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1 Kings 14:28

    1 Kings 14:28 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    And it was so, when the king went into the house of the LORD, that the guard bare them, and brought them back into the guard chamber.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    And it was so, when the king went into the house of the LORD, that the guard bore them, and brought them back into the guard chamber.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    And it was so, that, as oft as the king went into the house of Jehovah, the guard bare them, and brought them back into the guard-chamber.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    And whenever the king went into the house of the Lord, the armed men went with him taking the body-covers, and then took them back to their room.

    Webster's Revision

    And it was so, that, as oft as the king went into the house of Jehovah, the guard bare them, and brought them back into the guard-chamber.

    World English Bible

    It was so, that as often as the king went into the house of Yahweh, the guard bore them, and brought them back into the guard room.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    And it was so, that as oft as the king went into the house of the LORD, the guard bare them, and brought them back into the guard chamber.

    Clarke's Commentary on 1 Kings 14:28

    The guard bare them - The guard probably were just three hundred, answering to the number of the shields.

    Barnes' Notes on 1 Kings 14:28

    It appears from this verse that Rehoboam, notwithstanding that he encouraged, and perhaps secretly practiced, idolatry (1 Kings 14:22-24, compare 1 Kings 15:3, 1 Kings 15:12; 2 Chronicles 12:1), maintained a public profession of faith in Yahweh, and attended in state the temple services. Compare the conduct of Solomon, 1 Kings 9:25.

    Wesley's Notes on 1 Kings 14:28

    14:28 To the house, and c. - By which it seems the affliction had done him some good, and brought him back to the worship of God, which he had forsaken.