Parallel Verses

International Standard Version

When Zimri observed that the city had been captured, he retreated into the king's palace, set fire to the citadel, and died when the palace burned down around him

New American Standard Bible

When Zimri saw that the city was taken, he went into the citadel of the king's house and burned the king's house over him with fire, and died,

King James Version

And it came to pass, when Zimri saw that the city was taken, that he went into the palace of the king's house, and burnt the king's house over him with fire, and died,

Holman Bible

When Zimri saw that the city was captured, he entered the citadel of the royal palace and burned it down over himself. He died

A Conservative Version

And it came to pass, when Zimri saw that the city was taken, that he went into the castle of the king's house, and burnt the king's house over him with fire,

American Standard Version

And it came to pass, when Zimri saw that the city was taken, that he went into the castle of the king's house, and burnt the king's house over him with fire, and died,

Amplified

And when Zimri saw that the city was taken, he went into the stronghold of the king's house and burned the king's house over him with fire and died,

Bible in Basic English

And when Zimri saw that the town was taken, he went into the inner room of the king's house, and burning the house over his head, came to his end,

Darby Translation

And it came to pass when Zimri saw that the city was taken, that he went into the citadel of the king's house, and burned the king's house over him with fire;

Jubilee 2000 Bible

And it came to pass, when Zimri saw that the city was taken, that he went into the palace of the king's house and burnt the king's house over him with fire, and died,

Julia Smith Translation

And it will be when Zimri saw that the city was taken, and he will come to the fortress of the king's house, and he will burn over him the king's house with fire, and he will die,

King James 2000

And it came to pass, when Zimri saw that the city was taken, that he went into the palace of the king's house, and burned the king's house over him with fire, and he died,

Lexham Expanded Bible

It happened that when Zimri saw that the city was taken, he went to the citadel fortress of the house of the king, and he burnt the house of the king over him with fire so that he died.

Modern King James verseion

And it happened when Zimri saw that the city was taken, he went into the palace of the king's house and burned the king's house over him with fire, and died,

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And when Zimri saw that the city must needs be taken, he went into the palace of the king's house, and set the king's house afire upon himself; and there died,

NET Bible

When Zimri saw that the city was captured, he went into the fortified area of the royal palace. He set the palace on fire and died in the flames.

New Heart English Bible

It happened, when Zimri saw that the city was taken, that he went into the citadel of the king's house, and burnt the king's house over him with fire, and died,

The Emphasized Bible

And it came to pass, when Zimri saw that the city was captured, that he entered into the citadel of the house of the king, - and burned over him the house of the king, with fire, and died:

Webster

And it came to pass, when Zimri saw that the city was taken, that he went into the palace of the king's house, and burnt the king's house over him with fire, and died,

World English Bible

It happened, when Zimri saw that the city was taken, that he went into the castle of the king's house, and burnt the king's house over him with fire, and died,

Youngs Literal Translation

And it cometh to pass, at Zimri's seeing that the city hath been captured, that he cometh in unto a high place of the house of the king, and burneth over him the house of the king with fire, and dieth,

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
זמרי 
Zimriy 
Usage: 15

saw
ראה 
Ra'ah 
Usage: 1308

that the city
עיר ער עיר 
`iyr 
Usage: 1094

לכד 
Lakad 
Usage: 121

that he went

come, bring, ... in, enter, go, carry, ...down, pass, ...out,
Usage: 0

into the palace
ארמון 
'armown 
Usage: 33

of the king's
מלך 
melek 
Usage: 2521

בּית 
Bayith 
בּית 
Bayith 
Usage: 2053
Usage: 2053

and burnt
שׂרף 
Saraph 
Usage: 117

the king's
מלך 
melek 
Usage: 2521

over him with fire
אשׁ 
'esh 
Usage: 378

Context Readings

The Very Brief Reign Of Zimri In Israel

17 Then Omri and the entire army of Israel left from Gibbethon and attacked Tirzah. 18 When Zimri observed that the city had been captured, he retreated into the king's palace, set fire to the citadel, and died when the palace burned down around him 19 because of the sins that he committed by doing what the LORD considered to be evil, living like Jeroboam did, and sinning so as to lead Israel into sin.



Cross References

2 Samuel 17:23

Meanwhile, when Ahithophel observed that his counsel was not being acted upon, he saddled his donkey, got up, and left for his hometown. Leaving behind a set of orders for his household, he hanged himself. After his death he was buried in his father's tomb.

1 Samuel 31:4-5

Saul told his armor bearer, "Draw your sword and run me through with it, or these uncircumcised people will come and run me through and make sport of me." But his armor bearer did not want to do it because he was very frightened, so Saul took the sword and fell on it.

Judges 9:54

So he cried out to his young armor bearer and ordered him, "Draw your sword and kill me, so no one will say about me that "A woman killed him.'" So the young man pierced him through, and he died.

Job 2:9-10

Then his wife told him, "Do you remain firm in your integrity? Curse God and die!"

Matthew 27:5

But they replied, "What do we care? Attend to that yourself." Then he flung the pieces of silver into the sanctuary, went outside, ran away, and hanged himself.

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