1 Kings 12:7

They spoke to him, saying, If you will be a servant to this people this day, and will serve them, and answer them, and speak good words to them, then they will be your servants forever.

Alternate Versions of 1 Kings 12-7

A Conservative Version: 1 Kings 12:7
And they spoke to him, saying, If thou will be a servant to this people this day, and will serve them, and answer them, and speak good words to them, then they will be thy servants forever.

American Standard Version: 1 Kings 12:7
And they spake unto him, saying, If thou wilt be a servant unto this people this day, and wilt serve them, and answer them, and speak good words to them, then they will be thy servants for ever.

Bible in Basic English: 1 Kings 12:7
And they said to him, If you will be a servant to this people today, caring for them and giving them a gentle answer, then they will be your servants for ever.

Darby English Bible: 1 Kings 12:7
And they spoke to him saying, If this day thou wilt be a servant to this people, and wilt serve them and answer them and speak good words to them, they will be thy servants for ever.

King James Version: 1 Kings 12:7
And they spake unto him, saying, If thou wilt be a servant unto this people this day, and wilt serve them, and answer them, and speak good words to them, then they will be thy servants for ever.

King James Version (UK): 1 Kings 12:7
And they spoke unto him, saying, If you will be a servant unto this people this day, and will serve them, and answer them, and speak good words to them, then they will be your servants for ever.

Webster's: 1 Kings 12:7
And they spoke to him, saying, If thou wilt be a servant to this people this day, and wilt serve them, and answer them, and speak good words to them, then they will be thy servants for ever.

Youngs Literal Translation: 1 Kings 12:7
And they speak unto him, saying, `If, to-day, thou art servant to this people, and hast served them, and answered them, and spoken unto them good words, then they have been to thee servants all the days.'

Verses Related to 1 Kings 12-7

1 Kings 12:13
The king answered the people roughly, and forsook the counsel of the old men which they had given him,

2 Chronicles 10:7
They spoke to him, saying, If you are kind to this people, and please them, and speak good words to them, then they will be your servants forever.

Proverbs 15:1
A gentle answer turns away wrath, But a harsh word stirs up anger.

Ecclesiastes 4:13
Better is a poor and wise youth than an old and foolish king who doesn't know how to receive admonition any more.

Ecclesiastes 10:4
If the spirit of the ruler rises up against you, don't leave your place; for gentleness lays great offenses to rest.

Zechariah 1:13
Yahweh answered the angel who talked with me with kind and comforting words.

Mark 10:43
But it shall not be so among you, but whoever wants to become great among you shall be your servant.