1 Kings 3:3

“And Solomon loved the LORD, walking in the statutes of David his father: only he sacrificed and burnt incense in high places.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

And Solomon loued the Lord, walking in the statutes of Dauid his father: onely he sacrificed and burnt incense in high places.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Now Solomon loved the LORD, walking in the statutes of his father David, except he sacrificed and burned incense on the high places.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And Solomon loved Jehovah, walking in the statutes of David his father: only he sacrificed and burnt incense in the high places.
- American Standard Version (1901)

And Solomon, in his love for the Lord, kept the laws of David his father; but he made offerings and let them go up in smoke on the high places.
- Basic English Bible

And Solomon loved Jehovah, walking in the statutes of David his father; only, he sacrificed and burned incense on the high places.
- Darby Bible

And Solomon loved the LORD, walking in the statutes of David his father: only he sacrificed and burnt incense in high places.
- Webster's Bible

Solomon loved Yahweh, walking in the statutes of David his father: only he sacrificed and burnt incense in the high places.
- World English Bible

And Solomon loveth Jehovah, to walk in the statutes of David his father -- only, in high places he is sacrificing and making perfume --
- Youngs Literal Bible

And Solomon loved the LORD, walking in the statutes of David his father; only he sacrificed and offered in the high places.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for 1 Kings 3:3


3:3 Yet - Although he miscarried in the matter of high places, yet inthe general, his heart was right with God. Statutes - According to thestatutes or commands of God, which are here called the statutes ofDavid; not only because they were diligently practised by David,but also because the observation of them was so earnestly pressed uponSolomon, and fortified with David's authority and command.


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