1 Kings 16:3

“Behold, I will take away the posterity of Baasha, and the posterity of his house; and will make thy house like the house of Jeroboam the son of Nebat.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for 1 Kings 16:3

Behold, I will take away the posteritie of Baasha, and the posteritie of his house: and will make thy house like the house of Ieroboam the sonne of Nebat.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

behold, I will consume Baasha and his house, and I will make your house like the house of Jeroboam the son of Nebat.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

behold, I will utterly sweep away Baasha and his house; and I will make thy house like the house of Jeroboam the son of Nebat.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Truly, I will see that Baasha and all his family are completely brushed away; I will make your family like the family of Jeroboam, the son of Nebat.
- Basic English Bible

behold, I will take away Baasha and his house, and will make thy house like the house of Jeroboam the son of Nebat.
- Darby Bible

Behold, I will take away the posterity of Baasha, and the posterity of his house; and will make thy house like the house of Jeroboam the son of Nebat.
- Webster's Bible

behold, I will utterly sweep away Baasha and his house; and I will make your house like the house of Jeroboam the son of Nebat.
- World English Bible

lo, I am putting away the posterity of Baasha, even the posterity of his house, and have given up thy house as the house of Jeroboam son of Nebat;
- Youngs Literal Bible

behold, I will utterly sweep away Baasa and his house; and I will make thy house like the house of Jeroboam the son of Nebat.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible Commentary for 1 Kings 16:3

Wesley's Notes for 1 Kings 16:3


16:1 Hanani - He was sent to Asa, king of Judah. But the son,who was young and more active, was sent on this longer and more dangerousexpedition to Baasha, king of Israel.

16:2 I made thee - Though that invading the kingdom was from himself,and his own wicked heart; yet the translation of the kingdom from Nadabto Baasha simply considered, was from God, who by his providencedisposed of all occasions, and of the hearts of the soldiers and people,so that Baasha should have opportunity of executing God's judgment uponNadab; nay, the very act of Baasha, the killing his masterNadab, was an act of divine justice. And if Baasha had done this inobedience to God's command, and with a single design, to execute God'svengeance threatened against him, it had been no more a sin, than Jehu'sact in killing his master king Jehoram, upon the same account,#2Kings 9:24|.But Baasha did this, merely to gratify his own pride, or covetousness,or malice, ver.#7|.


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