New Living Translation
But his people hated him and sent a delegation after him to say, 'We do not want him to be our king.'
King James Bible
But his citizens hated him, and sent a message after him, saying, We will not have this man to reign over us.
Darby Bible Translation
But his citizens hated him, and sent an embassy after him, saying, We will not that this man should reign over us.
World English Bible
But his citizens hated him, and sent an envoy after him, saying, 'We don't want this man to reign over us.'
Young's Literal Translation
and his citizens were hating him, and did send an embassy after him, saying, We do not wish this one to reign over us.
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
19:14 But his citizens - Such were those of Jerusalem, hated him, and sent an embassy after him - The word seems to imply, their sending ambassadors to a superior court, to enter their protest against his being admitted to the regal power. In such a solemn manner did the Jews protest, as it were, before God, that Christ should not reign over them: this man - So they call him in contempt.
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And if he can't, he will send a delegation to discuss terms of peace while the enemy is still far away.
Before he left, he called together ten of his servants and divided among them ten pounds of silver, saying, 'Invest this for me while I am gone.'
"After he was crowned king, he returned and called in the servants to whom he had given the money. He wanted to find out what their profits were.
And as for these enemies of mine who didn't want me to be their king--bring them in and execute them right here in front of me.'"
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