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1 Kings 8:16

16 ‘Since the day I brought my people Israel out of Egypt,k I have not chosen a city in any tribe of Israel to have a temple built so that my Namel might be there, but I have chosenm Davidn to rule my people Israel.’

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1 Kings 8:16 — English Standard Version (ESV)

16 ‘Since the day that I brought my people Israel out of Egypt, I chose no city out of all the tribes of Israel in which to build a house, that my name might be there. But I chose David to be over my people Israel.’

1 Kings 8:16 — King James Version (KJV 1900)

16 Since the day that I brought forth my people Israel out of Egypt, I chose no city out of all the tribes of Israel to build an house, that my name might be therein; but I chose David to be over my people Israel.

1 Kings 8:16 — New Living Translation (NLT)

16 ‘From the day I brought my people Israel out of Egypt, I have never chosen a city among any of the tribes of Israel as the place where a Temple should be built to honor my name. But I have chosen David to be king over my people Israel.’ ”

1 Kings 8:16 — The New King James Version (NKJV)

16 ‘Since the day that I brought My people Israel out of Egypt, I have chosen no city from any tribe of Israel in which to build a house, that My name might be there; but I chose David to be over My people Israel.’

1 Kings 8:16 — New Century Version (NCV)

16 ‘Since the time I brought my people Israel out of Egypt, I have not chosen a city in any tribe of Israel where a temple will be built for me. But I have chosen David to lead my people Israel.’

1 Kings 8:16 — American Standard Version (ASV 1901)

16 Since the day that I brought forth my people Israel out of Egypt, I chose no city out of all the tribes of Israel to build a house, that my name might be there; but I chose David to be over my people Israel.

1 Kings 8:16 — 1890 Darby Bible (DARBY)

16 Since the day that I brought forth my people Israel out of Egypt, I chose no city out of all the tribes of Israel to build a house in, that my name might be there; but I have chosen David to be over my people Israel.

1 Kings 8:16 — GOD’S WORD Translation (GW)

16 ‘Ever since I brought my people Israel out of Egypt, I didn’t choose any city in any of the tribes of Israel as a place to build a temple for my name. But now I’ve chosen David to rule my people Israel.’

1 Kings 8:16 — The Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)

16 “Since the day I brought My people Israel out of Egypt,

I have not chosen a city to build a temple in

among any of the tribes of Israel,

so that My name would be there.

But I have chosen David to rule My people Israel.”

1 Kings 8:16 — The New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

16 ‘Since the day that I brought my people Israel out of Egypt, I have not chosen a city from any of the tribes of Israel in which to build a house, that my name might be there; but I chose David to be over my people Israel.’

1 Kings 8:16 — The Lexham English Bible (LEB)

16 ‘From the day that I brought out my people Israel from Egypt I have not chosen a city from all the tribes of Israel to build a house where my name might be, but I have chosen David to be over my people Israel.’

1 Kings 8:16 — New International Reader’s Version, 1998 ed. (NIrV) (NIrV)

16 ‘I brought my people Israel out of Egypt. Ever since I did that, I have not chosen a city in any tribe of Israel where a temple could be built for my Name. But I have chosen David to rule over my people Israel.’

1 Kings 8:16 — New American Standard Bible: 1995 Update (NASB95)

16 Since the day that I brought My people Israel from Egypt, I did not choose a city out of all the tribes of Israel in which to build a house that My name might be there, but I chose David to be over My people Israel.’