1 Kings 11:36 GNT

36 but I will let Solomon's son keep one tribe, so that I will always have a descendant of my servant David ruling in Jerusalem, the city I have chosen as the place where I am worshiped.

Study tools for 1 Kings 11:36

  • 1 11:1 - 11.1 Dt 17.17.
  • 2 11:2 - 11.2 Ex 34.16; Dt 7.3, 4.
  • a 11:22 - [One ancient translation] And he went back to his country; [Hebrew does not have these words.]
  • b 11:22 - [One ancient translation] As king . . . Israel; [in Hebrew this sentence, with some differences, comes at the end of verse 25.]
  • c 11:33 - [Some ancient translations] Solomon has . . . and has; [Hebrew] they have . . . and have.
  • d 11:33 - [Some ancient translations] Solomon has; [Hebrew] They have.