2 Chronicles 10:14
Good News Translation
as the younger men had advised. He said, "My father placed heavy burdens on you; I will make them even heavier. He beat you with whips; I'll flog you with bullwhips!"

Contemporary English Version
and told them exactly what his own advisors had suggested. He said: "My father made you work hard, but I'll make you work even harder. He punished you with whips, but I'll use whips with pieces of sharp metal!"

Douay-Rheims Bible
And he spoke according to the advice of the young men: My father laid upon you a heavy yoke, which I will make heavier: my father beat you with scourges, but I will beat you with scorpions.

New American Bible
He spoke to them as the young men had advised: “My father laid a heavy yoke on you; I will make it heavier. My father beat you with whips; I will use scorpions.”

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

And he spoke according to the advice of the young men: My father laid upon you a heavy yoke, which I will make heavier: my father beat you with scourges, but I will beat you with scorpions.

the advice

2 Chronicles 22:4,5 So he did evil in the sight of the Lord, as the house of Achab did: for they were his counsellors after the death of his father, to his destruction. . . .

Proverbs 12:5 The words of the wicked lie in wait for blood: the mouth of the just shall deliver them.

Daniel 6:7 All the princes of the kingdom, the magistrates, and governors, the senators, and judges, have consulted together, that an imperial decree, and an edict be published: That whosoever shall ask any petition of any god, or man, for thirty days, but of thee, O king, shall be cast into the den of the lions.

My father

2 Kings 10:10,11 See therefore now that there hath not fallen to the ground any of the words of the Lord, which the Lord spoke concerning the house of Achab, and the Lord hath done that which he spoke in the hand of his servant Elias. . . .

Proverbs 17:14 The beginning of quarrels is as when one letteth out water: and before he suffereth reproach, he forsaketh judgment.

Ecclesiastes 2:19 Whom I know not whether he will be a wise man or a fool, and he shall have rule over all my labours with which I have laboured and been solicitous: and is there anything so vain?

Ecclesiastes 7:8 Better is the end of a speech than the beginning. Better is the patient man than the presumptuous.

Ecclesiastes 10:16 Woe to thee, O land, when thy king is a child, and when the princes eat in the morning.

James 3:14-18 But if you have bitter zeal, and there be contention in your hearts: glory not and be not liars against the truth. . . .

James 4:1,2 From whence are wars and contentions among you? Are they not hence, from your concupiscences, which war in your members? . . .

Context
Rebellion Against Rehoboam
13And the king answered roughly, leaving the counsel of the ancients. 14And he spoke according to the advice of the young men: My father laid upon you a heavy yoke, which I will make heavier: my father beat you with scourges, but I will beat you with scorpions.15And he condescended not to the people's requests: for it was the will of God, that his word might be fulfilled which he had spoken by the hand of Ahias the Silonite to Jeroboam the son of Nabat.…
Cross References
Revelation 9:3
And from the smoke of the pit there came out locusts upon the earth. And power was given to them, as the scorpions of the earth have power.

Revelation 9:5
And it was given unto them that they should not kill them: but that they should torment them five months. And their torment was as the torment of a scorpion when he striketh a man.

Revelation 9:10
And they had tails like to scorpions: and there were stings in their tails. And their power was to hurt men, five months. And they had over them

2 Chronicles 10:13
And the king answered roughly, leaving the counsel of the ancients.

2 Chronicles 10:15
And he condescended not to the people's requests: for it was the will of God, that his word might be fulfilled which he had spoken by the hand of Ahias the Silonite to Jeroboam the son of Nabat.

Additional Translations
and spoke to them as the young men had advised, saying, “Although my father made your yoke heavy, I will add to it. Although my father scourged you with whips, I will scourge you with scorpions!”And answered them after the advice of the young men, saying, My father made your yoke heavy, but I will add thereto: my father chastised you with whips, but I will chastise you with scorpions.

and spake to them after the counsel of the young men, saying, My father made your yoke heavy, but I will add thereto: my father chastised you with whips, but I will chastise you with scorpions.

and spoke to them according to the counsel of the young men, saying, My father made your yoke heavy, but I will add to it: my father chastised you with whips, but I will chastise you with scorpions.

and spoke to them according to the advice of the young men, saying, My father made your yoke heavy, but I will add to it; my father chastised you with whips, but I [will chastise you] with scorpions.

and spake to them after the counsel of the young men, saying, My father made your yoke heavy, but I will add thereto: my father chastised you with whips, but I will chastise you with scorpions.

And answered them after the advice of the young men, saying, My father made your yoke heavy, but I will add to it; my father chastised you with whips, but I will chastise you with scorpions.

and spoke to them after the counsel of the young men, saying, "My father made your yoke heavy, but I will add to it. My father chastised you with whips, but I will chastise you with scorpions."

and speaketh unto them according to the counsel of the lads, saying, 'My father made your yoke heavy, and I -- I add unto it; my father chastised you with whips, and I -- with scorpions.'
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