Parallel Verses

Amplified

When his kingdom was firmly established, he killed his servants who had struck down his father the king.

New American Standard Bible

Now it came about as soon as the kingdom was firmly in his grasp, that he killed his servants who had slain his father the king.

King James Version

Now it came to pass, when the kingdom was established to him, that he slew his servants that had killed the king his father.

Holman Bible

As soon as the kingdom was firmly in his grasp, he executed his servants who had murdered his father the king.

International Standard Version

As soon as he had consolidated his royal authority, he executed the servants who had killed his father, the king,

A Conservative Version

Now it came to pass, when the kingdom was established to him, that he killed his servants who had killed the king his father.

American Standard Version

Now it came to pass, when the kingdom was established unto him, that he slew his servants that had killed the king his father.

Bible in Basic English

Now when he became strong in the kingdom, he put to death those men who had taken the life of the king his father.

Darby Translation

And it came to pass when the kingdom was established unto him, that he killed his servants who had smitten the king his father.

Julia Smith Translation

And it will be when the kingdom was strengthened over him, and he will slay his servants striking the king his father.

King James 2000

Now it came to pass, when the kingdom was established to him, that he slew his servants that had killed the king his father.

Lexham Expanded Bible

And it happened [that] as his reign was strengthened, he killed his servants who had killed his father the king.

Modern King James verseion

And it happened when the kingdom was made sure to him, he killed his servants who had killed his father, the king.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And as soon as he was settled in the kingdom, he slew them that killed the king his father.

NET Bible

When he had secured control of the kingdom, he executed the servants who had assassinated his father.

New Heart English Bible

Now it happened, when the kingdom was established to him, that he killed his servants who had killed the king his father.

The Emphasized Bible

And it came to pass, when the kingdom was confirmed unto him, that he slew his servants who had smitten the king his father;

Webster

Now it came to pass, when the kingdom was established to him, that he slew his servants that had killed the king his father.

World English Bible

Now it happened, when the kingdom was established to him, that he killed his servants who had killed the king his father.

Youngs Literal Translation

And it cometh to pass, when the kingdom hath been strong upon him, that he slayeth his servants, those smiting the king his father,

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
Now it came to pass, when the kingdom
ממלכה 
Mamlakah 
Usage: 117

to him, that he slew
הרג 
Harag 
Usage: 166

עבד 
`ebed 
Usage: 800

נכה 
Nakah 
Usage: 501

the king
מלך 
melek 
Usage: 2521

References

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Verse Info

Context Readings

The Reign Of Amaziah

2 He did right in the sight of the Lord, yet not wholeheartedly. 3 When his kingdom was firmly established, he killed his servants who had struck down his father the king. 4 But he did not kill their children; for he did as it is written in the Law, in the Book of Moses, where the Lord commanded, “The fathers shall not die for the children, nor the children die for the fathers, but each shall be put to death for his own sin.”


Cross References

Genesis 9:5-6

For your lifeblood I will most certainly require an accounting; from every animal [that kills a person] I will require it. And from man, from every man’s brother [that is, anyone who murders] I will require the life of man.

Exodus 21:14

But if a man acts intentionally against another and kills him by [design through] treachery, you are to take him from My altar [to which he may have fled for protection], so that he may be put to death.

Numbers 35:31-33

Moreover, you shall not accept a ransom [in exchange] for the life of a murderer guilty and sentenced to death; but he shall certainly be put to death.

2 Kings 14:5-22

As soon as the kingdom was firmly in Amaziah’s hand, he executed his servants who had killed his father the king.

2 Chronicles 24:25-26

When they left Joash (for they left him very ill), his own servants conspired against him because of the blood of the son of Jehoiada the priest, and they murdered him on his bed. So he died, and they buried him in the City of David, but they did not bury him in the tombs of the kings.

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