Parallel Verses

Lexham Expanded Bible

And Rehoboam loved Maacah the daughter of Absalom more than all his wives and concubines (for he took eighteen wives and sixty concubines, and he fathered twenty-eight sons and sixty daughters).

New American Standard Bible

Rehoboam loved Maacah the daughter of Absalom more than all his other wives and concubines. For he had taken eighteen wives and sixty concubines and fathered twenty-eight sons and sixty daughters.

King James Version

And Rehoboam loved Maachah the daughter of Absalom above all his wives and his concubines: (for he took eighteen wives, and threescore concubines; and begat twenty and eight sons, and threescore daughters.)

Holman Bible

Rehoboam loved Maacah daughter of Absalom more than all his wives and concubines. He acquired 18 wives and 60 concubines and was the father of 28 sons and 60 daughters.

International Standard Version

Rehoboam loved Absalom's daughter Maacah more than he did all of his wives and mistresses. (He married eighteen wives and 60 concubines, fathering 28 sons and 60 daughters.)

A Conservative Version

And Rehoboam loved Maacah the daughter of Absalom above all his wives and his concubines. For he took eighteen wives, and thirty concubines, and begot twenty-eight sons and thirty daughters.

American Standard Version

And Rehoboam loved Maacah the daughter of Absalom above all his wives and his concubines: (for he took eighteen wives, and threescore concubines, and begat twenty and eight sons and threescore daughters.)

Amplified

And Rehoboam loved Maacah daughter [granddaughter] of Absalom more than all his wives and concubines -- "for he took eighteen wives and sixty concubines, and he had twenty-eight sons and sixty daughters.

Bible in Basic English

Maacah, the daughter of Absalom, was dearer to Rehoboam than all his wives and his servant-wives: (for he had eighteen wives and sixty servant-wives, and was the father of twenty-eight sons and sixty daughters.)

Darby Translation

And Rehoboam loved Maachah the daughter of Absalom above all his wives and his concubines; for he had taken eighteen wives and sixty concubines, and he begot twenty-eight sons and sixty daughters.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

But Rehoboam loved Maachah, the daughter of Absalom, above all his wives and his concubines (for he took eighteen wives and sixty concubines and begat twenty-eight sons and sixty daughters.)

Julia Smith Translation

And Rehoboam will love Maacah the daughter of Absalom above all his wives and his concubines: for he took eighteen wives and sixty concubines; and he will beget twenty and eight sons, and sixty daughters.

King James 2000

And Rehoboam loved Maachah the daughter of Absalom above all his wives and his concubines: (for he took eighteen wives, and threescore concubines; and begat twenty and eight sons, and threescore daughters.)

Modern King James verseion

And Rehoboam loved Maachah the daughter of Absalom above all his wives and his concubines (for he took eighteen wives and sixty concubines, and had twenty-eight sons and sixty daughters).

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

But Rehoboam loved Maacah the daughter of Absalom above all his wives and concubines for he took eighteen wives and three score concubines, and begat three score daughters and twenty eight sons.

NET Bible

Rehoboam loved Maacah daughter of Absalom more than his other wives and concubines. He had eighteen wives and sixty concubines; he fathered twenty-eight sons and sixty daughters.

New Heart English Bible

Rehoboam loved Maacah the daughter of Absalom above all his wives and his concubines: (for he took eighteen wives, and sixty concubines, and became the father of twenty-eight sons and sixty daughters.)

The Emphasized Bible

And Rehoboam loved Maacah daughter of Absolom, above all his wives and his concubines, for, eighteen wives, took he, and sixty concubines, - and begat twenty-eight sons, and sixty daughters.

Webster

And Rehoboam loved Maachah the daughter of Absalom above all his wives and his concubines: (for he took eighteen wives, and sixty concubines; and begat twenty and eight sons, and sixty daughters.)

World English Bible

Rehoboam loved Maacah the daughter of Absalom above all his wives and his concubines: (for he took eighteen wives, and sixty concubines, and became the father of twenty-eight sons and sixty daughters.)

Youngs Literal Translation

And Rehoboam loveth Maachah daughter of Absalom above all his wives and his concubines -- for eighteen wives he hath taken, and sixty concubines -- and he begetteth twenty and eight sons, and sixty daughters.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
רחבעם 
R@chab`am 
Usage: 50

אהב אהב 
'ahab 
Usage: 212

מעכת מעכה 
Ma`akah 
Usage: 22

the daughter
בּת 
Bath 
Usage: 587

of Absalom
H53
אבשׁלום אבישׁלום 
'Abiyshalowm 
Usage: 111

נשׁים אשּׁה 
'ishshah 
Usage: 780

פּלגשׁ פּילגשׁ 
Piylegesh 
Usage: 37

for he took
נסה נשׂא 
Nasa' 
Usage: 653

שׁמונה שׁמנה שׁמונה שׁמנה 
Sh@moneh 
Usage: 109

נשׁים אשּׁה 
'ishshah 
Usage: 780

שׁשּׁים 
Shishshiym 
שׁשּׁים 
Shishshiym 
Usage: 59
Usage: 59

פּלגשׁ פּילגשׁ 
Piylegesh 
Usage: 37

and begat
ילד 
Yalad 
Usage: 497

עשׂרים 
`esriym 
Usage: 315

and eight
שׁמונה שׁמנה שׁמונה שׁמנה 
Sh@moneh 
Usage: 109

References

Easton

Fausets

Morish

Smith

Context Readings

Rehoboam's Harem And Family

20 And after her he took Maacah the daughter of Absalom, who bore to him Abijah, Attai, Ziza, and Shelomith. 21 And Rehoboam loved Maacah the daughter of Absalom more than all his wives and concubines (for he took eighteen wives and sixty concubines, and he fathered twenty-eight sons and sixty daughters). 22 And Rehoboam appointed Abijah the son of Maacah as chief and crown prince over his brothers, in order to make him king.


Cross References

Deuteronomy 17:17

And he must not {acquire many} wives for himself, so that his heart [would] turn aside; and {he must not accumulate silver and gold for himself excessively}.

2 Samuel 3:2-5

And sons [were] born to David in Hebron; his firstborn [was] Amnon by Ahinoam {from Jezreel}.

Judges 8:30

Now Gideon had seventy sons, {his own offspring}, for he had many wives.

2 Samuel 5:13

David took more concubines and wives from Jerusalem after he came from Hebron, and more sons and daughters [were] born to him.

1 Kings 11:3

He had seven hundred princesses and three hundred concubines, and his wives turned his heart.

1 Chronicles 3:1-9

These were the sons of David who were born to him in Hebron: the firstborn, Amnon, by Ahinoam the Jezreelite; the second, Daniel, by Abigail the Carmelite;

2 Chronicles 11:23

And he dealt wisely and distributed some of his sons throughout all the land of Judah and Benjamin, through all the fortified cities, and gave abundant provisions to them and obtained many wives [for them].

Song of Songs 6:8-9

Sixty queens there [are], eighty concubines, and maidens beyond number.

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