1 Kings 12:13
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English Standard Version
And the king answered the people harshly, and forsaking the counsel that the old men had given him,

King James Bible
And the king answered the people roughly, and forsook the old men's counsel that they gave him;

American Standard Version
And the king answered the people roughly, and forsook the counsel of the old men which they had given him,

Douay-Rheims Bible
And the king answered the people roughly, leaving the counsel of the old men, which they had given him,

English Revised Version
And the king answered the people roughly, and forsook the counsel of the old men which they had given him;

Webster's Bible Translation
And the king answered the people roughly, and forsook the old men's counsel that they gave him;

1 Kings 12:13 Parallel
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Keil and Delitzsch Biblical Commentary on the Old Testament

These counsellors said (the singular וידבּר is used- because one of them spoke in the name of the whole), "If thou wilt be subservient to this people to-day (now), and servest them, and hearkenest to them, ... they will serve thee for ever."

1 Kings 12:13 Parallel Commentaries

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answered

1 Kings 20:6-11 Yet I will send my servants to you to morrow about this time, and they shall search your house, and the houses of your servants...

Genesis 42:7,30 And Joseph saw his brothers, and he knew them, but made himself strange to them, and spoke roughly to them; and he said to them...

Exodus 5:2 And Pharaoh said, Who is the LORD, that I should obey his voice to let Israel go? I know not the LORD, neither will I let Israel go.

Exodus 10:28 And Pharaoh said to him, Get you from me, take heed to yourself, see my face no more; for in that day you see my face you shall die.

Judges 12:1-6 And the men of Ephraim gathered themselves together, and went northward, and said to Jephthah...

1 Samuel 20:10,30,31 Then said David to Jonathan, Who shall tell me? or what if your father answer you roughly...

1 Samuel 25:10,11 And Nabal answered David's servants, and said, Who is David? and who is the son of Jesse...

2 Samuel 19:43 And the men of Israel answered the men of Judah, and said, We have ten parts in the king, and we have also more right in David than you...

Proverbs 10:11,32 The mouth of a righteous man is a well of life: but violence covers the mouth of the wicked...

Proverbs 15:1 A soft answer turns away wrath: but grievous words stir up anger.

Proverbs 18:23 The poor uses entreaties; but the rich answers roughly.

Ecclesiastes 10:12 The words of a wise man's mouth are gracious; but the lips of a fool will swallow up himself.

James 3:17 But the wisdom that is from above is first pure, then peaceable, gentle, and easy to be entreated, full of mercy and good fruits...

roughly [heb] hardly

Genesis 16:6 But Abram said to Sarai, Behold, your maid is in your hand; do to her as it pleases you. And when Sarai dealt hardly with her...

forsook

Proverbs 13:20 He that walks with wise men shall be wise: but a companion of fools shall be destroyed.

Cross References
1 Kings 12:12
So Jeroboam and all the people came to Rehoboam the third day, as the king said, "Come to me again the third day."

1 Kings 12:14
he spoke to them according to the counsel of the young men, saying, "My father made your yoke heavy, but I will add to your yoke. My father disciplined you with whips, but I will discipline you with scorpions."

Proverbs 18:23
The poor use entreaties, but the rich answer roughly.

Ecclesiastes 2:19
and who knows whether he will be wise or a fool? Yet he will be master of all for which I toiled and used my wisdom under the sun. This also is vanity.

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