1 Kings 8:17

“And it was in the heart of David my father to build an house for the name of the LORD God of Israel.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for 1 Kings 8:17

And it was in the heart of Dauid my father, to builde an house for the Name of the Lord God of Israel.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"Now it was in the heart of my father David to build a house for the name of the LORD, the God of Israel.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Now it was in the heart of David my father to build a house for the name of Jehovah, the God of Israel.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Now it was in the heart of David my father to put up a house for the name of the Lord, the God of Israel.
- Basic English Bible

And it was in the heart of David my father to build a house unto the name of Jehovah the God of Israel.
- Darby Bible

And it was in the heart of David my father to build a house for the name of the LORD God of Israel.
- Webster's Bible

Now it was in the heart of David my father to build a house for the name of Yahweh, the God of Israel.
- World English Bible

`And it is with the heart of David my father to build a house for the name of Jehovah, God of Israel,
- Youngs Literal Bible

Now it was in the heart of David my father to build a house for the name of the LORD, the God of Israel.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible Commentary for 1 Kings 8:17

Wesley's Notes for 1 Kings 8:17


8:16 Since, &c. - Until David's time; for then he did chuseJerusalem. That my name - That my presence, and grace, and worship,and glory, might be there. Chose David - And in and with him the tribeof Judah, of which he was, and Jerusalem where he dwelt.


Discussion for 1 Kings 8:17

  • Salomao on 1 Kings 8:17
    Ikings8:17 It means that truly David handed over testemony to Solomon his son, and it is wonderful if our sons and daughters can perform the will that God had given to thier Fathers.


 

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