Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

So the men of his city, the elders and the nobles who lived in his city, did as Jezebel had sent word to them, just as it was written in the letters which she had sent them.

King James Version

And the men of his city, even the elders and the nobles who were the inhabitants in his city, did as Jezebel had sent unto them, and as it was written in the letters which she had sent unto them.

Holman Bible

The men of his city, the elders and nobles who lived in his city, did as Jezebel had commanded them, as was written in the letters she had sent them.

International Standard Version

So the leading men of the city, along with the elders and nobles who lived there, did precisely what Jezebel had directed them to do. They followed the instructions that she had set forth in the memos:

A Conservative Version

And the men of his city, even the elders and the nobles who dwelt in his city, did as Jezebel had sent to them, according as it was written in the letters which she had sent to them.

American Standard Version

And the men of his city, even the elders and the nobles who dwelt in his city, did as Jezebel had sent unto them, according as it was written in the letters which she had sent unto them.

Amplified

So the men of his city, the elders and the nobles who lived there, did as Jezebel had sent word to them, just as it was written in the letters which she had sent to them.

Bible in Basic English

So the responsible men and the chiefs who were in authority in his town, did as Jezebel had said in the letter she sent them.

Darby Translation

And the men of his city, the elders and the nobles that dwelt in his city, did as Jezebel had sent to them, as it was written in the letter that she had sent to them:

Julia Smith Translation

And the men of his city, the old men and the nobles, who were dwelling in his city, will do as Jezebel sent to them, according to what was written in the letters which she sent to them.

King James 2000

And the men of his city, even the elders and the nobles who were the inhabitants in his city, did as Jezebel had sent unto them, and as it was written in the letters which she had sent unto them.

Lexham Expanded Bible

The men of his city and the elders and nobles who were living in his city did according to what Jezebel had sent to them, as [was] written in the letters which she had sent to them.

Modern King James verseion

And the men of his city, the elders and the nobles who lived in his city did as Jezebel had sent to them, as it was written in the letters which she had sent to them.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And the elders and nobles of his city, which dwelt in his city, did as Jezebel had sent unto them, and as it was written in the letter which she had sent unto them.

NET Bible

The men of the city, the leaders and the nobles who lived there, followed the written orders Jezebel had sent them.

New Heart English Bible

The men of his city, even the elders and the nobles who lived in his city, did as Jezebel had sent to them, according as it was written in the letters which she had sent to them.

The Emphasized Bible

So the men of his city, the elders and the nobles who dwelt in his city, did just as Jezebel had sent unto them, - as it was written in the letters which she had sent unto them:

Webster

And the men of his city, even the elders and the nobles who were the inhabitants in his city, did as Jezebel had sent to them, and as it was written in the letters which she had sent to them.

World English Bible

The men of his city, even the elders and the nobles who lived in his city, did as Jezebel had sent to them, according as it was written in the letters which she had sent to them.

Youngs Literal Translation

And the men of his city, the elders and the freemen who are dwelling in his city, do as Jezebel hath sent unto them, as written in the letters that she sent unto them,

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Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
And the men
אנושׁ 
'enowsh 
Usage: 42

of his city
עיר ער עיר 
`iyr 
Usage: 1094

even the elders
זקן 
Zaqen 
Usage: 178

and the nobles
חור חר 
Chor 
Usage: 13

ישׁב 
Yashab 
Usage: 1081

in his city
עיר ער עיר 
`iyr 
Usage: 1094

as Jezebel
איזבל 
'Iyzebel 
Usage: 22

שׁלח 
Shalach 
Usage: 848

unto them, and as it was written
כּתב 
Kathab 
Usage: 223

in the letters
ספרה ספר 
Cepher 
Usage: 186

שׁלח 
Shalach 
Usage: 848

References

Context Readings

The Vineyard Of Naboth The Jezreelite

10 and seat two worthless men before him, and let them testify against him, saying, ‘You cursed God and the king.’ Then take him out and stone him to death.” 11 So the men of his city, the elders and the nobles who lived in his city, did as Jezebel had sent word to them, just as it was written in the letters which she had sent them. 12 They proclaimed a fast and seated Naboth at the head of the people.


Cross References

Exodus 1:17

But the midwives feared God, and did not do as the king of Egypt had commanded them, but let the boys live.

Exodus 1:21

Because the midwives feared God, He established households for them.

Exodus 23:1-2

You shall not bear a false report; do not join your hand with a wicked man to be a malicious witness.

Leviticus 19:15

You shall do no injustice in judgment; you shall not be partial to the poor nor defer to the great, but you are to judge your neighbor fairly.

1 Samuel 22:17

And the king said to the guards who were attending him, “Turn around and put the priests of the Lord to death, because their hand also is with David and because they knew that he was fleeing and did not reveal it to me.” But the servants of the king were not willing to put forth their hands to attack the priests of the Lord.

1 Samuel 23:20

Now then, O king, come down according to all the desire of your soul to do so; and our part shall be to surrender him into the king’s hand.”

2 Kings 10:6-7

Then he wrote a letter to them a second time saying, “If you are on my side, and you will listen to my voice, take the heads of the men, your master’s sons, and come to me at Jezreel tomorrow about this time.” Now the king’s sons, seventy persons, were with the great men of the city, who were rearing them.

2 Chronicles 24:21

So they conspired against him and at the command of the king they stoned him to death in the court of the house of the Lord.

Proverbs 29:12

If a ruler pays attention to falsehood,
All his ministers become wicked.

Proverbs 29:26

Many seek the ruler’s favor,
But justice for man comes from the Lord.

Daniel 3:18-25

But even if He does not, let it be known to you, O king, that we are not going to serve your gods or worship the golden image that you have set up.”

Hosea 5:11

Ephraim is oppressed, crushed in judgment,
Because he was determined to follow man’s command.

Micah 6:16

“The statutes of Omri
And all the works of the house of Ahab are observed;
And in their devices you walk.
Therefore I will give you up for destruction
And your inhabitants for derision,
And you will bear the reproach of My people.”

Matthew 2:12

And having been warned by God in a dream not to return to Herod, the magi left for their own country by another way.

Matthew 2:16

Then when Herod saw that he had been tricked by the magi, he became very enraged, and sent and slew all the male children who were in Bethlehem and all its vicinity, from two years old and under, according to the time which he had determined from the magi.

Acts 4:19

But Peter and John answered and said to them, “Whether it is right in the sight of God to give heed to you rather than to God, you be the judge;

Acts 5:29

But Peter and the apostles answered, “We must obey God rather than men.

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