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1 Kings 5:4

    1 Kings 5:4 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    But now the LORD my God hath given me rest on every side, so that there is neither adversary nor evil occurrent.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    But now the LORD my God has given me rest on every side, so that there is neither adversary nor evil result.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    But now Jehovah my God hath given me rest on every side; there is neither adversary, nor evil occurrence.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    But now the Lord my God has given me rest on every side; no one is making trouble, and no evil is taking place.

    Webster's Revision

    But now Jehovah my God hath given me rest on every side; there is neither adversary, nor evil occurrence.

    World English Bible

    But now Yahweh my God has given me rest on every side. There is neither adversary, nor evil occurrence.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    But now the LORD my God hath given me rest on every side; there is neither adversary, nor evil occurrent.

    Clarke's Commentary on 1 Kings 5:4

    There is neither adversary - אין שטן eyn satan, there is no satan - no opposer, nor any kind of evil; all is peace and quiet, both without and within. God has given me this quiet that I may build his temple. Deus nobis haec otia fecit.

    Barnes' Notes on 1 Kings 5:4

    The contrast is not between different periods of Solomon's reign, but between his reign and that of his father.

    Evil occurrent - Rather, evil occurrence.