Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

However, the LORD was not willing to destroy Judah, for the sake of David His servant, since He had promised him to give a lamp to him through his sons always.

King James Version

Yet the LORD would not destroy Judah for David his servant's sake, as he promised him to give him alway a light, and to his children.

Holman Bible

The Lord was unwilling to destroy Judah because of His servant David, since He had promised to give a lamp to David and to his sons forever.

International Standard Version

But the LORD remained unwilling to destroy Judah for the sake of his servant David, since he had promised to keep David's lamp burning brightly through his descendants every day.

A Conservative Version

However LORD would not destroy Judah, for David his servant's sake, as he promised him to give to him a lamp for his sons always.

American Standard Version

Howbeit Jehovah would not destroy Judah, for David his servant's sake, as he promised him to give unto him a lamp for his children alway.

Amplified

Yet, for David His servant's sake, the Lord would not destroy Judah, for He promised to give him and his sons a lamp forever.

Bible in Basic English

But it was not the Lord's purpose to send destruction on Judah, because of David his servant, to whom he had given his word that he would have a light for ever.

Darby Translation

But Jehovah would not destroy Judah, for David his servant's sake, as he had promised him to give him always a lamp for his sons.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Yet with all this, the LORD would not destroy Judah for David, his slave's sake, as he had promised him to give him always a light of his sons.

Julia Smith Translation

And Jehovah Would net destroy Judah on account of David his servant,:as he said to give to him a light for his sons all the days.

King James 2000

Yet the LORD would not destroy Judah for David his servant's sake, as he promised him to give him always a light, and to his children.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Yet Yahweh was not willing to destroy Judah, for the sake of David his servant, as he had promised to give him a lamp for his sons always.

Modern King James verseion

Yet Jehovah would not destroy Judah for David His servant's sake, as He promised him to give him a light to his sons forever.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Neverthelater, the LORD would not destroy Judah because of David his servant, as he promised him to give him a light in his children always.

NET Bible

But the Lord was unwilling to destroy Judah. He preserved Judah for the sake of his servant David to whom he had promised a perpetual dynasty.

New Heart English Bible

However the LORD would not destroy Judah, for David his servant's sake, as he promised him to give to him a lamp for his children always.

The Emphasized Bible

Yet was not Yahweh willing to destroy Judah, for the sake of David his servant, - even as he promised him to give him a lamp for his sons all the days.

Webster

Yet the LORD would not destroy Judah, for David his servant's sake, as he promised him to give him always a light, and to his children.

World English Bible

However Yahweh would not destroy Judah, for David his servant's sake, as he promised him to give to him a lamp for his children always.

Youngs Literal Translation

and Jehovah was not willing to destroy Judah, for the sake of David his servant, as He said to him, to give to him a lamp -- to his sons all the days.

Interlinear

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

Usage: 0

H14
אבה 
'abah 
Usage: 54

not destroy
שׁחת 
Shachath 
Usage: 146

יהוּדה 
Y@huwdah 
Usage: 648

דּויד דּוד 
David 
Usage: 1074

עבד 
`ebed 
Usage: 800

sake, as he promised

Usage: 0

him to give
נתן 
Nathan 
give , put , deliver , made , set , up , lay , grant , suffer , yield , bring , cause , utter , laid , send , recompense , appoint , shew ,
Usage: 2011

יום 
Yowm 
Usage: 2293

a light
נרה נר ניר נר ניר 
Niyr 
Usage: 48

References

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Context Readings

Joram Reigns In Judah

18 He walked in the way of the kings of Israel, just as the house of Ahab had done, for the daughter of Ahab became his wife; and he did evil in the sight of the LORD. 19 However, the LORD was not willing to destroy Judah, for the sake of David His servant, since He had promised him to give a lamp to him through his sons always. 20 In his days Edom revolted from under the hand of Judah, and made a king over themselves.


Cross References

1 Kings 11:36

'But to his son I will give one tribe, that My servant David may have a lamp always before Me in Jerusalem, the city where I have chosen for Myself to put My name.

2 Samuel 7:12-13

"When your days are complete and you lie down with your fathers, I will raise up your descendant after you, who will come forth from you, and I will establish his kingdom.

2 Samuel 7:15

but My lovingkindness shall not depart from him, as I took it away from Saul, whom I removed from before you.

2 Samuel 21:17

But Abishai the son of Zeruiah helped him, and struck the Philistine and killed him Then the men of David swore to him, saying, "You shall not go out again with us to battle, so that you do not extinguish the lamp of Israel."

1 Kings 15:4-5

But for David's sake the LORD his God gave him a lamp in Jerusalem, to raise up his son after him and to establish Jerusalem;

2 Kings 19:34

'For I will defend this city to save it for My own sake and for My servant David's sake.'"

2 Chronicles 21:7

Yet the LORD was not willing to destroy the house of David because of the covenant which He had made with David, and since He had promised to give a lamp to him and his sons forever.

Isaiah 7:14

"Therefore the Lord Himself will give you a sign: Behold, a virgin will be with child and bear a son, and she will call His name Immanuel.

Isaiah 37:35

'For I will defend this city to save it for My own sake and for My servant David's sake.'"

Jeremiah 33:25-26

"Thus says the LORD, 'If My covenant for day and night stand not, and the fixed patterns of heaven and earth I have not established,

Hosea 11:9

I will not execute My fierce anger; I will not destroy Ephraim again For I am God and not man, the Holy One in your midst, And I will not come in wrath.

Luke 1:32-33

"He will be great and will be called the Son of the Most High; and the Lord God will give Him the throne of His father David;



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