Parallel Verses

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,

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:

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,

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 And he walked in all the sins of his father which he did before him, and his heart was not whole with the LORD his God, as the heart of David his father. 4 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, 5 because that David did which pleased the LORD and turned from nothing that he commanded him all the days of his life, save only in the matter of Uriah the Hittite.


Cross References

1 Kings 11:36

and will give his son one, that David my servant may have a light always before me in Jerusalem, the city which I have chosen me, to put my name there.

2 Chronicles 21:7

Howbeit, the LORD would not destroy the house of David, because of the covenant that he had made with David, as he promised to give a light to him and to his sons forever.

Genesis 12:2

And I will make of thee a mighty people, and will bless thee, and make thy name great, that thou mayst be a blessing.

Genesis 19:29

But yet when God destroyed the cities of the region, he thought upon Abraham: and sent Lot out from the danger of the overthrowing, when he overthrew the cities where Lot dwelled.

Genesis 26:5

because that Abraham hearkened unto my voice and kept mine ordinances, commandments, statutes and laws."

Deuteronomy 4:37

And because he loved thy fathers, therefore he chose their seed after them and brought thee out with his presence and with his mighty power of Egypt:

2 Samuel 7:12-16

And when thy days be fulfilled, and thou laid to rest with thy fathers, then I will set up thy seed after thee, which shall proceed out of thy body, and will establish his kingdom.

2 Samuel 21:17

But Abishai the son of Zeruiah succoured him and smote the Philistine and killed him. Then the servants of David sware unto him, saying, "Thou shalt go no more out with us to battle, that the light of Israel be not put out."

1 Kings 11:12

Notwithstanding, in thy days I will not do it, because of David thy father: but I will take it from thy son.

1 Kings 11:32

and he shall have one, for my servant David's sake and for Jerusalem the city which I have chosen out of all the tribes of Israel:

Psalm 18:28

Thou also shalt light my candle; the LORD my God shall make my darkness to be light. {TYNDALE: Thou art my light, O LORD, and the LORD shall light my darkness.}

Psalm 87:5

And of Zion it shall be reported, that he was born in her; and the most high shall establish her.

Psalm 132:17

There shall I make the horn of David to flourish; I have ordained a lantern for mine anointed.

Isaiah 9:7

He shall make no end to increase the kingdom and peace, and shall sit upon the seat of David and in his kingdom, to set up the same: to establish it with equity and righteousness, from thenceforth for evermore. This shall the jealousy of the LORD of hosts bring to pass.

Isaiah 14:32

Who shall then maintain the messages of the Gentiles? But the LORD establisheth Zion, and the poor of my people shall put their trust in him.

Isaiah 37:35

And I will keep and save the city, sayeth he: for mine own, and for my servant David's sake.'"

Isaiah 62:7

And ye that stir up the remembrance of the Lord, see that ye pause not, neither let him have rest until he have prepared and made Jerusalem glorious in the earth.

Jeremiah 33:2

"Thus sayeth the LORD, which fullfilleth the thing that he speaketh; the LORD which performeth the thing that he taketh in hand; even he, whose name is the LORD:

Jeremiah 33:20-26

"Thus sayeth the LORD: May the covenant which I have made with day and night be broken, that there should not be day and night in due season?

Micah 4:1-2

But in the latter days it will come to pass, that the hill of the LORD's house shall be set up higher than any mountains or hills: Yea, the people shall flow unto it,

Matthew 16:18

And I say also unto thee, that thou art Peter. And upon this rock, I will build my congregation: and the gates of hell shall not prevail against it.

Luke 1:69-79

And hath raised up a horn of salvation unto us, in the house of his servant David.

Luke 2:32

A light to lighten the gentiles, and the glory of thy people Israel."

John 8:12

Then spake Jesus again unto them, saying, "I am the light of the world. He that followeth me shall not walk in darkness: but shall have the light of life."

Romans 11:28

As concerning the gospel, they are enemies for your sake: but as touching the election, they are loved for the fathers' sake.

Revelation 22:16

"I, Jesus, sent mine angel, to testify unto you these things in the congregations. I am the root and the generation of David, and the bright morning star."

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