Parallel Verses

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.

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.

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 the sake of His servant David the Lord was not willing to destroy Judah, since He had promised to give him a lamp (enthroned descendant) through his sons always.

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.

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.

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

References

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Morish

Context Readings

Joram Reigns In Judah

18 And he walketh in the way of the kings of Israel, as did the house of Ahab, for a daughter of Ahab was to him for a wife, and he doth the evil thing in the eyes of Jehovah, 19 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. 20 In his days hath Edom revolted from under the hand of Judah, and they cause a king to reign over them,


Cross References

1 Kings 11:36

and to his son I give one tribe, for there being a lamp to David My servant all the days before Me in Jerusalem, the city that I have chosen to Myself to put My name there.

2 Samuel 7:12-13

'When thy days are full, and thou hast lain with thy fathers, then I have raised up thy seed after thee which goeth out from thy bowels, and have established his kingdom;

2 Samuel 7:15

and My kindness doth not turn aside from him, as I turned it aside from Saul, whom I turned aside from before thee,

2 Samuel 21:17

and Abishai son of Zeruiah giveth help to him, and smiteth the Philistine, and putteth him to death; then swear the men of David to him, saying, 'Thou dost not go out again with us to battle, nor quench the lamp of Israel.'

1 Kings 15:4-5

but for David's sake hath Jehovah his God given to him a lamp in Jerusalem, to raise up his son after him, and to establish Jerusalem,

2 Kings 19:34

And I have covered over this city, To save it, for Mine own sake, And for the sake of David My servant.'

2 Chronicles 21:7

and Jehovah hath not been willing to destroy the house of David, for the sake of the covenant that He made with David, and as He had said to give to him a lamp, and to his sons -- all the days.

Isaiah 7:14

Therefore the Lord Himself giveth to you a sign, Lo, the Virgin is conceiving, And is bringing forth a son, And hath called his name Immanuel,

Isaiah 37:35

And I have covered over this city, To save it, for Mine own sake, And for the sake of David My servant.'

Jeremiah 33:25-26

Thus said Jehovah: If My covenant is not daily and nightly, The statutes of heaven and earth I have not appointed --

Hosea 11:9

I do not the fierceness of My anger, I turn not back to destroy Ephraim, For God I am, and not a man. In thy midst the Holy One, and I enter not in enmity,

Luke 1:32-33

he shall be great, and Son of the Highest he shall be called, and the Lord God shall give him the throne of David his father,

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