Parallel Verses

Holman Bible

Then the king of Israel called for all the elders of the land and said, “Think it over and you will see that this one is only looking for trouble, for he demanded my wives, my children, my silver, and my gold, and I didn’t turn him down.”

New American Standard Bible

Then the king of Israel called all the elders of the land and said, "Please observe and see how this man is looking for trouble; for he sent to me for my wives and my children and my silver and my gold, and I did not refuse him."

King James Version

Then the king of Israel called all the elders of the land, and said, Mark, I pray you, and see how this man seeketh mischief: for he sent unto me for my wives, and for my children, and for my silver, and for my gold; and I denied him not.

International Standard Version

Then the king of Israel called together all of the elders of the land and told them, "Please note that this man is here looking for trouble. He sent a message to me, demanding my wives, my children, and my silver and gold, and I haven't refused him."

A Conservative Version

Then the king of Israel called all the elders of the land, and said, Mark, I pray you, and see how this man seeks mischief, for he sent to me for my wives, and for my sons, and for my silver, and for my gold, and I did not deny him

American Standard Version

Then the king of Israel called all the elders of the land, and said, Mark, I pray you, and see how this man seeketh mischief: for he sent unto me for my wives, and for my children, and for my silver, and for my gold; and I denied him not.

Amplified

Then the king of Israel called all the elders of the land and said, Notice now and see how this man is seeking our destruction. He sent to me for my wives, my children, my silver, and my gold, and I did not refuse him.

Bible in Basic English

Then the king of Israel sent for all the responsible men of the land, and said, Now will you take note and see the evil purpose of this man: he sent for my wives and my children, my silver and my gold, and I did not keep them back.

Darby Translation

And the king of Israel called all the elders of the land and said, Mark, I pray you, and see how this man seeks mischief; for he sent to me for my wives, and for my children, and for my silver, and for my gold; and I denied him not.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Then the king of Israel called all the elders of the land and said, Understand, I pray you, and see how this man seeks only evil, for he sent unto me for my wives and for my children and for my silver and for my gold, and I denied him not.

Julia Smith Translation

And the king of Israel will call for all the old men of the land, and he will say, Know now, and see that this seeks evil, for he sent to me for my wives and for my sons, and for my silver, and for my gold, and I withheld not from him.

King James 2000

Then the king of Israel called all the elders of the land, and said, Mark, I pray you, and see how this man seeks trouble: for he sent unto me for my wives, and for my children, and for my silver, and for my gold; and I denied him not.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Then the king of Israel called all the elders of the land and said, "Please know and realize that this [man is] seeking trouble, for he sent to me for my women, my sons, my silver, and my gold, and I did not withhold [anything] from him."

Modern King James verseion

And the king of Israel called all the elders of the land and said, Please mark and see how this one seeks mischief. For he sent to me for my wives and for my sons, and for my silver and for my gold. And I did not keep them back from him.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Then the king of Israel sent for the elders of the land and said, "Take heed I pray you and see, how this fellow goeth about mischief. For he sent unto me, for my wives and my children, and my silver and my gold: and I denied him nothing of it."

NET Bible

The king of Israel summoned all the leaders of the land and said, "Notice how this man is looking for trouble. Indeed, he demanded my wives, sons, silver, and gold, and I did not resist him."

New Heart English Bible

Then the king of Israel called all the elders of the land, and said, "Please notice how this man seeks mischief; for he sent to me for my wives, and for my children, and for my silver, and for my gold; and I did not deny him."

The Emphasized Bible

Then called the king of Israel, for all the elders of the land, and said - Mark, I pray you, and see, how this man is seeking, mischief, - for he had sent unto me, for my wives, and for my sons, and for my silver, and for my gold, and I refused him not.

Webster

Then the king of Israel called all the elders of the land, and said, Mark, I pray you, and see how this man seeketh mischief: for he sent to me for my wives, and for my children, and for my silver, and for my gold, and I denied him not.

World English Bible

Then the king of Israel called all the elders of the land, and said, "Please notice how this man seeks mischief; for he sent to me for my wives, and for my children, and for my silver, and for my gold; and I didn't deny him."

Youngs Literal Translation

And the king of Israel calleth to all the elders of the land, and saith, 'Know, I pray you, and see that evil this one is seeking, for he sent unto me for my wives, and for my sons, and for my silver, and for my gold, and I withheld not from him.'

Interlinear

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

of Israel
ישׂראל 
Yisra'el 
Usage: 2505

קרא 
Qara' 
Usage: 736

all the elders
זקן 
Zaqen 
Usage: 178

of the land
ארץ 
'erets 
Usage: 2504

and said

Usage: 0

I pray you, and see
ראה 
Ra'ah 
Usage: 1308

for he sent
שׁלח 
Shalach 
Usage: 848

unto me for my wives
נשׁים אשּׁה 
'ishshah 
Usage: 780

and for my silver
כּסף 
Keceph 
Usage: 403

and for my gold
זהב 
Zahab 
Usage: 390

and I denied
מנע 
mana` 
Usage: 29

References

Easton

Hastings

Morish

Smith

Context Readings

Syrian-Israeli Conflicts: Ben-Hadad Vs. Ahab Of Israel

6 But at this time tomorrow I will send my servants to you, and they will search your palace and your servants’ houses. They will lay their hands on and take away whatever is precious to you.’” 7 Then the king of Israel called for all the elders of the land and said, “Think it over and you will see that this one is only looking for trouble, for he demanded my wives, my children, my silver, and my gold, and I didn’t turn him down.” 8 All the elders and all the people said to him, “Don’t listen or agree.”


Cross References

2 Kings 5:7

When the king of Israel read the letter, he tore his clothes and asked, “Am I God, killing and giving life that this man expects me to cure a man of his skin disease? Think it over and you will see that he is only picking a fight with me.”

1 Kings 8:1

At that time Solomon assembled the elders of Israel, all the tribal heads and the ancestral leaders of the Israelites before him at Jerusalem in order to bring the ark of the Lord’s covenant from the city of David, that is Zion.

1 Chronicles 13:1

David consulted with all his leaders, the commanders of hundreds and of thousands.

1 Chronicles 28:1

David assembled all the leaders of Israel in Jerusalem: the leaders of the tribes, the leaders of the divisions in the king’s service, the commanders of thousands and the commanders of hundreds, and the officials in charge of all the property and cattle of the king and his sons, along with the court officials, the fighting men, and all the brave warriors.

Job 15:35

They conceive trouble and give birth to evil;
their womb prepares deception.

Psalm 7:14

See, the wicked one is pregnant with evil,
conceives trouble, and gives birth to deceit.

Psalm 36:4

Even on his bed he makes malicious plans.
He sets himself on a path that is not good
and does not reject evil.

Psalm 62:3

How long will you threaten a man?
Will all of you attack
as if he were a leaning wall
or a tottering stone fence?

Psalm 140:2

who plan evil in their hearts.
They stir up wars all day long.

Proverbs 6:14

He always plots evil with perversity in his heart—
he stirs up trouble.

Proverbs 11:14

Without guidance, people fall,
but with many counselors there is deliverance.

Proverbs 11:27

The one who searches for what is good finds favor,
but if someone looks for trouble, it will come to him.

Proverbs 24:2

for their hearts plan violence,
and their words stir up trouble.

Daniel 11:27

The two kings, whose hearts are bent on evil, will speak lies at the same table but to no avail, for still the end will come at the appointed time.

Romans 3:13-18

Their throat is an open grave;
they deceive with their tongues.
Vipers’ venom is under their lips.

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