Parallel Verses

A Conservative Version

For it came to pass, when Solomon was old, that his wives turned away his heart after other gods. And his heart was not perfect with LORD his God as was the heart of David his father.

New American Standard Bible

For when Solomon was old, his wives turned his heart away after other gods; and his heart was not wholly devoted to the Lord his God, as the heart of David his father had been.

King James Version

For it came to pass, when Solomon was old, that his wives turned away his heart after other gods: and his heart was not perfect with the LORD his God, as was the heart of David his father.

Holman Bible

When Solomon was old, his wives seduced him to follow other gods. He was not completely devoted to Yahweh his God, as his father David had been.

International Standard Version

because as Solomon grew older, his wives turned his affections away after other gods, and his heart was not fully as devoted to the LORD his God as his father David's heart had been.

American Standard Version

For it came to pass, when Solomon was old, that his wives turned away his heart after other gods; and his heart was not perfect with Jehovah his God, as was the heart of David his father.

Amplified

For when Solomon was old, his wives turned his heart away after other gods; and his heart was not completely devoted to the Lord his God, as was the heart of his father David.

Bible in Basic English

For it came about that when Solomon was old, his heart was turned away to other gods by his wives; and his heart was no longer true to the Lord his God as the heart of his father David had been.

Darby Translation

And it came to pass when Solomon was old, that his wives turned away his heart after other gods; and his heart was not perfect with Jehovah his God, as the heart of David his father.

Julia Smith Translation

And it will be at the time of the old age of Solomon his wives turned away his heart after other gods: and his heart was not perfect with Jehovah his God as the heart of David his father.

King James 2000

For it came to pass, when Solomon was old, that his wives turned away his heart after other gods: and his heart was not perfect with the LORD his God, as was the heart of David his father.

Lexham Expanded Bible

It happened at the time of Solomon's old age that his wives guided his heart after other gods, and his heart was not fully with Yahweh his God as the heart of David his father [had been].

Modern King James verseion

For it happened when Solomon was old, his wives turned away his heart after other gods. And his heart was not perfect with Jehovah his God, as was the heart of David his father.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

For when Solomon was old, his wives turned his heart after other gods: so that his heart was not perfect with the LORD his God, as was the heart of David his father.

NET Bible

When Solomon became old, his wives shifted his allegiance to other gods; he was not wholeheartedly devoted to the Lord his God, as his father David had been.

New Heart English Bible

For it happened, when Solomon was old, that his wives turned away his heart after other gods; and his heart was not perfect with the LORD his God, as was the heart of David his father.

The Emphasized Bible

Yea it came to pass, in the old age of Solomon, that, his wives, turned aside his heart after other gods, - his heart therefore was not sound with Yahweh his God, as was the heart of David his father.

Webster

For it came to pass, when Solomon was old, that his wives turned away his heart after other gods: and his heart was not perfect with the LORD his God, as was the heart of David his father.

World English Bible

For it happened, when Solomon was old, that his wives turned away his heart after other gods; and his heart was not perfect with Yahweh his God, as was the heart of David his father.

Youngs Literal Translation

And it cometh to pass, at the time of the old age of Solomon, his wives have turned aside his heart after other gods, and his heart hath not been perfect with Jehovah his God, like the heart of David his father.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
For it came to pass, when
עת 
`eth 
Usage: 296

שׁלמה 
Sh@lomoh 
Usage: 293

זקנה 
Ziqnah 
Usage: 6

נשׁים אשּׁה 
'ishshah 
Usage: 780

לבב 
Lebab 
Usage: 251

אחר 
'achar 
Usage: 488

אחר 
'acher 
Usage: 166

אלהים 
'elohiym 
Usage: 2600

and his heart
לבב 
Lebab 
Usage: 251

was not perfect
שׁלם 
Shalem 
Usage: 28

with the Lord

Usage: 0

אלהים 
'elohiym 
Usage: 2600

as was the heart
לבב 
Lebab 
Usage: 251

of David
דּויד דּוד 
David 
Usage: 1074

References

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Context Readings

Solomon's Apostasy

3 And he had seven hundred wives, princesses, and three hundred concubines. And his wives turned away his heart. 4 For it came to pass, when Solomon was old, that his wives turned away his heart after other gods. And his heart was not perfect with LORD his God as was the heart of David his father. 5 For Solomon went after Ashtoreth the goddess of the Sidonians, and after Milcom the abomination of the Ammonites.


