1 Kings 11:9

“And the LORD was angry with Solomon, because his heart was turned from the LORD God of Israel, which had appeared unto him twice,”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

And the Lord was angry with Solomon, because his heart was turned from the Lord God of Israel which had appeared vnto him twise,
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Now the LORD was angry with Solomon because his heart was turned away from the LORD, the God of Israel, who had appeared to him twice,
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And Jehovah was angry with Solomon, because his heart was turned away from Jehovah, the God of Israel, who had appeared unto him twice,
- American Standard Version (1901)

And the Lord was angry with Solomon, because his heart was turned away from the Lord, the God of Israel, who had twice come to him in a vision;
- Basic English Bible

And Jehovah was angry with Solomon, because his heart was turned away from Jehovah the God of Israel, who had appeared to him twice,
- Darby Bible

And the LORD was angry with Solomon, because his heart was turned from the LORD God of Israel, who had appeared to him twice,
- Webster's Bible

Yahweh was angry with Solomon, because his heart was turned away from Yahweh, the God of Israel, who had appeared to him twice,
- World English Bible

And Jehovah sheweth Himself angry with Solomon, for his heart hath turned aside from Jehovah, God of Israel, who had appeared unto him twice,
- Youngs Literal Bible

And the LORD was angry with Solomon, because his heart was turned away from the LORD, the God of Israel, who had appeared unto him twice,
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for 1 Kings 11:9


11:7 An high place - That is, an altar upon the high place, as themanner of the Heathens was. The hill - In the mount of olives, whichwas nigh unto Jerusalem, #2Sam 15:30|, and from this act was calledthe mount of corruption, #2Kings 23:13|. As it were, to confront thetemple.

11:8 And sacrificed, &c. - See what need those have to stand upon theirguard, who have been eminent for religion. The devil will set upon themmost violently: and if they miscarry, the reproach is the greater. It isthe evening that commends the day. Let us therefore fear, lest having runwell, we come short.


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