King James Version
And the king answered the people roughly, and forsook the old men's counsel that they gave him;
Darby Bible Translation
And the king answered the people roughly, and forsook the advice 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,
1 Kings 12:13 Parallel
CommentaryKing James Translators' Notes
roughly: Heb. hardly
And the king answered the people roughly, and forsook the old men's counsel that they gave him;1 Kings 12:13 Parallel Commentaries
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1 Kings 12:12
So Jeroboam and all the people came to Rehoboam the third day, as the king had appointed, saying, Come to me again the third day.
1 Kings 12:14
And spake to them after the counsel of the young men, saying, My father made your yoke heavy, and I will add to your yoke: my father also chastised you with whips, but I will chastise you with scorpions.
The poor useth intreaties; but the rich answereth roughly.
And who knoweth whether he shall be a wise man or a fool? yet shall he have rule over all my labour wherein I have laboured, and wherein I have shewed myself wise under the sun. This is also vanity.
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