1 Kings 12:12
New International Version
Three days later Jeroboam and all the people returned to Rehoboam, as the king had said, “Come back to me in three days.”

New Living Translation
Three days later Jeroboam and all the people returned to hear Rehoboam’s decision, just as the king had ordered.

English Standard Version
So Jeroboam and all the people came to Rehoboam the third day, as the king said, “Come to me again the third day.”

Berean Study Bible
After three days, Jeroboam and all the people returned to Rehoboam, since the king had said, “Come back to me on the third day.”

King James Bible
So Jeroboam and all the people came to Rehoboam the third day, as the king had appointed, saying, Come to me again the third day.

New King James Version
So Jeroboam and all the people came to Rehoboam the third day, as the king had directed, saying, “Come back to me the third day.”

New American Standard Bible
Then Jeroboam and all the people came to Rehoboam on the third day, just as the king had directed, saying, “Return to me on the third day.”

NASB 1995
Then Jeroboam and all the people came to Rehoboam on the third day as the king had directed, saying, “Return to me on the third day.”

NASB 1977
Then Jeroboam and all the people came to Rehoboam on the third day as the king had directed, saying, “Return to me on the third day.”

Amplified Bible
Jeroboam and all the people came back to Rehoboam on the third day, just as the king had instructed, saying, “Return to me on the third day.”

Christian Standard Bible
So Jeroboam and all the people came to Rehoboam on the third day, as the king had ordered: “Return to me on the third day.”

Holman Christian Standard Bible
So Jeroboam and all the people came to Rehoboam on the third day, as the king had ordered: “Return to me on the third day.”

American Standard Version
So Jeroboam and all the people came to Rehoboam the third day, as the king bade, saying, Come to me again the third day.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And Yorbaam came and all Israel to Rekhabaam on the third day, just as the King said to them, “Come to me on the third day.”

Brenton Septuagint Translation
And all Israel came to king Roboam on the third day, as the king spoke to them, saying, Return to me on the third day.

Contemporary English Version
Three days later, Jeroboam and the others came back.

Douay-Rheims Bible
So Jeroboam and all the people came to Roboam the third day, as the king had appointed, saying: Come to me again the third day.

English Revised Version
So Jeroboam and all the people came to Rehoboam the third day, as the king bade, saying, Come to me again the third day.

Good News Translation
Three days later Jeroboam and all the people returned to King Rehoboam, as he had instructed them.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
So Jeroboam and all the people came back to Rehoboam two days later, as the king had instructed them.

International Standard Version
So Jeroboam and all the people went back to Rehoboam on the third day, just as they had been directed when the king said, "Come back again in three days."

JPS Tanakh 1917
So Jeroboam and all the people came to Rehoboam the third day, as the king bade, saying: 'Come to me again the third day.'

Literal Standard Version
And they come—Jeroboam and all the people—to Rehoboam, on the third day, as the king had spoken, saying, “Come back to me on the third day.”

NET Bible
Jeroboam and all the people reported to Rehoboam on the third day, just as the king had ordered when he said, "Return to me on the third day."

New Heart English Bible
So Jeroboam and all the people came to Rehoboam the third day, as the king asked, saying, "Come to me again the third day."

World English Bible
So Jeroboam and all the people came to Rehoboam the third day, as the king asked, saying, "Come to me again the third day."

Young's Literal Translation
And they come -- Jeroboam and all the people -- unto Rehoboam, on the third day, as the king had spoken, saying, 'Come back unto me on the third day.'

Additional Translations ...
Context
Rebellion Against Rehoboam
11Whereas my father burdened you with a heavy yoke, I will add to your yoke. Whereas my father scourged you with whips, I will scourge you with scorpions.’ ” 12After three days, Jeroboam and all the people returned to Rehoboam, since the king had said, “Come back to me on the third day.” 13And the king answered the people harshly. He rejected the advice of the elders…

Cross References
1 Kings 12:5
Rehoboam answered, "Go away for three days and then return to me." So the people departed.

1 Kings 12:11
Whereas my father burdened you with a heavy yoke, I will add to your yoke. Whereas my father scourged you with whips, I will scourge you with scorpions.'"

1 Kings 12:13
And the king answered the people harshly. He rejected the advice of the elders


Treasury of Scripture

So Jeroboam and all the people came to Rehoboam the third day, as the king had appointed, saying, Come to me again the third day.

come to me again

1 Kings 12:5
And he said unto them, Depart yet for three days, then come again to me. And the people departed.

2 Chronicles 10:12-14
So Jeroboam and all the people came to Rehoboam on the third day, as the king bade, saying, Come again to me on the third day…









Verse 12. - So Jeroboam and [LXX. omits] all the people came to Rehoboam the third day ["Three days' expectation had warmed these smoking Israelites" (Hall) ], as the king had appointed, saying, Come to me again the third day.

Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
After three
הַשְּׁלִישִׁ֑י (haš·šə·lî·šî)
Article | Number - ordinal masculine singular
Strong's 7992: Third, feminine a, third, a third, a third-story cell)

days,
בַּיּ֣וֹם (bay·yō·wm)
Preposition-b, Article | Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 3117: A day

Jeroboam
יָרָבְעָ֧ם (yā·rā·ḇə·‘ām)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's 3379: Jeroboam -- 'the people increase', the name of two Israelites kings

and all
וְכָל־ (wə·ḵāl)
Conjunctive waw | Noun - masculine singular construct
Strong's 3605: The whole, all, any, every

the people
הָעָ֛ם (hā·‘ām)
Article | Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 5971: A people, a tribe, troops, attendants, a flock

returned
וַיָּב֨וֹא (way·yā·ḇō·w)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Consecutive imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 935: To come in, come, go in, go

to
אֶל־ (’el-)
Preposition
Strong's 413: Near, with, among, to

Rehoboam,
רְחַבְעָ֖ם (rə·ḥaḇ·‘ām)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's 7346: Rehoboam -- 'a people are enlarged', a king of Judah

since
כַּאֲשֶׁ֨ר (ka·’ă·šer)
Preposition-k | Pronoun - relative
Strong's 834: Who, which, what, that, when, where, how, because, in order that

the king
הַמֶּ֙לֶךְ֙ (ham·me·leḵ)
Article | Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 4428: A king

had said,
דִּבֶּ֤ר (dib·ber)
Verb - Piel - Perfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 1696: To arrange, to speak, to subdue

“Come back
שׁ֥וּבוּ (šū·ḇū)
Verb - Qal - Imperative - masculine plural
Strong's 7725: To turn back, in, to retreat, again

to me
אֵלַ֖י (’ê·lay)
Preposition | first person common singular
Strong's 413: Near, with, among, to

on the third
הַשְּׁלִישִֽׁי׃ (haš·šə·lî·šî)
Article | Number - ordinal masculine singular
Strong's 7992: Third, feminine a, third, a third, a third-story cell)

day.”
בַּיּ֥וֹם (bay·yō·wm)
Preposition-b, Article | Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 3117: A day


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