2 Chronicles 12:10
New International Version
So King Rehoboam made bronze shields to replace them and assigned these to the commanders of the guard on duty at the entrance to the royal palace.

New Living Translation
King Rehoboam later replaced them with bronze shields as substitutes, and he entrusted them to the care of the commanders of the guard who protected the entrance to the royal palace.

English Standard Version
and King Rehoboam made in their place shields of bronze and committed them to the hands of the officers of the guard, who kept the door of the king’s house.

Berean Study Bible
Then King Rehoboam made bronze shields in their place and committed them to the care of the captains of the guard on duty at the entrance to the royal palace.

King James Bible
Instead of which king Rehoboam made shields of brass, and committed them to the hands of the chief of the guard, that kept the entrance of the king's house.

New King James Version
Then King Rehoboam made bronze shields in their place, and committed them to the hands of the captains of the guard, who guarded the doorway of the king’s house.

New American Standard Bible
Then King Rehoboam made shields of bronze in their place and committed them to the care of the commanders of the guards who guarded the entrance of the king’s house.

NASB 1995
Then King Rehoboam made shields of bronze in their place and committed them to the care of the commanders of the guard who guarded the door of the king's house.

NASB 1977
Then King Rehoboam made shields of bronze in their place, and committed them to the care of the commanders of the guard who guarded the door of the king’s house.

Amplified Bible
In their place King Rehoboam made shields of bronze and entrusted them to the care of the officers of the guard who guarded the door of the king’s house.

Christian Standard Bible
King Rehoboam made bronze shields to replace them and committed them into the care of the captains of the guards who protected the entrance to the king’s palace.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
King Rehoboam made bronze shields in their place and committed them into the care of the captains of the royal escorts who guarded the entrance to the king's palace.

American Standard Version
And king Rehoboam made in their stead shields of brass, and committed them to the hands of the captains of the guard, that kept the door of the king's house.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English


Brenton Septuagint Translation
And king Roboam made brazen shields instead of them. And Susakim set over him captains of footmen, as keepers of the gate of the king.

Contemporary English Version
Rehoboam had bronze shields made to replace the gold ones, and he ordered the guards at the city gates to keep them safe.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Instead of which the king made brazen ones, and delivered them to the captains of the shieldbearers, who guarded the entrance of the palace.

English Revised Version
And king Rehoboam made in their stead shields of brass, and committed them to the hands of the captains of the guard, that kept the door of the king's house.

Good News Translation
To replace them, Rehoboam made bronze shields and entrusted them to the officers responsible for guarding the palace gates.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
So King Rehoboam made bronze shields to replace them and put them by the entrance to the royal palace, where the captains of the guards were stationed.

International Standard Version
After this, King Rehoboam made shields out of bronze to take their place, committing them to the care and custody of the commanders of those who guarded the entrance to the royal palace.

JPS Tanakh 1917
And king Rehoboam made in their stead shields of brass, and committed them to the hands of the captains of the guard, that kept the door of the king's house.

Literal Standard Version
and King Rehoboam makes shields of bronze in their stead, and has given [them] a charge on the hand of the heads of the runners who are keeping the opening of the house of the king;

NET Bible
King Rehoboam made bronze shields to replace them and assigned them to the officers of the royal guard who protected the entrance to the royal palace.

New Heart English Bible
King Rehoboam made in their place shields of bronze, and committed them to the hands of the captains of the guard, who kept the door of the king's house.

World English Bible
King Rehoboam made in their place shields of brass, and committed them to the hands of the captains of the guard, who kept the door of the king's house.

Young's Literal Translation
and king Rehoboam maketh in their stead shields of brass, and hath given them a charge on the hand of the heads of the runners who are keeping the opening of the house of the king;

Additional Translations ...
Context
Egypt Plunders Jerusalem
9So King Shishak of Egypt attacked Jerusalem and seized the treasures of the house of the LORD and of the royal palace. He took everything, including the gold shields that Solomon had made. 10Then King Rehoboam made bronze shields in their place and committed them to the care of the captains of the guard on duty at the entrance to the royal palace. 11And whenever the king entered the house of the LORD, the guards would go with him, bearing the shields, and later they would return them to the guardroom.…

Cross References
1 Kings 10:16
King Solomon made two hundred large shields of hammered gold; six hundred shekels of gold went into each shield.

