Parallel Verses

Amplified

But He chose the tribe of Judah [as Israel's leader], Mount Zion, which He loved [to replace Shiloh as His capital].

New American Standard Bible

But chose the tribe of Judah, Mount Zion which He loved.

King James Version

But chose the tribe of Judah, the mount Zion which he loved.

Holman Bible

He chose instead the tribe of Judah,
Mount Zion, which He loved.

International Standard Version

But he chose the tribe of Judah, the mountain of Zion, which he loves.

A Conservative Version

but chose the tribe of Judah, the mount Zion which he loved.

American Standard Version

But chose the tribe of Judah, The mount Zion which he loved.

Bible in Basic English

But he took the tribe of Judah for himself, and the mountain of Zion, in which he had pleasure.

Darby Translation

But chose the tribe of Judah, the mount Zion which he loved;

Jubilee 2000 Bible

But chose the tribe of Judah, the Mount Zion which he loved.

Julia Smith Translation

And be will choose the tribe of Judah, mount Zion which he loved.

King James 2000

But chose the tribe of Judah, the mount Zion which he loved.

Lexham Expanded Bible

but chose the tribe of Judah, {Mount Zion} that he loved.

Modern King James verseion

but chose the tribe of Judah, the mount Zion which He loved.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

but chose the tribe of Judah, even the hill of Zion which he loved.

NET Bible

He chose the tribe of Judah, and Mount Zion, which he loves.

New Heart English Bible

But chose the tribe of Judah, Mount Zion which he loved.

The Emphasized Bible

But made choice of the tribe of Judah, The mountain of Zion, which he loved;

Webster

But chose the tribe of Judah, the mount Zion which he loved.

World English Bible

But chose the tribe of Judah, Mount Zion which he loved.

Youngs Literal Translation

And He chooseth the tribe of Judah, With mount Zion that He loved,

Context Readings

Lessons From Israel's Past

67 Moreover, He rejected the tent of Joseph and chose not the tribe of Ephraim [in which the tabernacle had been accustomed to stand]. 68 But He chose the tribe of Judah [as Israel's leader], Mount Zion, which He loved [to replace Shiloh as His capital]. 69 And He built His sanctuary [exalted] like the heights [of the heavens] and like the earth which He established forever.


Cross References

Psalm 87:2

The Lord loves the gates of Zion [through which the crowds of pilgrims enter from all nations] more than all the dwellings of Jacob (Israel).

Genesis 49:8-10

Judah, you are the one whom your brothers shall praise; your hand shall be on the neck of your enemies; your father's sons shall bow down to you.

Ruth 4:17-22

And her neighbor women gave him a name, saying, A son is born to Naomi. They named him Obed. He was the father of Jesse, the father of David [the ancestor of Jesus Christ].

1 Samuel 16:1

The Lord said to Samuel, How long will you mourn for Saul, seeing I have rejected him from reigning over Israel? Fill your horn with oil; I will send you to Jesse the Bethlehemite. For I have provided for Myself a king among his sons.

2 Chronicles 6:6

But I have chosen Jerusalem, that My Name [and the symbol of My presence] might be there, and I have chosen David to be over My people Israel.

Psalm 132:12-14

If your children will keep My covenant and My testimony that I shall teach them, their children also shall sit upon your throne forever.

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