1 Kings 15:4
Text Analysis
Strong'sHebrewEnglishMorphology
3588 [e]כִּ֚י
NeverthelessConj
4616 [e]לְמַ֣עַן
lə-ma-‘an
for sakePrep
1732 [e]דָּוִ֔ד
dā-wiḏ,
of DavidN-proper-ms
5414 [e]נָתַן֩
nā-ṯan
gaveV-Qal-Perf-3ms
3068 [e]יְהוָ֨ה
Yah-weh
YahwehN-proper-ms
430 [e]אֱלֹהָ֥יו
’ĕ-lō-hāw
his GodN-mpc | 3ms
  ל֛וֹ
lōw
himPrep | 3ms
5216 [e]נִ֖יר
nîr
a lampN-ms
3389 [e]בִּירוּשָׁלִָ֑ם
bî-rū-šā-lim;
in JerusalemPrep-b | N-proper-fs
6965 [e]לְהָקִ֤ים
lə-hā-qîm
by setting upPrep-l | V-Hifil-Inf
853 [e]אֶת־
’eṯ-
-DirObjM
1121 [e]בְּנוֹ֙
bə-nōw
his sonN-msc | 3ms
310 [e]אַחֲרָ֔יו
’a-ḥă-rāw,
after himPrep | 3ms
5975 [e]וּֽלְהַעֲמִ֖יד
ū-lə-ha-‘ă-mîḏ
and by establishingConj-w, Prep-l | V-Hifil-Inf
853 [e]אֶת־
’eṯ-
-DirObjM
3389 [e]יְרוּשָׁלִָֽם׃
yə-rū-šā-lim.
JerusalemN-proper-fs









Hebrew Texts
מלכים א 15:4 Hebrew OT: Westminster Leningrad Codex
כִּ֚י לְמַ֣עַן דָּוִ֔ד נָתַן֩ יְהוָ֨ה אֱלֹהָ֥יו לֹ֛ו נִ֖יר בִּירוּשָׁלִָ֑ם לְהָקִ֤ים אֶת־בְּנֹו֙ אַחֲרָ֔יו וּֽלְהַעֲמִ֖יד אֶת־יְרוּשָׁלִָֽם׃

מלכים א 15:4 Hebrew OT: WLC (Consonants Only)
כי למען דוד נתן יהוה אלהיו לו ניר בירושלם להקים את־בנו אחריו ולהעמיד את־ירושלם׃

מלכים א 15:4 Paleo-Hebrew OT: WLC (Font Required)
כי למען דוד נתן יהוה אלהיו לו ניר בירושלם להקים את־בנו אחריו ולהעמיד את־ירושלם׃

מלכים א 15:4 Hebrew Bible
כי למען דוד נתן יהוה אלהיו לו ניר בירושלם להקים את בנו אחריו ולהעמיד את ירושלם׃

Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
But for David's sake the LORD his God gave him a lamp in Jerusalem, to raise up his son after him and to establish Jerusalem;

King James Bible
Nevertheless for David's sake did the LORD his God give him a lamp in Jerusalem, to set up his son after him, and to establish Jerusalem:

Holman Christian Standard Bible
But because of David, the LORD his God gave him a lamp in Jerusalem to raise up his son after him and to establish Jerusalem.
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