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1 Chronicles 22:8

But this word of the Lord came to me: ‘You have shed much blood and have fought many wars.f You are not to build a house for my Name,g because you have shed much blood on the earth in my sight.

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1 Chronicles 22:8 — English Standard Version (ESV)

But the word of the Lord came to me, saying, ‘You have shed much blood and have waged great wars. You shall not build a house to my name, because you have shed so much blood before me on the earth.

1 Chronicles 22:8 — King James Version (KJV 1900)

But the word of the Lord came to me, saying, Thou hast shed blood abundantly, and hast made great wars: thou shalt not build an house unto my name, because thou hast shed much blood upon the earth in my sight.

1 Chronicles 22:8 — New Living Translation (NLT)

“But the Lord said to me, ‘You have killed many men in the battles you have fought. And since you have shed so much blood in my sight, you will not be the one to build a Temple to honor my name.

1 Chronicles 22:8 — The New King James Version (NKJV)

but the word of the Lord came to me, saying, ‘You have shed much blood and have made great wars; you shall not build a house for My name, because you have shed much blood on the earth in My sight.

1 Chronicles 22:8 — New Century Version (NCV)

But the Lord spoke his word to me, ‘David, you have killed many people. You have fought many wars. You cannot build a temple for worship to me, because you have killed many people.

1 Chronicles 22:8 — American Standard Version (ASV 1901)

But the word of Jehovah came to me, saying, Thou hast shed blood abundantly, and hast made great wars: thou shalt not build a house unto my name, because thou hast shed much blood upon the earth in my sight.

1 Chronicles 22:8 — 1890 Darby Bible (DARBY)

But the word of Jehovah came to me saying, Thou hast shed blood abundantly, and hast made great wars: thou shalt not build a house unto my name, for thou hast shed much blood upon the earth in my sight.

1 Chronicles 22:8 — GOD’S WORD Translation (GW)

But the Lord spoke his word to me by saying, ‘You have caused a lot of bloodshed and fought in a lot of wars. You must not build a temple for my name because you have caused so much bloodshed in my presence.

1 Chronicles 22:8 — The Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)

but the word of the Lord came to me: ‘You have shed much blood and waged great wars. You are not to build a house for My name because you have shed so much blood on the ground before Me.

1 Chronicles 22:8 — The New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

But the word of the Lord came to me, saying, ‘You have shed much blood and have waged great wars; you shall not build a house to my name, because you have shed so much blood in my sight on the earth.

1 Chronicles 22:8 — The Lexham English Bible (LEB)

but it happened that the word of Yahweh came over me, saying, ‘You have shed much blood and have made much war; you shall not build a house for my name because you have shed much blood upon the ground before me.

1 Chronicles 22:8 — New International Reader’s Version, 1998 ed. (NIrV) (NIrV)

But a message from the Lord came to me. It said, ‘You have spilled the blood of many people. You have fought many wars. You are not the one who will build a house for my Name. That is because I have seen you spill the blood of many people on the earth.

1 Chronicles 22:8 — New American Standard Bible: 1995 Update (NASB95)

“But the word of the Lord came to me, saying, ‘You have shed much blood and have waged great wars; you shall not build a house to My name, because you have shed so much blood on the earth before Me.