Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

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.

King James Version

But the LORD said to David my father, Forasmuch as it was in thine heart to build an house for my name, thou didst well in that it was in thine heart:

Holman Bible

However, Yahweh said to my father David,
“Since it was your desire to build a temple for My name,
you have done well to have this desire.

International Standard Version

The LORD told my father David:

A Conservative Version

But LORD said to David my father, Whereas it was in thy heart to build a house for my name, thou did well that it was in thy heart.

American Standard Version

But Jehovah said unto David my father, Whereas it was in thy heart to build a house for my name, thou didst well that it was in thy heart:

Amplified

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.

Bible in Basic English

But the Lord said to David my father, You did well to have in your heart the desire to make a house for my name:

Darby Translation

But Jehovah said to David my father, Whereas it was in thy heart to build a house unto my name, thou didst well that it was in thy heart;

Julia Smith Translation

And Jehovah will say to David my father, Because it was with thy heart to build a house to my name, thou didst well that it was with thy heart

King James 2000

But the LORD said to David my father, Since it was in your heart to build a house for my name, you did well in that it was in your heart:

Lexham Expanded Bible

But Yahweh said to David my father, 'Because it was in your heart to build a house for my name, you did well that it was in your heart,

Modern King James verseion

But Jehovah said to David my father, Because it was in your heart to build a house for My name, you did well in that it was in your heart.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

But the LORD said to David my father, 'Forasmuch as it was in thine heart, to build a house for my name, thou didst well that thou hadst it in thine heart.

NET Bible

The Lord told my father David, 'It is right for you to have a strong desire to build a temple to honor me.

New Heart English Bible

But the LORD said to David my father, 'Whereas it was in your heart to build a house for my name, you did well that it was in your heart:

The Emphasized Bible

Then said Yahweh unto David my father, Because it was near thy heart to build a house for my Name, thou didst well that it was near thy heart:

Webster

But the LORD said to David my father, Forasmuch as it was in thy heart to build a house for my name, thou didst well in that it was in thy heart;

World English Bible

But Yahweh said to David my father, 'Whereas it was in your heart to build a house for my name, you did well that it was in your heart:

Youngs Literal Translation

and Jehovah saith unto David my father, Because that it hath been with thy heart to build a house for My name, thou hast done well that it hath been with thy heart,

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
But the Lord

Usage: 0

to David
דּויד דּוד 
David 
Usage: 1074

לבב 
Lebab 
Usage: 251

to build
בּנה 
Banah 
Usage: 376

an house
בּית 
Bayith 
Usage: 2053

for my name
שׁם 
Shem 
Usage: 865

thou didst well
טוב 
Towb 
Usage: 31

Verse Info

Context Readings

Solomon Blesses The People

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. 8 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. 9 Nevertheless you shall not build the house, but your son who will be born to you, he shall build the house for My name.’


Cross References

1 Kings 8:18-21

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.

Mark 14:8

She has done what she could; she has anointed My body beforehand for the burial.

2 Corinthians 8:12

For if the readiness is present, it is acceptable according to what a person has, not according to what he does not have.

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