2 Chronicles 10:4
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English Standard Version
“Your father made our yoke heavy. Now therefore lighten the hard service of your father and his heavy yoke on us, and we will serve you.”

King James Bible
Thy father made our yoke grievous: now therefore ease thou somewhat the grievous servitude of thy father, and his heavy yoke that he put upon us, and we will serve thee.

American Standard Version
Thy father made our yoke grievous: now therefore make thou the grievous service of thy father, and his heavy yoke which he put upon us, lighter, and we will serve thee.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Thy father oppressed us with a most grievous yoke, do thou govern us with a lighter hand than thy father, who laid upon us a heavy servitude, and ease some thing of the burden, that we may serve thee.

English Revised Version
Thy father made our yoke grievous: now therefore make thou the grievous service of thy father, and his heavy yoke which he put upon us, lighter, and we will serve thee.

Webster's Bible Translation
Thy father made our yoke grievous: now therefore ease thou somewhat the grievous servitude of thy father, and his heavy yoke that he put upon us, and we will serve thee.

2 Chronicles 10:4 Parallel
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Keil and Delitzsch Biblical Commentary on the Old Testament

Conclusion of Solomon's history. - 2 Chronicles 9:29. Sources; see the introduction.

2 Chronicles 10:4 Parallel Commentaries

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

thy father

1 Samuel 8:11-18 And he said, This will be the manner of the king that shall reign over you: He will take your sons, and appoint them for himself...

1 Kings 12:4 Your father made our yoke grievous: now therefore make you the grievous service of your father, and his heavy yoke which he put on us...

Isaiah 47:6 I was wroth with my people, I have polluted my inheritance, and given them into your hand: you did show them no mercy...

Matthew 11:29,30 Take my yoke on you, and learn of me; for I am meek and lowly in heart: and you shall find rest to your souls...

Matthew 23:4 For they bind heavy burdens and grievous to be borne, and lay them on men's shoulders...

1 John 5:3 For this is the love of God, that we keep his commandments: and his commandments are not grievous.

grievous

Exodus 1:13,14 And the Egyptians made the children of Israel to serve with rigor...

Exodus 2:23 And it came to pass in process of time, that the king of Egypt died: and the children of Israel sighed by reason of the bondage...

1 Kings 4:20,25 Judah and Israel were many, as the sand which is by the sea in multitude, eating and drinking, and making merry...

1 Kings 9:22 But of the children of Israel did Solomon make no slaves: but they were men of war, and his servants, and his princes, and his captains...

Cross References
1 Kings 5:13
King Solomon drafted forced labor out of all Israel, and the draft numbered 30,000 men.

2 Chronicles 10:3
And they sent and called him. And Jeroboam and all Israel came and said to Rehoboam,

2 Chronicles 10:5
He said to them, "Come to me again in three days." So the people went away.

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