Parallel Verses

Holman Bible

from the nations that the Lord had told the Israelites about, "Do not intermarry with them, and they must not intermarry with you, because they will turn you away [from Me] to their gods." Solomon was deeply attached to these women and loved [them].

New American Standard Bible

from the nations concerning which the LORD had said to the sons of Israel, "You shall not associate with them, nor shall they associate with you, for they will surely turn your heart away after their gods." Solomon held fast to these in love.

King James Version

Of the nations concerning which the LORD said unto the children of Israel, Ye shall not go in to them, neither shall they come in unto you: for surely they will turn away your heart after their gods: Solomon clave unto these in love.

International Standard Version

all of them from nations that the LORD had ordered the Israelis, "You are not to associate with them and they are not to associate with you, because they will most certainly turn your affections away to follow their gods." Solomon became deeply attached to them by falling in love.

A Conservative Version

of the nations concerning which LORD said to the sons of Israel, Ye shall not go among them, neither shall they come among you, for surely they will turn away your heart after their gods. Solomon clave to these in love.

American Standard Version

of the nations concerning which Jehovah said unto the children of Israel, Ye shall not go among them, neither shall they come among you; for surely they will turn away your heart after their gods: Solomon clave unto these in love.

Amplified

They were of the very nations of whom the Lord said to the Israelites, You shall not mingle with them, neither shall they mingle with you, for surely they will turn away your hearts after their gods. Yet Solomon clung to these in love.

Bible in Basic English

The nations of which the Lord had said to the children of Israel, You are not to take wives from them and they are not to take wives from you; or they will certainly make you go after their gods: to these Solomon was united in love.

Darby Translation

of the nations of which Jehovah had said to the children of Israel, Ye shall not go in to them, neither shall they come in to you; they would certainly turn away your heart after their gods: to these Solomon was attached in love.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

of the Gentiles concerning which the LORD had said unto the sons of Israel, Ye shall not go in to them, neither shall they come in unto you, for surely they will turn away your heart after their gods. Solomon clave unto these in love.

Julia Smith Translation

From the nations which Jehovah said to the sons of Israel, Ye shall not go in to them, and they shall not come in to you: surely they will turn your heart after their gods: to these Solomon joined to love.

King James 2000

Of the nations concerning which the LORD said unto the children of Israel, You shall not go in to them, neither shall they come in unto you: for surely they will turn away your heart after their gods: Solomon clung unto these in love.

Lexham Expanded Bible

from the nations which Yahweh had said to the {Israelites}, "You shall not {marry them}, and they shall not {marry you}. They will certainly turn your heart after other gods." But Solomon clung to them to love.

Modern King James verseion

of the nations which Jehovah had said to the sons of Israel, You shall not go in to them, and they shall not go in to you; surely they will turn away your heart after their gods. Solomon clung to these in love.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

even of nations of which the LORD said unto the children of Israel, "See ye come not at them, nor let them come to you: for surely they will turn your hearts after their gods." Nevertheless to such Solomon clave and fell in love with them.

NET Bible

They came from nations about which the Lord had warned the Israelites, "You must not establish friendly relations with them! If you do, they will surely shift your allegiance to their gods." But Solomon was irresistibly attracted to them.

New Heart English Bible

of the nations concerning which the LORD said to the children of Israel, "You shall not go among them, neither shall they come among you; for surely they will turn away your heart after their gods." Solomon clung to these in love.

The Emphasized Bible

out of the nations concerning whom Yahweh had said unto the sons of Israel - Ye shall not go in unto them, and, they, shall not come in unto you, surely they will turn aside your heart after their gods. Unto these, did Solomon cleave in love.

Webster

Of the nations concerning which the LORD said to the children of Israel, Ye shall not go in to them, neither shall they come in to you: for surely they will turn away your heart after their gods: Solomon cleaved to these in love.

World English Bible

of the nations concerning which Yahweh said to the children of Israel, "You shall not go among them, neither shall they come among you; for surely they will turn away your heart after their gods." Solomon joined to these in love.

