1 Kings 16:17

“And Omri went up from Gibbethon, and all Israel with him, and they besieged Tirzah.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for 1 Kings 16:17

And Omri went vp from Gibbethon, and all Israel with him, and they besieged Tirzah.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Then Omri and all Israel with him went up from Gibbethon and besieged Tirzah.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And Omri went up from Gibbethon, and all Israel with him, and they besieged Tirzah.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Then Omri went up from Gibbethon, with all the army of Israel, and they made an attack on Tirzah, shutting in the town on every side.
- Basic English Bible

And Omri went up from Gibbethon, and all Israel with him, and they besieged Tirzah.
- Darby Bible

And Omri went up from Gibbethon, and all Israel with him, and they besieged Tirzah.
- Webster's Bible

Omri went up from Gibbethon, and all Israel with him, and they besieged Tirzah.
- World English Bible

And Omri goeth up, and all Israel with him, from Gibbethon, and they lay siege to Tirzah.
- Youngs Literal Bible

And Omri went up from Gibbethon, and all Israel with him, and they besieged Tirzah.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible Commentary for 1 Kings 16:17

Wesley's Notes for 1 Kings 16:17


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.

16:19 For his sins - This befell him for his sins.In walking, &c. - This he might do, either before his reign, in the wholecourse of his life, which is justly charged upon him, because of hisimpenitency: or during his short reign; in which, he had time enough topublish his intentions, about the worship of the calves; or to sacrificeto them, for his good success.


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