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1 Kings 2:7

    1 Kings 2:7 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    But shew kindness unto the sons of Barzillai the Gileadite, and let them be of those that eat at thy table: for so they came to me when I fled because of Absalom thy brother.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    But show kindness to the sons of Barzillai the Gileadite, and let them be of those that eat at your table: for so they came to me when I fled because of Absalom your brother.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    But show kindness unto the sons of Barzillai the Gileadite, and let them be of those that eat at thy table; for so they came to me when I fled from Absalom thy brother.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    But be good to the sons of Barzillai the Gileadite, and let them be guests at your table; for so they came to me when I went in flight from Absalom your brother.

    Webster's Revision

    But show kindness unto the sons of Barzillai the Gileadite, and let them be of those that eat at thy table; for so they came to me when I fled from Absalom thy brother.

    World English Bible

    But show kindness to the sons of Barzillai the Gileadite, and let them be of those who eat at your table; for so they came to me when I fled from Absalom your brother.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    But shew kindness unto the sons of Barzillai the Gileadite, and let them be of those that eat at thy table: for so they came to me when I fled from Absalom thy brother.

    Definitions for 1 Kings 2:7

    Let - To hinder or obstruct.

    Clarke's Commentary on 1 Kings 2:7

    But show kindness unto the sons of Barzillai - See the notes on 2 Samuel 19:31 (note), etc.

    Barnes' Notes on 1 Kings 2:7

    One of the sons of Barzillai here intended was probably Chimham (see the margin reference). Who the others were is not known. The family continued down to the return from the captivity, and still held property in Israel (compare Ezra 2:61 and Nehemiah 7:63).

    Wesley's Notes on 1 Kings 2:7

    2:7 For so - With such kindness.