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2 Samuel 12:25 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— and he sent by the hand of Nathan the prophet; and he called his name Jedidiah, for Jehovah's sake.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— And he sent by the hand of Nathan the prophet; and he called his name Jedidiah, because of the LORD.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— and sent [word] through Nathan the prophet, and he named him Jedidiah for the LORD’S sake.
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— And he sent by the hand of Nathan the prophet; and he called his name Jedidiah, because of the LORD.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— And he sent by the hand of Nathan the prophet; and he called his name Jedidiah, for Jehovah's sake.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— And he sent by the hand of Nathan the prophet, and called his name Jedidiah [=Beloved of Yah], for Yahweh's sake.
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— and sendeth by the hand of Nathan the prophet, and calleth his name Jedidiah, because of Jehovah.
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— And he sent by the hand of Nathan the prophet, and called his name, Amiable to the Lord, because the Lord loved him.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— And hee sent by the hand of Nathan the Prophet, and hee called his name Iedidiah, because of the LORD.
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— And he sent by the hand of Nathan the prophet, and called his name Jeddedi, for the Lord's sake.
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— And he sent by the hand of Nathan the prophet; and he called his name Yedidyah, because of Yahweh.

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
And he sent 7971
{7971} Prime
שָׁלַח
shalach
{shaw-lakh'}
A primitive root; to send away, for, or out (in a great variety of applications).
z8799
<8799> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811)
Count - 19885
by the hand 3027
{3027} Prime
יָד
yad
{yawd}
A primitive word; a hand (the open one (indicating power, means, direction, etc.), in distinction from H3709, the closed one); used (as noun, adverb, etc.) in a great variety of applications, both literally and figuratively, both proximate and remote.
of Nn נָתָן 5416
{5416} Prime
נָתָן
Nathan
{naw-thawn'}
From H5414; given; Nathan, the name of five Israelites.
the prophet; 5030
{5030} Prime
נָבִיא
nabiy'
{naw-bee'}
From H5012; a prophet or (generally) inspired man.
and he called 7121
{7121} Prime
קָרָא
qara'
{kaw-raw'}
A primitive root (rather identical with H7122 through the idea of accosting a person met); to call out to (that is, properly address by name, but used in a wide variety of applications).
z8799
<8799> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811)
Count - 19885
x853
(0853) Complement
אֵת
'eth
{ayth}
Apparently contracted from H0226 in the demonstrative sense of entity; properly self (but generally used to point out more definitely the object of a verb or preposition, even or namely).
his name 8034
{8034} Prime
שֵׁם
shem
{shame}
A primitive word (perhaps rather from H7760 through the idea of definite and conspicuous position; compare H8064); an appellation, as a mark or memorial of individuality; by implication honor, authority, character.
Yyh יְדִידיָה, 3041
{3041} Prime
יְדִידְיָהּ
Y@diyd@yah
{yed-ee-deh-yaw'}
From H3089 and H3050; beloved of Jah; Jedidejah, a name of Solomon.
because x5668
(5668) Complement
בַּעֲבוּר
`abuwr
{aw-boor'}
Passive participle of H5674; properly crossed, that is, (abstractly) transit; used only adverbially on account of, in order that.
of Yhw יָהוֶה. 3068
{3068} Prime
יְהֹוָה
Y@hovah
{yeh-ho-vaw'}
From H1961; (the) self Existent or eternal; Jehovah, Jewish national name of God.
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

See commentary on 2 Samuel 12:24-25.

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on 2 Samuel 12:15-25.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

2 Samuel 12:25

Jedidiah — That is, beloved of the Lord. Because — Either, because of the Lord's love to him, or because the Lord commanded him to do so.

Geneva Bible Translation Notes

2 Samuel 12:25

And he sent by the hand of Nathan the (p) prophet; and (q) he called his name Jedidiah, because of the LORD.

(p) To call him Solomon.

(q) Meaning, David.

Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance
Nathan:

2 Samuel 12:1-14 And the LORD sent Nathan unto David. And he came unto him, and said unto him, There were two men in one city; the one rich, and the other poor. ... Howbeit, because by this deed thou hast given great occasion to the enemies of the LORD to blaspheme, the child also [that is] born unto thee shall surely die.
2 Samuel 7:4 And it came to pass that night, that the word of the LORD came unto Nathan, saying,
1 Kings 1:11 Wherefore Nathan spake unto Bathsheba the mother of Solomon, saying, Hast thou not heard that Adonijah the son of Haggith doth reign, and David our lord knoweth [it] not?
1 Kings 1:23 And they told the king, saying, Behold Nathan the prophet. And when he was come in before the king, he bowed himself before the king with his face to the ground.

Jedidiah:
that is, Beloved of the Lord,
Nehemiah 13:26 Did not Solomon king of Israel sin by these things? yet among many nations was there no king like him, who was beloved of his God, and God made him king over all Israel: nevertheless even him did outlandish women cause to sin.
Matthew 3:17 And lo a voice from heaven, saying, This is my beloved Son, in whom I am well pleased.
Matthew 17:5 While he yet spake, behold, a bright cloud overshadowed them: and behold a voice out of the cloud, which said, This is my beloved Son, in whom I am well pleased; hear ye him.
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2S 7:4; 12:1. 1K 1:11, 23. Ne 13:26. Mt 3:17; 17:5.

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