Parallel Verses

Holman Bible

Then the king commanded Benaiah son of Jehoiada, and he went out and struck Shimei down, and he died. So the kingdom was established in Solomon’s hand.

New American Standard Bible

So the king commanded Benaiah the son of Jehoiada, and he went out and fell upon him so that he died Thus the kingdom was established in the hands of Solomon.

King James Version

So the king commanded Benaiah the son of Jehoiada; which went out, and fell upon him, that he died. And the kingdom was established in the hand of Solomon.

International Standard Version

So the king gave orders to Jehoiada's son Benaiah to go out, attack Shimei, and kill him. That is how the kingdom was established under Solomon's control.

A Conservative Version

So the king commanded Benaiah the son of Jehoiada. And he went out, and fell upon him so that he died. And the kingdom was established in the hand of Solomon.

American Standard Version

So the king commanded Benaiah the son of Jehoiada; and he went out, and fell upon him, so that he died. And the kingdom was established in the hand of Solomon.

Amplified

So the king commanded Benaiah son of Jehoiada, who went out and struck down Shimei, and he died. And the kingdom was established in the hands of Solomon.

Bible in Basic English

So the king gave orders to Benaiah, the son of Jehoiada; and he went out and, falling on him, put him to death. And Solomon's authority over the kingdom was complete.

Darby Translation

And the king commanded Benaiah the son of Jehoiada; who went out and fell upon him, and he died. And the kingdom was established in the hand of Solomon.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Then the king commanded Benaiah, the son of Jehoiada, who went out and fell upon him that he died. And the kingdom was confirmed in the hand of Solomon.

Julia Smith Translation

And the king will command Benaiah son of Jehoida, and he will go forth and will strike upon him, and he will die. And the kingdom was prepared in the hand of Solomon.

King James 2000

So the king commanded Benaiah the son of Jehoiada; who went out, and struck him, so that he died. And the kingdom was established in the hand of Solomon.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Then the king commanded Benaiah son of Jehoiada, and he went out and fell upon him, and he died. So the kingdom was established in the hand of Solomon.

Modern King James verseion

And the king commanded Benaiah the son of Jehoiada, and he went out and fell on him so that he died. And the kingdom was made sure in the hand of Solomon.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And the king commanded Benaiah the son of Jehoiada: which went out and smote him that he died. And so was the kingdom settled in the hand of Solomon.

NET Bible

The king then gave the order to Benaiah son of Jehoiada who went and executed Shimei. So Solomon took firm control of the kingdom.

New Heart English Bible

So the king commanded Benaiah the son of Jehoiada; and he went out, and fell on him, so that he died. The kingdom was established in the hand of Solomon.

The Emphasized Bible

So the king charged Benaiah son of Jehoiada, and he went out and fell upon him, that he died, - and, the kingdom, was established in the hand of Solomon.

Webster

So the king commanded Benaiah the son of Jehoiada; who went out, and fell upon him, that he died. And the kingdom was established in the hand of Solomon.

World English Bible

So the king commanded Benaiah the son of Jehoiada; and he went out, and fell on him, so that he died. The kingdom was established in the hand of Solomon.

Youngs Literal Translation

And the king chargeth Benaiah son of Jehoiada, and he goeth out and falleth on him, and he dieth, and the kingdom is established in the hand of Solomon.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
So the king
מלך 
melek 
Usage: 2521

צוה 
Tsavah 
Usage: 494

בּניהוּ בּניה 
B@nayah 
Usage: 42

יהוידע 
Y@howyada` 
Usage: 48

יצא 
Yatsa' 
....out, ....forth, bring, come, proceed, go, depart,
Usage: 1068

and fell
פּגע 
Paga` 
Usage: 46

מוּת 
Muwth 
Usage: 839

And the kingdom
ממלכה 
Mamlakah 
Usage: 117

in the hand
יד 
Yad 
Usage: 1612

References

Easton

Fausets

Morish

Smith

Context Readings

Shimei's Banishment And Execution

45 but King Solomon will be blessed, and David’s throne will remain established before the Lord forever.” 46 Then the king commanded Benaiah son of Jehoiada, and he went out and struck Shimei down, and he died. So the kingdom was established in Solomon’s hand.



Cross References

1 Kings 2:12

Solomon sat on the throne of his father David, and his kingship was firmly established.

2 Chronicles 1:1

Solomon son of David strengthened his hold on his kingdom. The Lord his God was with him and highly exalted him.

1 Kings 2:45

but King Solomon will be blessed, and David’s throne will remain established before the Lord forever.”

Proverbs 29:4

By justice a king brings stability to a land,
but a man who demands “contributions”
demolishes it.

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