2 Chronicles 10:6
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English Standard Version
Then King Rehoboam took counsel with the old men, who had stood before Solomon his father while he was yet alive, saying, “How do you advise me to answer this people?”

King James Bible
And king Rehoboam took counsel with the old men that had stood before Solomon his father while he yet lived, saying, What counsel give ye me to return answer to this people?

American Standard Version
And king Rehoboam took counsel with the old men, that had stood before Solomon his father while he yet lived, saying, What counsel give ye me to return answer to this people?

Douay-Rheims Bible
He took counsel with the ancients, who had stood before his father Solomon, while he yet lived, saying: What counsel give you to me, that I may answer the people?

English Revised Version
And king Rehoboam took counsel with the old men, that had stood before Solomon his father while he yet lived, saying, What counsel give ye me to return answer to this people?

Webster's Bible Translation
And king Rehoboam took counsel with the old men that had stood before Solomon his father while he yet lived, saying, What counsel give ye me to return answer to this people?

2 Chronicles 10:6 Parallel
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Keil and Delitzsch Biblical Commentary on the Old Testament

The length of his reign, his death and burial, and his successor, as in 1 Kings 11:42.

2 Chronicles 10:6 Parallel Commentaries

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

took counsel

Job 12:12,13 With the ancient is wisdom; and in length of days understanding...

Job 32:7 I said, Days should speak, and multitude of years should teach wisdom.

Proverbs 12:15 The way of a fool is right in his own eyes: but he that listens to counsel is wise.

Proverbs 19:20 Hear counsel, and receive instruction, that you may be wise in your latter end.

Proverbs 27:10 Your own friend, and your father's friend, forsake not; neither go into your brother's house in the day of your calamity...

Jeremiah 42:2-5,20 And said to Jeremiah the prophet, Let, we beseech you, our supplication be accepted before you, and pray for us to the LORD your God...

What counsel

2 Samuel 1:20 Tell it not in Gath, publish it not in the streets of Askelon; lest the daughters of the Philistines rejoice...

2 Samuel 17:5,6 Then said Absalom, Call now Hushai the Archite also, and let us hear likewise what he said...

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

Job 8:8
"For inquire, please, of bygone ages, and consider what the fathers have searched out.

Job 8:9
For we are but of yesterday and know nothing, for our days on earth are a shadow.

Job 32:7
I said, 'Let days speak, and many years teach wisdom.'

Proverbs 27:10
Do not forsake your friend and your father's friend, and do not go to your brother's house in the day of your calamity. Better is a neighbor who is near than a brother who is far away.

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