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1 Kings 5:3

“You know that because of the warsa waged against my father David from all sides, he could not buildb a temple for the Name of the Lord his God until the Lord put his enemies under his feet.c

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1 Kings 5:3 — English Standard Version (ESV)

“You know that David my father could not build a house for the name of the Lord his God because of the warfare with which his enemies surrounded him, until the Lord put them under the soles of his feet.

1 Kings 5:3 — King James Version (KJV 1900)

Thou knowest how that David my father could not build an house unto the name of the Lord his God for the wars which were about him on every side, until the Lord put them under the soles of his feet.

1 Kings 5:3 — New Living Translation (NLT)

“You know that my father, David, was not able to build a Temple to honor the name of the Lord his God because of the many wars waged against him by surrounding nations. He could not build until the Lord gave him victory over all his enemies.

1 Kings 5:3 — The New King James Version (NKJV)

You know how my father David could not build a house for the name of the Lord his God because of the wars which were fought against him on every side, until the Lord put his foes under the soles of his feet.

1 Kings 5:3 — New Century Version (NCV)

“You remember my father David had to fight many wars with the countries around him, so he was never able to build a temple for worshiping the Lord his God. David was waiting until the Lord allowed him to defeat all his enemies.

1 Kings 5:3 — American Standard Version (ASV 1901)

Thou knowest how that David my father could not build a house for the name of Jehovah his God for the wars which were about him on every side, until Jehovah put them under the soles of his feet.

1 Kings 5:3 — 1890 Darby Bible (DARBY)

Thou knowest that David my father could not build a house unto the name of Jehovah his God, because of the wars which were about him on every side, until Jehovah put them under the soles of his feet.

1 Kings 5:3 — GOD’S WORD Translation (GW)

“You know that my father David was surrounded by war. He couldn’t build a temple for the name of the Lord our God until the Lord let him defeat his enemies.

1 Kings 5:3 — The Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)

“You know my father David was not able to build a temple for the name of Yahweh his God. This was because of the warfare all around him until the Lord put his enemies under his feet.

1 Kings 5:3 — The New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

“You know that my father David could not build a house for the name of the Lord his God because of the warfare with which his enemies surrounded him, until the Lord put them under the soles of his feet.

1 Kings 5:3 — The Lexham English Bible (LEB)

“You knew David my father, that he was not able to build a house for the name of Yahweh his God, in view of the warfare which surrounded him, until Yahweh placed them under the soles of his feet.

1 Kings 5:3 — New International Reader’s Version, 1998 ed. (NIrV) (NIrV)

“As you know, my father David had to fight many battles. His enemies attacked him from every side. So he couldn’t build a temple where the Lord his God would put his Name. That wouldn’t be possible until the Lord had put his enemies under his control.

1 Kings 5:3 — New American Standard Bible: 1995 Update (NASB95)

“You know that David my father was unable to build a house for the name of the Lord his God because of the wars which surrounded him, until the Lord put them under the soles of his feet.