1 Kings 11:6
New International Version
So Solomon did evil in the eyes of the LORD; he did not follow the LORD completely, as David his father had done.

New Living Translation
In this way, Solomon did what was evil in the LORD’s sight; he refused to follow the LORD completely, as his father, David, had done.

English Standard Version
So Solomon did what was evil in the sight of the LORD and did not wholly follow the LORD, as David his father had done.

Berean Study Bible
So Solomon did evil in the sight of the LORD; unlike his father David, he did not follow the LORD completely.

King James Bible
And Solomon did evil in the sight of the LORD, and went not fully after the LORD, as did David his father.

New King James Version
Solomon did evil in the sight of the LORD, and did not fully follow the LORD, as did his father David.

New American Standard Bible
So Solomon did what was evil in the sight of the LORD, and did not follow the LORD fully, as his father David had done.

NASB 1995
Solomon did what was evil in the sight of the LORD, and did not follow the LORD fully, as David his father had done.

NASB 1977
And Solomon did what was evil in the sight of the LORD, and did not follow the LORD fully, as David his father had done.

Amplified Bible
Solomon did evil [things] in the sight of the LORD, and did not follow the LORD fully, as his father David had done.

Christian Standard Bible
Solomon did what was evil in the LORD’s sight, and unlike his father David, he did not remain loyal to the LORD.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Solomon did what was evil in the LORD's sight, and unlike his father David, he did not completely follow Yahweh.

American Standard Version
And Solomon did that which was evil in the sight of Jehovah, and went not fully after Jehovah, as did David his father.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And Solomon did evil before LORD JEHOVAH and was not fully after LORD JEHOVAH as David his father.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
And Solomon did that which was evil in the sight of the Lord: he went not after the Lord, as David his father.

Contemporary English Version
Solomon's father had obeyed the LORD with all his heart, but Solomon disobeyed and did what the LORD hated.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And Solomon did that which was net pleasing before the Lord, and did not fully follow the Lord, as David his father.

English Revised Version
And Solomon did that which was evil in the sight of the LORD, and went not fully after the LORD, as did David his father.

Good News Translation
He sinned against the LORD and was not true to him as his father David had been.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
So Solomon did what the LORD considered evil. He did not wholeheartedly follow the LORD as his father David had done.

International Standard Version
Solomon practiced what the LORD considered to be evil by not fully following the LORD, as had his father David.

JPS Tanakh 1917
And Solomon did that which was evil in the sight of the LORD, and went not fully after the LORD, as did David his father.

Literal Standard Version
and Solomon does evil in the eyes of YHWH, and has not been fully after YHWH, like his father David.

NET Bible
Solomon did evil in the LORD's sight; he did not remain loyal to the LORD, like his father David had.

New Heart English Bible
Solomon did that which was evil in the sight of the LORD, and did not completely follow after the LORD, as did David his father.

World English Bible
Solomon did that which was evil in the sight of Yahweh, and didn't go fully after Yahweh, as did David his father.

Young's Literal Translation
and Solomon doth the evil thing in the eyes of Jehovah, and hath not been fully after Jehovah, like David his father.

Additional Translations ...
Context
Solomon's Foreign Wives
5Solomon followed Ashtoreth the goddess of the Sidonians and Milcom the abomination of the Ammonites. 6So Solomon did evil in the sight of the LORD; unlike his father David, he did not follow the LORD completely. 7At that time on a hill east of Jerusalem, Solomon built a high place for Chemosh the abomination of Moab and for Molech the abomination of the Ammonites.…

Cross References
1 Kings 3:3
And Solomon loved the LORD and walked in the statutes of his father David, except that he sacrificed and burned incense on the high places.

1 Kings 9:4
And as for you, if you walk before Me as your father David walked, with a heart of integrity and uprightness, doing all I have commanded you, and if you keep My statutes and ordinances,

1 Kings 11:5
Solomon followed Ashtoreth the goddess of the Sidonians and Milcom the abomination of the Ammonites.

1 Kings 11:7
At that time on a hill east of Jerusalem, Solomon built a high place for Chemosh the abomination of Moab and for Molech the abomination of the Ammonites.


Treasury of Scripture

And Solomon did evil in the sight of the LORD, and went not fully after the LORD, as did David his father.

Numbers 14:24
But my servant Caleb, because he had another spirit with him, and hath followed me fully, him will I bring into the land whereinto he went; and his seed shall possess it.

Joshua 14:8,14
Nevertheless my brethren that went up with me made the heart of the people melt: but I wholly followed the LORD my God…









Verse 6. - And Solomon did evil in the sight of the Lord [cf. Judges 2:11; Judges 3:7, etc.], and went not fully [ללֺא מִלֵא s.c. לֶלֶכֶת. A pregnant expression found also Numbers 14:24; Numbers 32:11, 12; Deuteronomy 1:36] after the Lord, as did David his father.

Parallel Commentaries ...


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

did
וַיַּ֧עַשׂ (way·ya·‘aś)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Consecutive imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 6213: To do, make

evil
הָרַ֖ע (hā·ra‘)
Article | Adjective - masculine singular
Strong's 7451: Bad, evil

in the sight
בְּעֵינֵ֣י (bə·‘ê·nê)
Preposition-b | Noun - cdc
Strong's 5869: An eye, a fountain

of the LORD—
יְהוָ֑ה (Yah·weh)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's 3068: LORD -- the proper name of the God of Israel

and unlike his father
אָבִֽיו׃ (’ā·ḇîw)
Noun - masculine singular construct | third person masculine singular
Strong's 1: Father

David,
כְּדָוִ֥ד (kə·ḏā·wiḏ)
Preposition-k | Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's 1732: David -- perhaps 'beloved one', a son of Jesse

he did not
וְלֹ֥א (wə·lō)
Conjunctive waw | Adverb - Negative particle
Strong's 3808: Not, no

follow
אַחֲרֵ֥י (’a·ḥă·rê)
Preposition
Strong's 310: The hind or following part

the LORD
יְהוָ֖ה (Yah·weh)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's 3068: LORD -- the proper name of the God of Israel

completely.
מִלֵּ֛א (mil·lê)
Verb - Piel - Perfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 4390: To fill, be full of


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