Parallel Verses

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.

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 his sons forever.

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 
Usage: 2011

יום 
Yowm 
Usage: 2293

a light
נרה נר ניר נר ניר 
Niyr 
Usage: 48

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Context Readings

Joram Reigns In Judah

18 He lived his life like the kings of Israel did, following the example of Ahab's household when he married Ahab's daughter and practiced what was evil in the LORD's presence. 19 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. 20 During Jehoram's lifetime, Edom rebelled from Judah's hegemony and appointed a king to rule over themselves.


Cross References

1 Kings 11:36

I'll give one tribe to his son, so my servant David will always have a light shining in my presence in Jerusalem, the city that I chose for myself and where I have placed my name.

2 Samuel 7:12-13

""The LORD also announces to you: "The LORD will himself build a house for you. When your life is complete and you go to join your ancestors, I will raise up your offspring after you, who will come forth from your body, and I will fortify his kingdom.

2 Samuel 7:15

But I'll never remove my gracious love from him as I did from Saul, whom I removed from your presence.

2 Samuel 21:17

But Zeruiah's son Abishai came to David's aid, attacked the Philistine, and killed him. After this, David's army told him, "You're not going out anymore with us to battle, so Israel's beacon won't be extinguished!"

1 Kings 15:4-5

Nevertheless, for the sake of David, the LORD his God maintained a lamp for David in Jerusalem by raising up his son after him so that Jerusalem would be established,

2 Kings 19:34

"I will defend this city and preserve it for my own reasons, and because of my servant David.'"

2 Chronicles 21:7

Nevertheless, the Lord was unwilling to destroy David's dynasty because of the covenant that he had made with David, especially since he had promised to give him and to his sons the reigning presence of an heir forever.

Isaiah 7:14

"Therefore the LORD himself will give you a sign. Watch! The virgin is conceiving a child, and will give birth to a son, and his name will be called Immanuel.

Isaiah 37:35

"because I will defend this city and deliver it, for my own sake and for the sake of my servant David!'"

Jeremiah 33:25-26

This is what the LORD says: "If I had not established my covenant for day and night and the laws that govern the heavens and earth,

Hosea 11:9

I will not act in my anger; I will not return to destroy Ephraim, For I am God, and not a human the Holy One among you so I will not enter the city in anger.

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 ancestor David.

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