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1 Kings 11:16

    1 Kings 11:16 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    (For six months did Joab remain there with all Israel, until he had cut off every male in Edom:)

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    (For six months did Joab remain there with all Israel, until he had cut off every male in Edom:)

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    (for Joab and all Israel remained there six months, until he had cut off every male in Edom);

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    (For Joab and all Israel were there six months till every male in Edom had been cut off;)

    Webster's Revision

    (for Joab and all Israel remained there six months, until he had cut off every male in Edom);

    World English Bible

    (for Joab and all Israel remained there six months, until he had cut off every male in Edom);

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    (for Joab and all Israel remained there six months, until he had cut off every male in Edom;)

    Barnes' Notes on 1 Kings 11:16

    Every male in Edom - i. e., every male whom he could find. As did Hadad and his company 1 Kings 11:17, so others would escape in various directions. The Edomite nation was not destroyed on the occasion.