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1 Kings 11:23

    1 Kings 11:23 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    And God stirred him up another adversary, Rezon the son of Eliadah, which fled from his lord Hadadezer king of Zobah:

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    And God stirred him up another adversary, Rezon the son of Eliadah, which fled from his lord Hadadezer king of Zobah:

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    And God raised up another adversary unto him, Rezon the son of Eliada, who had fled from his lord Hadadezer king of Zobah.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    And God sent another trouble-maker, Rezon, the son of Eliada, who had gone in flight from his lord, Hadadezer, king of Zobah:

    Webster's Revision

    And God raised up another adversary unto him, Rezon the son of Eliada, who had fled from his lord Hadadezer king of Zobah.

    World English Bible

    God raised up [another] adversary to him, Rezon the son of Eliada, who had fled from his lord Hadadezer king of Zobah.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    And God raised up another adversary unto him, Rezon the son of Eliada, which had fled from his lord Hadadezer king of Zobah:

    Clarke's Commentary on 1 Kings 11:23

    Rezon the son of Eliadah - Thus God fulfilled his threatening by the prophet Nathan: If he commit iniquity, I will chasten him with the rod of men, and with the stripes of the children of men; 2 Samuel 7:14.

    Barnes' Notes on 1 Kings 11:23

    Rezon - Possibly the same as the Hezion of 1 Kings 15:18; but probably one who interrupted the royal line of the Damascene Hadads, which was restored after his death. We may arrange the Damascus-kings of this period as follows:

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    Hadadezer (or Hadad I), about 1040 B.C. (conquered by David).

    Rezon (usurper) was contemporary with Solomon.

    Hezion (Hadad II) was contemporary with Rehoboam.

    Tabrimon (Hadad III) was contemporary with Abijam.

    Ben-hadad (Hadad IV) was contemporary with Asa.

    Wesley's Notes on 1 Kings 11:23

    11:23 Who fled - When David had defeated him. Zobah - A part of Syria, between Damascus and Euphrates.