Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

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.

King James Version

But the word of the LORD came to me, saying, Thou hast shed blood abundantly, and hast made great wars: thou shalt not build an house unto my name, because thou hast shed much blood upon the earth in my sight.

Holman Bible

but the word of the Lord came to me: ‘You have shed much blood and waged great wars. You are not to build a house for My name because you have shed so much blood on the ground before Me.

International Standard Version

But this message from the LORD came to me, telling me

A Conservative Version

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.

American Standard Version

But the word of Jehovah came to me, saying, Thou hast shed blood abundantly, and hast made great wars: thou shalt not build a house unto my name, because thou hast shed much blood upon the earth in my sight.

Amplified

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 for My Name, because you have shed so much blood on the earth before me.

Bible in Basic English

But the word of the Lord came to me saying, You have taken lives without number and made great wars; I will not let you be the builder of a house for my name, because of the lives you have taken on the earth before my eyes.

Darby Translation

But the word of Jehovah came to me saying, Thou hast shed blood abundantly, and hast made great wars: thou shalt not build a house unto my name, for thou hast shed much blood upon the earth in my sight.

Julia Smith Translation

And the word of Jehovah will be upon me, saying, Thou didst pour out blood for abundance, and didst make great wars: thou shalt not build a house for my name, for thou didst pour out many bloods in the earth before me.

King James 2000

But the word of the LORD came to me, saying, You have shed blood abundantly, and have made great wars: you shall not build a house unto my name, because you have shed much blood upon the earth in my sight.

Lexham Expanded Bible

but it happened [that] the word of Yahweh [came] over me, saying, 'You have shed much blood and have made much war; you shall not build a house for my name because you have shed much blood upon the ground before me.

Modern King James verseion

But the Word of Jehovah came to me, saying, You have shed much blood and have made great wars. You shall not build a house to My name because you have shed much blood on the earth in My sight.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

But the word of the LORD came to me, saying, 'Thou hast shed much blood, and hast made many battles. Thou shalt not build a house for my name, for thou hast shed much blood to the earth in my sight.

NET Bible

But the Lord said to me: 'You have spilled a great deal of blood and fought many battles. You must not build a temple to honor me, for you have spilled a great deal of blood on the ground before me.

New Heart English Bible

But the word of the LORD came to me, saying, 'You have shed blood abundantly, and have made great wars. You shall not build a house to my name, because you have shed much blood on the earth in my sight.

The Emphasized Bible

but the word of Yahweh came unto me, saying, Blood in abundance, hast thou shed, and, great wars, hast thou made, - thou shalt not build a house for my Name, because, much blood, hast thou shed upon the earth, before me.

Webster

But the word of the LORD came to me, saying, Thou hast shed blood abundantly, and hast made great wars: thou shalt not build a house to my name, because thou hast shed much blood upon the earth in my sight.

World English Bible

But the word of Yahweh came to me, saying, 'You have shed blood abundantly, and have made great wars. You shall not build a house to my name, because you have shed much blood on the earth in my sight.

Youngs Literal Translation

and the word of Jehovah is against me, saying, Blood in abundance thou hast shed, and great wars thou hast made: thou dost not build a house to My name, for much blood thou hast shed to the earth before Me.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
But the word
דּבר 
Dabar 
Usage: 1438

of the Lord

Usage: 0

came to me, saying

Usage: 0

שׁפך 
Shaphak 
Usage: 115

דּם 
Dam 
דּם 
Dam 
Usage: 359
Usage: 359

גּדל גּדול 
Gadowl 
Usage: 528

מלחמה 
Milchamah 
Usage: 319

thou shalt not build
בּנה 
Banah 
Usage: 376

an house
בּית 
Bayith 
Usage: 2053

unto my name
שׁם 
Shem 
Usage: 865

שׁפך 
Shaphak 
Usage: 115

רב 
Rab 
Usage: 458

upon the earth
ארץ 
'erets 
Usage: 2504

References

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Easton

Fausets

Context Readings

David Helps Solomon Prepare To Build The Temple

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. 9 Behold, a son will be born to you, who shall be a man of rest; and I will give him rest from all his enemies on every side; for his name shall be Solomon, and I will give peace and quiet to Israel in his days.



Cross References

1 Chronicles 28:3

But God said to me, ‘You shall not build a house for My name because you are a man of war and have shed blood.’

1 Kings 5:3

“You know that David my father was unable to build a house for the name of the Lord his God because of the wars which surrounded him, until the Lord put them under the soles of his feet.

Numbers 31:20

You shall purify for yourselves every garment and every article of leather and all the work of goats’ hair, and all articles of wood.”

Numbers 31:24

And you shall wash your clothes on the seventh day and be clean, and afterward you may enter the camp.”

2 Samuel 7:5-11

“Go and say to My servant David, ‘Thus says the Lord, “Are you the one who should build Me a house to dwell in?

1 Chronicles 17:4-10

“Go and tell David My servant, ‘Thus says the Lord, “You shall not build a house for Me to dwell in;

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