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2 Kings 22:11

    2 Kings 22:11 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    And it came to pass, when the king had heard the words of the book of the law, that he rent his clothes.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    And it came to pass, when the king had heard the words of the book of the law, that he rent his clothes.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    And it came to pass, when the king had heard the words of the book of the law, that he rent his clothes.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    And the king, hearing the words of the book of the law, took his robe in his hands, violently parting it as a sign of his grief;

    Webster's Revision

    And it came to pass, when the king had heard the words of the book of the law, that he rent his clothes.

    World English Bible

    It happened, when the king had heard the words of the book of the law, that he tore his clothes.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    And it came to pass, when the king had heard the words of the book of the law, that he rent his clothes.

    Definitions for 2 Kings 22:11

    Rent - Divided; broke or tore apart.

    Barnes' Notes on 2 Kings 22:11

    He rent his clothes - Partly grief and horror, like Reuben Genesis 37:29 and Job JObadiah 1:20, partly in repentance, like Ahab 1 Kings 21:27.