Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

"For thus says the LORD, 'David shall never lack a man to sit on the throne of the house of Israel;

King James Version

For thus saith the LORD; David shall never want a man to sit upon the throne of the house of Israel;

Holman Bible

For this is what the Lord says: David will never fail to have a man sitting on the throne of the house of Israel.

International Standard Version

For this is what the LORD says: "David will never be without a man sitting on the throne of the house of Israel,

A Conservative Version

For thus says LORD: David shall never want a man to sit upon the throne of the house of Israel,

American Standard Version

For thus saith Jehovah: David shall never want a man to sit upon the throne of the house of Israel;

Amplified

For thus says the Lord: David shall never fail [to have] a man [descendant] to sit on the throne of the house of Israel,

Bible in Basic English

For the Lord has said, David will never be without a man to take his place on the seat of the kingdom of Israel;

Darby Translation

For thus saith Jehovah: There shall never fail to David a man to sit upon the throne of the house of Israel;

Jubilee 2000 Bible

For thus hath the LORD said: David shall never lack a man to sit upon the throne of the house of Israel;

Julia Smith Translation

For thus said Jehovah, I will not cut off to David a man sitting upon the throne of the house of Israel;

King James 2000

For thus says the LORD; David shall never lack a man to sit upon the throne of the house of Israel;

Lexham Expanded Bible

For thus says Yahweh: 'A man who sits on the throne of the house of Israel will not be cut off for David.

Modern King James verseion

For so says Jehovah, David shall never lack a man to sit on the throne of the house of Israel,

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

"For thus the LORD promiseth: David shall never want one to sit upon the stool of the house of Israel:

NET Bible

For I, the Lord, promise: "David will never lack a successor to occupy the throne over the nation of Israel.

New Heart English Bible

For thus says the LORD: "David shall never want a man to sit on the throne of the house of Israel;

The Emphasized Bible

For, Thus, saith Yahweh, - There shall not be wanting to David - A man to sit upon the throne of the house of Israel;

Webster

For thus saith the LORD; David shall never want a man to sit upon the throne of the house of Israel;

World English Bible

For thus says Yahweh: David shall never want a man to sit on the throne of the house of Israel;

Youngs Literal Translation

For thus said Jehovah: 'Not cut off to David is one sitting on the throne of the house of Israel,

Interlinear

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

Usage: 0

דּויד דּוד 
David 
Usage: 1074


Usage: 0

כּרת 
Karath 
Usage: 287

a man
אישׁ 
'iysh 
Usage: 692

to sit
ישׁב 
Yashab 
Usage: 1081

כּסּה כּסּא 
Kicce' 
Usage: 135

of the house
בּית 
Bayith 
Usage: 2053

References

Context Readings

God's Covenant With David

16 'In those days Judah will be saved and Jerusalem will dwell in safety; and this is the name by which she will be called: the LORD is our righteousness.' 17 "For thus says the LORD, 'David shall never lack a man to sit on the throne of the house of Israel; 18 and the Levitical priests shall never lack a man before Me to offer burnt offerings, to burn grain offerings and to prepare sacrifices continually.'"



Cross References

1 Kings 2:4

so that the LORD may carry out His promise which He spoke concerning me, saying, 'If your sons are careful of their way, to walk before Me in truth with all their heart and with all their soul, you shall not lack a man on the throne of Israel.'

Psalm 89:29-37

"So I will establish his descendants forever And his throne as the days of heaven.

1 Kings 8:25

"Now therefore, O LORD, the God of Israel, keep with Your servant David my father that which You have promised him, saying, 'You shall not lack a man to sit on the throne of Israel, if only your sons take heed to their way to walk before Me as you have walked.'

1 Chronicles 17:11-14

"When your days are fulfilled that you must go to be with your fathers, that I will set up one of your descendants after you, who will be of your sons; and I will establish his kingdom.

2 Samuel 3:29

"May it fall on the head of Joab and on all his father's house; and may there not fail from the house of Joab one who has a discharge, or who is a leper, or who takes hold of a distaff, or who falls by the sword, or who lacks bread."

2 Samuel 7:14-16

"I will be a father to him and he will be a son to Me; when he commits iniquity, I will correct him with the rod of men and the strokes of the sons of men,

1 Chronicles 17:27

"And now it has pleased You to bless the house of Your servant, that it may continue forever before You; for You, O LORD, have blessed, and it is blessed forever."

Isaiah 9:7

There will be no end to the increase of His government or of peace, On the throne of David and over his kingdom, To establish it and to uphold it with justice and righteousness From then on and forevermore The zeal of the LORD of hosts will accomplish this.

Jeremiah 35:19

therefore thus says the LORD of hosts, the God of Israel, "Jonadab the son of Rechab shall not lack a man to stand before Me always."'"

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;

Holman Christian Standard Bible®, Copyright © 1999, 2000, 2002, 2003, 2009 by Holman Bible Publishers.

International Standard Version Copyright © 1996-2008 by the ISV Foundation.

New American Standard Bible Copyright ©1960, 1962, 1963, 1968, 1971, 1972, 1973, 1975, 1977, 1995 by The Lockman Foundation, La Habra, Calif. All rights reserved. For Permission to Quote Information visit http://www.lockman.org

NET Bible copyright © 1996-2006 by Biblical Studies Press, L.L.C. NetBible

Basic English, produced by Mr C. K. Ogden of the Orthological Institute - public domain