New Living Translation
But for the sake of your father, David, I will not do this while you are still alive. I will take the kingdom away from your son.
King James Bible
Notwithstanding in thy days I will not do it for David thy father's sake: but I will rend it out of the hand of thy son.
Darby Bible Translation
notwithstanding in thy days I will not do it, for David thy father's sake; I will rend it out of the hand of thy son;
World English Bible
Notwithstanding I will not do it in your days, for David your father's sake; but I will tear it out of the hand of your son.
Young's Literal Translation
'Only, in thy days I do it not, for the sake of David thy father; out of the hand of thy son I rend it;
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
11:12 Fathers sake - For my promise made to him, 2Sam 7:12 - 15.
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"Solomon slept with his fathers, and was buried in the City of David his father: and Rehoboam his son reigned in his stead." 1 Kings 11:43. Soon after his accession to the throne, Rehoboam went to Shechem, where he expected to receive formal recognition from all the tribes. "To Shechem were all Israel come to make him king." 2 Chronicles 10:1. Among those present was Jeroboam the son of Nebat --the same Jeroboam who during Solomon's reign had been known as "a mighty man of valor," and to whom the …
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1 Kings 11:11
So now the LORD said to him, "Since you have not kept my covenant and have disobeyed my decrees, I will surely tear the kingdom away from you and give it to one of your servants.
1 Kings 11:13
And even so, I will not take away the entire kingdom; I will let him be king of one tribe, for the sake of my servant David and for the sake of Jerusalem, my chosen city."
1 Kings 11:31
Then he said to Jeroboam, "Take ten of these pieces, for this is what the LORD, the God of Israel, says: 'I am about to tear the kingdom from the hand of Solomon, and I will give ten of the tribes to you!
1 Kings 11:35
But I will take the kingdom away from his son and give ten of the tribes to you.
2 Kings 19:34
For my own honor and for the sake of my servant David, I will defend this city and protect it."
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