2 Chronicles 21:7 Lexicon: Yet the LORD was not willing to destroy the house of David because of the covenant which He had made with David, and since He had promised to give a lamp to him and his sons forever.
2 Chronicles 21:7
NASB Lexicon
NASB ©HebrewTransliterationStrong'sDefinitionOrigin
Yet the LORDיְהוָ֗הYah·weh3068the proper name of the God of Israelfrom havah
was not willingאָבָ֣הa·vah14to be willing, to consenta prim. root
to destroyלְהַשְׁחִית֙le·hash·chit7843perhaps to go to ruina prim. root
the houseבֵּ֣יתbeit1004a housea prim. root
of Davidדָּוִ֔ידda·vid,1732perhaps "beloved one," a son of Jessefrom the same as dod
becauseלְמַ֣עַןle·ma·'an4616purpose, intentfrom anah
of the covenantהַבְּרִ֔יתhab·be·rit,1285a covenantfrom an unused word
whichאֲשֶׁ֥רa·sher834who, which, thata prim. pronoun
He had madeכָּרַ֖תka·rat3772to cut off, cut downa prim. root
with David,לְדָוִ֑ידle·da·vid;1732perhaps "beloved one," a son of Jessefrom the same as dod
and since  3512caccording as, as, whenfrom a preposition prefix and asher
He had promisedאָמַ֗רa·mar559to utter, saya prim. root
to giveלָתֵ֨תla·tet5414to give, put, seta prim. root
a lamp  5215aa lampfrom the same as ner
to him and his sonsוּלְבָנָ֖יוu·le·va·nav1121sona prim. root
forever.כָּל־kol-3605the whole, allfrom kalal
KJV Lexicon
Howbeit the LORD
Yhovah  (yeh-ho-vaw')
(the) self-Existent or Eternal; Jehovah, Jewish national name of God -- Jehovah, the Lord.
would
'abah  (aw-baw')
to breathe after, i.e. (figuratively) to be acquiescent -- consent, rest content will, be willing.
not destroy
shachath  (shaw-khath')
to decay, i.e. (causatively) ruin -- batter, cast off, corrupt(-er, thing), destroy(-er, -uction), lose, mar, perish, spill, spoiler, utterly, waste(-r).
the house
bayith  (bah'-yith)
a house (in the greatest variation of applications, especially family, etc.)
of David
David  (daw-veed')
loving; David, the youngest son of Jesse -- David.
because of the covenant
briyth  (ber-eeth')
a compact (because made by passing between pieces of flesh) -- confederacy, (con-)feder(-ate), covenant, league.
that he had made
karath  (kaw-rath')
to cut (off, down or asunder); by implication, to destroy or consume; specifically, to covenant
with David
David  (daw-veed')
loving; David, the youngest son of Jesse -- David.
and as he promised
'amar  (aw-mar')
to say (used with great latitude)
to give
nathan  (naw-than')
to give, used with greatest latitude of application (put, make, etc.)
a light
niyr  (neer)
properly, meaning to glisten; a lamp (i.e. the burner) or light -- candle, lamp, light.
to him and to his sons
ben  (bane)
a son (as a builder of the family name), in the widest sense (of literal and figurative relationship, including grandson, subject, nation, quality or condition, etc.
for ever
yowm  (yome)
a day (as the warm hours),
Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
Yet the LORD was not willing to destroy the house of David because of the covenant which He had made with David, and since He had promised to give a lamp to him and his sons forever.

King James Bible
Howbeit the LORD would not destroy the house of David, because of the covenant that he had made with David, and as he promised to give a light to him and to his sons for ever.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
but because of the covenant the LORD had made with David, He was unwilling to destroy the house of David since the LORD had promised to give a lamp to David and to his sons forever.

International Standard Version
Nevertheless, the Lord was unwilling to destroy David's dynasty because of the covenant that he had made with David, especially since he had promised to give him and to his sons the reigning presence of an heir forever.

NET Bible
But the LORD was unwilling to destroy David's dynasty because of the promise he had made to give David a perpetual dynasty.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
But the LORD, recalling the promise he had made to David, didn't want to destroy David's family. The LORD had told David that he would always give him and his descendants a [shining] lamp.

King James 2000 Bible
Yet the LORD would not destroy the house of David, because of the covenant that he had made with David, and as he promised to give a light to him and to his sons forever.
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