Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

but I have chosen Jerusalem that My name might be there, and I have chosen David to be over My people Israel.'

King James Version

But I have chosen Jerusalem, that my name might be there; and have chosen David to be over my people Israel.

Holman Bible

But I have chosen Jerusalem so that My name will be there, and I have chosen David to be over My people Israel."

International Standard Version

But I have chosen Jerusalem, where my name will reside. And I have chosen David to be over my people Israel.'

A Conservative Version

But I have chosen Jerusalem that my name might be there. And have chosen David to be over my people Israel.

American Standard Version

but I have chosen Jerusalem, that my name might be there; and have chosen David to be over my people Israel.

Amplified

But I have chosen Jerusalem, that My Name [and the symbol of My presence] might be there, and I have chosen David to be over My people Israel.

Bible in Basic English

But now I have made selection of Jerusalem, that my name might be there, and of David, to be over my people Israel.

Darby Translation

but I have chosen Jerusalem, that my name might be there; and I have chosen David to be over my people Israel.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

But I have chosen Jerusalem that my name might be there and have chosen David to be over my people Israel.

Julia Smith Translation

And I will choose in Jerusalem for my name to be there; and I will choose in David to be over my people Israel.

King James 2000

But I have chosen Jerusalem, that my name might be there; and have chosen David to be over my people Israel.

Lexham Expanded Bible

But I have chosen my name to be there in Jerusalem, and I have chosen David to be over my people Israel.'

Modern King James verseion

But now I have chosen Jerusalem, so that My name might be there, and now I have chosen David to be over My people Israel.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

But now I have chosen Jerusalem to have my name there, and have chosen David to be over my people Israel.'

NET Bible

But now I have chosen Jerusalem as a place to live, and I have chosen David to lead my people Israel.'

New Heart English Bible

but I chose Jerusalem, that my name may be there; and I chose David to be over my people Israel.'

The Emphasized Bible

nevertheless I have made choice of Jerusalem, that my Name might be there, - and I have made choice of David, that he might be over my people Israel.

Webster

But I have chosen Jerusalem, that my name might be there; and have chosen David to be over my people Israel.

World English Bible

but I have chosen Jerusalem, that my name might be there; and have chosen David to be over my people Israel.'

Youngs Literal Translation

and I fix on Jerusalem for My name being there, and I fix on David to be over My people Israel.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
ירוּשׁלים ירוּשׁלם 
Y@ruwshalaim 
Usage: 642

שׁם 
Shem 
Usage: 865

דּויד דּוד 
David 
Usage: 1074

to be over my people
עם 
`am 
Usage: 1867

Context Readings

Solomon Blesses The People

5 'Since the day that I brought My people from the land of 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, nor did I choose any man for a leader over My people Israel; 6 but I have chosen Jerusalem that My name might be there, and I have chosen David to be over My people Israel.' 7 "Now it was in the heart of my father David to build a house for the name of the LORD, the God of Israel.


Cross References

1 Chronicles 28:4

"Yet, the LORD, the God of Israel, chose me from all the house of my father to be king over Israel forever For He has chosen Judah to be a leader; and in the house of Judah, my father's house, and among the sons of my father He took pleasure in me to make me king over all Israel.

2 Chronicles 12:13

So King Rehoboam strengthened himself in Jerusalem and reigned. Now Rehoboam was forty-one years old when he began to reign, and he reigned seventeen years in Jerusalem, the city which the LORD had chosen from all the tribes of Israel, to put His name there. And his mother's name was Naamah the Ammonitess.

1 Samuel 16:1

Now the LORD said to Samuel, "How long will you grieve over Saul, since I have rejected him from being king over Israel? Fill your horn with oil and go; I will send you to Jesse the Bethlehemite, for I have selected a king for Myself among his sons."

Psalm 48:1

Great is the LORD, and greatly to be praised, In the city of our God, His holy mountain.

Psalm 78:68-70

But chose the tribe of Judah, Mount Zion which He loved.

Psalm 89:19-20

Once You spoke in vision to Your godly ones, And said, "I have given help to one who is mighty; I have exalted one chosen from the people.

Psalm 132:13

For the LORD has chosen Zion; He has desired it for His habitation.

Isaiah 14:32

"How then will one answer the messengers of the nation? That the LORD has founded Zion, And the afflicted of His people will seek refuge in it."

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