1 Kings 15:4 NIV

4 Nevertheless, for David’s sake the LORD his God gave him a lamp in Jerusalem by raising up a son to succeed him and by making Jerusalem strong.

References for 1 Kings 15:4

Study tools for 1 Kings 15:4

  • a 15:1 - Some Hebrew manuscripts and Septuagint (see also 2 Chron. 12:16); most Hebrew manuscripts "Abijam" ; also in verses 7 and 8
  • b 15:2 - A variant of "Absalom" ; also in verse 10
  • c 15:6 - Some Hebrew manuscripts and Syriac "Abijam" (that is, Abijah); most Hebrew manuscripts "Rehoboam"