1 Chronicles 13:4
New International Version
The whole assembly agreed to do this, because it seemed right to all the people.

New Living Translation
The whole assembly agreed to this, for the people could see it was the right thing to do.

English Standard Version
All the assembly agreed to do so, for the thing was right in the eyes of all the people.

Berean Study Bible
And because this proposal seemed right to all the people, the whole assembly agreed to it.

King James Bible
And all the congregation said that they would do so: for the thing was right in the eyes of all the people.

New King James Version
Then all the assembly said that they would do so, for the thing was right in the eyes of all the people.

New American Standard Bible
Then all the assembly said that they would do so, for this was right in the eyes of all the people.

NASB 1995
Then all the assembly said that they would do so, for the thing was right in the eyes of all the people.

NASB 1977
Then all the assembly said that they would do so, for the thing was right in the eyes of all the people.

Amplified Bible
Then all the assembly agreed to do so, for the thing was right in the eyes of all the people.

Christian Standard Bible
Since the proposal seemed right to all the people, the whole assembly agreed to do it.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Since the proposal seemed right to all the people, the whole assembly agreed to do it.

American Standard Version
And all the assembly said that they would do so; for the thing was right in the eyes of all the people.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And all the assembly were saying to do so.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
And all the congregation said that they would do thus; for the saying was right in the eyes of all the people.

Contemporary English Version
The people agreed this was the right thing to do.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And all the multitude answered that it should be so: for the word pleased all the people.

English Revised Version
And all the assembly said that they would do so: for the thing was right in the eyes of all the people.

Good News Translation
The people were pleased with the suggestion and agreed to it.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
The whole assembly agreed to this because the people considered it the right thing to do.

International Standard Version
The entire community consented, because doing so pleased all the people.

JPS Tanakh 1917
And all the assembly said that they would do so; for the thing was right in the eyes of all the people.

Literal Standard Version
And all the assembly says to do so, for the thing is right in the eyes of all the people.

NET Bible
The whole assembly agreed to do this, for the proposal seemed right to all the people.

New Heart English Bible
All the assembly said that they would do so; for the thing was right in the eyes of all the people.

World English Bible
All the assembly said that they would do so; for the thing was right in the eyes of all the people.

Young's Literal Translation
And all the assembly say to do so, for the thing is right in the eyes of all the people.

Additional Translations ...
Context
David Fetches the Ark
3Then let us bring back the ark of our God, for we did not inquire of Him in the days of Saul.” 4And because this proposal seemed right to all the people, the whole assembly agreed to it. 5So David assembled all Israel, from the River Shihor in Egypt to Lebo-hamath, to bring the ark of God from Kiriath-jearim.…

Cross References
1 Chronicles 13:3
Then let us bring back the ark of our God, for we did not inquire of Him in the days of Saul."

1 Chronicles 13:5
So David assembled all Israel, from the River Shihor in Egypt to Lebo-hamath, to bring the ark of God from Kiriath-jearim.


Treasury of Scripture

And all the congregation said that they would do so: for the thing was right in the eyes of all the people.

the thing

1 Samuel 18:20
And Michal Saul's daughter loved David: and they told Saul, and the thing pleased him.

2 Samuel 3:36
And all the people took notice of it, and it pleased them: as whatsoever the king did pleased all the people.

2 Chronicles 30:4
And the thing pleased the king and all the congregation.









(4) All the assembly said, So should we do (comp. for the construction 1Chronicles 5:5; 1Chronicles 9:25). The thing, the proposal.



Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
And
וַיֹּאמְר֥וּ (way·yō·mə·rū)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Consecutive imperfect - third person masculine plural
Strong's 559: To utter, say

because
כִּֽי־ (kî-)
Conjunction
Strong's 3588: A relative conjunction

this proposal
הַדָּבָ֖ר (had·dā·ḇār)
Article | Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 1697: A word, a matter, thing, a cause

seemed
בְּעֵינֵ֥י (bə·‘ê·nê)
Preposition-b | Noun - cdc
Strong's 5869: An eye, a fountain

right
יָשַׁ֥ר (yā·šar)
Verb - Qal - Perfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 3474: To be straight, even, to be, right, pleasant, prosperous

to all
כָל־ (ḵāl)
Noun - masculine singular construct
Strong's 3605: The whole, all, any, every

the people,
הָעָֽם׃ (hā·‘ām)
Article | Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 5971: A people, a tribe, troops, attendants, a flock

the whole
כָֽל־ (ḵāl)
Noun - masculine singular construct
Strong's 3605: The whole, all, any, every

assembly
הַקָּהָ֖ל (haq·qā·hāl)
Article | Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 6951: Assembly, convocation, congregation

agreed to do it.
לַעֲשׂ֣וֹת (la·‘ă·śō·wṯ)
Preposition-l | Verb - Qal - Infinitive construct
Strong's 6213: To do, make


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