army was encamped in a siege against Gibbethon of Philistia.

1 Kings 15:17

King Baasha of Israel invaded Judah and interdicted Ramah by building fortifications around it so no one could enter or leave to join King Asa of Judah.

2 Chronicles 16:5

When Baasha learned of the attack, he withdrew from Ramah and stopped his interdiction.

Song of Songs 6:4

You are beautiful, my darling, like Tirzah, lovely like Jerusalem, as awesome as an army with banners.

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