Parallel Verses

Amplified

David said to Solomon, My son, it was in my heart to build a house to the Name and [for the symbol of] the Presence of the 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.

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.

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.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

And David said to Solomon, My son, as for me, it was in my heart to build a house unto the name of the LORD 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 the Lord, the God of Israel. 7 David said to Solomon, My son, it was in my heart to build a house to the Name and [for the symbol of] the Presence 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 much blood on the earth in My sight.



Cross References

Deuteronomy 12:5

But you shall seek the place which the Lord your God shall choose out of all your tribes to put His Name and make His dwelling place, and there shall you come;

Deuteronomy 12:11

Then there shall be a place which the Lord your God shall choose to cause His Name [and His Presence] to dwell there; to it you shall bring all that I command you: your burnt offerings, your sacrifices, your tithes and what the hand presents [as a first gift from the fruits of the ground], and all your choicest offerings which you vow to the Lord.

Psalm 132:5

Until I have found a place for the Lord, a habitation for the Mighty One of Jacob.

Deuteronomy 12:21

If the place where the Lord your God has chosen to put His Name [and Presence] is too far from you, then you shall kill from your herd or flock which the Lord has given you, as I [Moses] have commanded you; eat in your towns as much as you desire.

2 Samuel 7:2-3

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 in which to build a house that My Name [and My Presence] might be in it, 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 [and the token of My presence] shall be there, that You may hearken to the prayer which Your servant shall make in [or facing toward] this place.

1 Kings 9:3

The Lord told him, I have heard your prayer and supplication which you have made before Me; I have hallowed this house which you have built, and I have put My Name [and My Presence] there forever. My eyes and My heart shall be there perpetually.

1 Chronicles 17:1-15

As David sat in his house, he said to Nathan the prophet, Behold, I dwell in a house of cedars, but the ark of the covenant of the Lord remains under tent curtains.

1 Chronicles 28:2-21

Then David the king rose to his feet and said, Hear me, my brethren and my people. I myself intended to build a house of rest for the ark of the covenant of the Lord, as a footstool for our God, and I prepared materials for the building.

1 Chronicles 29:3

Moreover, because I have set my affection on the house of my God, in addition to all I have prepared for the holy house, I have a private treasure of gold and silver which I give for the house of my God:

2 Chronicles 2:4

Behold, I am about to build a house for the Name of the Lord my God, dedicated to Him for the burning of incense of sweet spices before Him, for the continual showbread, and for the burnt offerings morning and evening, on the Sabbaths, New Moons, and on the solemn feasts of the Lord our God, as ordained forever for Israel.

2 Chronicles 6:7-9

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

Ezra 6:12

May the God Who has caused His Name to dwell there overthrow all kings and peoples who put forth their hands to alter this or to destroy this house of God in Jerusalem. I Darius make a decree; let it be executed speedily and exactly.

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