|New International Version (© 2011)|
Then King Rehoboam consulted the elders who had served his father Solomon during his lifetime. "How would you advise me to answer these people?" he asked.
King James Bible
And king Rehoboam consulted with the old men, that stood before Solomon his father while he yet lived, and said, How do ye advise that I may answer 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?
Young's Literal Translation
And king Rehoboam consulteth with the elders who have been standing in the presence of Solomon his father, in his being alive, saying, 'How are ye counselling to answer this people?'
1 Kings 12:6 Additional TranslationsTreasury of Scripture Knowledge
2 Samuel 16:20 Then said Absalom to Ahithophel, Give counsel among you what we shall do.
2 Samuel 17:5 Then said Absalom, Call now Hushai the Archite also, and let us hear likewise what he said.
Job 12:12 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 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 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...
Jeremiah 43:2 Then spoke Azariah the son of Hoshaiah, and Johanan the son of Kareah, and all the proud men, saying to Jeremiah, You speak falsely...
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1 Kings 4:1 So King Solomon ruled over all Israel.
Job 12:12 Is not wisdom found among the aged? Does not long life bring understanding?
Job 32:7 I thought, 'Age should speak; advanced years should teach wisdom.'
Proverbs 27:10 Do not forsake your friend or a friend of your family, and do not go to your relative's house when disaster strikes you-- better a neighbor nearby than a relative far away.