Parallel Verses

A Conservative Version

And the saying pleased Absalom well, and all the elders of Israel.

New American Standard Bible

So the plan pleased Absalom and all the elders of Israel.

King James Version

And the saying pleased Absalom well, and all the elders of Israel.

Holman Bible

This proposal seemed good to Absalom and all the elders of Israel.

International Standard Version

Even though this plan seemed like a good idea to Absalom and to all of the elders of Israel,

American Standard Version

And the saying pleased Absalom well, and all the elders of Israel.

Amplified

So the plan pleased Absalom and all the elders of Israel.

Bible in Basic English

And the saying was pleasing to Absalom and to the responsible men of Israel.

Darby Translation

And the saying was right in the eyes of Absalom, and in the eyes of all the elders of Israel.

Julia Smith Translation

And the word will be straight in the eyes of Absalom and in the eyes of all the old men of Israel.

King James 2000

And the saying pleased Absalom well, and all the elders of Israel.

Lexham Expanded Bible

The word [was] right in the eyes of Absalom and in the eyes of all the elders of Israel.

Modern King James verseion

And the saying pleased Absalom very much, and all the elders of Israel.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And the saying pleased Absalom well and all the elders of Israel.

NET Bible

This seemed like a good idea to Absalom and to all the leaders of Israel.

New Heart English Bible

The saying pleased Absalom well, and all the elders of Israel.

The Emphasized Bible

And the saying was right in the eyes of Absolom, - and in the eyes of all the elders of Israel.

Webster

And the saying, pleased Absalom well, and all the elders of Israel.

World English Bible

The saying pleased Absalom well, and all the elders of Israel.

Youngs Literal Translation

And the thing is right in the eyes of Absalom, and in the eyes of all the elders of Israel.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
And the saying
דּבר 
Dabar 
Usage: 1438

H53
אבשׁלום אבישׁלום 
'Abiyshalowm 
Usage: 111

and all the elders
זקן 
Zaqen 
Usage: 178

References

Easton

Fausets

Morish

Smith

Context Readings

Ahithophel's Advice

3 and I will bring back all the people to thee. The man whom thou seek is as if all returned, [so] all the people shall be in peace. 4 And the saying pleased Absalom well, and all the elders of Israel. 5 Then Absalom said, Call now Hushai the Archite also, and let us hear likewise what he says.



Cross References

1 Samuel 18:20-21

And Michal, Saul's daughter, loved David, and they told Saul, and the thing pleased him.

1 Samuel 23:21

And Saul said, Blessed be ye of LORD, for ye have had compassion on me.

2 Chronicles 30:4

And the thing was right in the eyes of the king and of all the assembly.

Esther 1:21

And the saying pleased the king and the rulers, and the king did according to the word of Memucan.

Esther 5:14

Then Zeresh his wife and all his friends said to him, Let a gallows be made fifty cubits high, and in the morning speak thou to the king that Mordecai may be hanged on it. Then go thou in merrily with the king to the banquet. And t

Romans 1:32

Who, knowing the righteousness of God, that those who commit such things are worthy of death, not only do them, but also favor those who do.

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