1 Kings 12:4

Your father made our yoke grievous: now therefore make you the grievous service of your father, and his heavy yoke which he put on us, lighter, and we will serve you.

Alternate Versions of 1 Kings 12-4

A Conservative Version: 1 Kings 12:4
Thy father made our yoke grievous. Now therefore make thou lighter the grievous service of thy father, and his heavy yoke which he put upon us, and we will serve thee.

American Standard Version: 1 Kings 12:4
Thy father made our yoke grievous: now therefore make thou the grievous service of thy father, and his heavy yoke which he put upon us, lighter, and we will serve thee.

Bible in Basic English: 1 Kings 12:4
Your father put a hard yoke on us: if you will make the conditions under which your father kept us down less cruel, and the weight of the yoke he put on us less hard, then we will be your servants.

Darby English Bible: 1 Kings 12:4
Thy father made our yoke grievous; and now lighten thou the grievous servitude of thy father and his heavy yoke that he put upon us, and we will serve thee.

King James Version: 1 Kings 12:4
Thy father made our yoke grievous: now therefore make thou the grievous service of thy father, and his heavy yoke which he put upon us, lighter, and we will serve thee.

King James Version (UK): 1 Kings 12:4
Your father made our yoke grievous now therefore make you the grievous service of your father, and his heavy yoke which he put upon us, lighter, and we will serve you.

Webster's: 1 Kings 12:4
Thy father made our yoke grievous: now therefore make thou the grievous service of thy father, and his heavy yoke which he put upon us, lighter, and we will serve thee.

Youngs Literal Translation: 1 Kings 12:4
`Thy father made hard our yoke, and thou, now, make light `some' of the hard service of thy father, and his heavy yoke that he put upon us, and we serve thee.'

Verses Related to 1 Kings 12-4

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1 Kings 4:20
Judah and Israel were many as the sand which is by the sea in multitude, eating and drinking and making merry.

1 Kings 4:25
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1 Kings 9:15
This is the reason of the levy which king Solomon raised, to build the house of Yahweh, and his own house, and Millo, and the wall of Jerusalem, and Hazor, and Megiddo, and Gezer.

2 Chronicles 10:4
Your father made our yoke grievous: now therefore make you the grievous service of your father, and his heavy yoke which he put on us, lighter, and we will serve you.