Verse-by-Verse Bible Commentary

1 Kings 12:9

So he said to them, "What counsel do you give that we may answer this people who have spoken to me, saying, ‘Lighten the yoke which your father put on us'?"
New American Standard Version

Bible Study Resources

Concordances:
Nave's Topical Bible - Counsel;   Fellowship;   Government;   Jeroboam;   Petition;   Rashness;   Rehoboam;   Revolt;   Rulers;   Young Men;   Thompson Chain Reference - Young People;   Torrey's Topical Textbook - Alliance and Society with the Enemies of God;   Kings;  
Dictionaries:
American Tract Society Bible Dictionary - Rehoboam;   Shechem;   Bridgeway Bible Dictionary - Jeroboam;   Jerusalem;   Rehoboam;   Baker Evangelical Dictionary of Biblical Theology - Counselor;   Kings, First and Second, Theology of;   Wages;   Easton Bible Dictionary - Israel, Kingdom of;   Fausset Bible Dictionary - Kings, the Books of;   Yoke;   Holman Bible Dictionary - Counselor;   Kings, 1 and 2;   Hastings' Dictionary of the Bible - Israel;   Rehoboam,;   Solomon;   Morrish Bible Dictionary - Rehoboam ;   Smith Bible Dictionary - Im'la;   Yoke;   Watson's Biblical & Theological Dictionary - Government of the Hebrews;   Jeroboam;  
Encyclopedias:
Condensed Biblical Cyclopedia - Revolt;   Kingdom of Israel;   Kingdom of Judah;   The Jewish Encyclopedia - Kings, Books of;  

John Gill's Exposition of the Whole Bible

And he said unto them, what counsel give ye, that we may answer this people, saying,.... See Gill on 1 Kings 12:4.

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Gill, John. "Commentary on 1 Kings 12:9". "The New John Gill Exposition of the Entire Bible". https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/geb/1-kings-12.html. 1999.

Geneva Study Bible

And he said unto them, c What counsel give ye that we may answer this people, who have spoken to me, saying, Make the yoke which thy father did put upon us lighter?

(c) There is nothing harder for them that are in authority than to control their desires and follow good counsel.
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Beza, Theodore. "Commentary on 1 Kings 12:9". "The 1599 Geneva Study Bible". https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/gsb/1-kings-12.html. 1599-1645.

John Trapp Complete Commentary

1 Kings 12:9 And he said unto them, What counsel give ye that we may answer this people, who have spoken to me, saying, Make the yoke which thy father did put upon us lighter?

Ver. 9. Make the yoke.] He mentioneth not the people’s promise - "and we will serve thee" [1 Kings 12:4] - as not serving to his purpose.

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Trapp, John. "Commentary on 1 Kings 12:9". John Trapp Complete Commentary. https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/jtc/1-kings-12.html. 1865-1868.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

And he said unto them, What counsel give ye that we may answer this people, who have spoken to me, saying, Make the yoke which thy father did put upon us lighter?
22:6-8; 2 Samuel 17:5,6; 2 Chronicles 10:9; 18:5-7
Reciprocal: 1 Kings 12:28 - took counsel

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Torrey, R. A. "Commentary on 1 Kings 12:9". "The Treasury of Scripture Knowledge". https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/tsk/1-kings-12.html.