1 Kings 12:8

“But he forsook the counsel of the old men, which they had given him, and consulted with the young men that were grown up with him, and which stood before him:”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for 1 Kings 12:8

But hee forsooke the counsell of the old men, which they had giuen him, and consulted with the yong men, that were growen vp with him, and which stood before him.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

But he forsook the counsel of the elders which they had given him, and consulted with the young men who grew up with him and served him.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

But he forsook the counsel of the old men which they had given him, and took counsel with the young men that were grown up with him, that stood before him.
- American Standard Version (1901)

But he gave no attention to the opinion of the old men, and went to the young men of his generation who were waiting before him:
- Basic English Bible

But he forsook the advice of the old men which they had given him, and consulted with the young men, who had grown up with him, that stood before him.
- Darby Bible

But he forsook the counsel of the old men, which they had given him, and consulted with the young men that had grown up with him, and who stood before him:
- Webster's Bible

But he forsook the counsel of the old men which they had given him, and took counsel with the young men who had grown up with him, who stood before him.
- World English Bible

And he forsaketh the counsel of the elders which they counselled him, and consulteth with the lads who have grown up with him, who are standing before him;
- Youngs Literal Bible

But he forsook the counsel of the old men which they had given him, and took counsel with the young men that were grown up with him, that stood before him.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible Commentary for 1 Kings 12:8

Wesley's Notes for 1 Kings 12:8


12:8 Young men - So called, comparatively to the old men: otherwisethey were near forty years old.


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