1 Kings 11:27
Modern Translations
New International Version
Here is the account of how he rebelled against the king: Solomon had built the terraces and had filled in the gap in the wall of the city of David his father.

New Living Translation
This is the story behind his rebellion. Solomon was rebuilding the supporting terraces and repairing the walls of the city of his father, David.

English Standard Version
And this was the reason why he lifted up his hand against the king. Solomon built the Millo, and closed up the breach of the city of David his father.

Berean Study Bible
and this is the account of his rebellion against the king. Solomon had built the supporting terraces and repaired the gap in the wall of the city of his father David.

New American Standard Bible
Now this was the reason why he rebelled against the king: Solomon built the Millo, and closed up the breach of the city of his father David.

NASB 1995
Now this was the reason why he rebelled against the king: Solomon built the Millo, and closed up the breach of the city of his father David.

NASB 1977
Now this was the reason why he rebelled against the king: Solomon built the Millo, and closed up the breach of the city of his father David.

Amplified Bible
Now this is the reason why he rebelled against the king: Solomon built the Millo (fortification) and he repaired and closed the breach of the city of his father David.

Christian Standard Bible
and this is the reason he rebelled against the king: Solomon had built the supporting terraces and repaired the opening in the wall of the city of his father David.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
and this is the reason he rebelled against the king: Solomon had built the supporting terraces and repaired the opening in the wall of the city of his father David.

Contemporary English Version
Here is how it happened: While Solomon's workers were filling in the land on the east side of Jerusalem and repairing the city walls,

Good News Translation
This is the story of the revolt. Solomon was filling in the land on the east side of Jerusalem and repairing the city walls.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
This was the situation when he rebelled against the king: Solomon was building the Millo and repairing a break in the [wall of] the City of David.

International Standard Version
and this is why he rose in rebellion against the king: Solomon had built up the terrace ramparts in the city of his father David in order to repair a weakness.

NET Bible
This is what prompted him to rebel against the king: Solomon built a terrace and he closed up a gap in the wall of the city of his father David.
Classic Translations
King James Bible
And this was the cause that he lifted up his hand against the king: Solomon built Millo, and repaired the breaches of the city of David his father.

New King James Version
And this is what caused him to rebel against the king: Solomon had built the Millo and repaired the damages to the City of David his father.

King James 2000 Bible
And this was the reason that he lifted up his hand against the king: Solomon built Millo, and repaired the breaches of the city of David his father.

New Heart English Bible
This was the reason why he lifted up his hand against the king: Solomon built Millo, and repaired the breach of the City of David his father.

World English Bible
This was the reason why he lifted up his hand against the king: Solomon built Millo, and repaired the breach of the city of David his father.

American King James Version
And this was the cause that he lifted up his hand against the king: Solomon built Millo, and repaired the breaches of the city of David his father.

American Standard Version
And this was the reason why he lifted up his hand against the king: Solomon built Millo, and repaired the breach of the city of David his father.

A Faithful Version
And this was the cause that he lifted up his hand against the king. Solomon built Millo and repaired the breaks of the city of David his father.

Darby Bible Translation
And this was the cause that he lifted up his hand against the king: Solomon was building Millo, and closing the breach of the city of David his father;

English Revised Version
And this was the cause that he lifted up his hand against the king: Solomon built Millo, and repaired the breach of the city of David his father.

Webster's Bible Translation
And this was the cause why he raised his hand against the king: Solomon built Millo, and repaired the breaches of the city of David his father.

Early Modern
Geneva Bible of 1587
And this was the cause that he lift vp his hande against the King, When Salomon built Millo, he repared the broken places of the citie of Dauid his father.

Bishops' Bible of 1568
But this was the cause that he lift vp his hande against the king: Solomon buylt Mello, and mended the broken places of the citie of Dauid his father.

Coverdale Bible of 1535
And this is the cause wherfore he lifte vp his hande agaynst the kynge: Whan Salomon buylded Millo, he shut vp a gappe in the cite of Dauid his father.
Literal Translations
Literal Standard Version
and this [is] the thing [for] which he lifted up a hand against the king: Solomon built Millo—he shut up the breach of the city of his father David,

Young's Literal Translation
and this is the thing for which he lifted up a hand against the king: Solomon built Millo -- he shut up the breach of the city of David his father,

Smith's Literal Translation
And this the word for which he lifted up the hand against the king: Solomon built the fortress and shut up the breaches of the city of David his father.

Catholic Translations
Douay-Rheims Bible
And this is the cause of his rebellion against him, for Solomon built Mello, and filled up the breach of the city of David his father.

Catholic Public Domain Version
And this is the reason for his rebellion against him: that Solomon built up Millo, and that he filled in a deep hole in the city of David, his father.

Translations from Aramaic
Peshitta Holy Bible Translated
And this was the matter which lifted up the hand against King Solomon, when he built Melu and he shut the breach of the city of David.

Lamsa Bible
And this was the reason why he lifted up his hand against King Solomon. When Solomon built Millo and repaired the breaches of the city of David,

OT Translations
JPS Tanakh 1917
And this was the cause that he lifted up his hand against the king: Solomon built Millo, and repaired the breach of the city of David his father.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
And this was the occasion of his lifting up his hands against king Solomon: now king Solomon built the citadel, he completed the fortification of the city of David his father.








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