Parallel Verses

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

"Go and tell my servant David, thus sayeth the LORD, 'Shalt thou go build me a house for the LORD to dwell in?

New American Standard Bible

"Go and say to My servant David, 'Thus says the LORD, "Are you the one who should build Me a house to dwell in?

King James Version

Go and tell my servant David, Thus saith the LORD, Shalt thou build me an house for me to dwell in?

Holman Bible

“Go to My servant David and say, ‘This is what the Lord says: Are you to build a house for Me to live in?

International Standard Version

"Go tell my servant David, "This is what the LORD says:

A Conservative Version

Go and tell my servant David, Thus says LORD, Shall thou build a house for me to dwell in?

American Standard Version

Go and tell my servant David, Thus saith Jehovah, Shalt thou build me a house for me to dwell in?

Amplified

Go and tell My servant David, Thus says the Lord: Shall you build Me a house in which to dwell?

Bible in Basic English

Go and say to my servant David, The Lord says, Are you to be the builder of a house, a living-place for me?

Darby Translation

Go and say to my servant, to David, Thus saith Jehovah: Wilt thou build me a house for me to dwell in?

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Go and tell my slave David, Thus hath the LORD said, Shalt thou build me a house for me to dwell in?

Julia Smith Translation

Go and say to my servant, to David, Thus said Jehovah, Shalt thou build me an house for my resting?

King James 2000

Go and tell my servant David, Thus says the LORD, Shall you build me a house for me to dwell in?

Lexham Expanded Bible

"Go and tell my servant David, 'Thus says Yahweh: "[Are] you the one to build for me a house for my dwelling?

Modern King James verseion

Go and tell My servant David, So says Jehovah, Shall you build Me a house for My dwelling?

NET Bible

"Go, tell my servant David: 'This is what the Lord says: Do you really intend to build a house for me to live in?

New Heart English Bible

"Go and tell my servant David, 'Thus says the LORD, "Shall you build me a house for me to dwell in?

The Emphasized Bible

Go and say unto my servant - unto David: Thus, saith Yahweh, - Shalt, thou, build me a house, for me to dwell in;

Webster

Go and tell my servant David, Thus saith the LORD, Wilt thou build me a house for me to dwell in?

World English Bible

"Go and tell my servant David, 'Thus says Yahweh, "Shall you build me a house for me to dwell in?

Youngs Literal Translation

'Go, and thou hast said unto My servant, unto David, Thus said Jehovah, Dost thou build for Me a house for My dwelling in?

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
Go
ילך 
Yalak 
Usage: 0

and tell

Usage: 0

my servant
עבד 
`ebed 
Usage: 800

דּויד דּוד 
David 
Usage: 1074

the Lord

Usage: 0

Shalt thou build
בּנה 
Banah 
Usage: 376

me an house
בּית 
Bayith 
Usage: 2053

References

American

Easton

Fausets

Hastings

Morish

Smith

Watsons

Context Readings

Yahweh Makes A Covenant With David

4 But that same night the word of the LORD came unto Nathan, saying, 5 "Go and tell my servant David, thus sayeth the LORD, 'Shalt thou go build me a house for the LORD to dwell in? 6 For I have not dwelt in any house since the time I brought the children of Israel out of Egypt, unto this day: but have walked in a tent and in a tabernacle.


Cross References

1 Kings 5:3-4

"Thou knowest of David my father, how he could not build a house unto the name of the LORD his God for war which he had on every side, until the LORD had put them under his foot.

1 Kings 8:16-19

'From the day I brought my people Israel out of Egypt, I chose no city among any of the tribes of Israel, to build a house, that my name might be there: But I have chosen David to be ruler over my people Israel.'

1 Chronicles 17:4

"Go and tell David my servant, 'Thus sayeth the LORD: thou shalt not build me a house to dwell in.

1 Chronicles 22:7-8

And David said to Salomon, "My son, I had in mine heart to build a house unto the name of the LORD my God.

1 Chronicles 23:3-32

And the Levites were numbered from thirty years and above, and the tale of them in men, poll by poll, was thirty eight thousand.

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