Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

But Abijah became powerful; and took fourteen wives to himself, and became the father of twenty-two sons and sixteen daughters.

King James Version

But Abijah waxed mighty, and married fourteen wives, and begat twenty and two sons, and sixteen daughters.

Holman Bible

However, Abijah grew strong, acquired 14 wives, and fathered 22 sons and 16 daughters.

International Standard Version

but Abijah continued to grow more powerful. He took fourteen wives for himself and fathered 22 sons and sixteen daughters.

A Conservative Version

But Abijah grew mighty, and took to himself fourteen wives, and begot twenty-two sons, and sixteen daughters.

American Standard Version

But Abijah waxed mighty, and took unto himself fourteen wives, and begat twenty and two sons, and sixteen daughters.

Amplified

But Abijah became mighty. He married fourteen wives and had twenty-two sons and sixteen daughters.

Bible in Basic English

But Abijah became great, and had fourteen wives, and became the father of twenty-two sons and sixteen daughters.

Darby Translation

But Abijah strengthened himself, and took fourteen wives, and begot twenty-two sons and sixteen daughters.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

But Abijah waxed mighty and married fourteen wives, and begat twenty-two sons and sixteen daughters.

Julia Smith Translation

And Abijah will be strengthened, and he will take to him fourteen wives, and he will beget twenty and two sons, and sixteen daughters.

King James 2000

But Abijah grew mighty, and married fourteen wives, and begot twenty and two sons, and sixteen daughters.

Lexham Expanded Bible

But Abijah became strong, and he took to himself fourteen wives and fathered twenty-two sons and sixteen daughters.

Modern King James verseion

And Abijah became mighty, and married fourteen wives, and fathered twenty-two sons and sixteen daughters.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And Abijah waxed mighty, and took him fourteen wives, and begat twenty two sons and sixteen daughters.

NET Bible

Abijah's power grew; he had fourteen wives and fathered twenty-two sons and sixteen daughters.

New Heart English Bible

But Abijah grew mighty, and took to himself fourteen wives, and became the father of twenty-two sons, and sixteen daughters.

New simplified Bible

Abijah became strong. He married fourteen wives and fathered twenty-two sons and sixteen daughters.

The Emphasized Bible

And Abijah strengthened himself, and took him, fourteen wives, - and begat twenty-two sons, and sixteen daughters.

Webster

But Abijah became mighty, and married fourteen wives, and begat twenty and two sons, and sixteen daughters.

World English Bible

But Abijah grew mighty, and took to himself fourteen wives, and became the father of twenty-two sons, and sixteen daughters.

Youngs Literal Translation

And Abijah strengtheneth himself, and taketh to him fourteen wives, and begetteth twenty and two sons, and sixteen daughters,

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
H29
אביּהוּ אביּה 
'Abiyah 
Usage: 25

חזק 
Chazaq 
Usage: 290

and married
נסה נשׂא 
Nasa' 
Usage: 653

ארבּעה ארבּע 
'arba` 
Usage: 318

נשׁים אשּׁה 
'ishshah 
Usage: 780

and begat
ילד 
Yalad 
Usage: 497

עשׂרים 
`esriym 
Usage: 315

and two
שׁתּים שׁנים 
Sh@nayim 
Usage: 767


Usage: 0

and sixteen
שׁשּׁה שׁשׁ 
Shesh 
Usage: 215

References

Fausets

Context Readings

Abijah And Civil War

20 Jeroboam did not again recover strength in the days of Abijah; and the LORD struck him and he died. 21 But Abijah became powerful; and took fourteen wives to himself, and became the father of twenty-two sons and sixteen daughters. 22 Now the rest of the acts of Abijah, and his ways and his words are written in the treatise of the prophet Iddo.


Cross References

Judges 8:30-31

Now Gideon had seventy sons who were his direct descendants, for he had many wives.

Judges 9:5

Then he went to his father's house at Ophrah and killed his brothers the sons of Jerubbaal, seventy men, on one stone. But Jotham the youngest son of Jerubbaal was left, for he hid himself.

Judges 10:4

He had thirty sons who rode on thirty donkeys, and they had thirty cities in the land of Gilead that are called Havvoth-jair to this day.

2 Samuel 5:12-13

And David realized that the LORD had established him as king over Israel, and that He had exalted his kingdom for the sake of His people Israel.

2 Chronicles 11:21

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.



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