2 Chronicles 10:8
Good News Translation
But he ignored the advice of the older men and went instead to the young men who had grown up with him and who were now his advisers.

Contemporary English Version
But Rehoboam refused their advice and went to the younger men who had grown up with him and were now his officials.

Douay-Rheims Bible
But he forsook the counsel of the ancients, and began to treat with the young men, that had been brought up with him, and were in his train.

New American Bible
But he ignored the advice the elders had given him and asked advice of the young men who had grown up with him and were in his service.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

But he forsook the counsel of the ancients, and began to treat with the young men, that had been brought up with him, and were in his train.

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2 Chronicles 25:15,16 Wherefore the Lord being angry against Amasias, sent a prophet to him, to say to him: Why hast thou adored gods that have not delivered their own people out of thy hand? . . .

2 Samuel 17:14 And Absalom, and all the men of Israel said: The counsel of Chusai the Arachite is better than the counsel of Achitophel: and by the will of the Lord the profitable counsel of Achitophel was defeated, that the Lord might bring evil upon Absalom.

Proverbs 1:25 I also will laugh in your destruction, and will mock when that shall come to you which you feared.

Proverbs 9:9 The fear of the Lord is the beginning of wisdom: and the knowledge of the holy is prudence.

Proverbs 19:20 Hear counsel, and receive instruction, that thou mayst be wise in thy latter end.

Proverbs 25:12 As an earring of gold and a bright pearl, so is he that reproveth the wise, and the obedient ear.

Ecclesiastes 10:2,3,16 The heart of a wise man is in his right hand, and the heart of a fool is in his left hand. . . .

1. It excited the prince to emulation; that he might, as far as possible, surpass in all many exercises, and in all acts of prudence and virtue, those whom one day he was to surpass in the elevation and dignity of his station.

2. That he might acquire a correct knowledge of the disposition and views of those who were likely to be, under him, the highest officers of the state, and consequently know the better how to trust and employ them.

Context
Rebellion Against Rehoboam
7And they said to him: If thou please this people, and soothe them with kind words, they will be thy servants for ever. 8But he forsook the counsel of the ancients, and began to treat with the young men, that had been brought up with him, and were in his train.9And he said to them: What seemeth good to you? or what shall I answer this people, who have said to me: Ease the yoke which thy father laid upon us?…
Cross References
2 Samuel 17:14
And Absalom, and all the men of Israel said: The counsel of Chusai the Arachite is better than the counsel of Achitophel: and by the will of the Lord the profitable counsel of Achitophel was defeated, that the Lord might bring evil upon Absalom.

2 Chronicles 10:9
And he said to them: What seemeth good to you? or what shall I answer this people, who have said to me: Ease the yoke which thy father laid upon us?

Proverbs 13:20
He that walketh with the wise, shall be wise: a friend of fools shall become like to them.

Additional Translations
But Rehoboam rejected the advice of the elders; instead, he consulted the young men who had grown up with him and served him.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.

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.

But he forsook the advice of the old men, who took counsel with him, and he took counsel with the young men who had been brought up with him, who stood before him.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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,
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