1 Kings 16:18

“And it came to pass, when Zimri saw that the city was taken, that he went into the palace of the king's house, and burnt the king's house over him with fire, and died,”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for 1 Kings 16:18

And it came to passe when Zimri saw that the citie was taken, that hee went into the palace of the kings house, and burnt the kings house ouer him with fire, and died,
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

When Zimri saw that the city was taken, he went into the citadel of the king's house and burned the king's house over him with fire, and died,
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And it came to pass, when Zimri saw that the city was taken, that he went into the castle of the king's house, and burnt the king's house over him with fire, and died,
- American Standard Version (1901)

And when Zimri saw that the town was taken, he went into the inner room of the king's house, and burning the house over his head, came to his end,
- Basic English Bible

And it came to pass when Zimri saw that the city was taken, that he went into the citadel of the king's house, and burned the king's house over him with fire;
- Darby Bible

And it came to pass, when Zimri saw that the city was taken, that he went into the palace of the king's house, and burnt the king's house over him with fire, and died,
- Webster's Bible

It happened, when Zimri saw that the city was taken, that he went into the castle of the king's house, and burnt the king's house over him with fire, and died,
- World English Bible

And it cometh to pass, at Zimri's seeing that the city hath been captured, that he cometh in unto a high place of the house of the king, and burneth over him the house of the king with fire, and dieth,
- Youngs Literal Bible

And it came to pass, when Zimri saw that the city was taken, that he went into the castle of the king's house, and burnt the king's house over him with fire, and died;
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible Commentary for 1 Kings 16:18

Wesley's Notes for 1 Kings 16:18


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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