2 Chronicles 10:7
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English Standard Version
And they said to him, “If you will be good to this people and please them and speak good words to them, then they will be your servants forever.”

King James Bible
And they spake unto him, saying, If thou be kind to this people, and please them, and speak good words to them, they will be thy servants for ever.

American Standard Version
And they spake unto him, saying, If thou be kind to this people, and please them, and speak good words to them, then they will be thy servants for ever.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And they said to him: If thou please this people, and soothe them with kind words, they will be thy servants for ever.

English Revised Version
And they spake unto him, saying, If thou be kind to this people, and please them, and speak good words to them, then they will be thy servants forever.

Webster's Bible Translation
And they spoke to him, saying, If thou wilt be kind to this people, and please them, and speak good words to them, they will be thy servants for ever.

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Keil and Delitzsch Biblical Commentary on the Old Testament

This event is narrated in our chapter, except in so far as a few unessential differences in form are concerned, exactly as we have it in 1 Kings 12:1-19; so that we may refer for the exposition of it to the commentary on 1 Kings 12, where we have both treated the contents of this chapter, and have also discussed the deeper and more latent causes of this event, so important in its consequences.

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If thou be king

1 Kings 12:7 And they spoke to him, saying, If you will be a servant to this people this day, and will serve them, and answer them...

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

speak good

Genesis 49:21 Naphtali is a hind let loose: he gives goodly words.

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Cross References
1 Kings 12:7
And they said to him, "If you will be a servant to this people today and serve them, and speak good words to them when you answer them, then they will be your servants forever."

Proverbs 15:1
A soft answer turns away wrath, but a harsh word stirs up anger.

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