Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

When King Jehoiakim and all his mighty men and all the officials heard his words, then the king sought to put him to death; but Uriah heard it, and he was afraid and fled and went to Egypt.

King James Version

And when Jehoiakim the king, with all his mighty men, and all the princes, heard his words, the king sought to put him to death: but when Urijah heard it, he was afraid, and fled, and went into Egypt;

Holman Bible

King Jehoiakim, all his warriors, and all the officials heard his words, and the king tried to put him to death. When Uriah heard, he fled in fear and went to Egypt.

International Standard Version

King Jehoiakim, all his troops, and all the officials heard his words, and the king sought to kill him. Uriah heard about this and was afraid, so he fled and went to Egypt.

A Conservative Version

And when Jehoiakim the king, with all his mighty men, and all the rulers, heard his words, the king sought to put him to death, but when Uriah heard it, he was afraid, and fled, and went into Egypt.

American Standard Version

and when Jehoiakim the king, with all his mighty-men, and all the princes, heard his words, the king sought to put him to death; but when Uriah heard it, he was afraid, and fled, and went into Egypt:

Amplified

And when Jehoiakim the king, with all his mighty men and all the princes, heard his words, the king sought to put Uriah to death; but when Uriah heard of it, he was afraid and fled and escaped to Egypt.

Bible in Basic English

And when his words came to the ears of Jehoiakim the king and all his men of war and his captains, the king would have put him to death; but Uriah, hearing of it, was full of fear and went in flight into Egypt:

Darby Translation

and Jehoiakim the king, and all his mighty men, and all the princes, heard his words, and the king sought to put him to death; but Urijah heard it, and he was afraid, and fled, and went into Egypt.

Julia Smith Translation

And king Jehoiakim will hear, and all the great ones, and all the chiefs, his words, and the king will seek to kill him: and Urijah will hear and be afraid, and he will flee and go to Egypt

King James 2000

And when Jehoiakim the king, with all his mighty men, and all the princes, heard his words, the king sought to put him to death: but when Uriah heard it, he was afraid, and fled, and went into Egypt;

Lexham Expanded Bible

And when King Jehoiakim, and all his warriors, and all the officials heard his words, then the king sought to put him to death. But Uriah heard, and he was afraid, and he fled and went [to] Egypt.

Modern King James verseion

And when Jehoiakim the king, with all his mighty men, and all the rulers, heard his words, the king tried to put him to death. But when Urijah heard it, he was afraid, and fled and went into Egypt.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Now when Jehoiakim the king with all the estate and princes had heard his words, the king went about to slay him. When Uriah perceived that, he was afraid, and fled, and departed into Egypt.

NET Bible

When the king and all his bodyguards and officials heard what he was prophesying, the king sought to have him executed. But Uriah found out about it and fled to Egypt out of fear.

New Heart English Bible

And when Jehoiakim the king, with all his mighty men, and all the officials, heard his words, the king sought to put him to death; but when Uriah heard it, he was afraid, and fled, and went into Egypt.

The Emphasized Bible

And when King Jehoiakim, and all his mighty men, and all the princes, heard his words, then the king sought to put him to death, - but Urijah heard, and feared and fled and entered Egypt.

Webster

And when Jehoiakim the king, with all his mighty men, and all the princes, heard his words, the king sought to put him to death: but when Urijah heard it, he was afraid, and fled, and went into Egypt;

World English Bible

and when Jehoiakim the king, with all his mighty men, and all the princes, heard his words, the king sought to put him to death; but when Uriah heard it, he was afraid, and fled, and went into Egypt:

Youngs Literal Translation

And the king Jehoiakim, and all his mighty ones, and all the heads, hear his words, and the king seeketh to put him to death, and Urijah heareth, and feareth, and fleeth, and goeth in to Egypt.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
יהויקים 
Y@howyaqiym 
Usage: 37

the king
מלך 
melek 
מלך 
melek 
Usage: 2521
Usage: 2521

with all his mighty men
גּבּר גּבּור 
Gibbowr 
Usage: 159

and all the princes
שׂר 
Sar 
Usage: 421

דּבר 
Dabar 
Usage: 1438

to put him to death
מוּת 
Muwth 
Usage: 839

but when Urijah
אוּריּהוּ אוּריּה 
'Uwriyah 
Usage: 39

it, he was afraid
ירא 
Yare' 
Usage: 334

and fled
בּרח 
Barach 
Usage: 64

and went

come, bring, ... in, enter, go, carry, ...down, pass, ...out,
Usage: 0

References

Context Readings

Jeremiah Escapes Death

20 There was also a man that prophesied in the name of the LORD, Urijah the son of Shemaiah of Kirjathjearim, who prophesied against this city and against this land according to all the words of Jeremiah: 21 When King Jehoiakim and all his mighty men and all the officials heard his words, then the king sought to put him to death; but Uriah heard it, and he was afraid and fled and went to Egypt. 22 And Jehoiakim the king sent men into Egypt, namely, Elnathan the son of Achbor and certain men with him into Egypt;



Cross References

Matthew 10:23

But when they persecute you in this city, flee ye into another, for verily I say unto you, Ye shall not have gone over the cities of Israel until the Son of man be come.

2 Chronicles 16:10

Then Asa was wroth with the seer and put him in the prison house, for he was in a rage with him because of this thing. And Asa killed some of the people at the same time.

Jeremiah 36:26

But the king commanded Jerahmeel the son of Hammelech, and Seraiah the son of Azriel, and Shelemiah the son of Abdeel, to take Baruch the scribe and Jeremiah the prophet; but the LORD hid them.

Matthew 14:5

And when he would have put him to death, he feared the multitude because they counted him as a prophet.

1 Kings 19:1-3

And Ahab told Jezebel all that Elijah had done and of how he had slain all the prophets with the sword.

Psalm 119:109

My soul is continually in my hand; yet I do not forget thy law.

Proverbs 29:25

The fear of man brings a snare, but whosoever puts his trust in the LORD shall be lifted up.

Matthew 10:28

And fear not those who kill the body but are not able to kill the soul, but rather fear him who is able to destroy both soul and body in hell.

Matthew 10:39

He that finds his life shall lose it, and he that loses his life for my sake shall find it.

Matthew 16:25-26

For whosoever desires to save his life shall lose it, and whosoever will lose his life for my sake shall find it.

Mark 6:19

Therefore Herodias had a quarrel against him and would have killed him, but she could not;

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