1 Kings 16:8

“In the twenty and sixth year of Asa king of Judah began Elah the son of Baasha to reign over Israel in Tirzah, two years.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

In the twentieth and sixt yeere of Asa king of Iudah, began Elah the sonne of Baasha to reigne ouer Israel in Tirzah, two yeeres.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

In the twenty-sixth year of Asa king of Judah, Elah the son of Baasha became king over Israel at Tirzah, {and reigned} two years.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

In the twenty and sixth year of Asa king of Judah began Elah the son of Baasha to reign over Israel in Tirzah, `and reigned' two years.
- American Standard Version (1901)

In the twenty-sixth year that Asa was king of Judah, Elah, the son of Baasha, became king of Israel in Tirzah, and he was king for two years.
- Basic English Bible

In the twenty-sixth year of Asa king of Judah, Elah the son of Baasha began to reign over Israel in Tirzah for two years.
- Darby Bible

In the twenty and sixth year of Asa king of Judah began Elah the son of Baasha to reign over Israel in Tirzah, two years.
- Webster's Bible

In the twenty-sixth year of Asa king of Judah began Elah the son of Baasha to reign over Israel in Tirzah, [and reigned] two years.
- World English Bible

In the twenty and sixth year of Asa king of Judah reigned hath Elah son of Baasha over Israel in Tirzah, two years;
- Youngs Literal Bible

In the twenty and sixth year of Asa king of Judah began Elah the son of Baasa to reign over Israel in Tirzah, and reigned two years.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for 1 Kings 16:8


16:8 Two years - One compleat, and part of the other, ver.#10|.


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