Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

David said to Solomon, “My son, I had intended to build a house to the name of the Lord my God.

King James Version

And David said to Solomon, My son, as for me, it was in my mind to build an house unto the name of the LORD my God:

Holman Bible

“My son,” David said to Solomon, “It was in my heart to build a house for the name of Yahweh my God,

International Standard Version

David addressed Solomon: "I have attempted to build a temple to the name of the LORD my God.

A Conservative Version

And David said to Solomon his son, As for me, it was in my heart to build a house to the name of LORD my God.

American Standard Version

And David said to Solomon his son, As for me, it was in my heart to build a house unto the name of Jehovah my God.

Amplified

David said to Solomon, “My son, I had intended to build a house for the Name (Presence) of the Lord my God.

Bible in Basic English

And David said to Solomon, My son, it was my desire to put up a house for the name of the Lord my God.

Darby Translation

And David said to Solomon, As for me, my son, I was minded to build a house unto the name of Jehovah my God.

Julia Smith Translation

And David will say to Solomon his son, I, it was with my heart to build a house to the name of Jehovah my God.

King James 2000

And David said to Solomon, My son, as for me, it was in my mind to build a house unto the name of the LORD my God:

Lexham Expanded Bible

And David said to Solomon his son, "I myself had in my heart to build a house for the name of Yahweh my God,

Modern King James verseion

And David said to Solomon, My son, as for me, it was in my mind to build a house to the name of Jehovah my God.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And David said to Salomon, "My son, I had in mine heart to build a house unto the name of the LORD my God.

NET Bible

David said to Solomon: "My son, I really wanted to build a temple to honor the Lord my God.

New Heart English Bible

David said to Solomon his son, "As for me, it was in my heart to build a house to the name of the LORD my God.

The Emphasized Bible

And David said to Solomon his son, - As for me, it was, near my heart, to build a house for the Name of Yahweh my God;

Webster

And David said to Solomon, My son, as for me, it was in my mind to build a house to the name of the LORD my God:

World English Bible

David said to Solomon his son, "As for me, it was in my heart to build a house to the name of Yahweh my God.

Youngs Literal Translation

and David saith to Solomon his son, 'As for me, it hath been with my heart to build a house to the name of Jehovah my God,

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
דּויד דּוד 
David 
Usage: 1074

to Solomon
שׁלמה 
Sh@lomoh 
Usage: 293

as for me, it was in my mind
לבב 
Lebab 
Usage: 251

to build
בּנה 
Banah 
Usage: 376

an house
בּית 
Bayith 
Usage: 2053

unto the name
שׁם 
Shem 
Usage: 865

of the Lord

Usage: 0

References

American

Context Readings

David Helps Solomon Prepare To Build The Temple

6 Then he called for his son Solomon, and charged him to build a house for the Lord God of Israel. 7 David said to Solomon, “My son, I had intended to build a house to the name of the Lord my God. 8 But the word of the Lord came to me, saying, ‘You have shed much blood and have waged great wars; you shall not build a house to My name, because you have shed so much blood on the earth before Me.



Cross References

Deuteronomy 12:5

But you shall seek the Lord at the place which the Lord your God will choose from all your tribes, to establish His name there for His dwelling, and there you shall come.

Deuteronomy 12:11

then it shall come about that the place in which the Lord your God will choose for His name to dwell, there you shall bring all that I command you: your burnt offerings and your sacrifices, your tithes and the contribution of your hand, and all your choice votive offerings which you will vow to the Lord.

Psalm 132:5

Until I find a place for the Lord,
A dwelling place for the Mighty One of Jacob.”

Deuteronomy 12:21

If the place which the Lord your God chooses to put His name is too far from you, then you may slaughter of your herd and flock which the Lord has given you, as I have commanded you; and you may eat within your gates whatever you desire.

2 Samuel 7:2-3

that the king said to Nathan the prophet, “See now, I dwell in a house of cedar, but the ark of God dwells within tent curtains.”

1 Kings 8:16-20

Since the day that I brought My people Israel from Egypt, I did not choose a city out of all the tribes of Israel in which to build a house that My name might be there, but I chose David to be over My people Israel.’

1 Kings 8:29

that Your eyes may be open toward this house night and day, toward the place of which You have said, ‘My name shall be there,’ to listen to the prayer which Your servant shall pray toward this place.

1 Kings 9:3

The Lord said to him, “I have heard your prayer and your supplication, which you have made before Me; I have consecrated this house which you have built by putting My name there forever, and My eyes and My heart will be there perpetually.

1 Chronicles 17:1-15

And it came about, when David dwelt in his house, that David said to Nathan the prophet, “Behold, I am dwelling in a house of cedar, but the ark of the covenant of the Lord is under curtains.”

1 Chronicles 28:2-21

Then King David rose to his feet and said, “Listen to me, my brethren and my people; I had intended to build a permanent home for the ark of the covenant of the Lord and for the footstool of our God. So I had made preparations to build it.

1 Chronicles 29:3

Moreover, in my delight in the house of my God, the treasure I have of gold and silver, I give to the house of my God, over and above all that I have already provided for the holy temple,

2 Chronicles 2:4

Behold, I am about to build a house for the name of the Lord my God, dedicating it to Him, to burn fragrant incense before Him and to set out the showbread continually, and to offer burnt offerings morning and evening, on sabbaths and on new moons and on the appointed feasts of the Lord our God, this being required forever in Israel.

2 Chronicles 6:7-9

Now it was in the heart of my father David to build a house for the name of the Lord, the God of Israel.

Ezra 6:12

May the God who has caused His name to dwell there overthrow any king or people who attempts to change it, so as to destroy this house of God in Jerusalem. I, Darius, have issued this decree, let it be carried out with all diligence!”

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