Parallel Verses

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.

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.

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 Solomon his son, and charged him to build a house for LORD, the God of Israel. 7 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. 8 But the word of LORD came to me, saying, Thou have shed blood abundantly, and have made great wars. Thou shall not build a house to my name because thou have shed much blood upon the earth in my sight.



Cross References

Deuteronomy 12:5

But to the place which LORD your God shall choose out of all your tribes, to put his name there, even to his habitation ye shall seek, and there thou shall come.

Deuteronomy 12:11

then it shall come to pass that to the place which LORD your God shall choose to cause his name to dwell there, there ye shall bring all that I command you: your burnt-offerings, and your sacrifices, your tithes, and the heave-offe

Psalm 132:5

until I find out a place for LORD, a tabernacle for the Mighty One of Jacob.

Deuteronomy 12:21

If the place which LORD thy God shall choose, to put his name there, be too far from thee, then thou shall kill of thy herd and of thy flock, which LORD has given thee, as I have commanded thee, and thou may eat within thy gates, a

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 curtains.

1 Kings 8:16-20

Since the day that I brought forth my people Israel out of Egypt, I chose no city out of all the tribes of Israel 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 thine eyes may be open toward this house night and day, even toward the place whereof thou have said, My name shall be there, to hearken to the prayer which thy servant shall pray toward this place.

1 Kings 9:3

And LORD said to him, I have heard thy prayer and thy supplication, which thou have made before me. I have hallowed this house, which thou have built, to put my name there forever. And my eyes and my heart shall be there perpetuall

1 Chronicles 17:1-15

And it came to pass, when David dwelt in his house, that David said to Nathan the prophet, Lo, I dwell in a house of cedar, but the ark of the covenant of LORD [dwells] under curtains.

1 Chronicles 28:2-21

Then David the king stood up upon his feet, and said, Hear me, my brothers, and my people. As for me, it was in my heart to build a house of rest for the ark of the covenant of LORD, and for the footstool of our God. And I had made

1 Chronicles 29:3

Moreover also, because I have set my affection on the house of my God, seeing that I have a treasure of my own of gold and silver, I give it to the house of my God over and above all that I have prepared for the holy house,

2 Chronicles 2:4

Behold, I am about to build a house for the name of LORD my God, to dedicate it to him, and to burn before him incense of sweet spices, and for the continual showbread, and for the burnt-offerings morning and evening, on the Sabbat

2 Chronicles 6:7-9

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

Ezra 6:12

And the God who has caused his name to dwell there overthrow all kings and peoples who shall put forth their hand to alter [the same], to destroy this house of God which is at Jerusalem. I Darius have made a decree, let it be done

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