Search the Bible
* powered by Bible Study Tools

1 Kings 9:12

    1 Kings 9:12 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    And Hiram came out from Tyre to see the cities which Solomon had given him; and they pleased him not.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    And Hiram came out from Tyre to see the cities which Solomon had given him; and they pleased him not.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    And Hiram came out from Tyre to see the cities which Solomon had given him; and they pleased him not.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    But when Hiram came from Tyre to see the towns which Solomon had given him, he was not pleased with them.

    Webster's Revision

    And Hiram came out from Tyre to see the cities which Solomon had given him; and they pleased him not.

    World English Bible

    Hiram came out from Tyre to see the cities which Solomon had given him; and they didn't please him.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    And Hiram came out from Tyre to see the cities which Solomon had given him; and they pleased him not.

    Barnes' Notes on 1 Kings 9:12

    They pleased him not - It is a reasonable conjecture that, when a question arose with respect to a cession of land, Hiram had cast his eyes on the bay or harbour of Acco, or Ptolemais, and was therefore the more disappointed when he received an inland tract of mountain territory.