1 Kings 20:8

“And all the elders and all the people said unto him, Hearken not unto him, nor consent.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for 1 Kings 20:8

And all the Elders, and all the people said vnto him; Hearken not vnto him, nor consent.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

All the elders and all the people said to him, "Do not listen or consent."
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And all the elders and all the people said unto him, Hearken thou not, neither consent.
- American Standard Version (1901)

And all the responsible men and the people said to him, Do not give attention to him or do what he says.
- Basic English Bible

And all the elders and all the people said to him, Hearken not, nor consent.
- Darby Bible

And all the elders and all the people said to him, Hearken not to him, nor consent.
- Webster's Bible

All the elders and all the people said to him, "Don't listen, neither consent."
- World English Bible

And all the elders and all the people say unto him, `Do not hearken, nor consent.'
- Youngs Literal Bible

And all the elders and all the people said unto him: 'Hearken thou not, neither consent.'
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible Commentary for 1 Kings 20:8

Wesley's Notes for 1 Kings 20:8


20:6 Yet, &c. - Yet now I will not accept of those terms, but togetherwith thy royal treasures, I expect all the treasures of thy servants orsubjects; nor will I wait 'till thou deliver them to me, but I will sendmy servants into the city, and they shall search out and take away all thouart fond of, and this to prevent fraud and delay; and then I will grant theea peace.

20:7 Seeketh mischief - Though he pretended peace, upon these termspropounded, it is apparent by those additional demands, that he intendsnothing less than our utter ruin. I denied not - I granted his demandsin the sense before mentioned.

20:10 And said, &c. - If I do not assault thy city with so numerousan army, as shall turn all thy city into an heap of dust, and shall besufficient to carry it all away, though every soldier take but one handfulof it.


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