New International Version
As Jehu entered the gate, she asked, "Have you come in peace, you Zimri, you murderer of your master?"
King James Bible
And as Jehu entered in at the gate, she said, Had Zimri peace, who slew his master?
Darby Bible Translation
And when Jehu came in at the gate, she said, Is it peace, Zimri, murderer of his master?
World English Bible
As Jehu entered in at the gate, she said, "Do you come in peace, Zimri, you murderer of your master?"
Young's Literal Translation
And Jehu hath come into the gate, and she saith, 'Was there peace to Zimri -- slayer of his lord?'
2 Kings 9:31 Parallel
CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Had Zimri peace, who slew his master? - Jarchi paraphrases this place thus: "If thou hast slain thy master, it is no new thing; for Zimri also slew Elah, the son of Baasha;" which words were rather intended to conciliate than to provoke. But the words are understood by most of the versions thus: Health to Zimri, the slayer of his master!
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[This chapter is based on 1 Kings 21; 2 Kings 1.] The evil influence that Jezebel had exercised from the first over Ahab continued during the later years of his life and bore fruit in deeds of shame and violence such as have seldom been equaled in sacred history. "There was none like unto Ahab, which did sell himself to work wickedness in the sight of the Lord, whom Jezebel his wife stirred up." Naturally of a covetous disposition, Ahab, strengthened and sustained in wrongdoing by Jezebel, had followed …
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1 Kings 16:9
Zimri, one of his officials, who had command of half his chariots, plotted against him. Elah was in Tirzah at the time, getting drunk in the home of Arza, the palace administrator at Tirzah.
2 Kings 9:18
The horseman rode off to meet Jehu and said, "This is what the king says: 'Do you come in peace?'" "What do you have to do with peace?" Jehu replied. "Fall in behind me." The lookout reported, "The messenger has reached them, but he isn't coming back."
2 Kings 9:32
He looked up at the window and called out, "Who is on my side? Who?" Two or three eunuchs looked down at him.
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