1 Kings 3:27

“Then the king answered and said, Give her the living child, and in no wise slay it: she is the mother thereof.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Then the King answered and said, Giue her the liuing child, and in no wise slay it: she is the mother thereof.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Then the king said, "Give the first woman the living child, and by no means kill him. She is his mother."
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Then the king answered and said, Give her the living child, and in no wise slay it: she is the mother thereof.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Then the king made answer and said, Give her the child, and do not put it to death; she is the mother of it.
- Basic English Bible

And the king answered and said, Give this one the living child, and in no wise put it to death: she is its mother.
- Darby Bible

Then the king answered and said, Give her the living child, and in no wise slay it: she is the mother of it.
- Webster's Bible

Then the king answered, "Give her the living child, and in no way kill it. She is its mother."
- World English Bible

And the king answereth and saith, `Give ye to her the living child, and put it not at all to death; she [is] its mother.'
- Youngs Literal Bible

Then the king answered and said: 'Give her the living child, and in no wise slay it: she is the mother thereof.'
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for 1 Kings 3:27


3:27 She is the mother - As is evident from her natural affection tothe child, which she had rather have given away from her, than destroyed.


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