Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

Now Solomon loved the Lord, walking in the statutes of his father David, except he sacrificed and burned incense on the high places.

King James Version

And Solomon loved the LORD, walking in the statutes of David his father: only he sacrificed and burnt incense in high places.

Holman Bible

Solomon loved the Lord by walking in the statutes of his father David, but he also sacrificed and burned incense on the high places.

International Standard Version

Solomon loved the LORD, and lived according to the statutes that his father David obeyed, except that he sacrificed and burned offerings at the high places.

A Conservative Version

And Solomon loved LORD, walking in the statutes of David his father. Only he sacrificed and burnt incense in the high places.

American Standard Version

And Solomon loved Jehovah, walking in the statutes of David his father: only he sacrificed and burnt incense in the high places.

Amplified

Now Solomon loved the Lord, walking [at first] in the statutes of David his father, except [for the fact that] he sacrificed and burned incense in the high places [ignoring the law that required all sacrifices to be offered at the tabernacle].

Bible in Basic English

And Solomon, in his love for the Lord, kept the laws of David his father; but he made offerings and let them go up in smoke on the high places.

Darby Translation

And Solomon loved Jehovah, walking in the statutes of David his father; only, he sacrificed and burned incense on the high places.

Julia Smith Translation

And Solomon will love Jehovah, going in the laws of David. his father: only he was sacrificing and burning incense upon the heights.

King James 2000

And Solomon loved the LORD, walking in the statutes of David his father: except that he sacrificed and burnt incense in high places.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Solomon loved Yahweh, by walking in the statutes of David his father; only he [was] sacrificing and offering incense on the high places.

Modern King James verseion

And Solomon loved Jehovah, walking in the statutes of David his father. Only he sacrificed and burnt incense in high places.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And Solomon loved the LORD and walked in the ordinances of David his father, save only that he sacrificed and offered cense upon altars in hills.

NET Bible

Solomon demonstrated his loyalty to the Lord by following the practices of his father David, except that he offered sacrifices and burned incense on the high places.

New Heart English Bible

Solomon loved the LORD, walking in the statutes of David his father: only he sacrificed and burnt incense in the high places.

The Emphasized Bible

Solomon loved Yahweh, by walking in the statutes of David his father, - save only, that, in the high places, he himself, was sacrificing and offering incense.

Webster

And Solomon loved the LORD, walking in the statutes of David his father: only he sacrificed and burnt incense in high places.

World English Bible

Solomon loved Yahweh, walking in the statutes of David his father: only he sacrificed and burnt incense in the high places.

Youngs Literal Translation

And Solomon loveth Jehovah, to walk in the statutes of David his father -- only, in high places he is sacrificing and making perfume --

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
שׁלמה 
Sh@lomoh 
Usage: 293

אהב אהב 
'ahab 
Usage: 212

the Lord

Usage: 0

ילך 
Yalak 
Usage: 0

in the statutes
חקּה 
Chuqqah 
Usage: 104

of David
דּויד דּוד 
David 
Usage: 1074

זבח 
Zabach 
Usage: 134

קטר 
Qatar 
Usage: 116

References

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Fausets

Morish

Context Readings

Solomon's Walk With Yahweh

2 The people were still sacrificing on the high places, because there was no house built for the name of the Lord until those days. 3 Now Solomon loved the Lord, walking in the statutes of his father David, except he sacrificed and burned incense on the high places. 4 The king went to Gibeon to sacrifice there, for that was the great high place; Solomon offered a thousand burnt offerings on that altar.


Cross References

Deuteronomy 6:5

You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your might.

Psalm 31:23

O love the Lord, all you His godly ones!
The Lord preserves the faithful
And fully recompenses the proud doer.

Deuteronomy 30:16

in that I command you today to love the Lord your God, to walk in His ways and to keep His commandments and His statutes and His judgments, that you may live and multiply, and that the Lord your God may bless you in the land where you are entering to possess it.

1 Corinthians 8:3

but if anyone loves God, he is known by Him.

Deuteronomy 10:12

Now, Israel, what does the Lord your God require from you, but to fear the Lord your God, to walk in all His ways and love Him, and to serve the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul,

Deuteronomy 30:20

by loving the Lord your God, by obeying His voice, and by holding fast to Him; for this is your life and the length of your days, that you may live in the land which the Lord swore to your fathers, to Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob, to give them.”

