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1 Kings 21:11

    1 Kings 21:11 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    And the men of his city, even the elders and the nobles who were the inhabitants in his city, did as Jezebel had sent unto them, and as it was written in the letters which she had sent unto them.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    And the men of his city, even the elders and the nobles who were the inhabitants in his city, did as Jezebel had sent to them, and as it was written in the letters which she had sent to them.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    And the men of his city, even the elders and the nobles who dwelt in his city, did as Jezebel had sent unto them, according as it was written in the letters which she had sent unto them.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    So the responsible men and the chiefs who were in authority in his town, did as Jezebel had said in the letter she sent them.

    Webster's Revision

    And the men of his city, even the elders and the nobles who dwelt in his city, did as Jezebel had sent unto them, according as it was written in the letters which she had sent unto them.

    World English Bible

    The men of his city, even the elders and the nobles who lived in his city, did as Jezebel had sent to them, according as it was written in the letters which she had sent to them.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    And the men of his city, even the elders and the nobles who dwelt in his city, did as Jezebel had sent unto them, according as it was written in the letters which she had sent unto them.

    Barnes' Notes on 1 Kings 21:11

    The ready submission of the elders and nobles implies a deep moral degradation among the Israelites, the fruit of their lapse into idolatry.