Parallel Verses

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.

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:

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,

Topics

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 set two men, base fellows, before him, and let them bear witness against him, saying, Thou cursed God and the king. And then carry him out, and stone him to death. 11 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. 12 They proclaimed a fast, and set Naboth on high among the people.


Cross References

Exodus 1:17

But the midwives feared God, and did not do as the king of Egypt commanded them, but saved the male children alive.

Exodus 1:21

And it came to pass, because the midwives feared God, that he made them households.

Exodus 23:1-2

Thou shall not take up a FALSE report. Do not put thy hand with the wicked man to be an unrighteous witness.

Leviticus 19:15

Ye shall do no unrighteousness in judgment. Thou shall not respect the person of the poor man, nor honor the person of the mighty man, but thou shall judge thy neighbor in righteousness.

1 Samuel 22:17

And the king said to the guard who stood about him, Turn, and kill the priests of LORD, because their hand also is with David, and because they knew that he fled, and did not disclose it to me. But the servants of the king would no

1 Samuel 23:20

Now therefore, O king, come down, according to all the desire of thy soul to come down, and our part shall be to deliver him up into the king's hand.

2 Kings 10:6-7

Then he wrote a letter the second time to them, saying, If ye be on my side, and if ye will hearken to my voice, take ye the heads of the men your master's sons, and come to me to Jezreel by tomorrow this time. Now the king's sons,

2 Chronicles 24:21

And they conspired against him, and stoned him with stones at the commandment of the king in the court of the house of LORD.

Proverbs 29:12

If a ruler hearkens to falsehood, all his servants are wicked.

Proverbs 29:26

Many seek the ruler's favor, but a man's justice [is] from LORD.

Daniel 3:18-25

But if not, be it known to thee, O king, that we will not serve thy gods, nor worship the golden image which thou have set up.

Hosea 5:11

Ephraim is oppressed. He is crushed in judgment, because he was content to walk after [man's] command.

Micah 6:16

For the statutes of Omri are kept, and all the works of the house of Ahab, and ye walk in their counsels, that I may make thee a desolation, and the inhabitants thereof a hissing. And ye shall bear the reproach of my people.

Matthew 2:12

And divinely warned in a dream not to return to Herod, they departed into their own country by another way.

Matthew 2:16

Then Herod, when he saw that he was scorned by the wise men, was exceedingly angry, and having sent forth, he killed all the boys in Bethlehem, and in all the borders of it, from two years old and under, according to the time that

Acts 4:19

But Peter and John having replied to them, they said, Whether it is right in the sight of God to hearken to you rather than God, judge ye.

Acts 5:29

And Peter and the apostles having answered, they said, We must obey God rather than men.

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