Parallel Verses

American Standard Version

For I was a son unto my father, Tender and only beloved in the sight of my mother.

New American Standard Bible

When I was a son to my father,
Tender and the only son in the sight of my mother,

King James Version

For I was my father's son, tender and only beloved in the sight of my mother.

Holman Bible

When I was a son with my father,
tender and precious to my mother,

International Standard Version

When I was a son to my father, not yet strong and an only son to my mother,

A Conservative Version

For I was a son to my father, tender and only beloved in the sight of my mother.

Amplified


When I was a son with my father (David),
Tender and the only son in the sight of my mother (Bathsheba),

Bible in Basic English

For I was a son to my father, a gentle and an only one to my mother.

Darby Translation

For I was a son unto my father, tender and an only one in the sight of my mother.

Julia Smith Translation

For I was son to my father; tender and only before the face of my mother.

King James 2000

For I was my father's son, tender and the only one in the sight of my mother.

Lexham Expanded Bible

When I was a son to my father, tender and alone before my mother,

Modern King James verseion

For I was my father's son, tender and only beloved in the sight of my mother.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

For when I myself was my father's dear son, and tenderly beloved of my mother,

NET Bible

When I was a son to my father, a tender only child before my mother,

New Heart English Bible

For I was a son to my father, tender and an only child in the sight of my mother.

The Emphasized Bible

For, a son, became I to my father, tender and most precious in the sight of my mother.

Webster

For I was my father's son, tender and only beloved in the sight of my mother.

World English Bible

For I was a son to my father, tender and an only child in the sight of my mother.

Youngs Literal Translation

For, a son I have been to my father -- tender, And an only one before my mother.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
רך 
Rak 
Usage: 16

and only
יחיד 
Yachiyd 
Usage: 12

beloved in the sight
פּנים 
Paniym 
Usage: 2119

References

Fausets

Context Readings

The Father's Wisdom

2 For I give you good doctrine; Forsake ye not my law. 3 For I was a son unto my father, Tender and only beloved in the sight of my mother. 4 And he taught me, and said unto me: Let thy heart retain my words; Keep my commandments, and live;


Cross References

1 Chronicles 22:5

And David said, Solomon my son is young and tender, and the house that is to be builded for Jehovah must be exceeding magnificent, of fame and of glory throughout all countries: I will therefore make preparation for it. So David prepared abundantly before his death.

1 Chronicles 29:1

And David the king said unto all the assembly, Solomon my son, whom alone God hath chosen, is yet young and tender, and the work is great; for the palace is not for man, but for Jehovah God.

2 Samuel 12:24-25

And David comforted Bath-sheba his wife, and went in unto her, and lay with her: and she bare a son, and he called his name Solomon. And Jehovah loved him;

1 Kings 1:13-17

Go and get thee in unto king David, and say unto him, Didst not thou, my lord, O king, swear unto thy handmaid, saying, Assuredly Solomon thy son shall reign after me, and he shall sit upon my throne? why then doth Adonijah reign?

1 Chronicles 3:5

and these were born unto him in Jerusalem: Shimea, and Shobab, and Nathan, and Solomon, four, of Bath-shua the daughter of Ammiel;

Jeremiah 10:23

O Jehovah, I know that the way of man is not in himself: it is not in man that walketh to direct his steps.

Zechariah 12:10

And I will pour upon the house of David, and upon the inhabitants of Jerusalem, the spirit of grace and of supplication; and they shall look unto me whom they have pierced; and they shall mourn for him, as one mourneth for his only son, and shall be in bitterness for him, as one that is in bitterness for his first-born.

Romans 12:16

Be of the same mind one toward another. Set not your mind on high things, but condescend to things that are lowly. Be not wise in your own conceits.

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