Parallel Verses

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.

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,

A Conservative Version

And the saying pleased Absalom well, and all 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.

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 turn back all the people to thee: as the turning back of all, the man whom thou seekest; and to all the people shall be peace. 4 And the word will be straight in the eyes of Absalom and in the eyes of all the old men of Israel. 5 And Absalom will say, Call now also for Hushai the Archite, and we will hear also, what is in his mouth.



Cross References

1 Samuel 18:20-21

And Michal, Saul's daughter, will love David: and they will announce to Saul, and the word was straight in his eyes.

1 Samuel 23:21

And Saul will say, Blessed ye, by Jehovah; for ye had pity upon me.

2 Chronicles 30:4

And the word will be straight in the eyes of the king, and in the eyes of all the convocation.

Esther 1:21

And the word will be good in the eyes of the king and the chiefs; and the king will do according to the word of Memucan.

Esther 5:14

And Zeresh his wife will say to him, and all his friends, Make ye a tree high fifty cubits, and in the morning say thou to the king, and they shall hang Mordecai upon it: and go thou in with the king to the drinking, being glad. And the word will be good before Haman; and he will make the tree.

Romans 1:32

Who knowing the justice of God, that they doing such things are worthy of death, not only do them, but also approve those doing.

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