1 Kings 16:23

“In the thirty and first year of Asa king of Judah began Omri to reign over Israel, twelve years: six years reigned he in Tirzah.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for 1 Kings 16:23

In the thirtie and one yeere of Asa king of Iudah, began Omri to reigne ouer Israel twelue yeeres: sixe yeeres reigned he in Tirzah.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

In the thirty-first year of Asa king of Judah, Omri became king over Israel {and reigned} twelve years; he reigned six years at Tirzah.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

In the thirty and first year of Asa king of Judah began Omri to reign over Israel, `and reigned' twelve years: six years reigned he in Tirzah.
- American Standard Version (1901)

In the thirty-first year of Asa, king of Judah, Omri became king over Israel, and he was king for twelve years; for six years he was ruling in Tirzah.
- Basic English Bible

In the thirty-first year of Asa king of Judah, Omri began to reign over Israel, -- twelve years; he reigned six years in Tirzah.
- Darby Bible

In the thirty and first year of Asa king of Judah began Omri to reign over Israel, twelve years: six years reigned he in Tirzah.
- Webster's Bible

In the thirty-first year of Asa king of Judah began Omri to reign over Israel, [and reigned] twelve years: six years reigned he in Tirzah.
- World English Bible

In the thirty and first year of Asa king of Judah reigned hath Omri over Israel twelve years; in Tirzah he hath reigned six years,
- Youngs Literal Bible

In the thirty and first year of Asa king of Judah began Omri to reign over Israel, and reigned twelve years; six years reigned he in Tirzah.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible Commentary for 1 Kings 16:23

Wesley's Notes for 1 Kings 16:23


16:23 Twelve years - That is, and he reigned twelve years, not fromthis thirty - first year of Asa, for he died in his thirty - eighth year,ver.#29|, but from the beginning of his reign, which was inAsa's twenty - seventh year, ver.#15|,16. So he reigned four yearsin a state of war with Tibni, and eight years peaceably.


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