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1 Kings 12:9

9 He asked them, “What is your advice? How should we answer these people who say to me, ‘Lighten the yoke your father put on us’?”

Read 1 Kings 12:9 Using Other Translations

And he said unto them, What counsel give ye that we may answer this people, who have spoken to me, saying, Make the yoke which thy father did put upon us lighter?
And he said to them, "What do you advise that we answer this people who have said to me, 'Lighten the yoke that your father put on us'?"
“What is your advice?” he asked them. “How should I answer these people who want me to lighten the burdens imposed by my father?”

What does 1 Kings 12:9 mean?

John Gill's Exposition of the Bible
1 Kings 12:9

And he said unto them, what counsel give ye, that we may answer
this people, saying (See Gill on 1 Kings 12:4).

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