Parallel Verses

NET Bible

Benaiah son of Jehoiada responded to the king: "So be it! May the Lord God of my master the king confirm it!

New American Standard Bible

Benaiah the son of Jehoiada answered the king and said, “Amen! Thus may the Lord, the God of my lord the king, say.

King James Version

And Benaiah the son of Jehoiada answered the king, and said, Amen: the LORD God of my lord the king say so too.

Holman Bible

“Amen,” Benaiah son of Jehoiada replied to the king. “May the Lord, the God of my lord the king, so affirm it.

International Standard Version

"Amen!" replied Jehoiada's son Benaiah to the king. "May the LORD God of your majesty make this happen!

A Conservative Version

And Benaiah the son of Jehoiada answered the king, and said, Amen. LORD, the God of my lord the king, say so [too].

American Standard Version

And Benaiah the son of Jehoiada answered the king, and said, Amen: Jehovah, the God of my lord the king, say so too .

Amplified

Benaiah [the overseer of the king’s bodyguards], the son of Jehoiada answered the king and said, “Amen! (So be it!) May the Lord, the God of my lord the king, say so too.

Bible in Basic English

And Benaiah, the son of Jehoiada, answering the king, said, So be it: and may the Lord, the God of my lord the king, say so.

Darby Translation

And Benaiah the son of Jehoiada answered the king and said, Amen: Jehovah, the God of my lord the king, say so too.

Julia Smith Translation

And Benaiah, son of Jehoida, will answer the king and say, Verily: so will Jehovah say, the God of my lord the king.

King James 2000

And Benaiah the son of Jehoiada answered the king, and said, Amen: the LORD God of my lord the king say so too.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Then Benaiah the son of Jehoiada answered the king and said, "Amen! So may Yahweh, the God of my lord the king, confirm it!

Modern King James verseion

And Benaiah the son of Jehoiada answered the king, and said, Amen. May Jehovah, the God of my lord the king say so.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And Benaiah the son of Jehoiada answered the king and said, "Amen, and so I pray God that the LORD God of my lord the king say so too.

New Heart English Bible

Benaiah the son of Jehoiada answered the king, and said, "Amen. May the LORD, the God of my lord the king, say so.

The Emphasized Bible

Then did Benaiah son of Jehoiada make response unto the king, and say - Amen! so, say Yahweh, God of my lord the king.

Webster

And Benaiah the son of Jehoiada answered the king, and said, Amen: the LORD God of my lord the king say so too.

World English Bible

Benaiah the son of Jehoiada answered the king, and said, "Amen. May Yahweh, the God of my lord the king, say so.

Youngs Literal Translation

And Benaiah son of Jehoiada answereth the king, and saith, 'Amen! so doth Jehovah, God of my lord the king, say;

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
בּניהוּ בּניה 
B@nayah 
Usage: 42

יהוידע 
Y@howyada` 
Usage: 48

ענה 
`anah 
Usage: 329

the king
מלך 
melek 
מלך 
melek 
Usage: 2521
Usage: 2521

and said

Usage: 0

אמן 
'amen 
Usage: 30

the Lord

Usage: 0

God
אלהים 
'elohiym 
Usage: 2600

of my lord
אדן אדון 
'adown 
Usage: 335

References

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Morish

Smith

Context Readings

Solomon Confirmed King

35 Then follow him up as he comes and sits on my throne. He will be king in my place; I have decreed that he will be ruler over Israel and Judah." 36 Benaiah son of Jehoiada responded to the king: "So be it! May the Lord God of my master the king confirm it! 37 As the Lord is with my master the king, so may he be with Solomon, and may he make him an even greater king than my master King David!"



Cross References

Deuteronomy 27:15-26

Cursed is the one who makes a carved or metal image -- something abhorrent to the Lord, the work of the craftsman -- and sets it up in a secret place.' Then all the people will say, 'Amen!'

1 Samuel 25:29

When someone sets out to chase you and to take your life, the life of my lord will be wrapped securely in the bag of the living by the Lord your God. But he will sling away the lives of your enemies from the sling's pocket!

1 Chronicles 17:27

Now you are willing to bless your servant's dynasty so that it may stand permanently before you, for you, O Lord, have blessed it and it will be blessed from now on into the future."

Psalm 18:2

The Lord is my high ridge, my stronghold, my deliverer. My God is my rocky summit where I take shelter, my shield, the horn that saves me, and my refuge.

Psalm 63:1

A psalm of David, written when he was in the Judean wilderness. O God, you are my God! I long for you! My soul thirsts for you, my flesh yearns for you, in a dry and parched land where there is no water.

Psalm 72:19

His glorious name deserves praise forevermore! May his majestic splendor fill the whole earth! We agree! We agree!

Psalm 89:20

I have discovered David, my servant. With my holy oil I have anointed him as king.

Psalm 89:26

He will call out to me, 'You are my father, my God, and the protector who delivers me.'

Jeremiah 11:5

Then I will keep the promise I swore on oath to your ancestors to give them a land flowing with milk and honey." That is the very land that you still live in today.'" And I responded, "Amen! Let it be so, Lord!"

Jeremiah 28:6

The prophet Jeremiah said, "Amen! May the Lord do all this! May the Lord make your prophecy come true! May he bring back to this place from Babylon all the valuable articles taken from the Lord's temple and the people who were carried into exile.

Matthew 6:13

And do not lead us into temptation, but deliver us from the evil one.

Matthew 28:20

teaching them to obey everything I have commanded you. And remember, I am with you always, to the end of the age."

1 Corinthians 14:16

Otherwise, if you are praising God with your spirit, how can someone without the gift say "Amen" to your thanksgiving, since he does not know what you are saying?

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