2 Chronicles 10:8

“But he forsook the counsel which the old men gave him, and took counsel with the young men that were brought up with him, that stood before him.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for 2 Chronicles 10:8

But he forsooke the counsel which the old men gaue him, and tooke counsell with the yong men, that were brought vp with him, that stood before him.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

But he forsook the counsel of the elders which they had given him, and consulted with the young men who grew up with him and served him.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

But he forsook the counsel of the old men which they had given him, and took counsel with the young men that were grown up with him, that stood before him.
- American Standard Version (1901)

But he gave no attention to the opinion of the old men, but went to the young men of his generation who were waiting before him.
- Basic English Bible

But he forsook the advice of the old men which they had given him, and consulted with the young men, who had grown up with him, that stood before him.
- Darby Bible

But he forsook the counsel which the old men gave him, and took counsel with the young men that were brought up with him, that stood before him.
- Webster's Bible

But he forsook the counsel of the old men which they had given him, and took counsel with the young men who had grown up with him, who stood before him.
- World English Bible

And he forsaketh the counsel of the aged men that they counselled him, and consulteth with the lads who have grown up with him, those standing before him,
- Youngs Literal Bible

But he forsook the counsel of the old men which they had given him, and took counsel with the young men that were grown up with him, that stood before him.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible Commentary for 2 Chronicles 10:8

Wesley's Notes for 2 Chronicles 10:8


10:7 If thou be kind, &c. - Moderate counsels are generally best. Gentleness will do what violence will not do. Good words cost nothing but a little self - denial, and yet they purchase great things.


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