1 Kings 16:4

“Him that dieth of Baasha in the city shall the dogs eat; and him that dieth of his in the fields shall the fowls of the air eat.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for 1 Kings 16:4

Him that dieth of Baasha in the citie, shall the dogs eate: and him that dieth of his in the fields, shall the foules of the aire eate.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"Anyone of Baasha who dies in the city the dogs will eat, and anyone of his who dies in the field the birds of the heavens will eat."
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Him that dieth of Baasha in the city shall the dogs eat; and him that dieth of his in the field shall the birds of the heavens eat.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Anyone of the family of Baasha who comes to death in the town, will become food for the dogs; and he to whom death comes in the open country, will be food for the birds of the air.
- Basic English Bible

Him that dieth of Baasha in the city shall the dogs eat, and him that dieth of his in the field shall the fowl of the heavens eat.
- Darby Bible

Him that dieth of Baasha in the city shall the dogs eat; and him that dieth of his in the fields shall the fowls of the air eat.
- Webster's Bible

The dogs will eat Baasha's descendants who die in the city; and he who dies of his in the field the birds of the sky will eat."
- World English Bible

him who dieth of Baasha in a city do the dogs eat, and him who dieth of his in a field do fowl of the heavens eat.'
- Youngs Literal Bible

Him that dieth of Baasa in the city shall the dogs eat; and him that dieth of his in the field shall the fowls of the air eat.'
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible Commentary for 1 Kings 16:4

Wesley's Notes for 1 Kings 16:4


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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