1 Chronicles 28:6
New International Version
He said to me: ‘Solomon your son is the one who will build my house and my courts, for I have chosen him to be my son, and I will be his father.

New Living Translation
He said to me, ‘Your son Solomon will build my Temple and its courtyards, for I have chosen him as my son, and I will be his father.

English Standard Version
He said to me, ‘It is Solomon your son who shall build my house and my courts, for I have chosen him to be my son, and I will be his father.

Berean Study Bible
And He said to me, ‘Solomon your son is the one who will build My house and My courts, for I have chosen him as My son, and I will be his Father.

King James Bible
And he said unto me, Solomon thy son, he shall build my house and my courts: for I have chosen him to be my son, and I will be his father.

New King James Version
Now He said to me, ‘It is your son Solomon who shall build My house and My courts; for I have chosen him to be My son, and I will be his Father.

New American Standard Bible
He said to me, ‘Your son Solomon is the one who shall build My house and My courtyards; for I have chosen him to be a son to Me, and I will be a Father to him.

NASB 1995
“He said to me, ‘Your son Solomon is the one who shall build My house and My courts; for I have chosen him to be a son to Me, and I will be a father to him.

NASB 1977
“And He said to me, ‘Your son Solomon is the one who shall build My house and My courts; for I have chosen him to be a son to Me, and I will be a father to him.

Amplified Bible
He said to me, ‘Solomon your son shall build My house and My courts; for I have chosen him to be a son to Me, and I will be a father to him.

Christian Standard Bible
He said to me, ‘Your son Solomon is the one who is to build my house and my courts, for I have chosen him to be my son, and I will be his father.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
He said to me, ‘Your son Solomon is the one who is to build My house and My courts, for I have chosen him to be My son, and I will be his father.

American Standard Version
And he said unto me, Solomon thy son, he shall build my house and my courts; for I have chosen him to be my son, and I will be his father.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And he said to me: ”SOLOMON your son shall build my house and my courts, because I have chosen him that he will be to me a son and I shall be to him a father.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
And God said to me, Solomon thy son shall build my house and my court: for I have chosen him to be my son, and I will be to him a father.

Contemporary English Version
The LORD said to me, "Your son Solomon will build my temple, and it will honor me. Solomon will be like a son to me, and I will be like a father to him.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And he said to me: Solomon thy son shall build my house, and my courts: for I have chosen him to be my son, and I will be a father to him.

English Revised Version
And he said unto me, Solomon thy son, he shall build my house and my courts: for I have chosen him to be my son, and I will be his father.

Good News Translation
"The LORD said to me, 'Your son Solomon is the one who will build my Temple. I have chosen him to be my son, and I will be his father.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
"He told me, 'Your son Solomon will build my temple and my courtyards because I have chosen him to be my son. I will be his father.

International Standard Version
He told me, 'I chose your son Solomon to be the one who will construct my Temple and my courts, because I have chosen him to be a son to me, and I will be a father to him.

JPS Tanakh 1917
And He said unto me: Solomon thy son, he shall build My house and My courts; for I have chosen him to be to Me for a son, and I will be to him for a father.

Literal Standard Version
and says to me, Your son Solomon builds My house and My courts, for I have fixed on him [to be] to Me for a son, and I am to him for a father.

NET Bible
He said to me, 'Solomon your son is the one who will build my temple and my courts, for I have chosen him to become my son and I will become his father.

New Heart English Bible
He said to me, 'Solomon, your son, shall build my house and my courts; for I have chosen him to be my son, and I will be his father.

World English Bible
He said to me, 'Solomon, your son, shall build my house and my courts; for I have chosen him to be my son, and I will be his father.

Young's Literal Translation
and saith to me, Solomon thy son, he doth build My house, and My courts, for I have fixed on him to Me for a son, and I -- I am to him for a father,

Additional Translations ...
Context
David Commissions Solomon
5And of all my sons—for the LORD has given me many sons—He has chosen Solomon my son to sit on the throne of the kingdom of the LORD over Israel. 6And He said to me, ‘Solomon your son is the one who will build My house and My courts, for I have chosen him as My son, and I will be his Father. 7I will establish his kingdom forever, if he resolutely carries out My commandments and ordinances, as is being done this day.’…

Cross References
2 Samuel 7:13
He will build a house for My Name, and I will establish the throne of his kingdom forever.

