Best Known Translations
Other Translations

1 Kings 12:4 NIV

4 “Your father put a heavy yoke on us, but now lighten the harsh labor and the heavy yoke he put on us, and we will serve you.”

References for 1 Kings 12:4

Study tools for 1 Kings 12:4

  • a 12:2 - Or "he remained in"
  • b 12:18 - Some Septuagint manuscripts and Syriac (see also 4:6 and 5:14); Hebrew "Adoram"
  • c 12:25 - Hebrew "Penuel," a variant of "Peniel"
  • d 12:30 - Probable reading of the original Hebrew text; Masoretic Text "people went to the one as far as Dan"