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2 Samuel 7:5 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— Go and tell my servant David, Thus saith Jehovah, Shalt thou build me a house for me to dwell in?
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— Go and tell my servant David, Thus saith the LORD, Shalt thou build me an house for me to dwell in?
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— “Go and say to My servant David, ‘Thus says the LORD, “Are you the one who should build Me a house to dwell in?
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— Go and tell my servant David, Thus saith the LORD, Wilt thou build me a house for me to dwell in?
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— Go and say to my servant, to David, Thus saith Jehovah: Wilt thou build me a house for me to dwell in?
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— Go and say unto my servant—unto David: Thus, saith Yahweh,—Shalt, thou, build me a house, for me to dwell in;
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— 'Go, and thou hast said unto My servant, unto David, Thus said Jehovah, Dost thou build for Me a house for My dwelling in?
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— Go, and say to my servant David: Thus saith the Lord: Shalt thou build me a house to dwell in?
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— Goe and tell my seruant Dauid, Thus sayth the LORD, Shalt thou build me an house for me to dwell in?
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— Go, and say to my servant David, Thus says the Lord, Thou shalt not build me a house for me to dwell in.
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— Go and tell my servant Dawid, Thus saith Yahweh, Shalt thou build me an house for me to dwell in?

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
Go y3212
[3212] Standard
יָלַך
yalak
{yaw-lak'}
A primitive root (compare H1980); to walk (literally or figuratively); causatively to carry (in various senses).
z8798
<8798> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Imperative (See H8810)
Count - 2847
x1980
(1980) Complement
הָלַךְ
halak
{haw-lak'}
Akin to H3212; a primitive root; to walk (in a great variety of applications, literally and figuratively).
and tell 559
{0559} Prime
אָמַר
'amar
{aw-mar'}
A primitive root; to say (used with great latitude).
z8804
<8804> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Perfect (See H8816)
Count - 12562
x413
(0413) Complement
אֵל
'el
{ale}
(Used only in the shortened constructive form (the second form)); a primitive particle, properly denoting motion towards, but occasionally used of a quiescent position, that is, near, with or among; often in general, to.
my servant 5650
{5650} Prime
עֶבֶד
`ebed
{eh'-bed}
From H5647; a servant.
Dwi דָּוִד, 1732
{1732} Prime
דָּוִד
David
{daw-veed'}
From the same as H1730; loving; David, the youngest son of Jesse.
Thus x3541
(3541) Complement
כֹּה
koh
{ko}
From the prefix K and H1931; properly like this, that is, by implication (of manner) thus (or so); also (of place) here (or hither); or (of time) now.
saith 559
{0559} Prime
אָמַר
'amar
{aw-mar'}
A primitive root; to say (used with great latitude).
z8804
<8804> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Perfect (See H8816)
Count - 12562
Yhw יָהוֶה, 3068
{3068} Prime
יְהֹוָה
Y@hovah
{yeh-ho-vaw'}
From H1961; (the) self Existent or eternal; Jehovah, Jewish national name of God.
Shalt thou x859
(0859) Complement
אַתָּה
'attah
{at-taw'}
A primitive pronoun of the second person; thou and thee, or (plural) ye and you.
build 1129
{1129} Prime
בָּנָה
banah
{baw-naw'}
A primitive root; to build (literally and figuratively).
z8799
<8799> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811)
Count - 19885
me an house 1004
{1004} Prime
בַּיִת
bayith
{bah'-yith}
Probably from H1129 abbreviated; a house (in the greatest variation of applications, especially family, etc.).
for me to dwell x3427
(3427) Complement
יָשַׁב
yashab
{yaw-shab'}
A primitive root; properly to sit down (specifically as judge, in ambush, in quiet); by implication to dwell, to remain; causatively to settle, to marry.
in? y3427
[3427] Standard
יָשַׁב
yashab
{yaw-shab'}
A primitive root; properly to sit down (specifically as judge, in ambush, in quiet); by implication to dwell, to remain; causatively to settle, to marry.
z8800
<8800> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Infinitive (See H8812)
Count - 4888
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

See commentary on 2 Samuel 7:4-17.

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on 2 Samuel 7:4-17.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

2 Samuel 7:5

Shalt thou — That is, thou shalt not.

Geneva Bible Translation Notes

2 Samuel 7:5

Go and tell my servant David, Thus saith the LORD, (b) Shalt thou build me an house for me to dwell in?

(b) Meaning, he should not: yet Nathan speaking according to man's judgment and not by the spirit of prophecy permitted him.

Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance
my servant David:
Heb. to my servant, to David

Shalt:

1 Kings 5:3 Thou knowest how that David my father could not build an house unto the name of the LORD his God for the wars which were about him on every side, until the LORD put them under the soles of his feet.
1 Kings 8:16-19 Since the day that I brought forth my people Israel out of Egypt, I chose no city out of all the tribes of Israel to build an house, that my name might be therein; but I chose David to be over my people Israel. ... Nevertheless thou shalt not build the house; but thy son that shall come forth out of thy loins, he shall build the house unto my name.
1 Chronicles 17:4 Go and tell David my servant, Thus saith the LORD, Thou shalt not build me an house to dwell in:
1 Chronicles 22:7-8 And David said to Solomon, My son, as for me, it was in my mind to build an house unto the name of the LORD my God: ... But the word of the LORD came to me, saying, Thou hast shed blood abundantly, and hast made great wars: thou shalt not build an house unto my name, because thou hast shed much blood upon the earth in my sight.
1 Chronicles 23:3-32 Now the Levites were numbered from the age of thirty years and upward: and their number by their polls, man by man, was thirty and eight thousand. ... And that they should keep the charge of the tabernacle of the congregation, and the charge of the holy [place], and the charge of the sons of Aaron their brethren, in the service of the house of the LORD.
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