Cross References

1 Kings 9:4

And as for thee, if thou will walk before me, as David thy father walked, in integrity of heart, and in uprightness, to do according to all that I have commanded thee, and will keep my statutes and my ordinances,

1 Kings 8:61

Let your heart therefore be perfect with LORD our God, to walk in his statutes, and to keep his commandments, as at this day.

Deuteronomy 7:4

For he will turn away thy son from following me, that they may serve other gods, so the anger of LORD will be kindled against you, and he will destroy thee quickly.

Deuteronomy 17:17

Neither shall he multiply wives to himself, that his heart turn not away. Neither shall he greatly multiply to himself silver and gold.

1 Kings 6:1

And it came to pass in the four hundred and eightieth year after the sons of Israel came out of the land of Egypt, in the fourth year of Solomon's reign over Israel, in the month Ziv, which is the second month, that he began to bui

1 Kings 6:12-13

Concerning this house that thou are building, if thou will walk in my statutes, and execute my ordinances, and keep all my commandments to walk in them, then I will establish my word with thee, which I spoke to David thy father.

1 Kings 9:10

And it came to pass at the end of twenty years, in which Solomon had built the two houses, the house of LORD and the king's house

1 Kings 11:2

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.

1 Kings 11:6

And Solomon did that which was evil in the sight of LORD, and went not fully after LORD as did David his father.

1 Kings 11:38

And it shall be, if thou will hearken to all that I command thee, and will walk in my ways, and do that which is right in my eyes, to keep my statutes and my commandments, as David my servant did. That I will be with thee, and will

1 Kings 11:42

And the time that Solomon reigned in Jerusalem over all Israel was forty years.

1 Kings 14:21

And Rehoboam the son of Solomon reigned in Judah. Rehoboam was forty-one years old when he began to reign, and he reigned seventeen years in Jerusalem, the city which LORD had chosen out of all the tribes of Israel to put his name

1 Kings 15:3

And he walked in all the sins of his father, which he had done before him. And his heart was not perfect with LORD his God as the heart of David his father.

1 Kings 15:14

But the high places were not taken away. Nevertheless the heart of Asa was perfect with LORD all his days.

2 Kings 20:3

Remember now, O LORD, I beseech thee, how I have walked before thee in truth and with a perfect heart, and have done that which is good in thy sight. And Hezekiah wept greatly.

1 Chronicles 28:9

And thou, Solomon my son, know thou the God of thy father, and serve him with a perfect heart and with a willing mind, for LORD searches all hearts, and understands all the imaginations of the thoughts. If thou seek him, he will be

1 Chronicles 29:19

And give to Solomon my son a perfect heart, to keep thy commandments, thy testimonies, and thy statutes, and to do all these things, and to build the palace [for thee], for which I have made provision.

2 Chronicles 17:3

And LORD was with Jehoshaphat, because he walked in the former ways of his father David, and did not seek for the Baalim,

2 Chronicles 25:2

And he did that which was right in the eyes of LORD, but not with a perfect heart.

2 Chronicles 31:20-21

And thus Hezekiah did throughout all Judah. And he wrought that which was good and right and faithful before LORD his God.

2 Chronicles 34:2

And he did that which was right in the eyes of LORD, and walked in the ways of David his father, and turned not aside to the right hand or to the left.

Nehemiah 13:26-27

Did not Solomon king of Israel sin by these things? Yet there was no king like him among many nations, and he was beloved of his God, and God made him king over all Israel. Nevertheless foreign women caused even him to sin.

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