1 Kings 16:9

“And his servant Zimri, captain of half his chariots, conspired against him, as he was in Tirzah, drinking himself drunk in the house of Arza steward of his house in Tirzah.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

And his seruant Zimri (captaine of halfe his charets) conspired against him as he was in Tirzah drinking himselfe drunke in the house of Arza steward of his house in Tirzah.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

His servant Zimri, commander of half his chariots, conspired against him. Now he {was} at Tirzah drinking himself drunk in the house of Arza, who {was} over the household at Tirzah.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And his servant Zimri, captain of half his chariots, conspired against him. Now he was in Tirzah, drinking himself drunk in the house of Arza, who was over the household in Tirzah:
- American Standard Version (1901)

And his servant Zimri, captain of half his war-carriages, made secret designs against him: now he was in Tirzah, drinking hard in the house of Arza, controller of the king's house in Tirzah.
- Basic English Bible

And his servant Zimri, captain of half [his] chariots, conspired against him; and he was in Tirzah, drinking himself drunk in the house of Arza, who was the steward of his house in Tirzah;
- Darby Bible

And his servant Zimri, captain of half his chariots, conspired against him, as he was in Tirzah, drinking himself drunk in the house of Arza steward of his house in Tirzah.
- Webster's Bible

His servant Zimri, captain of half his chariots, conspired against him. Now he was in Tirzah, drinking himself drunk in the house of Arza, who was over the household in Tirzah:
- World English Bible

and conspire against him doth his servant Zimri (head of the half of the chariots) and he [is] in Tirzah drinking -- a drunkard in the house of Arza, who [is] over the house in Tirzah.
- Youngs Literal Bible

And his servant Zimri, captain of half his chariots, conspired against him; now he was in Tirzah, drinking himself drunk in the house of Arza, who was over the household in Tirzah;
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for 1 Kings 16:9


16:9 Chariots - Of all his military chariots, and the men belonging tothem: the chariots for carriage of necessary things, being put into meanerhands. Tirzah - Whilst his forces were elsewhere employed, ver.#15|,which gave Zimri advantage to execute his design.


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