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1 Kings 16:25

    1 Kings 16:25 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    But Omri wrought evil in the eyes of the LORD, and did worse than all that were before him.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    But Omri worked evil in the eyes of the LORD, and did worse than all that were before him.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    And Omri did that which was evil in the sight of Jehovah, and dealt wickedly above all that were before him.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    And Omri did evil in the eyes of the Lord, even worse than all those before him,

    Webster's Revision

    And Omri did that which was evil in the sight of Jehovah, and dealt wickedly above all that were before him.

    World English Bible

    Omri did that which was evil in the sight of Yahweh, and dealt wickedly above all who were before him.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    And Omri did that which was evil in the sight of the LORD, and dealt wickedly above all that were before him.

    Definitions for 1 Kings 16:25

    Wrought - Worked; made.

    Clarke's Commentary on 1 Kings 16:25

    Did worse than all - before him - Omri was,

    1. An idolater in principle;

    2. An idolater in practice;

    3. He led the people to idolatry by precept and example; and, which was that in which he did worse than all before him,

    4. He made statutes in favor of idolatry, and obliged the people by law to commit it. See Micah 6:16, where this seems to be intended: For the statutes of Omri are kept, and all the works of the house of Ahab.

    Barnes' Notes on 1 Kings 16:25

    Omri outwent his idolatrous predecessors in his zeal, reducing the calf-worship to a regular formal system, which went down to posterity (compare the marginal reference).