1 Kings 12:11

Now whereas my father did lade you with a heavy yoke, I will add to your yoke: my father chastised you with whips, but I will chastise you with scorpions.

Alternate Versions of 1 Kings 12-11

A Conservative Version: 1 Kings 12:11
And now whereas my father burdened you with a heavy yoke, I will add to your yoke. My father chastised you with whips, but I will chastise you with scorpions.

American Standard Version: 1 Kings 12:11
And now whereas my father did lade you with a heavy yoke, I will add to your yoke: my father chastised you with whips, but I will chastise you with scorpions.

Bible in Basic English: 1 Kings 12:11
If my father put a hard yoke on you, I will make it harder: my father gave you punishment with whips, but I will give you blows with snakes.

Darby English Bible: 1 Kings 12:11
and whereas my father laid a heavy yoke upon you, *I* will add to your yoke: my father chastised you with whips, but *I* will chastise you with scorpions.

King James Version: 1 Kings 12:11
And now whereas my father did lade you with a heavy yoke, I will add to your yoke: my father hath chastised you with whips, but I will chastise you with scorpions.

King James Version (UK): 1 Kings 12:11
And now whereas my father did load you with a heavy yoke, I will add to your yoke my father has chastised you with whips, but I will chastise you with scorpions.

Webster's: 1 Kings 12:11
And now whereas my father burdened you with a heavy yoke, I will add to your yoke: my father hath chastised you with whips, but I will chastise you with scorpions.

Youngs Literal Translation: 1 Kings 12:11
and now, my father laid on you a heavy yoke, and I add to your yoke; my father chastised you with whips, and I -- I chastise you with scorpions.'

Verses Related to 1 Kings 12-11

Exodus 5:18
Go therefore now, and work, for no straw shall be given to you, yet shall you deliver the same number of bricks!"

1 Samuel 8:18
You shall cry out in that day because of your king whom you shall have chosen you; and Yahweh will not answer you in that day.

1 Kings 12:14
and spoke to them after the counsel of the young men, saying, My father made your yoke heavy, but I will add to your yoke: my father chastised you with whips, but I will chastise you with scorpions.

2 Chronicles 10:11
Now whereas my father did lade you with a heavy yoke, I will add to your yoke: my father chastised you with whips, but I [will chastise you] with scorpions.

2 Chronicles 16:10
Then Asa was angry with the seer, and put him in the prison-house; for he was in a rage with him because of this thing. Asa oppressed some of the people at the same time.

Proverbs 11:17
The merciful man does good to his own soul, But he who is cruel troubles his own flesh.

Isaiah 3:5
The people will be oppressed, Everyone by another, And everyone by his neighbor. The child will behave himself proudly against the old man, And the base against the honorable.

Isaiah 58:6
Isn't this the fast that I have chosen: to loose the bonds of wickedness, to undo the bands of the yoke, and to let the oppressed go free, and that you break every yoke?