1 Kings 8:57
New International Version
May the LORD our God be with us as he was with our ancestors; may he never leave us nor forsake us.

New Living Translation
May the LORD our God be with us as he was with our ancestors; may he never leave us or abandon us.

English Standard Version
The LORD our God be with us, as he was with our fathers. May he not leave us or forsake us,

Berean Study Bible
May the LORD our God be with us, as He was with our fathers. May He never leave us nor forsake us.

King James Bible
The LORD our God be with us, as he was with our fathers: let him not leave us, nor forsake us:

New King James Version
May the LORD our God be with us, as He was with our fathers. May He not leave us nor forsake us,

New American Standard Bible
May the LORD our God be with us, as He was with our fathers; may He not leave us nor forsake us,

NASB 1995
"May the LORD our God be with us, as He was with our fathers; may He not leave us or forsake us,

NASB 1977
“May the LORD our God be with us, as He was with our fathers; may He not leave us or forsake us,

Amplified Bible
May the LORD our God be with us as He was with our fathers; may He not leave us nor abandon us [to our enemies],

Christian Standard Bible
May the LORD our God be with us as he was with our ancestors. May he not abandon us or leave us

Holman Christian Standard Bible
May the LORD our God be with us as He was with our ancestors. May He not abandon us or leave us

American Standard Version
Jehovah our God be with us, as he was with our fathers: let him not leave us, nor forsake us;

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And LORD JEHOVAH our God will be with us as when he was with our fathers; he will not leave us nor will he forsake us

Brenton Septuagint Translation
May the Lord our God be with us, as he was with our fathers; let him not desert us nor turn from us,

Contemporary English Version
The LORD our God was with our ancestors to help them, and I pray that he will be with us and never abandon us.

Douay-Rheims Bible
The Lord our God be with us, as he was with our fathers, and not leave us, nor cast us off:

English Revised Version
The LORD our God be with us, as he was with our fathers: let him not leave us, nor forsake us:

Good News Translation
May the LORD our God be with us as he was with our ancestors; may he never leave us or abandon us;

GOD'S WORD® Translation
May the LORD our God be with us as he was with our ancestors. May he never leave us or abandon us.

International Standard Version
May the LORD our God be with us, just as he was with our ancestors. May he never leave us or abandon us,

JPS Tanakh 1917
The LORD our God be with us, as He was with our fathers; let Him not leave us, nor forsake us;

Literal Standard Version
Our God YHWH is with us as He has been with our fathers; He does not forsake us nor leave us;

NET Bible
May the LORD our God be with us, as he was with our ancestors. May he not abandon us or leave us.

New Heart English Bible
May the LORD our God be with us, as he was with our fathers. Let him not leave us, nor forsake us;

World English Bible
May Yahweh our God be with us, as he was with our fathers. Let him not leave us, nor forsake us;

Young's Literal Translation
'Jehovah our God is with us as He hath been with our fathers; He doth not forsake us nor leave us;

Additional Translations ...
Context
Solomon's Benediction
56“Blessed be the LORD, who has given rest to His people Israel according to all that He promised. Not one word has failed of all the good promises He made through His servant Moses. 57May the LORD our God be with us, as He was with our fathers. May He never leave us nor forsake us. 58May He incline our hearts to Himself, to walk in all His ways and to keep the commandments and statutes and ordinances He commanded our fathers.…

Cross References
Romans 8:31
What then shall we say in response to these things? If God is for us, who can be against us?

Hebrews 13:5
Keep your lives free from the love of money and be content with what you have, for God has said: "Never will I leave you, never will I forsake you."

Deuteronomy 31:6
Be strong and courageous; do not be afraid or terrified of them, for it is the LORD your God who goes with you; He will never leave you nor forsake you."

Deuteronomy 31:17
On that day My anger will burn against them, and I will abandon them and hide My face from them, so that they will be consumed, and many troubles and afflictions will befall them. On that day they will say, 'Have not these disasters come upon us because our God is no longer with us?'

Joshua 1:5
No one shall stand against you all the days of your life. As I was with Moses, so will I be with you; I will never leave you nor forsake you.

Joshua 24:23
"Now, therefore," he said, "get rid of the foreign gods among you and incline your hearts to the LORD, the God of Israel."

1 Samuel 12:22
Indeed, for the sake of His great name, the LORD will not abandon His people, because He was pleased to make you His own.


Treasury of Scripture

The LORD our God be with us, as he was with our fathers: let him not leave us, nor forsake us:

Deuteronomy 31:6,8
Be strong and of a good courage, fear not, nor be afraid of them: for the LORD thy God, he it is that doth go with thee; he will not fail thee, nor forsake thee…

Joshua 1:5,9
There shall not any man be able to stand before thee all the days of thy life: as I was with Moses, so I will be with thee: I will not fail thee, nor forsake thee…

1 Chronicles 28:9
And thou, Solomon my son, know thou the God of thy father, and serve him with a perfect heart and with a willing mind: for the LORD searcheth all hearts, and understandeth all the imaginations of the thoughts: if thou seek him, he will be found of thee; but if thou forsake him, he will cast thee off for ever.









Verse 57. - The Lord our God be With us, as he was with our fathers: let him not leave us, nor forsake us. [Solomon insensibly glides again into prayer; here for the presence of God, in ver. 59 for His help. There is probably a reference to Deuteronomy 31:6, 8; Joshua 1:5, where, however, "forsake" is represented by a different word.

Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
May the LORD
יְהוָ֤ה (Yah·weh)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's 3068: LORD -- the proper name of the God of Israel

our God
אֱלֹהֵ֙ינוּ֙ (’ĕ·lō·hê·nū)
Noun - masculine plural construct | first person common plural
Strong's 430: gods -- the supreme God, magistrates, a superlative

be
יְהִ֨י (yə·hî)
Verb - Qal - Imperfect Jussive - third person masculine singular
Strong's 1961: To fall out, come to pass, become, be

with us,
עִמָּ֔נוּ (‘im·mā·nū)
Preposition | first person common plural
Strong's 5973: With, equally with

as
כַּאֲשֶׁ֥ר (ka·’ă·šer)
Preposition-k | Pronoun - relative
Strong's 834: Who, which, what, that, when, where, how, because, in order that

He was
הָיָ֖ה (hā·yāh)
Verb - Qal - Perfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 1961: To fall out, come to pass, become, be

with
עִם־ (‘im-)
Preposition
Strong's 5973: With, equally with

our fathers.
אֲבֹתֵ֑ינוּ (’ă·ḇō·ṯê·nū)
Noun - masculine plural construct | first person common plural
Strong's 1: Father

May He never
אַל־ (’al-)
Adverb
Strong's 408: Not

leave us
יַעַזְבֵ֖נוּ (ya·‘az·ḇê·nū)
Verb - Qal - Imperfect - third person masculine singular | first person common plural
Strong's 5800: To loosen, relinquish, permit

[or]
וְאַֽל־ (wə·’al-)
Conjunctive waw | Adverb
Strong's 408: Not

forsake us.
יִטְּשֵֽׁנוּ׃ (yiṭ·ṭə·šê·nū)
Verb - Qal - Imperfect - third person masculine singular | first person common plural
Strong's 5203: To pound, smite, to disperse, to thrust off, down, out, upon


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