1 Kings 6:11
New International Version
The word of the LORD came to Solomon:

New Living Translation
Then the LORD gave this message to Solomon:

English Standard Version
Now the word of the LORD came to Solomon,

Berean Study Bible
Then the word of the LORD came to Solomon, saying:

King James Bible
And the word of the LORD came to Solomon, saying,

New King James Version
Then the word of the LORD came to Solomon, saying:

New American Standard Bible
Now the word of the LORD came to Solomon, saying,

NASB 1995
Now the word of the LORD came to Solomon saying,

NASB 1977
Now the word of the LORD came to Solomon saying,

Amplified Bible
Now the word of the LORD came to Solomon, saying,

Christian Standard Bible
The word of the LORD came to Solomon:

Holman Christian Standard Bible
The word of the LORD came to Solomon:”

American Standard Version
And the word of Jehovah came to Solomon, saying,

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And the response of LORD JEHOVAH was to Solomon saying:

Contemporary English Version
The LORD told Solomon:

Douay-Rheims Bible
And the word of the Lord came to Solomon, saying:

English Revised Version
And the word of the LORD came to Solomon, saying,

Good News Translation
The LORD said to Solomon,

GOD'S WORD® Translation
The LORD spoke to Solomon, saying,

International Standard Version
Then this message from the LORD came to Solomon:

JPS Tanakh 1917
And the word of the LORD came to Solomon, saying:

Literal Standard Version
And the word of YHWH is to Solomon, saying,

NET Bible
The LORD said to Solomon:

New Heart English Bible
The word of the LORD came to Solomon, saying,

World English Bible
The word of Yahweh came to Solomon, saying,

Young's Literal Translation
And the word of Jehovah is unto Solomon, saying,

Additional Translations ...
Context
God's Promise
11Then the word of the LORD came to Solomon, saying: 12“As for this temple you are building, if you walk in My statutes, carry out My ordinances, and keep all My commandments by walking in them, I will fulfill through you the promise I made to your father David.…

Cross References
1 Kings 6:10
He built chambers all along the temple, each five cubits high and attached to the temple with beams of cedar.

1 Kings 6:12
"As for this temple you are building, if you walk in My statutes, carry out My ordinances, and keep all My commandments by walking in them, I will fulfill through you the promise I made to your father David.


Treasury of Scripture

And the word of the LORD came to Solomon, saying,









(11-13) In the midst of this architectural description is inserted a brief notice of the Lord's promise concerning the Temple; which may be compared, and in some degree contrasted, with the fuller utterance given (see 1Kings 9:3-9) after the consecration was over. Unlike this latter, it is one of simple promise of blessing, with no note of warning. But it is to be observed that, in accordance with the general principle laid down in Jeremiah 18:5-10, the promise--repeating the promises already made to David in 2Samuel 7:10-15, and to Moses in Exodus 25:8, but with special application to the newly-built Temple--is made strictly conditional on obedience. In its main points, indeed, as working out the great covenant with Abraham for the blessing of all families of the earth, it was to be in any case fulfilled. But for each generation the enjoyment of the blessings promised was contingent on faith and obedience, and for the whole nation it was from time to time forfeited, until the final destruction of Israel as a nation. Yet even now, St. Paul (Romans 11:29) teaches that for Israel there is still some hope of the ancient promise of blessing.

Verse 11. - And the word of the Lord came to Solomon [probably through the prophet Nathan. It cannot well have been a direct communication, for the second direct revelation is mentioned in 1 Kings 9:2 (cf. 1 Kings 3:5). The original promise was made by Nathan (2 Samuel 7:12). It seems exceedingly probable that the promise would be renewed through him if he were still alive] saying,

Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
Then the word
דְּבַר־ (də·ḇar-)
Noun - masculine singular construct
Strong's 1697: A word, a matter, thing, a cause

of the LORD
יְהוָ֔ה (Yah·weh)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's 3069: YHWH

came
וַֽיְהִי֙ (way·hî)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Consecutive imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 1961: To fall out, come to pass, become, be

to
אֶל־ (’el-)
Preposition
Strong's 413: Near, with, among, to

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

saying:
לֵאמֹֽר׃ (lê·mōr)
Preposition-l | Verb - Qal - Infinitive construct
Strong's 559: To utter, say


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