1 Kings 12:13
New International Version
The king answered the people harshly. Rejecting the advice given him by the elders,

New Living Translation
But Rehoboam spoke harshly to the people, for he rejected the advice of the older counselors

English Standard Version
And the king answered the people harshly, and forsaking the counsel that the old men had given him,

Berean Study Bible
And the king answered the people harshly. He rejected the advice of the elders

King James Bible
And the king answered the people roughly, and forsook the old men's counsel that they gave him;

New King James Version
Then the king answered the people roughly, and rejected the advice which the elders had given him;

New American Standard Bible
And the king answered the people harshly, for he ignored the advice of the elders which they had given him,

NASB 1995
The king answered the people harshly, for he forsook the advice of the elders which they had given him,

NASB 1977
And the king answered the people harshly, for he forsook the advice of the elders which they had given him,

Amplified Bible
The king answered the people harshly and ignored the advice which the elders had given him,

Christian Standard Bible
Then the king answered the people harshly. He rejected the advice the elders had given him

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Then the king answered the people harshly. He rejected the advice the elders had given him

American Standard Version
And the king answered the people roughly, and forsook the counsel of the old men which they had given him,

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And the King answered the people severely and abandoned the counsel of the old men with which they had advised him.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
And the king answered the people harshly; and Roboam forsook the counsel of the old men which they counselled him.

Contemporary English Version
Rehoboam ignored the advice of the older advisors.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And the king answered the people roughly, leaving the counsel of the old men, which they had given him,

English Revised Version
And the king answered the people roughly, and forsook the counsel of the old men which they had given him;

Good News Translation
The king ignored the advice of the older men and spoke harshly to the people,

GOD'S WORD® Translation
The king answered the people harshly. He ignored the advice the older leaders gave him.

International Standard Version
But the king gave the people a harsh response, because he was ignoring the counsel that his elders had given him.

JPS Tanakh 1917
And the king answered the people roughly, and forsook the counsel of the old men which they had given him;

Literal Standard Version
And the king answers the people sharply, and forsakes the counsel of the elderly which they counseled him,

NET Bible
The king responded to the people harshly. He rejected the advice of the older men

New Heart English Bible
The king answered the people roughly, and forsook the counsel of the old men which they had given him,

World English Bible
The king answered the people roughly, and forsook the counsel of the old men which they had given him,

Young's Literal Translation
And the king answereth the people sharply, and forsaketh the counsel of the elders which they counselled him,

Additional Translations ...
Context
Rebellion Against Rehoboam
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 14and spoke to them as the young men had advised, saying, “Whereas my father made your yoke heavy, I will add to your yoke. Whereas my father scourged you with whips, I will scourge you with scorpions.”…

Cross References
1 Kings 12:12
After three days, Jeroboam and all the people returned to Rehoboam, since the king had said, "Come back to me on the third day."

1 Kings 12:14
and spoke to them as the young men had advised, saying, "Whereas my father made your yoke heavy, I will add to your yoke. Whereas my father scourged you with whips, I will scourge you with scorpions."

Proverbs 18:23
The poor man pleads for mercy, but the rich man answers harshly.

Ecclesiastes 2:19
And who knows whether that man will be wise or foolish? Yet he will take over all the labor at which I have worked skillfully under the sun. This too is futile.


Treasury of Scripture

And the king answered the people roughly, and forsook the old men's counsel that they gave him;

answered

1 Kings 20:6-11
Yet I will send my servants unto thee to morrow about this time, and they shall search thine house, and the houses of thy servants; and it shall be, that whatsoever is pleasant in thine eyes, they shall put it in their hand, and take it away…

Genesis 42:7,30
And Joseph saw his brethren, and he knew them, but made himself strange unto them, and spake roughly unto them; and he said unto them, Whence come ye? And they said, From the land of Canaan to buy food…

Exodus 5:2
And Pharaoh said, Who is the LORD, that I should obey his voice to let Israel go? I know not the LORD, neither will I let Israel go.

roughly [heb] hardly

Genesis 16:6
But Abram said unto Sarai, Behold, thy maid is in thy hand; do to her as it pleaseth thee. And when Sarai dealt hardly with her, she fled from her face.

forsook

Proverbs 13:20
He that walketh with wise men shall be wise: but a companion of fools shall be destroyed.









Verse 13. - And the king answered the people [the omission of Jeroboam's name, though perhaps it cannot he pressed in argument, is noticeable] roughly, and forsook the old men's counsel that they gave him.

Parallel Commentaries ...


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

answered
וַיַּ֧עַן (way·ya·‘an)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Consecutive imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 6030: To answer, respond

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

harshly.
קָשָׁ֑ה (qā·šāh)
Adjective - feminine singular
Strong's 7186: Hard, severe

He rejected
וַֽיַּעֲזֹ֛ב (way·ya·‘ă·zōḇ)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Consecutive imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 5800: To loosen, relinquish, permit

the advice
עֲצַ֥ת (‘ă·ṣaṯ)
Noun - feminine singular construct
Strong's 6098: Advice, plan, prudence

of the elders
הַזְּקֵנִ֖ים (haz·zə·qê·nîm)
Article | Adjective - masculine plural
Strong's 2205: Old


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