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2 Kings 18:36

    2 Kings 18:36 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    But the people held their peace, and answered him not a word: for the king's commandment was, saying, Answer him not.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    But the people held their peace, and answered him not a word: for the king's commandment was, saying, Answer him not.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    But the people held their peace, and answered him not a word; for the king's commandment was, saying, Answer him not.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    But the people kept quiet and gave him no answer: for the king's order was, Give him no answer.

    Webster's Revision

    But the people held their peace, and answered him not a word; for the king's commandment was, saying, Answer him not.

    World English Bible

    But the people held their peace, and answered him not a word; for the king's commandment was, "Don't answer him."

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    But the people held their peace, and answered him not a word: for the king's commandment was, saying, Answer him not.

    Clarke's Commentary on 2 Kings 18:36

    Answer him not - The blasphemy is too barefaced; Jehovah is insulted, not you; let him avenge his own quarrel. See the succeeding chapter, 2 Kings 19 (note).