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.


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