1 Kings 3:3
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New International Version
Solomon showed his love for the LORD by walking according to the instructions given him by his father David, except that he offered sacrifices and burned incense on the high places.

New Living Translation
Solomon loved the LORD and followed all the decrees of his father, David, except that Solomon, too, offered sacrifices and burned incense at the local places of worship.

English Standard Version
Solomon loved the LORD, walking in the statutes of David his father, only he sacrificed and made offerings at the high places.

New American Standard Bible
Now Solomon loved the LORD, walking in the statutes of his father David, except he sacrificed and burned incense on the high places.

King James Bible
And Solomon loved the LORD, walking in the statutes of David his father: only he sacrificed and burnt incense in high places.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Solomon loved the LORD by walking in the statutes of his father David, but he also sacrificed and burned incense on the high places.

International Standard Version
Solomon loved the LORD, and lived according to the statutes that his father David obeyed, except that he sacrificed and burned offerings at the high places.

NET Bible
Solomon demonstrated his loyalty to the LORD by following the practices of his father David, except that he offered sacrifices and burned incense on the high places.

New Heart English Bible
Solomon loved the LORD, walking in the statutes of David his father: only he sacrificed and burnt incense in the high places.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Solomon loved the LORD and lived by his father David's rules. However, he still sacrificed and burned incense at these other worship sites.

JPS Tanakh 1917
And Solomon loved the LORD, walking in the statutes of David his father; only he sacrificed and offered in the high places.

New American Standard 1977
Now Solomon loved the LORD, walking in the statutes of his father David, except he sacrificed and burned incense on the high places.

Jubilee Bible 2000
And Solomon loved the LORD, walking in the statutes of David, his father; only he sacrificed and burnt incense in high places.

King James 2000 Bible
And Solomon loved the LORD, walking in the statutes of David his father: except that he sacrificed and burnt incense in high places.

American King James Version
And Solomon loved the LORD, walking in the statutes of David his father: only he sacrificed and burnt incense in high places.

American Standard Version
And Solomon loved Jehovah, walking in the statutes of David his father: only he sacrificed and burnt incense in the high places.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And Solomon loved the Lord, walking in the precepts of David his father, only he sacrificed in the high places: and burnt incense.

Darby Bible Translation
And Solomon loved Jehovah, walking in the statutes of David his father; only, he sacrificed and burned incense on the high places.

English Revised Version
And Solomon loved the LORD, walking in the statutes of David his father: only he sacrificed and burnt incense in the high places.

Webster's Bible Translation
And Solomon loved the LORD, walking in the statutes of David his father: only he sacrificed and burnt incense in high places.

World English Bible
Solomon loved Yahweh, walking in the statutes of David his father: only he sacrificed and burnt incense in the high places.

Young's Literal Translation
And Solomon loveth Jehovah, to walk in the statutes of David his father -- only, in high places he is sacrificing and making perfume --
Commentary
Matthew Henry Commentary
3:1-4 He that loved the Lord, should, for his sake, have fixed his love upon one of the Lord's people. Solomon was a wise man, a rich man, a great man; yet the brightest praise of him, is that which is the character of all the saints, even the poorest, He loved the Lord. Where God sows plentifully, he expects to reap accordingly; and those that truly love God and his worship, will not grudge the expenses of their religion. We must never think that wasted which is laid out in the service of God.
Study Bible
Solomon's Rule Consolidated
2The people were still sacrificing on the high places, because there was no house built for the name of the LORD until those days. 3Now Solomon loved the LORD, walking in the statutes of his father David, except he sacrificed and burned incense on the high places. 4The king went to Gibeon to sacrifice there, for that was the great high place; Solomon offered a thousand burnt offerings on that altar.…
Cross References
1 Corinthians 8:3
But the one who loves God is known by God.

Deuteronomy 6:5
"You shall love the LORD your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your might.

Deuteronomy 10:12
"Now, Israel, what does the LORD your God require from you, but to fear the LORD your God, to walk in all His ways and love Him, and to serve the LORD your God with all your heart and with all your soul,

Deuteronomy 10:13
and to keep the LORD'S commandments and His statutes which I am commanding you today for your good?

Deuteronomy 11:13
"It shall come about, if you listen obediently to my commandments which I am commanding you today, to love the LORD your God and to serve Him with all your heart and all your soul,

Deuteronomy 30:16
in that I command you today to love the LORD your God, to walk in His ways and to keep His commandments and His statutes and His judgments, that you may live and multiply, and that the LORD your God may bless you in the land where you are entering to possess it.

1 Kings 2:3
"Keep the charge of the LORD your God, to walk in His ways, to keep His statutes, His commandments, His ordinances, and His testimonies, according to what is written in the Law of Moses, that you may succeed in all that you do and wherever you turn,

1 Kings 9:4
"As for you, if you will walk before Me as your father David walked, in integrity of heart and uprightness, doing according to all that I have commanded you and will keep My statutes and My ordinances,

1 Kings 11:4
For when Solomon was old, his wives turned his heart away after other gods; and his heart was not wholly devoted to the LORD his God, as the heart of David his father had been.

1 Kings 11:6
Solomon did what was evil in the sight of the LORD, and did not follow the LORD fully, as David his father had done.
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And Solomon loved the LORD, walking in the statutes of David his father: only he sacrificed and burnt incense in high places.

loved

Deuteronomy 6:5 And you shall love the LORD your God with all your heart, and with …

Deuteronomy 10:12 And now, Israel, what does the LORD your God require of you, but …

Deuteronomy 30:6,16,20 And the LORD your God will circumcise your heart, and the heart of …

2 Samuel 12:24,25 And David comforted Bathsheba his wife, and went in to her, and lay …

Psalm 31:23 O love the LORD, all you his saints: for the LORD preserves the faithful, …

Matthew 22:27 And last of all the woman died also.

Mark 12:29,30 And Jesus answered him, The first of all the commandments is, Hear, …

Romans 8:28 And we know that all things work together for good to them that love …

1 Corinthians 8:3 But if any man love God, the same is known of him.

James 1:12 Blessed is the man that endures temptation: for when he is tried, …

James 2:5 Listen, my beloved brothers, Has not God chosen the poor of this …

1 John 4:19,20 We love him, because he first loved us…

1 John 5:2,3 By this we know that we love the children of God, when we love God, …

walking

1 Kings 3:6,14 And Solomon said, You have showed to your servant David my father …

1 Kings 2:3,4 And keep the charge of the LORD your God, to walk in his ways, to …

1 Kings 11:34 However, I will not take the whole kingdom out of his hand…

1 Kings 15:3 And he walked in all the sins of his father, which he had done before …

1 Chronicles 28:8,9 Now therefore in the sight of all Israel the congregation of the …

2 Chronicles 17:3-5 And the LORD was with Jehoshaphat, because he walked in the first …

John 14:15,21 If you love me, keep my commandments…

only he

1 Kings 15:14 But the high places were not removed: nevertheless Asa's heart was …

1 Kings 22:24 But Zedekiah the son of Chenaanah went near, and smote Micaiah on …

2 Kings 12:3 But the high places were not taken away: the people still sacrificed …

2 Kings 14:4 However, the high places were not taken away: as yet the people did …

2 Kings 15:4,35 Save that the high places were not removed: the people sacrificed …

2 Kings 18:4,22 He removed the high places, and broke the images, and cut down the …

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