Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

"Now it was in the heart of my father David to build a house for the name of the LORD, the God of Israel.

King James Version

And it was in the heart of David my father to build an house for the name of the LORD God of Israel.

Holman Bible

It was in the desire of my father David to build a temple for the name of the Lord God of Israel.

International Standard Version

"My father David wanted to build a temple for the name of the LORD God of Israel.

A Conservative Version

Now it was in the heart of David my father to build a house for the name of LORD, the God of Israel.

American Standard Version

Now it was in the heart of David my father to build a house for the name of Jehovah, the God of Israel.

Amplified

Now it was in the heart of David my father to build a house for the Name [the Presence] of the Lord, the God of Israel.

Bible in Basic English

Now it was in the heart of David my father to put up a house for the name of the Lord, the God of Israel.

Darby Translation

And it was in the heart of David my father to build a house unto the name of Jehovah the God of Israel.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

And it was in the heart of David, my father, to build a house for the name of the LORD God of Israel.

Julia Smith Translation

And it will be with the heart of David my father to build a house for name of Jehovah the God of Israel

King James 2000

And it was in the heart of David my father to build a house for the name of the LORD God of Israel.

Lexham Expanded Bible

{David my father desired} to build a house for the name of Yahweh the God of Israel,

Modern King James verseion

And it was in the heart of my father David to build a house for the name of Jehovah, the God of Israel.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And it was in the heart of David my father, to build a house for the name of the LORD God of Israel.

NET Bible

Now my father David had a strong desire to build a temple to honor the Lord God of Israel.

New Heart English Bible

"Now it was in the heart of David my father to build a house for the name of the LORD, the God of Israel.

The Emphasized Bible

And so it came to pass, that it was near the heart of David my father, - to build a house for the Name of Yahweh, God of Israel.

Webster

And it was in the heart of David my father to build a house for the name of the LORD God of Israel.

World English Bible

"Now it was in the heart of David my father to build a house for the name of Yahweh, the God of Israel.

Youngs Literal Translation

'And it is with the heart of David my father to build a house for the name of Jehovah, God of Israel,

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
And it was in the heart
לבב 
Lebab 
Usage: 251

of David
דּויד דּוד 
David 
Usage: 1074

to build
בּנה 
Banah 
Usage: 376

an house
בּית 
Bayith 
Usage: 2053

for the name
שׁם 
Shem 
Usage: 865

of the Lord

Usage: 0

אלהים 
'elohiym 
Usage: 2600

Context Readings

Solomon's Address To The People

16 'Since the day that I brought My people Israel from Egypt, I did not choose a city out of all the tribes of Israel in which to build a house that My name might be there, but I chose David to be over My people Israel.' 17 "Now it was in the heart of my father David to build a house for the name of the LORD, the God of Israel. 18 "But the LORD said to my father David, 'Because it was in your heart to build a house for My name, you did well that it was in your heart.



Cross References

2 Samuel 7:2-3

that the king said to Nathan the prophet, "See now, I dwell in a house of cedar, but the ark of God dwells within tent curtains."

1 Chronicles 17:1-15

And it came about, when David dwelt in his house, that David said to Nathan the prophet, "Behold, I am dwelling in a house of cedar, but the ark of the covenant of the LORD is under curtains."

1 Chronicles 22:7

David said to Solomon, "My son, I had intended to build a house to the name of the LORD my God.

1 Chronicles 28:2

Then King David rose to his feet and said, "Listen to me, my brethren and my people; I had intended to build a permanent home for the ark of the covenant of the LORD and for the footstool of our God. So I had made preparations to build it.

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