1 Kings 11:14

“And the LORD stirred up an adversary unto Solomon, Hadad the Edomite: he was of the king's seed in Edom.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

And the Lord stirred vp an aduersary vnto Solomon, Hadad the Edomite: hee was of the kings seed in Edom.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Then the LORD raised up an adversary to Solomon, Hadad the Edomite; he was of the royal line in Edom.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And Jehovah raised up an adversary unto Solomon, Hadad the Edomite: he was of the king's seed in Edom.
- American Standard Version (1901)

So the Lord sent Hadad the Edomite to make trouble for Solomon: he was of the king's seed in Edom.
- Basic English Bible

And Jehovah stirred up an adversary to Solomon, Hadad the Edomite; he was of the king's seed in Edom.
- Darby Bible

And the LORD stirred up an adversary to Solomon, Hadad the Edomite: he was of the king's seed in Edom.
- Webster's Bible

Yahweh raised up an adversary to Solomon, Hadad the Edomite: he was of the king's seed in Edom.
- World English Bible

And Jehovah raiseth up an adversary to Solomon, Hadad the Edomite; of the seed of the king [is] he in Edom;
- Youngs Literal Bible

And the LORD raised up an adversary unto Solomon, Hadad the Edomite; he was of the king's seed in Edom.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for 1 Kings 11:14


11:12 Fathers sake - For my promise made to him, #2Sam 7:12 |- 15.

11:13 One tribe - Benjamin was not entirely his, but partof it adhered to Jeroboam, as Bethel, #1Kings 12:29|,and Hephron, #2Chron 13:19|, both which were towns ofBenjamin.

11:15 In Edom - By his army, to war against it. To bury - TheIsraelites who were slain in the battle, #2Sam 8:13|,14, whom hehonourably interred in some certain place, to which he is said to go upfor that end. And this gave Hadad the opportunity of making his escape,whilst Joab and his men were employed in that solemnity.Had smitten - Or, and he smote, as it is in the Hebrew: which ishere noted as the cause of Hadad's flight; he understood what Joabhad done in part, and intended farther to do, even to kill all the malesand therefore fled for his life.


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