2 Samuel 7:14
I will be his Father, and he will be My son. When he does wrong, I will discipline him with the rod of men and with the blows of the sons of men.

1 Kings 5:5
So behold, I plan to build a house for the Name of the LORD my God, according to what the LORD said to my father David: 'I will put your son on your throne in your place, and he will build the house for My Name.'

1 Kings 8:20
Now the LORD has fulfilled the word that He spoke. I have succeeded my father David, and I sit on the throne of Israel, as the LORD promised. I have built the house for the Name of the LORD, the God of Israel.

Ezekiel 40:14
Next he measured the gateposts to be sixty cubits high. The gateway extended around to the gatepost of the courtyard.


Treasury of Scripture

And he said to me, Solomon your son, he shall build my house and my courts: for I have chosen him to be my son, and I will be his father.

he shall

1 Chronicles 17:11-14
And it shall come to pass, when thy days be expired that thou must go to be with thy fathers, that I will raise up thy seed after thee, which shall be of thy sons; and I will establish his kingdom…

1 Chronicles 22:9,10
Behold, a son shall be born to thee, who shall be a man of rest; and I will give him rest from all his enemies round about: for his name shall be Solomon, and I will give peace and quietness unto Israel in his days…

2 Samuel 7:13,14
He shall build an house for my name, and I will stablish the throne of his kingdom for ever…

I have

Hebrews 4:5
And in this place again, If they shall enter into my rest.









(6) He shall build.--Better, he it is that shall build. The pronoun is emphatic: he, and not thou.

I have chosen him. . . . his father.--Literally, I have chosen him for myself as a son, and I--I will become to him a father.



Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
And He said
וַיֹּ֣אמֶר (way·yō·mer)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Consecutive imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 559: To utter, say

to me,
לִ֔י (lî)
Preposition | first person common singular
Strong's Hebrew

‘Solomon
שְׁלֹמֹ֣ה (šə·lō·mōh)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's 8010: Solomon -- David's son and successor to his throne

your son
בִנְךָ֔ (ḇin·ḵā)
Noun - masculine singular construct | second person masculine singular
Strong's 1121: A son

is the one
הֽוּא־ (hū-)
Pronoun - third person masculine singular
Strong's 1931: He, self, the same, this, that, as, are

who will build
יִבְנֶ֥ה (yiḇ·neh)
Verb - Qal - Imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 1129: To build

My house
בֵיתִ֖י (ḇê·ṯî)
Noun - masculine singular construct | first person common singular
Strong's 1004: A house

and My courts,
וַחֲצֵרוֹתָ֑י (wa·ḥă·ṣê·rō·w·ṯāy)
Conjunctive waw | Noun - common plural construct | first person common singular
Strong's 2691: A yard, a hamlet

for
כִּי־ (kî-)
Conjunction
Strong's 3588: A relative conjunction

I have chosen
בָחַ֨רְתִּי (ḇā·ḥar·tî)
Verb - Qal - Perfect - first person common singular
Strong's 977: To try, select

him [as]
ב֥וֹ (ḇōw)
Preposition | third person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew

My
לִי֙ (lî)
Preposition | first person common singular
Strong's Hebrew

son,
לְבֵ֔ן (lə·ḇên)
Preposition-l | Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 1121: A son

and I
וַאֲנִ֖י (wa·’ă·nî)
Conjunctive waw | Pronoun - first person common singular
Strong's 589: I

will be
אֶֽהְיֶה־ (’eh·yeh-)
Verb - Qal - Imperfect - first person common singular
Strong's 1961: To fall out, come to pass, become, be

his
לּ֥וֹ (lōw)
Preposition | third person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew

Father.
לְאָֽב׃ (lə·’āḇ)
Preposition-l | Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 1: Father


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