New Living Translation
"What is your advice?" he asked them. "How should I answer these people who want me to lighten the burdens imposed by my father?"
King James Bible
And he said unto them, What advice give ye that we may return answer to this people, which have spoken to me, saying, Ease somewhat the yoke that thy father did put upon us?
Darby Bible Translation
And he said to them, What advice give ye that we may return answer to this people, who have spoken to me saying, Lighten the yoke which thy father put upon us?
World English Bible
He said to them, "What counsel do you give, that we may return answer to this people, who have spoken to me, saying, 'Make the yoke that your father did put on us lighter?'"
Young's Literal Translation
and he saith unto them, 'What are ye counselling, and we answer this people that have spoken unto me, saying, Make light somewhat of the yoke that thy father put upon us?'
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2 Chronicles 10:8
But Rehoboam rejected the advice of the older men and instead asked the opinion of the young men who had grown up with him and were now his advisers.
2 Chronicles 10:10
The young men replied, "This is what you should tell those complainers who want a lighter burden: 'My little finger is thicker than my father's waist!
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