1 Samuel 2:12

“Now the sons of Eli were sons of Belial; they knew not the LORD.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Now the sonnes of Eli were sonnes of Belial, they knewe not the Lord.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Now the sons of Eli were worthless men; they did not know the LORD
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Now the sons of Eli were base men; they knew not Jehovah.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Now the sons of Eli were evil and good-for-nothing men, having no knowledge of the Lord.
- Basic English Bible

Now the sons of Eli were sons of Belial; they knew not Jehovah.
- Darby Bible

Now the sons of Eli were sons of Belial; they knew not the LORD.
- Webster's Bible

Now the sons of Eli were base men; they didn't know Yahweh.
- World English Bible

and the sons of Eli [are] sons of worthlessness, they have not known Jehovah.
- Youngs Literal Bible

Now the sons of Eli were base men; they knew not the LORD.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for 1 Samuel 2:12


2:12 Knew not - They did not honour, love, or serve God.


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