Isaiah 36:21
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Holman Christian Standard Bible
But they kept silent; they didn’t say anything, for the king’s command was, “Don’t answer him.”

New American Standard Bible
But they were silent and answered him not a word; for the king's commandment was, "Do not answer him."

King James Bible
But they held their peace, and answered him not a word: for the king's commandment was, saying, Answer him not.
Parallel Verses
New International Version
But the people remained silent and said nothing in reply, because the king had commanded, "Do not answer him."

New Living Translation
But the people were silent and did not utter a word because Hezekiah had commanded them, "Do not answer him."

English Standard Version
But they were silent and answered him not a word, for the king’s command was, “Do not answer him.”

New American Standard Bible
But they were silent and answered him not a word; for the king's commandment was, "Do not answer him."

King James Bible
But they held their peace, and answered him not a word: for the king's commandment was, saying, Answer him not.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
But they kept silent; they didn't say anything, for the king's command was, "Don't answer him."

International Standard Version
But the people remained silent and didn't respond to him with so much as a single word, because the king had commanded, "Don't answer him."

NET Bible
They were silent and did not respond, for the king had ordered, "Don't respond to him."

GOD'S WORD® Translation
They were silent and didn't say anything to him because the king commanded them not to answer him.

King James 2000 Bible
But they held their peace, and answered him not a word: for the king's commandment was, saying, Answer him not.

American King James Version
But they held their peace, and answered him not a word: for the king's commandment was, saying, Answer him not.

American Standard Version
But they held their peace, and answered him not a word; for the king's commandment was, saying, Answer him not.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And they held their peace, and answered him not a word. For the king had commanded, saying: answer him not.

Darby Bible Translation
And they were silent, and answered him not a word; for the king's command was, saying, Answer him not.

English Revised Version
But they held their peace, and answered him not a word: for the king's commandment was, saying, Answer him not.

Webster's Bible Translation
But they held their peace, and answered him not a word: for the king's commandment was, saying, Answer him not.

World English Bible
But they remained silent, and said nothing in reply, for the king's commandment was, "Don't answer him."

Young's Literal Translation
And they keep silent, and have not answered him a word, for a command of the king is, saying, 'Do not answer him.'
Cross References
Proverbs 9:7
He that reproveth a scorner getteth to himself shame: and he that rebuketh a wicked man getteth himself a blot.

Proverbs 9:8
Reprove not a scorner, lest he hate thee: rebuke a wise man, and he will love thee.

Proverbs 26:4
Answer not a fool according to his folly, lest thou also be like unto him.

Isaiah 1:1
The vision of Isaiah the son of Amoz, which he saw concerning Judah and Jerusalem in the days of Uzziah, Jotham, Ahaz, and Hezekiah, kings of Judah.

Isaiah 36:20
Who are they among all the gods of these lands, that have delivered their land out of my hand, that the LORD should deliver Jerusalem out of my hand?

Isaiah 36:19
Where are the gods of Hamath and Arphad? where are the gods of Sepharvaim? and have they delivered Samaria out of my hand?

Isaiah 36:18
Beware lest Hezekiah persuade you, saying, The LORD will deliver us. Hath any of the gods of the nations delivered his land out of the hand of the king of Assyria?

Isaiah 36:22
Then came Eliakim, the son of Hilkiah, that was over the household, and Shebna the scribe, and Joah, the son of Asaph, the recorder, to Hezekiah with their clothes rent, and told him the words of Rabshakeh.

Isaiah 37:1
And it came to pass, when king Hezekiah heard it, that he rent his clothes, and covered himself with sackcloth, and went into the house of the LORD.

Isaiah 37:2
And he sent Eliakim, who was over the household, and Shebna the scribe, and the elders of the priests covered with sackcloth, unto Isaiah the prophet the son of Amoz.
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