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.

Alternate Versions of 1 Kings 12-14

A Conservative Version: 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.

American Standard Version: 1 Kings 12:14
and spake 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.

Bible in Basic English: 1 Kings 12:14
But giving them the answer put forward by the young men, saying, My father made your yoke hard, but I will make it harder; my father gave you punishment with whips, but I will give it with snakes.

Darby English Bible: 1 Kings 12:14
and he spoke to them according to the advice 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.

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

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

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

Youngs Literal Translation: 1 Kings 12:14
and speaketh unto them, according to the counsel of the lads, saying, `My father made your yoke heavy, and I add to your yoke; my father chastised you with whips, and I -- I chastise you with scorpions;'

Verses Related to 1 Kings 12-14

2 Chronicles 10:14
and spoke to them after the counsel of the young men, saying, My father made your yoke heavy, but I will add thereto: my father chastised you with whips, but I [will chastise you] with scorpions.

Proverbs 12:5
The thoughts of the righteous are just, But the advice of the wicked is deceitful.

Proverbs 13:10
Pride only breeds quarrels, But with ones who take advice is wisdom.

Proverbs 16:18
Pride goes before destruction, And a haughty spirit before a fall.

Proverbs 17:14
The beginning of strife is like breaching a dam, Therefore stop contention before quarreling breaks out.

Proverbs 29:2
When the righteous thrive, the people rejoice; But when the wicked rule, the people groan.