Youngs Literal Translation

of the nations of which Jehovah said unto the sons of Israel, 'Ye do not go in to them, and they do not go in to you; surely they turn aside your heart after their gods;' to them hath Solomon cleaved for love.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
Of the nations
גּי גּוי 
Gowy 
Usage: 558

of Israel
ישׂראל 
Yisra'el 
Usage: 2505

Ye shall not go in

come, bring, ... in, enter, go, carry, ...down, pass, ...out,
Usage: 0


come, bring, ... in, enter, go, carry, ...down, pass, ...out,
Usage: 0

אכן 
'aken 
Usage: 18

לבב 
Lebab 
Usage: 251

אחר 
'achar 
Usage: 488

אלהים 
'elohiym 
Usage: 2600

שׁלמה 
Sh@lomoh 
Usage: 293

דּבק 
Dabaq 
Usage: 54

References

Easton

Hastings

Smith

Watsons

Context Readings

Solomon's Foreign Wives

1 King Solomon loved many foreign women in addition to Pharaoh's daughter: Moabite, Ammonite, Edomite, Sidonian, and Hittite women 2 from the nations that the Lord had told the Israelites about, "Do not intermarry with them, and they must not intermarry with you, because they will turn you away [from Me] to their gods." Solomon was deeply attached to these women and loved [them]. 3 He had 700 wives who were princesses and 300 concubines, and they turned his heart away [from the Lord].


Cross References

Exodus 34:16

Then you will take some of their daughters [as brides] for your sons. Their daughters will prostitute themselves with their gods and cause your sons to prostitute themselves with their gods.

Exodus 23:32-33

You must not make a covenant with them or their gods.

Deuteronomy 7:3-4

Do not intermarry with them. Do not give your daughters to their sons or take their daughters for your sons,

Genesis 2:24

This is why a man leaves his father and mother and bonds with his wife, and they become one flesh.

Genesis 34:3

He became infatuated with Dinah, daughter of Jacob. He loved the young girl and spoke tenderly to her.

Numbers 25:1-3

While Israel was staying in Acacia Grove, the people began to have sexual relations with the women of Moab.

Joshua 23:12-13

For if you turn away and cling to the rest of these nations remaining among you, and if you intermarry or associate with them and they with you,

Judges 3:6-7

The Israelites took their daughters as wives for themselves, gave their own daughters to their sons, and worshiped their gods.

Judges 16:4-21

Some time later, he fell in love with a woman named Delilah, who lived in the Sorek Valley.

1 Kings 16:31-33

Then, as if following the sin of Jeroboam son of Nebat were a trivial matter, he married Jezebel, the daughter of Ethbaal king of the Sidonians, and then proceeded to serve Baal and worship him.

2 Chronicles 19:2

Then Jehu son of Hanani the seer went out to confront him and said to King Jehoshaphat, "Do you help the wicked and love those who hate the Lord? Because of this, the Lord's wrath is on you.

2 Chronicles 21:6

He walked in the way of the kings of Israel, as the house of Ahab had done, for Ahab's daughter was his wife. He did what was evil in the Lord's sight,

Ezra 9:12

So do not give your daughters to their sons in marriage or take their daughters for your sons. Never seek their peace or prosperity, so that you will be strong, eat the good things of the land, and leave [it] as an inheritance to your sons forever."

Ezra 10:2-17

Then Shecaniah son of Jehiel, an Elamite, responded to Ezra: "We have been unfaithful to our God by marrying foreign women from the surrounding peoples, but there is still hope for Israel in spite of this.

Psalm 139:21

Lord, don't I hate those who hate You, and detest those who rebel against You?

Malachi 2:11

Judah has acted treacherously, and a detestable thing has been done in Israel and in Jerusalem. For Judah has profaned the Lord's sanctuary, which He loves, and has married the daughter of a foreign god.

Romans 1:32

Although they know full well God's just sentence-that those who practice such things deserve to die-they not only do them, but even applaud others who practice them.

Romans 12:9

Love must be without hypocrisy. Detest evil; cling to what is good.

1 Corinthians 15:33

Do not be deceived: "Bad company corrupts good morals."

2 Corinthians 6:14-16

Do not be mismatched with unbelievers. For what partnership is there between righteousness and lawlessness? Or what fellowship does light have with darkness?

Revelation 2:4

But I have this against you: you have abandoned the love [you had] at first.

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