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1 Kings 20:39 English Standard Version Anglicised (ESVUK)

39 And as the king passed, he cried to the king and said, “Your servant went out into the midst of the battle, and behold, a soldier turned and brought a man to me and said, ‘Guard this man; if by any means he is missing, your life shall be for his life, or else you shall pay a talent[a] of silver.’

Footnotes:

  1. 1 Kings 20:39 A talent was about 75 pounds or 34 kilograms
English Standard Version Anglicised (ESVUK)

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1 Kings 20:39 New International Version (NIV)

39 As the king passed by, the prophet called out to him, “Your servant went into the thick of the battle, and someone came to me with a captive and said, ‘Guard this man. If he is missing, it will be your life for his life, or you must pay a talent[a] of silver.’

Footnotes:

  1. 1 Kings 20:39 That is, about 75 pounds or about 34 kilograms
New International Version (NIV)

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1 Kings 20:42 English Standard Version Anglicised (ESVUK)

42 And he said to him, “Thus says the Lord, ‘Because you have let go out of your hand the man whom I had devoted to destruction,[a] therefore your life shall be for his life, and your people for his people.’”

Footnotes:

  1. 1 Kings 20:42 That is, set apart (devoted) as an offering to the Lord (for destruction)
English Standard Version Anglicised (ESVUK)

The Holy Bible, English Standard Version Copyright © 2001 by Crossway Bibles, a division of Good News Publishers.

1 Kings 20:42 New International Version (NIV)

42 He said to the king, “This is what the Lord says: ‘You have set free a man I had determined should die.[a] Therefore it is your life for his life, your people for his people.’”

Footnotes:

  1. 1 Kings 20:42 The Hebrew term refers to the irrevocable giving over of things or persons to the Lord, often by totally destroying them.
New International Version (NIV)

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