2 Kings 18:36

“But the people held their peace, and answered him not a word: for the king's commandment was, saying, Answer him not.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

But the people helde their peace, and answered him not a word: for the kings commaundement was, saying, Answere him not.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

But the people were silent and answered him not a word, for the king's commandment was, "Do not answer him."
- New American Standard Version (1995)

But the people held their peace, and answered him not a word; for the king's commandment was, saying, Answer him not.
- American Standard Version (1901)

But the people kept quiet and gave him no answer: for the king's order was, Give him no answer.
- Basic English Bible

But the people were silent and answered him not a word; for the king's command was, saying, Answer him not.
- Darby Bible

But the people held their peace, and answered him not a word: for the king's commandment was, saying, Answer him not.
- Webster's Bible

But the people held their peace, and answered him not a word; for the king's commandment was, "Don't answer him."
- World English Bible

And the people have kept silent, and have not answered him a word, for the command of the king is, saying, `Do not answer him.'
- Youngs Literal Bible

But the people held their peace, and answered him not a word; for the king's commandment was, saying: 'Answer him not.'
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

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