Parallel Bible results for 1 Kings 16:21-28

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1 Kings 16:21-28

NLT 21 But now the people of Israel were split into two factions. Half the people tried to make Tibni son of Ginath their king, while the other half supported Omri. NIV 21 Then the people of Israel were split into two factions; half supported Tibni son of Ginath for king, and the other half supported Omri. NLT 22 But Omri’s supporters defeated the supporters of Tibni. So Tibni was killed, and Omri became the next king. NIV 22 But Omri's followers proved stronger than those of Tibni son of Ginath. So Tibni died and Omri became king. NLT 23 Omri began to rule over Israel in the thirty-first year of King Asa’s reign in Judah. He reigned twelve years in all, six of them in Tirzah. NIV 23 In the thirty-first year of Asa king of Judah, Omri became king of Israel, and he reigned twelve years, six of them in Tirzah. NLT 24 Then Omri bought the hill now known as Samaria from its owner, Shemer, for 150 pounds of silver. He built a city on it and called the city Samaria in honor of Shemer. NIV 24 He bought the hill of Samaria from Shemer for two talents of silver and built a city on the hill, calling it Samaria, after Shemer, the name of the former owner of the hill. NLT 25 But Omri did what was evil in the ’s sight, even more than any of the kings before him. NIV 25 But Omri did evil in the eyes of the LORD and sinned more than all those before him. NLT 26 He followed the example of Jeroboam son of Nebat in all the sins he had committed and led Israel to commit. The people provoked the anger of the , the God of Israel, with their worthless idols. NIV 26 He walked in all the ways of Jeroboam son of Nebat and in his sin, which he had caused Israel to commit, so that they provoked the LORD, the God of Israel, to anger by their worthless idols. NLT 27 The rest of the events in Omri’s reign, the extent of his power, and everything he did are recorded in NIV 27 As for the other events of Omri's reign, what he did and the things he achieved, are they not written in the book of the annals of the kings of Israel? NLT 28 When Omri died, he was buried in Samaria. Then his son Ahab became the next king. NIV 28 Omri rested with his fathers and was buried in Samaria. And Ahab his son succeeded him as king.