Parallel Verses

Modern King James verseion

For I was my father's son, 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.

American Standard Version

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

Amplified

When I [Solomon] 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.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

For I was my father's son, tender and unique 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 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 teaching; do not forsake my law. 3 For I was my father's son, tender and only beloved in the sight of my mother. 4 He also taught me, and said to me, Let your heart hold fast 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 to be built for Jehovah is to be highly magnificent, for a name and for beauty to all the lands. I will now prepare for it. And David prepared abundantly before his death.

1 Chronicles 29:1

And David the king said to all the congregation, Solomon my son, whom alone God has chosen, is 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 his wife Bathsheba. And he went in to her and lay with her. And she bore a son. And he called his name Solomon. And Jehovah loved him.

1 Kings 1:13-17

Go up and go in to King David, and say to him, My lord, O king, did you not swear to your handmaid, saying, Surely your son Solomon shall reign after me, and he shall sit upon my throne? Why then does Adonijah reign?

1 Chronicles 3:5

And these were born to him in Jerusalem Shimea, and Shobab, and Nathan, and Solomon, four of Bathsheba the daughter of Ammiel

Jeremiah 10:23

O Jehovah, I know that the way of man does not belong to man; it is not in man who walks to direct his steps.

Zechariah 12:10

And I will pour on the house of David, and on the people of Jerusalem, the spirit of grace and of prayers. And they shall look on Me whom they have pierced, and they shall mourn for Him, as one mourns for his only son, and shall be bitter over Him, as the bitterness over the first-born.

Romans 12:16

minding the same thing toward one another, not minding high things, but yielding to the lowly. Do not be wise within yourselves.



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