New International Version
and because the LORD loved him, he sent word through Nathan the prophet to name him Jedidiah.
King James Bible
And he sent by the hand of Nathan the prophet; and he called his name Jedidiah, because of the LORD.
Darby Bible Translation
And he sent by the hand of Nathan the prophet; and he called his name Jedidiah, for Jehovah's sake.
World English Bible
and he sent by the hand of Nathan the prophet; and he named him Jedidiah, for Yahweh's sake.
Young's Literal Translation
and sendeth by the hand of Nathan the prophet, and calleth his name Jedidiah, because of Jehovah.
2 Samuel 12:25 Parallel
CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Called - Jedidiah - ידידיה, literally, the beloved of the Lord. This is the first instance I remember of a minister of God being employed to give a name to the child of one of his servants. But it is strange that the name given by the father was that alone which prevailed.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Jedidiah. that it, Beloved of the Lord
LibraryDavid and Nathan
'And David said unto Nathan, I have sinned against the Lord. And Nathan said unto David, The Lord also hath put away thy sin.'--2 SAMUEL xii. 13. We ought to be very thankful that Scripture never conceals the faults of its noblest men. High among the highest of them stands the poet- king. Whoever, for nearly three thousand years, has wished to express the emotions of trust in God, longing after purity, aspiration, and rapture of devotion, has found that his words have been before him. And this man …
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture
The Blessings of Noah Upon Shem and Japheth. (Gen. Ix. 18-27. )
The Preparatory Service; Sometimes Called the Confessional Service.
The Voice of Stern Rebuke
2 Samuel 12:24
Then David comforted his wife Bathsheba, and he went to her and made love to her. She gave birth to a son, and they named him Solomon. The LORD loved him;
2 Samuel 12:26
Meanwhile Joab fought against Rabbah of the Ammonites and captured the royal citadel.
1 Chronicles 3:5
and these were the children born to him there: Shammua, Shobab, Nathan and Solomon. These four were by Bathsheba daughter of Ammiel.
1 Chronicles 22:9
But you will have a son who will be a man of peace and rest, and I will give him rest from all his enemies on every side. His name will be Solomon, and I will grant Israel peace and quiet during his reign.
Was it not because of marriages like these that Solomon king of Israel sinned? Among the many nations there was no king like him. He was loved by his God, and God made him king over all Israel, but even he was led into sin by foreign women.
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