Parallel Verses

World English Bible

Now the days of David drew near that he should die; and he commanded Solomon his son, saying,

New American Standard Bible

As David's time to die drew near, he charged Solomon his son, saying,

King James Version

Now the days of David drew nigh that he should die; and he charged Solomon his son, saying,

Holman Bible

As the time approached for David to die, he instructed his son Solomon,

International Standard Version

As David's time to die approached, he addressed his son Solomon with these words:

A Conservative Version

Now the days of David drew near that he should die. And he charged Solomon his son, saying,

American Standard Version

Now the days of David drew nigh that he should die; and he charged Solomon his son, saying,

Amplified

When David's time to die was near, he charged Solomon his son, saying,

Bible in Basic English

Now the time of David's death came near; and he gave orders to Solomon his son, saying,

Darby Translation

And the days of David were at hand that he should die; and he enjoined Solomon his son saying,

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Now the days of David drew near that he should die; and he charged Solomon, his son, saying,

Julia Smith Translation

And the days of David will draw near to die; and he will command Solomon his son, saying,

King James 2000

Now the days of David drew near that he should die; and he charged Solomon his son, saying,

Lexham Expanded Bible

The days of David came near [for him] to die, and he charged Solomon his son, saying,

Modern King James verseion

And the days of David drew near for him to die. And he charged Solomon his son, saying,

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

When the days of David were drawn nigh, and he should die; he charged Solomon his son, saying,

NET Bible

When David was close to death, he told Solomon his son:

New Heart English Bible

Now the days of David drew near that he should die; and he commanded Solomon his son, saying,

The Emphasized Bible

And, when the days of David drew near that he must die, he charged Solomon his son, saying: -

Webster

Now the days of David drew nigh that he should die; and he charged Solomon his son, saying,

Youngs Literal Translation

And draw near do the days of David to die, and he chargeth Solomon his son, saying,

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
Now the days
יום 
Yowm 
Usage: 2293

of David
דּויד דּוד 
David 
Usage: 1074

קרב 
Qarab 
Usage: 280

מוּת 
Muwth 
Usage: 839

and he charged
צוה 
Tsavah 
Usage: 494

שׁלמה 
Sh@lomoh 
Usage: 293

References

Easton

Smith

Context Readings

David's Instructions For Solomon

1 Now the days of David drew near that he should die; and he commanded Solomon his son, saying, 2 "I am going the way of all the earth. You be strong therefore, and show yourself a man;


Cross References

Genesis 47:29

The time drew near that Israel must die, and he called his son Joseph, and said to him, "If now I have found favor in your sight, please put your hand under my thigh, and deal kindly and truly with me. Please don't bury me in Egypt,

Deuteronomy 31:14

Yahweh said to Moses, "Behold, your days approach that you must die: call Joshua, and present yourselves in the Tent of Meeting, that I may commission him." Moses and Joshua went, and presented themselves in the Tent of Meeting.

Numbers 27:19

and set him before Eleazar the priest, and before all the congregation; and commission him in their sight.

Deuteronomy 3:28

But commission Joshua, and encourage him, and strengthen him; for he shall go over before this people, and he shall cause them to inherit the land which you shall see."

Deuteronomy 31:23

He commissioned Joshua the son of Nun, and said, "Be strong and courageous; for you shall bring the children of Israel into the land which I swore to them: and I will be with you."

Deuteronomy 33:1

This is the blessing, with which Moses the man of God blessed the children of Israel before his death.

Acts 20:28-31

Take heed, therefore, to yourselves, and to all the flock, in which the Holy Spirit has made you overseers, to shepherd the assembly of the Lord and God which he purchased with his own blood.

1 Timothy 1:18

This instruction I commit to you, my child Timothy, according to the prophecies which led the way to you, that by them you may wage the good warfare;

1 Timothy 6:13

I command you before God, who gives life to all things, and before Christ Jesus, who before Pontius Pilate testified the good confession,

2 Timothy 4:1

I command you therefore before God and the Lord Jesus Christ, who will judge the living and the dead at his appearing and his Kingdom:

2 Timothy 4:6

For I am already being offered, and the time of my departure has come.

2 Peter 1:13-15

I think it right, as long as I am in this tent, to stir you up by reminding you;

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