2 Chronicles 12:9
So King Shishak of Egypt attacked Jerusalem and seized the treasures of the house of the LORD and of the royal palace. He took everything, including the gold shields that Solomon had made.

2 Chronicles 12:11
And whenever the king entered the house of the LORD, the guards would go with him, bearing the shields, and later they would return them to the guardroom.


Treasury of Scripture

Instead of which king Rehoboam made shields of brass, and committed them to the hands of the chief of the guard, that kept the entrance of the king's house.

shields of brass

1 Kings 14:27
And king Rehoboam made in their stead brasen shields, and committed them unto the hands of the chief of the guard, which kept the door of the king's house.

Lamentations 4:1
How is the gold become dim! how is the most fine gold changed! the stones of the sanctuary are poured out in the top of every street.

the chief

2 Samuel 8:18
And Benaiah the son of Jehoiada was over both the Cherethites and the Pelethites; and David's sons were chief rulers.

2 Samuel 23:23
He was more honourable than the thirty, but he attained not to the first three. And David set him over his guard.

1 Chronicles 11:25
Behold, he was honourable among the thirty, but attained not to the first three: and David set him over his guard.









(10) Instead of which king Rehoboam made.--See Note on 1Kings 14:27, with which this verse coincides.

Chief of the guard.--Literally, captains of the runners, or couriers.

Verse 10. - Instead of which King Rehoboam made shields of brass. A most humbling reversal of the glowing promise afterwards given, "For brass I will bring gold" (Isaiah 9:17).

Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
Then King
הַמֶּ֤לֶךְ (ham·me·leḵ)
Article | Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 4428: A king

Rehoboam
רְחַבְעָם֙ (rə·ḥaḇ·‘ām)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's 7346: Rehoboam -- 'a people are enlarged', a king of Judah

made
וַיַּ֨עַשׂ (way·ya·‘aś)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Consecutive imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 6213: To do, make

bronze
נְחֹ֑שֶׁת (nə·ḥō·šeṯ)
Noun - feminine singular
Strong's 5178: Copper, something made of that metal, coin, a fetter, base

shields
מָגִנֵּ֖י (mā·ḡin·nê)
Noun - common plural construct
Strong's 4043: A shield, a protector, the scaly hide of the crocodile

in their place
תַּחְתֵּיהֶ֔ם (taḥ·tê·hem)
Preposition | third person masculine plural
Strong's 8478: The bottom, below, in lieu of

and committed
וְהִפְקִ֗יד (wə·hip̄·qîḏ)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Hifil - Conjunctive perfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 6485: To visit, to oversee, muster, charge, care for, miss, deposit

them to
עַל־ (‘al-)
Preposition
Strong's 5921: Above, over, upon, against

the care
יַד֙ (yaḏ)
Noun - feminine singular construct
Strong's 3027: A hand

of the captains
שָׂרֵ֣י (śā·rê)
Noun - masculine plural construct
Strong's 8269: Chieftain, chief, ruler, official, captain, prince

of the guard
הָרָצִ֔ים (hā·rā·ṣîm)
Article | Verb - Qal - Participle - masculine plural
Strong's 7323: To run

on duty
הַשֹּׁ֣מְרִ֔ים (haš·šō·mə·rîm)
Article | Verb - Qal - Participle - masculine plural
Strong's 8104: To hedge about, guard, to protect, attend to

at the entrance
פֶּ֖תַח (pe·ṯaḥ)
Noun - masculine singular construct
Strong's 6607: An opening, door, entrance way

to the royal
הַמֶּֽלֶךְ׃ (ham·me·leḵ)
Article | Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 4428: A king

palace.
בֵּ֥ית (bêṯ)
Noun - masculine singular construct
Strong's 1004: A house


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