1 Kings 16:16

“And the people that were encamped heard say, Zimri hath conspired, and hath also slain the king: wherefore all Israel made Omri, the captain of the host, king over Israel that day in the camp.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for 1 Kings 16:16

And the people that were encamped, heard say, Zimri hath conspired, and hath also slaine the king: Wherfore all Israel made Omri the captaine of the hoste, king ouer Israel that day, in the campe.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

The people who were camped heard it said, "Zimri has conspired and has also struck down the king. Therefore all Israel made Omri, the commander of the army, king over Israel that day in the camp."
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And the people that were encamped heard say, Zimri hath conspired, and hath also smitten the king: wherefore all Israel made Omri, the captain of the host, king over Israel that day in the camp.
- American Standard Version (1901)

And news came to the people in the tents that Zimri had made a secret design and had put the king to death: so all Israel made Omri, the captain of the army, king that day in the tents.
- Basic English Bible

And the people that were encamped heard say, Zimri has conspired, and has also smitten the king; and all Israel made Omri, the captain of the host, king over Israel that day in the camp.
- Darby Bible

And the people that were encamped heard it said, Zimri hath conspired, and hath also slain the king: wherefore all Israel made Omri, the captain of the host, king over Israel that day in the camp.
- Webster's Bible

The people who were encamped heard say, Zimri has conspired, and has also struck the king: therefore all Israel made Omri, the captain of the army, king over Israel that day in the camp.
- World English Bible

and the people who are encamping hear, saying, `Zimri hath conspired, and also hath smitten the king;' and all Israel cause Omri head of the host to reign over Israel on that day in the camp.
- Youngs Literal Bible

And the people that were encamped heard say: 'Zimri hath conspired, and hath also smitten the king'; wherefore all Israel made Omri, the captain of the host, king over Israel that day in the camp.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible Commentary for 1 Kings 16:16

Wesley's Notes for 1 Kings 16:16


16:15 Gibbethon - Which had been besieged before, but, it seems, wasthen relieved, or afterwards recovered by the Philistines; taking theadvantage of the disorders and contentions which were among their enemies.


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