1 Kings 11:36
Good News Translation
but I will let Solomon's son keep one tribe, so that I will always have a descendant of my servant David ruling in Jerusalem, the city I have chosen as the place where I am worshiped.

Contemporary English Version
but Solomon's son will still rule one tribe. This way, my servant David will always have a descendant ruling in Jerusalem, the city where I have chosen to be worshiped.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And to his son I will give one tribe, that there may remain a lamp for my servant, David, before me always in Jerusalem, the city which I have chosen, that my name might be there.

New American Bible
I will give his son one tribe, that David my servant may always have a holding before me in Jerusalem, the city I have chosen, to set my name there.

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And to his son I will give one tribe, that there may remain a lamp for my servant, David, before me always in Jerusalem, the city which I have chosen, that my name might be there.

David

1 Kings 15:4 But for David's sake the Lord his God gave him a lamp in Jerusalem, to set up his son after him, and to establish Jerusalem:

2 Samuel 7:16,29 And thy house shall be faithful, and thy kingdom for ever before thy face, and thy throne shall be firm for ever. . . .

2 Samuel 21:17 And Abisai the son of Sarvia rescued him, and striking the Philistine killed him. Then David's men swore unto him saying: Thou shalt go no more out with us to battle, lest thou put out the lamp of Israel.

2 Kings 8:19 But the Lord would not destroy Juda, for David his servant's sake, as he had promised him, to give him a light, and to his children always.

2 Chronicles 21:7 But the Lord would not destroy the house of David: because of the covenant which he had made with him: and because he had promised to give a lamp to him, and to his sons for ever.

Psalm 132:17 There will I bring forth a horn to David: I have prepared a lamp for my anointed.

Jeremiah 33:17-21 For thus saith the Lord: There shall not be cut off from David a man to sit upon the throne of the house of Israel. . . .

Amos 9:11,12 All the sinners of my people shall fall by the sword: who say: The evils shall not approach, and shall not come upon us. . . .

Luke 1:69,70,78,79 And hath raised up an horn of salvation to us, in the house of David his servant. . . .

Acts 15:16,17 After these things I will return and will rebuild the tabernacle of David, which is fallen down: and the ruins thereof I will rebuild. And I will set it up: . . .

light [heb] lamp, or candle

1 Kings 11:13 Neither will I take away the whole kingdom; but I will give one tribe to thy son, for the sake of David, my servant, and Jerusalem, which I have chosen.

1 Kings 9:3 And the Lord said to him: I have heard thy prayer and thy supplication, which thou hast made before me: I have sanctified this house, which thou hast built, to put my name there for ever; and my eyes, and my heart, shall be there always.

Galatians 4:25,26 For Sina is a mountain in Arabia, which hath affinity to that Jerusalem which now is: and is in bondage with her children. . . .

Hebrews 12:22 But you are come to mount Sion and to the city of the living God, the heavenly Jerusalem, and to the company of many thousands of angels,

Revelation 21:10 And he took me up in spirit to a great and high mountain: and he shewed me the holy city Jerusalem, coming down out of heaven from God,

Context
Jeroboam's Rebellion
35But I will take away the kingdom out of his son's hand, and will give thee ten tribes: 36And to his son I will give one tribe, that there may remain a lamp for my servant, David, before me always in Jerusalem, the city which I have chosen, that my name might be there.37And I will take thee, and thou shalt reign over all that thy soul desireth, and thou shalt be king over Israel.…
Cross References
2 Samuel 22:29
For thou art my lamp O Lord: and thou, O Lord, wilt enlighten my darkness.

1 Kings 11:13
Neither will I take away the whole kingdom; but I will give one tribe to thy son, for the sake of David, my servant, and Jerusalem, which I have chosen.

1 Kings 11:37
And I will take thee, and thou shalt reign over all that thy soul desireth, and thou shalt be king over Israel.

1 Kings 12:17
But as for all the children of Israel that dwelt in the cities of Juda, Roboam reigned over them.

1 Kings 14:21
And Roboam, the son of Solomon, reigned in Juda: Roboam was one and forty years old when he began to reign: and he reigned seventeen years in Jerusalem, the city which the Lord chose out of all the tribes of Israel to put his name there. And his mother's name was Naama, an Ammonitess.

1 Kings 15:4
But for David's sake the Lord his God gave him a lamp in Jerusalem, to set up his son after him, and to establish Jerusalem:

2 Kings 8:19
But the Lord would not destroy Juda, for David his servant's sake, as he had promised him, to give him a light, and to his children always.

2 Chronicles 21:7
But the Lord would not destroy the house of David: because of the covenant which he had made with him: and because he had promised to give a lamp to him, and to his sons for ever.

Psalm 132:17
There will I bring forth a horn to David: I have prepared a lamp for my anointed.

Additional Translations
I will give one tribe to his son, so that My servant David will always have a lamp before Me in Jerusalem, the city where I chose to put My name.And to his son will I give one tribe, that David my servant may have a light always before me in Jerusalem, the city which I have chosen me to put my name there.

And unto his son will I give one tribe, that David my servant may have a lamp alway before me in Jerusalem, the city which I have chosen me to put my name there.

But to his son I will give the two remaining tribes, that my servant David may have an establishment continually before me in Jerusalem, the city which I have chosen for myself to put my name there.

And unto his son will I give one tribe, that David my servant may have a lamp always before me in Jerusalem, the city that I have chosen for myself to put my name there.

And unto his son will I give one tribe, that David my servant may have a lamp alway before me in Jerusalem, the city which I have chosen me to put my name there.

And to his son will I give one tribe, that David my servant may have a light always before me in Jerusalem, the city which I have chosen for me to put my name there.

To his son will I give one tribe, that David my servant may have a lamp always before me in Jerusalem, the city which I have chosen me to put my name there.

and to his son I give one tribe, for there being a lamp to David My servant all the days before Me in Jerusalem, the city that I have chosen to Myself to put My name there.
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