Parallel Verses

Julia Smith Translation

For on account of David, Jehovah his God gave to him a light in Jerusalem, to raise up a son after him, to cause Jerusalem to stand:

New American Standard Bible

But for David’s sake the Lord his God gave him a lamp in Jerusalem, to raise up his son after him and to establish Jerusalem;

King James Version

Nevertheless for David's sake did the LORD his God give him a lamp in Jerusalem, to set up his son after him, and to establish Jerusalem:

Holman Bible

But because of David, the Lord his God gave him a lamp in Jerusalem to raise up his son after him and to establish Jerusalem.

International Standard Version

Nevertheless, for the sake of David, the LORD his God maintained a lamp for David in Jerusalem by raising up his son after him so that Jerusalem would be established,

A Conservative Version

Nevertheless for David's sake LORD his God gave him a lamp in Jerusalem, to set up his son after him, and to establish Jerusalem,

American Standard Version

Nevertheless for David's sake did Jehovah his God give him a lamp in Jerusalem, to set up his son after him, and to establish Jerusalem;

Amplified

Nevertheless, for David’s sake the Lord his God gave him a lamp (descendant on the throne) in Jerusalem, setting up his son after him and establishing Jerusalem,

Bible in Basic English

But because of David, the Lord gave him a light in Jerusalem, making his sons king after him, so that Jerusalem might be safe;

Darby Translation

But for David's sake Jehovah his God gave him a lamp in Jerusalem, setting up his son after him, and establishing Jerusalem;

King James 2000

Nevertheless for David's sake did the LORD his God give him a lamp in Jerusalem, to set up his son after him, and to establish Jerusalem:

Lexham Expanded Bible

For the sake of David, Yahweh his God gave him a lamp in Jerusalem, by establishing his son after him and by causing Jerusalem to exist;

Modern King James verseion

But for David's sake Jehovah his God gave him a lamp in Jerusalem, to set up his son after him, and to establish Jerusalem,

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Nevertheless, for David's sake did the LORD his God give him a light in Jerusalem; that he set up his son after him to continue Jerusalem,

NET Bible

Nevertheless for David's sake the Lord his God maintained his dynasty in Jerusalem by giving him a son to succeed him and by protecting Jerusalem.

New Heart English Bible

Nevertheless for David's sake, the LORD his God gave him a lamp in Jerusalem, to set up his son after him, and to establish Jerusalem;

The Emphasized Bible

But, for the sake of David, did Yahweh his God give him a lamp, in Jerusalem, - by raising up a son of his after him, and by suffering Jerusalem to stand;

Webster

Nevertheless, for David's sake the LORD his God gave him a lamp in Jerusalem, to set up his son after him, and to establish Jerusalem:

World English Bible

Nevertheless for David's sake did Yahweh his God give him a lamp in Jerusalem, to set up his son after him, and to establish Jerusalem;

Youngs Literal Translation

but for David's sake hath Jehovah his God given to him a lamp in Jerusalem, to raise up his son after him, and to establish Jerusalem,

Interlinear

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

sake did the Lord

Usage: 0

אלהים 
'elohiym 
Usage: 2600

נתן 
Nathan 
Usage: 2011

him a lamp
נרה נר ניר נר ניר 
Niyr 
Usage: 48

ירוּשׁלים ירוּשׁלם 
Y@ruwshalaim 
Usage: 642

to set up
קוּם 
Quwm 
Usage: 629

אחר 
'achar 
Usage: 488

References

American

Easton

Fausets

Morish

Smith

Context Readings

The Reign Of Abijam In Judah

3 And he went in all the sins of his father which he did before him: and his heart was not perfect with Jehovah as the heart of David his father. 4 For on account of David, Jehovah his God gave to him a light in Jerusalem, to raise up a son after him, to cause Jerusalem to stand: 5 Because David did the right in the eyes of Jehovah, and turned not aside from all which he commanded all the days of his life, only in the word of Uriah the Hittite.


Cross References

1 Kings 11:36

And to his son I will give one tribe on account of there being a light to David my servant all the days before me in Jerusalem the city which I chose to me to put my name there.

2 Chronicles 21:7

And Jehovah would not destroy the house of David, for sake of the covenant which he cut out to David, and as he said to give to him a light and to his sons all the days

Genesis 12:2

And I will make thee into a great nation, and I will bless thee, and I will make thy name great; and thou shalt be blessed.

Genesis 19:29

And it shall be in God's destroying the cities of the circuit, and God will remember Abraham, and he will send forth Lot out of the midst of the overthrow in overthrowing the cities in which Lot dwelt in them.

Genesis 26:5

Because that Abraham listened to my voice, and he will watch my watches, my commands, my statutes, and my precepts.

Deuteronomy 4:37

And because that he loved thy fathers he will choose in his seed after him, and he will bring thee out before him with his great strength from Egypt

2 Samuel 7:12-16

When thy days shall be filled up and thou shalt lie down with thy fathers, and I raised up thy seed after thee which shall come forth thy bowels, and I prepared his kingdom.

2 Samuel 21:17

And Abishai son of Zeruiah will help for him. and he will strike the rover and kill him. Then David's men sware to him, saying, Thou shalt no more go forth with us to war, and thou shalt not quench the light of Israel.

1 Kings 11:12

But in thy days I will not do it for sake of David thy father; out of the hand of thy son will I rend it

1 Kings 11:32

(And the one tribe shall be to him, for sake of my servant David, and for sake of Jerusalem the city which I chose in it from all the tribes of Israel:)

Psalm 18:28

For thou wilt enlighten my lamp Jehovah my God will give light to my darkness.

Psalm 87:5

And to Zion a man will say, And a man was born in her: and he the Most High shall prepare her.

Psalm 132:17

There will I cause the horn to David to spring up: I prepared a lamp for my Messiah.

Isaiah 9:7

To the increase of his dominion and to peace no end, upon the throne of David and upon his kingdom to prepare it and to support it in judgment and in justice from now and even to forever: the zeal of Jehovah of armies will do this.

Isaiah 14:32

And what shall the messengers of the nations answer? for Jehovah founded Zion, and the humble of his people shall trust in her.

Isaiah 37:35

And I covered over this city to Save it for my sake, and for the sake of David my servant.

Isaiah 62:7

And ye shall not give rest to him till he shall prepare, and till he shall set Jerusalem a praise in the earth.

Jeremiah 33:2

Thus said Jehovah making it Jehovah forming it, to prepare it, Jehovah his name:

Jeremiah 33:20-26

Thus said Jehovah, If ye shall break my covenant of the day and my covenant of the night, and there was not day and night in their season;

Micah 4:1-2

And it was in the last of the days the mountain of the house of Jehovah will be prepared upon the head of the mountains, and it was lifted up above the hills, and peoples flowed to it.

Matthew 16:18

And I say to thee, That thou art Peter, and upon this rock will I build my church; and the gates of hell shall not overcome her.

Luke 1:69-79

And he raised up a horn of salvation to us in the house of David, his servant;

Luke 2:32

A light for the revelation of the nations, and the glory of thy people Israel.

John 8:12

Again therefore Jesus spake to them, saying, I am the light of the world: he following me shall not walk in darkness, but shall have the light of life.

Romans 11:28

Truly concerning the good news, enemies for you: and concerning the selection, beloved for the fathers.

Revelation 22:16

I Jesus sent mine angel to testify these things to you, to the churches. I am the root and stock of David, the shining and morning star.

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