Parallel Verses

A Conservative Version

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

New American Standard Bible

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.

King James Version

Then David the king stood up upon his feet, and said, Hear me, my brethren, and my people: As for me, I had in mine heart to build an house of rest for the ark of the covenant of the LORD, and for the footstool of our God, and had made ready for the building:

Holman Bible

Then King David rose to his feet and said, “Listen to me, my brothers and my people. It was in my heart to build a house as a resting place for the ark of the Lord’s covenant and as a footstool for our God. I had made preparations to build,

International Standard Version

King David rose to his feet and said, "My fellow citizens, may I have your attention. I intended to build a house of rest for the Ark of the Covenant of the LORD, for a footstool of our God, so I began preparations for its construction.

American Standard Version

Then David the king stood up upon his feet, and said, Hear me, my brethren, and my people: as for me, it was in my heart to build a house of rest for the ark of the covenant of Jehovah, and for the footstool of our God; and I had made ready for the building.

Amplified

Then David the king rose to his feet and said, “Hear me, my brothers [in arms] and my people. I had intended to build a permanent home for the ark of the covenant of the Lord and as a footstool for our God, and I prepared materials for the building.

Bible in Basic English

Then David the king got up and said, Give ear to me, my brothers and my people; it was my desire to put up a house, a resting-place for the ark of the Lord's agreement, and for the foot-rest of our God; and I had got material ready for the building of it.

Darby Translation

And king David stood up upon his feet, and said, Hear me, my brethren and my people! I had in my heart to build a house of rest for the ark of the covenant of Jehovah and for the footstool of our God, and I have prepared to build.

Julia Smith Translation

And David the king will rise upon his feet and say, Hear me, my brethren and my people: I with my heart to build a house of rest for the ark of the covenant of Jehovah, and for the footstool of the feet of our God; and I prepared for the building.

King James 2000

Then David the king stood up upon his feet, and said, Hear me, my brethren, and my people: As for me, I had in my heart to build a house of rest for the ark of the covenant of the LORD, and for the footstool of our God, and had made ready for the building:

Lexham Expanded Bible

And King David rose to his feet and said, "Listen to me, my brothers and my people. {I myself wanted} to build a house of rest for the ark of the covenant of Yahweh and the footstool of our God, and I prepared to build.

Modern King James verseion

And David the king stood up on his feet and said, Hear me, my brothers and my people. I had in my heart to build a house of rest for the ark of the covenant of the Lord, and for the footstool of our God, and had made ready for the building.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And king David stood upon his feet and said, "Hear me, my brethren and my people: I had in mine heart to build a house of rest for the Ark of the Covenant of the LORD, and a footstool for our God, and had made ready to build.

NET Bible

King David rose to his feet and said: "Listen to me, my brothers and my people. I wanted to build a temple where the ark of the Lord's covenant could be placed as a footstool for our God. I have made the preparations for building it.

New Heart English Bible

Then David the king stood up on 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 the LORD, and for the footstool of our God; and I had prepared for the building.

The Emphasized Bible

Then David the king rose up on his feet, and said, Hear me, my brethren and my people, - As for me, it was near my heart, to build a house of rest for the ark of the covenant of Yahweh, and for the footstool of our God, and I made ready to build.

Webster

Then David the king stood upon his feet, and said, Hear me, my brethren, and my people: As for me, I had in my heart to build a house of rest for the ark of the covenant of the LORD, and for the footstool of our God, and had made ready for the building:

World English Bible

Then David the king stood up on 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 Yahweh, and for the footstool of our God; and I had prepared for the building.

Youngs Literal Translation

And David the king riseth on his feet, and saith, 'Hear me, my brethren and my people, I -- with my heart -- to build a house of rest for the ark of the covenant of Jehovah, and for the footstool of our God, and I prepared to build,

Interlinear

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

the king
מלך 
melek 
Usage: 2521

stood up
קוּם 
Quwm 
Usage: 629

רגל 
Regel 
Usage: 247

and said

Usage: 0

me, my brethren
אח 
'ach 
Usage: 629

and my people
עם 
`am 
Usage: 1867

As for me, I had in mine heart
לבב 
Lebab 
Usage: 251

to build
בּנה 
Banah 
Usage: 376

an house
בּית 
Bayith 
Usage: 2053

of rest
מנחה מנוּחה 
M@nuwchah 
Usage: 21

for the ark
ארן ארון 
'arown 
Usage: 202

of the covenant
בּרית 
B@riyth 
Usage: 284

of the Lord

Usage: 0

and for the footstool
הדם 
Hadom 
Usage: 6

of our God
אלהים 
'elohiym 
Usage: 2600

References

Easton

Fausets

Morish

Context Readings

David's Charge To Israel

1 And David assembled all the rulers of Israel, the rulers of the tribes, and the captains of the companies that served the king by division, and the captains of thousands, and the captains of hundreds, and the rulers over all the su 2 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 3 But God said to me, Thou shall not build a house for my name, because thou are a man of war, and have shed blood.


Cross References

Psalm 99:5

Exalt ye LORD our God, and worship at his footstool. Holy is he.

Isaiah 66:1

Thus says LORD, Heaven is my throne, and the earth is my footstool. What manner of house will ye build to me, and what place shall be my rest?

1 Chronicles 17:1-2

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.

Lamentations 2:1

How LORD has covered the daughter of Zion with a cloud in his anger! He has cast down the beauty of Israel from heaven to the earth, and has not remembered his footstool in the day of his anger.

Genesis 48:2

And it was reported to Jacob, saying, Behold, thy son Joseph comes to thee. And Israel strengthened himself, and sat upon the bed.

Deuteronomy 17:15

thou shall surely set him king over thee whom LORD thy God shall choose. Thou shall set a king over thee from among thy brothers. Thou may not put a foreigner over thee who is not thy brother.

Deuteronomy 17:20

that his heart not be lifted up above his brothers, and that he turn not aside from the commandment, to the right hand, or to the left, to the end that he may prolong his days in his kingdom, he and his sons, in the midst of Israel

2 Samuel 7:1-2

And it came to pass, when the king dwelt in his house, and LORD had given him rest from all his enemies round about,

1 Kings 1:47

And moreover the king's servants came to bless our lord king David, saying, Thy God make the name of Solomon better than thy name, and make his throne greater than thy throne. And the king bowed himself upon the bed.

1 Kings 8:17-18

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

1 Chronicles 6:31

And these are those whom David set over the service of song in the house of LORD, after the ark had rest.

1 Chronicles 11:1-3

Then all Israel gathered themselves to David to Hebron, saying, Behold, we are thy bone and thy flesh.

1 Chronicles 18:7-11

And David took the shields of gold that were on the servants of Hadarezer, and brought them to Jerusalem.

1 Chronicles 22:2-5

And David commanded to gather together the sojourners that were in the land of Israel. And he set masons to hew wrought stones to build the house of God.

1 Chronicles 22:14

Now, behold, in my affliction I have prepared for the house of LORD a hundred thousand talents of gold, and a million talents of silver, and of brass and iron without weight, for it is in abundance. Also I have prepared timber and

Psalm 22:22

I will declare thy name to my brothers. In the midst of the congregation I will praise thee.

Psalm 132:3-8

Surely I will not come into the tabernacle of my house, nor go up into my bed,

Psalm 132:14

This is my resting place forever. Here I will dwell, for I have desired it.

Acts 7:49

The heaven is to me a throne, and the earth a footstool of my feet. What house will ye build for me? says Lord. Or what is the place of my rest?

Hebrews 2:11-12

For both he who sanctifies and those being sanctified are all of one, because of which reason he is not ashamed to call them brothers,

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