The King James Version Bible

1 Kings 20:7

Then the king of Israel called all the elders of the land, and said, Mark, I pray you, and see how this man seeketh mischief: for he sent unto me for my wives, and for my children, and for my silver, and for my gold; and I denied him not.

Cross References

  1. And it came to pass, when the king of Israel had read the letter, that he rent his clothes, and said, Am I God, to kill and to make alive, that this man doth send unto me to recover a man of his leprosy? wherefore consider, I pray you, and see how he seeketh a quarrel against me.
  2. Then Solomon assembled the elders of Israel, and all the heads of the tribes, the chief of the fathers of the children of Israel, unto king Solomon in Jerusalem, that they might bring up the ark of the covenant of the LORD out of the city of David, which is Zion.
  3. And David consulted with the captains of thousands and hundreds, and with every leader.
  4. And David assembled all the princes of Israel, the princes of the tribes, and the captains of the companies that ministered to the king by course, and the captains over the thousands, and captains over the hundreds, and the stewards over all the substance and possession of the king, and of his sons, with the officers, and with the mighty men, and with all the valiant men, unto Jerusalem.
  5. They conceive mischief, and bring forth vanity, and their belly prepareth deceit.
  6. Behold, he travaileth with iniquity, and hath conceived mischief, and brought forth falsehood.
  7. He deviseth mischief upon his bed; he setteth himself in a way that is not good; he abhorreth not evil.
  8. How long will ye imagine mischief against a man? ye shall be slain all of you: as a bowing wall shall ye be, and as a tottering fence.
  9. It is vain for you to rise up early, to sit up late, to eat the bread of sorrows: for so he giveth his beloved sleep.
  10. Frowardness is in his heart, he deviseth mischief continually; he soweth discord.
  11. Where no counsel is, the people fall: but in the multitude of counsellors there is safety.
  12. He that diligently seeketh good procureth favour: but he that seeketh mischief, it shall come unto him.
  13. For their heart studieth destruction, and their lips talk of mischief.
  14. And both these kings' hearts shall be to do mischief, and they shall speak lies at one table; but it shall not prosper: for yet the end shall be at the time appointed.
  15. Their throat is an open sepulchre; with their tongues they have used deceit; the poison of asps is under their lips: Whose mouth is full of cursing and bitterness: Their feet are swift to shed blood: Destruction and misery are in their ways: And the way of peace have they not known: There is no fear of God before their eyes.