1 Kings 3:6

Then Solomon said, “You have shown great lovingkindness to Your servant David my father, according as he walked before You in truth and righteousness and uprightness of heart toward You; and You have reserved for him this great lovingkindness, that You have given him a son to sit on his throne, as it is this day.

1 Kings 3:14

If you walk in My ways, keeping My statutes and commandments, as your father David walked, then I will prolong your days.”

Deuteronomy 30:6

“Moreover the Lord your God will circumcise your heart and the heart of your descendants, to love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul, so that you may live.

2 Samuel 12:24-25

Then David comforted his wife Bathsheba, and went in to her and lay with her; and she gave birth to a son, and he named him Solomon. Now the Lord loved him

1 Kings 2:3-4

Keep the charge of the Lord your God, to walk in His ways, to keep His statutes, His commandments, His ordinances, and His testimonies, according to what is written in the Law of Moses, that you may succeed in all that you do and wherever you turn,

1 Kings 9:4

As for you, if you will walk before Me as your father David walked, in integrity of heart and uprightness, doing according to all that I have commanded you and will keep My statutes and My ordinances,

1 Kings 11:4

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.

1 Kings 11:6

Solomon did what was evil in the sight of the Lord, and did not follow the Lord fully, as David his father had done.

1 Kings 11:34

Nevertheless I will not take the whole kingdom out of his hand, but I will make him ruler all the days of his life, for the sake of My servant David whom I chose, who observed My commandments and My statutes;

1 Kings 11:38

Then it will be, that if you listen to all that I command you and walk in My ways, and do what is right in My sight by observing My statutes and My commandments, as My servant David did, then I will be with you and build you an enduring house as I built for David, and I will give Israel to you.

1 Kings 15:3

He walked in all the sins of his father which he had committed before him; and his heart was not wholly devoted to the Lord his God, like the heart of his father David.

1 Kings 15:14

But the high places were not taken away; nevertheless the heart of Asa was wholly devoted to the Lord all his days.

1 Kings 22:43

He walked in all the way of Asa his father; he did not turn aside from it, doing right in the sight of the Lord. However, the high places were not taken away; the people still sacrificed and burnt incense on the high places.

2 Kings 12:3

Only the high places were not taken away; the people still sacrificed and burned incense on the high places.

2 Kings 14:4

Only the high places were not taken away; the people still sacrificed and burned incense on the high places.

2 Kings 15:4

Only the high places were not taken away; the people still sacrificed and burned incense on the high places.

2 Kings 15:35

Only the high places were not taken away; the people still sacrificed and burned incense on the high places. He built the upper gate of the house of the Lord.

2 Kings 18:4

He removed the high places and broke down the sacred pillars and cut down the Asherah. He also broke in pieces the bronze serpent that Moses had made, for until those days the sons of Israel burned incense to it; and it was called Nehushtan.

2 Kings 18:22

But if you say to me, ‘We trust in the Lord our God,’ is it not He whose high places and whose altars Hezekiah has taken away, and has said to Judah and to Jerusalem, ‘You shall worship before this altar in Jerusalem’?

1 Chronicles 28:8-9

So now, in the sight of all Israel, the assembly of the Lord, and in the hearing of our God, observe and seek after all the commandments of the Lord your God so that you may possess the good land and bequeath it to your sons after you forever.

2 Chronicles 17:3-5

The Lord was with Jehoshaphat because he followed the example of his father David’s earlier days and did not seek the Baals,

Matthew 22:37

And He said to him, “‘You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart, and with all your soul, and with all your mind.’

Mark 12:29-30

Jesus answered, “The foremost is, ‘Hear, O Israel! The Lord our God is one Lord;

John 14:15

If you love Me, you will keep My commandments.

John 14:21

He who has My commandments and keeps them is the one who loves Me; and he who loves Me will be loved by My Father, and I will love him and will disclose Myself to him.”

Romans 8:28

And we know that God causes all things to work together for good to those who love God, to those who are called according to His purpose.

James 1:12

Blessed is a man who perseveres under trial; for once he has been approved, he will receive the crown of life which the Lord has promised to those who love Him.

James 2:5

Listen, my beloved brethren: did not God choose the poor of this world to be rich in faith and heirs of the kingdom which He promised to those who love Him?

1 John 4:19-20

We love, because He first loved us.

1 John 5:2-3

By this we know that we love the children of God, when we love God and observe His commandments.

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