1 Kings 3:7

“And now, O LORD my God, thou hast made thy servant king instead of David my father: and I am but a little child: I know not how to go out or come in.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

And now, O Lord my God, thou hast made thy seruant King in stead of Dauid my father: and I am but a litle childe: I know not how to goe out or come in.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"Now, O LORD my God, You have made Your servant king in place of my father David, yet I am but a little child; I do not know how to go out or come in.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And now, O Jehovah my God, thou hast made thy servant king instead of David my father: and I am but a little child; I know not how to go out or come in.
- American Standard Version (1901)

And now, O Lord my God, you have made your servant king in the place of David my father; and I am only a young boy, with no knowledge of how to go out or come in.
- Basic English Bible

And now, Jehovah my God, thou hast made thy servant king instead of David my father; and I am but a little child: I know not to go out and to come in.
- Darby Bible

And now, O LORD my God, thou hast made thy servant king instead of David my father: and I am but a little child: I know not how to go out or come in.
- Webster's Bible

Now, Yahweh my God, you have made your servant king instead of David my father. I am but a little child. I don't know how to go out or come in.
- World English Bible

And now, O Jehovah my God, Thou hast caused thy servant to reign instead of David my father; and I [am] a little child, I do not know to go out and to come in;
- Youngs Literal Bible

And now, O LORD my God, Thou hast made Thy servant king instead of David my father; and I am but a little child; I know not how to go out or come in.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for 1 Kings 3:7


3:7 Child - So he was in years: not above twenty years old; and withal(which he principally intends) he was raw and unexperienced, as a child, instate affairs. Go out, &c. - To govern my people, and manage affairs.


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