2 Chronicles 10:10

The young men who had grown up with him spoke to him, saying, Thus shall you tell the people who spoke to you, saying, Your father made our yoke heavy, but make you it lighter to us; thus shall you say to them, My little finger is thicker than my father's loins.

Alternate Versions of 2 Chronicles 10-10

A Conservative Version: 2 Chronicles 10:10
And the young men that grew up with him spoke to him, saying, Thus shall thou say to the people who spoke to thee, saying, Thy father made our yoke heavy, but make thou it lighter to us. Thus shall thou say to them, My little finger is thicker than my father's loins.

American Standard Version: 2 Chronicles 10:10
And the young men that were grown up with him spake unto him, saying, Thus shalt thou say unto the people that spake unto thee, saying, Thy father made our yoke heavy, but make thou it lighter unto us; thus shalt thou say unto them, My little finger is thicker than my father's loins.

Bible in Basic English: 2 Chronicles 10:10
And the young men of his generation said to him, This is the answer to give to the people who came to you saying, Your father put a hard yoke on us, but will you make it less; say to them, My little finger is thicker than my father's body;

Darby English Bible: 2 Chronicles 10:10
And the young men that had grown up with him spoke to him saying, Thus shalt thou say to the people who have spoken to thee saying, Thy father made our yoke heavy, and lighten thou it for us, -- thus shalt thou say to them: My little [finger] is thicker than my father's loins;

King James Version: 2 Chronicles 10:10
And the young men that were brought up with him spake unto him, saying, Thus shalt thou answer the people that spake unto thee, saying, Thy father made our yoke heavy, but make thou it somewhat lighter for us; thus shalt thou say unto them, My little finger shall be thicker than my father's loins.

King James Version (UK): 2 Chronicles 10:10
And the young men that were brought up with him spoke unto him, saying, Thus shall you answer the people that spoke unto you, saying, Your father made our yoke heavy, but make you it somewhat lighter for us; thus shall you say unto them, My little finger shall be thicker than my father's loins.

Webster's: 2 Chronicles 10:10
And the young men that were brought up with him, spoke to him, saying, Thus shalt thou answer the people that spoke to thee, saying, Thy father made our yoke heavy, but make thou it somewhat lighter for us; thus shalt thou say to them, My little finger shall be thicker than my father's loins.

Youngs Literal Translation: 2 Chronicles 10:10
And the lads who have grown up with him, speak with him, saying, `Thus dost thou say to the people who have spoken unto thee, saying, Thy father made our yoke heavy, and thou, make light `somewhat' of our yoke; thus dost thou say unto them, My little finger is thicker than the loins of my father;

Verses Related to 2 Chronicles 10-10

1 Kings 12:10
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"If I have despised the cause of my man-servant Or of my maid-servant, When they contended with me;

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An evil speaker won't be established in the earth. Evil will hunt the violent man to overthrow him.

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Wise men lay up knowledge, But the mouth of the foolish is near ruin.

Proverbs 13:16
Every prudent man acts from knowledge, But a fool exposes folly.

Proverbs 14:16
A wise man fears, and shuns evil, But the fool is hotheaded and reckless.

Proverbs 18:6
A fool's lips come into strife, And his mouth invites beatings.

Proverbs 21:30
There is no wisdom nor understanding Nor counsel against Yahweh.

Proverbs 28:25
One who is greedy stirs up strife; But one who trusts in Yahweh will prosper.