1 Kings 16:6
New International Version
Baasha rested with his ancestors and was buried in Tirzah. And Elah his son succeeded him as king.

New Living Translation
When Baasha died, he was buried in Tirzah. Then his son Elah became the next king.

English Standard Version
And Baasha slept with his fathers and was buried at Tirzah, and Elah his son reigned in his place.

Berean Study Bible
And Baasha rested with his fathers and was buried in Tirzah, and his son Elah reigned in his place.

King James Bible
So Baasha slept with his fathers, and was buried in Tirzah: and Elah his son reigned in his stead.

New King James Version
So Baasha rested with his fathers and was buried in Tirzah. Then Elah his son reigned in his place.

New American Standard Bible
And Baasha lay down with his fathers and was buried in Tirzah, and his son Elah became king in his place.

NASB 1995
And Baasha slept with his fathers and was buried in Tirzah, and Elah his son became king in his place.

NASB 1977
And Baasha slept with his fathers and was buried in Tirzah, and Elah his son became king in his place.

Amplified Bible
Baasha slept with his fathers [in death] and was buried in Tirzah. Elah his son became king in his place.

Christian Standard Bible
Baasha rested with his ancestors and was buried in Tirzah. His son Elah became king in his place.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Baasha rested with his fathers and was buried in Tirzah. His son Elah became king in his place.

American Standard Version
And Baasha slept with his fathers, and was buried in Tirzah; and Elah his son reigned in his stead.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And Baasha fell asleep with his parents, and he was buried in Terzah, and Elah his son reigned after him.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
And Baasa slept with his fathers, and they bury him in Thersa; and Ela his son reigns in his stead.

Douay-Rheims Bible
So Baasa slept with his fathers, and was buried in Thersa: and Ela his son reigned in his stead.

English Revised Version
And Baasha slept with his fathers, and was buried in Tirzah; and Elah his son reigned in his stead.

Good News Translation
Baasha died and was buried in Tirzah, and his son Elah succeeded him as king.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Baasha lay down in death with his ancestors and was buried in Tirzah. His son Elah succeeded him as king.

International Standard Version
Eventually, Baasha died, as had his ancestors, and he was buried in Tirzah. His son Elah was installed as king in his place.

JPS Tanakh 1917
And Baasa slept with his fathers, and was buried in Tirzah; and Elah his son reigned in his stead.

Literal Standard Version
And Baasha lies with his fathers, and is buried in Tirzah, and his son Elah reigns in his stead.

NET Bible
Baasha passed away and was buried in Tirzah. His son Elah replaced him as king.

New Heart English Bible
Baasha slept with his fathers, and was buried in Tirzah; and Elah his son reigned in his place.

World English Bible
Baasha slept with his fathers, and was buried in Tirzah; and Elah his son reigned in his place.

Young's Literal Translation
And Baasha lieth with his fathers, and is buried in Tirzah, and Elah his son reigneth in his stead.

Additional Translations ...
Context
Jehu's Prophecy Against Baasha
5As for the rest of the acts of Baasha, along with his accomplishments and might, are they not written in the Book of the Chronicles of the Kings of Israel? 6And Baasha rested with his fathers and was buried in Tirzah, and his son Elah reigned in his place. 7Moreover, the word of the LORD came through the prophet Jehu son of Hanani against Baasha and his house, because of all the evil he had done in the sight of the LORD, provoking Him to anger with the work of his hands and becoming like the house of Jeroboam, and also because Baasha had struck down the house of Jeroboam.…

Cross References
1 Kings 14:17
Then Jeroboam's wife got up and departed for Tirzah, and as soon as she stepped over the threshold of the house, the boy died.

1 Kings 15:16
Now there was war between Asa and Baasha king of Israel throughout their days.

1 Kings 15:21
When Baasha learned of this, he stopped fortifying Ramah and withdrew to Tirzah.


Treasury of Scripture

So Baasha slept with his fathers, and was buried in Tirzah: and Elah his son reigned in his stead.

A.

1 Kings 14:20
And the days which Jeroboam reigned were two and twenty years: and he slept with his fathers, and Nadab his son reigned in his stead.

1 Kings 15:25
And Nadab the son of Jeroboam began to reign over Israel in the second year of Asa king of Judah, and reigned over Israel two years.

Tirzah

1 Kings 14:17
And Jeroboam's wife arose, and departed, and came to Tirzah: and when she came to the threshold of the door, the child died;

1 Kings 15:21
And it came to pass, when Baasha heard thereof, that he left off building of Ramah, and dwelt in Tirzah.

Elah

1 Kings 16:8,13,14
In the twenty and sixth year of Asa king of Judah began Elah the son of Baasha to reign over Israel in Tirzah, two years…









Verse 6. - So Baasha slept with his fathers, and was buried in Tizrzah [cf. 1 Kings 15:21, 33. This place is twice mentioned as his residence], and Elah his son reigned in his stead. [It is perhaps more than a mere coincidence that this uncommon name, Elah ("terebinth," see note on 1 Kings 13:14), is also the name of the great valley (1 Samuel 17:2, 19; 1 Samuel 21:9) near to Gibbethon, where Baasha was proclaimed king.]

Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
And Baasha
בַּעְשָׁא֙ (ba‘·šā)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's 1201: Baasha -- a king of Israel

rested
וַיִּשְׁכַּ֤ב (way·yiš·kaḇ)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Consecutive imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 7901: To lie down

with
עִם־ (‘im-)
Preposition
Strong's 5973: With, equally with

his fathers
אֲבֹתָ֔יו (’ă·ḇō·ṯāw)
Noun - masculine plural construct | third person masculine singular
Strong's 1: Father

and was buried
וַיִּקָּבֵ֖ר (way·yiq·qā·ḇêr)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Nifal - Consecutive imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 6912: To inter

in Tirzah,
בְּתִרְצָ֑ה (bə·ṯir·ṣāh)
Preposition-b | Noun - proper - feminine singular
Strong's 8656: Tirzah -- daughter of Zelophehad, also a Canaanite city

and his son
בְנ֖וֹ (ḇə·nōw)
Noun - masculine singular construct | third person masculine singular
Strong's 1121: A son

Elah
אֵלָ֥ה (’ê·lāh)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's 425: Elah -- 'terebinth', an Israelite name, also an Edomite name

reigned
וַיִּמְלֹ֛ךְ (way·yim·lōḵ)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Consecutive imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 4427: To reign, inceptively, to ascend the throne, to induct into royalty, to take counsel

in his place.
תַּחְתָּֽיו׃ (taḥ·tāw)
Preposition | third person masculine singular
Strong's 8478: The bottom, below, in lieu of


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