Parallel Verses

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;

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;

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:

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:

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

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Easton

Fausets

Morish

Smith

Context Readings

The Reign Of Abijam In Judah

3 He walked in all the sins of his father that he had done before him, and his heart was not fully with Yahweh his God as the heart of David his father. 4 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; 5 because David did right in the eyes of Yahweh and he didn't turn aside from all that he commanded him all the days of his life, except in the matter of Uriah the Hittite.


Cross References

1 Kings 11:36

To his son I will give one tribe in order to be a lamp for my servant David, always before my face, in Jerusalem the city in which I have chosen to place my name.

2 Chronicles 21:7

But Yahweh was not willing to destroy the house of David on account of the covenant that he had {made} with David and since he had promised to give a lamp to him and to his descendants {forever}.

Genesis 12:2

And I will make you a great nation, and I will bless you, and I will make your name great. And you will be a blessing.

Genesis 19:29

So it was, when God destroyed the cities of the plain that God remembered Abraham and sent Lot out from the midst of the overthrow, when he overthrew the cities in which Lot lived.

Genesis 26:5

because Abraham listened to my voice and kept my charge: my commandments, my statutes, and my laws."

Deuteronomy 4:37

And because he loved your ancestors he chose their {descendants} after them. And he brought you forth from Egypt {with his own presence}, by his great strength,

2 Samuel 7:12-16

When your days [are] full and you lie down with your ancestors, I will raise up your offspring after you who will go out from your body, and I will establish his kingdom.

2 Samuel 21:17

But Abishai the son of Zeruiah helped him, and he attacked the Philistine and killed him. Then the men of David swore to him, saying, "You shall not go out with us any longer to the battle, so that you do not quench the lamp of Israel."

1 Kings 11:12

However, I will not do it in your days, for the sake of David your father; from the hand of your son I will tear it [away].

1 Kings 11:32

but one tribe shall be for him, for the sake of my servant David and for the sake of Jerusalem, the city which I have chosen from all the tribes of Israel;

Psalm 18:28

For you light my lamp; Yahweh, my God, lights up my darkness.

Psalm 87:5

But with respect to Zion it shall be said, "{Each one} was born in her," for the Most High himself will establish her.

Psalm 132:17

There I will cause a horn to grow for David; I will set a lamp for my anointed one.

Isaiah 9:7

{His dominion will grow continually, and to peace there will be no end} on the throne of David and over his kingdom, to establish it and sustain it with justice and righteousness now and forever. The zeal of Yahweh of hosts will do this.

Isaiah 14:32

And what will one answer [the] messengers of [the] nation? That Yahweh has founded Zion, and the needy of his people will take refuge in it.

Isaiah 37:35

'And I will defend this city, to save it for my sake and for the sake of David, my servant.'"

Isaiah 62:7

And you must not give him rest until he establishes, and until he {makes} Jerusalem {an object of praise} in the earth.

Jeremiah 33:2

"Thus says Yahweh who made [the earth], Yahweh who formed it to establish it, Yahweh [is] his name:

Jeremiah 33:20-26

"Thus says Yahweh: 'If you could break my covenant [with] the day, and my covenant [with] the night, so that day and night [would] not come at their time,

Micah 4:1-2

And it will be [that] at the end of those days, the mountain of Yahweh will be established as the highest of the mountains, and it will be lifted up above the hills, and people will stream to it.

Matthew 16:18

And I also say to you that you are Peter, and on this rock I will build my church, and the gates of Hades will not overpower it!

Luke 1:69-79

and has raised up a horn of salvation for us in the house of his servant David,

Luke 2:32

a light for revelation to the Gentiles, and glory to your people Israel."

John 8:12

Then Jesus spoke to them again, saying, "I am the light of the world! The one who follows me will never walk in darkness, but will have the light of life."

Romans 11:28

With respect to the gospel, [they are] enemies for your sake, but with respect to election, [they are] dearly loved for the sake of the fathers.

Revelation 22:16

"I, Jesus, sent my angel to testify to you about these [things] for the churches. I am the root and the descendant of David, the bright morning star."

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