1 Kings 20:8
New International Version
The elders and the people all answered, "Don't listen to him or agree to his demands."

New Living Translation
"Don't give in to any more demands," all the elders and the people advised.

English Standard Version
And all the elders and all the people said to him, “Do not listen or consent.”

Berean Study Bible
And the elders and the people all said, “Do not listen to him or consent to his terms.”

New American Standard Bible
All the elders and all the people said to him, "Do not listen or consent."

King James Bible
And all the elders and all the people said unto him, Hearken not unto him, nor consent.

Christian Standard Bible
All the elders and all the people said to him, "Don't listen or agree."

Contemporary English Version
"Don't listen to him!" they answered. "You don't have to do what he says."

Good News Translation
The leaders and the people answered, "Don't pay any attention to him; don't give in."

Holman Christian Standard Bible
All the elders and all the people said to him, "Don't listen or agree."

International Standard Version
"Don't listen to him," all the elders and the people replied. "And don't agree to his terms."

NET Bible
All the leaders and people said to him, "Do not give in or agree to his demands."

New Heart English Bible
All the elders and all the people said to him, "Do not listen, neither consent."

GOD'S WORD® Translation
All the leaders and all the people told him, "Don't listen to him. Don't agree [to his demands]."

JPS Tanakh 1917
And all the elders and all the people said unto him: 'Hearken thou not, neither consent.'

New American Standard 1977
And all the elders and all the people said to him, “Do not listen or consent.”

Jubilee Bible 2000
And all the elders and all the people said unto him, Hearken not unto him, nor consent.

King James 2000 Bible
And all the elders and all the people said unto him, Hearken not unto him, nor consent.

American King James Version
And all the elders and all the people said to him, Listen not to him, nor consent.

American Standard Version
And all the elders and all the people said unto him, Hearken thou not, neither consent.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
And she wrote a letter in the name of Achaab, and sealed it with his seal, and sent the letter to the elders, and to the freemen who dwelt with Nabuthai.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And all the ancients, and all the people said to him: Hearken not to him, nor consent to him.

Darby Bible Translation
And all the elders and all the people said to him, Hearken not, nor consent.

English Revised Version
And all the elders and all the people said unto him, Hearken thou not, neither consent.

Webster's Bible Translation
And all the elders and all the people said to him, Hearken not to him, nor consent.

World English Bible
All the elders and all the people said to him, "Don't listen, neither consent."

Young's Literal Translation
And all the elders and all the people say unto him, 'Do not hearken, nor consent.'
Study Bible
Ben-Hadad Attacks Samaria
7Then the king of Israel summoned all the elders of the land and said, “Please take note, and you will see that this man is looking for trouble, for when he demanded my wives, my children, my silver, and my gold, I did not deny him.” 8And the elders and the people all said, “Do not listen or consent to his terms.” 9So Ahab answered the messengers of Ben-hadad, “Tell my lord the king, ‘All that you demanded of your servant the first time I will do, but this thing I cannot do.’” So the messengers departed and relayed the message to Ben-hadad.…
Cross References
1 Kings 20:7
Then the king of Israel summoned all the elders of the land and said, "Please take note, and you will see that this man is looking for trouble, for when he demanded my wives, my children, my silver, and my gold, I did not deny him."

1 Kings 20:9
So Ahab answered the messengers of Ben-hadad, "Tell my lord the king, 'All that you demanded of your servant the first time I will do, but this thing I cannot do.'" So the messengers departed and relayed the message to Ben-hadad.

Treasury of Scripture

And all the elders and all the people said to him, Listen not to him, nor consent.

The gods

1 Kings 19:2
Then Jezebel sent a messenger unto Elijah, saying, So let the gods do to me, and more also, if I make not thy life as the life of one of them by to morrow about this time.

Acts 23:12
And when it was day, certain of the Jews banded together, and bound themselves under a curse, saying that they would neither eat nor drink till they had killed Paul.

if the dust

2 Samuel 17:12,13
So shall we come upon him in some place where he shall be found, and we will light upon him as the dew falleth on the ground: and of him and of all the men that are with him there shall not be left so much as one…

2 Kings 19:23,24
By thy messengers thou hast reproached the Lord, and hast said, With the multitude of my chariots I am come up to the height of the mountains, to the sides of Lebanon, and will cut down the tall cedar trees thereof, and the choice fir trees thereof: and I will enter into the lodgings of his borders, and into the forest of his Carmel…

Isaiah 10:13,14
For he saith, By the strength of my hand I have done it, and by my wisdom; for I am prudent: and I have removed the bounds of the people, and have robbed their treasures, and I have put down the inhabitants like a valiant man: …

follow me [heb] are at my feet

Exodus 11:8
And all these thy servants shall come down unto me, and bow down themselves unto me, saying, Get thee out, and all the people that follow thee: and after that I will go out. And he went out from Pharaoh in a great anger.

Judges 4:10
And Barak called Zebulun and Naphtali to Kedesh; and he went up with ten thousand men at his feet: and Deborah went up with him.







Lexicon
And the elders
הַזְּקֵנִ֖ים (haz·zə·qê·nîm)
Article | Adjective - masculine plural
Strong's Hebrew 2205: Old

and
וְכָל־ (wə·ḵāl)
Conjunctive waw | Noun - masculine singular construct
Strong's Hebrew 3605: The whole, all, any, every

the people
הָעָ֑ם (hā·‘ām)
Article | Noun - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 5971: A people, a tribe, troops, attendants, a flock

all
כָּל־ (kāl-)
Noun - masculine singular construct
Strong's Hebrew 3605: The whole, all, any, every

said,
וַיֹּאמְר֥וּ (way·yō·mə·rū)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Consecutive imperfect - third person masculine plural
Strong's Hebrew 559: To utter, say

“Do not
אַל־ (’al-)
Adverb
Strong's Hebrew 408: Not

listen
תִּשְׁמַ֖ע (tiš·ma‘)
Verb - Qal - Imperfect - second person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 8085: To hear intelligently

or
וְל֥וֹא (wə·lō·w)
Conjunctive waw | Adverb - Negative particle
Strong's Hebrew 3808: Not, no

consent to his terms.”
תֹאבֶֽה׃ (ṯō·ḇeh)
Verb - Qal - Imperfect - second person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 14: To breathe after, to be acquiescent
Verse 8. - And an the eiders and an the people [not only, i.e., the inhabitants of Samaria (Keil), but also those who had flea thither for refuge. It is not implied that they were formally consulted, but at such a crisis, when nothing could be done, humanly speaking, without their support, it was natural that they should express their opinion] said unto him Hearken not unto him nor consent. [Lit., thou shalt not consent. אַל is the equivalent of μὴ, ne, and לא of οὐ, non. Cf. Amos 5:5, and Ewald 350 a.] 20:1-11 Benhadad sent Ahab a very insolent demand. Ahab sent a very disgraceful submission; sin brings men into such straits, by putting them out of the Divine protection. If God do not rule us, our enemies shall: guilt dispirits men, and makes them cowards. Ahab became desperate. Men will part with their most pleasant things, those they most love, to save their lives; yet they lose their souls rather than part with any pleasure or interest to prevent it. Here is one of the wisest sayings that ever Ahab spake, and it is a good lesson to all. It is folly to boast of any day to come, since we know not what it may bring forth. Apply it to our spiritual conflicts. Peter fell by self-confidence. Happy is the man who is never off his watch.
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