1 Kings 11:6
Modern Translations
New International Version
So Solomon did evil in the eyes of the LORD; he did not follow the LORD completely, as David his father had done.

New Living Translation
In this way, Solomon did what was evil in the LORD’s sight; he refused to follow the LORD completely, as his father, David, had done.

English Standard Version
So Solomon did what was evil in the sight of the LORD and did not wholly follow the LORD, as David his father had done.

Berean Study Bible
So Solomon did evil in the sight of the LORD; unlike his father David, he did not follow the LORD completely.

New American Standard Bible
So Solomon did what was evil in the sight of the LORD, and did not follow the LORD fully, as his father David had done.

NASB 1995
Solomon did what was evil in the sight of the LORD, and did not follow the LORD fully, as David his father had done.

NASB 1977
And Solomon did what was evil in the sight of the LORD, and did not follow the LORD fully, as David his father had done.

Amplified Bible
Solomon did evil [things] in the sight of the LORD, and did not follow the LORD fully, as his father David had done.

Christian Standard Bible
Solomon did what was evil in the LORD’s sight, and unlike his father David, he did not remain loyal to the LORD.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Solomon did what was evil in the LORD's sight, and unlike his father David, he did not completely follow Yahweh.

Contemporary English Version
Solomon's father had obeyed the LORD with all his heart, but Solomon disobeyed and did what the LORD hated.

Good News Translation
He sinned against the LORD and was not true to him as his father David had been.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
So Solomon did what the LORD considered evil. He did not wholeheartedly follow the LORD as his father David had done.

International Standard Version
Solomon practiced what the LORD considered to be evil by not fully following the LORD, as had his father David.

NET Bible
Solomon did evil in the LORD's sight; he did not remain loyal to the LORD, like his father David had.
Classic Translations
King James Bible
And Solomon did evil in the sight of the LORD, and went not fully after the LORD, as did David his father.

New King James Version
Solomon did evil in the sight of the LORD, and did not fully follow the LORD, as did his father David.

King James 2000 Bible
And Solomon did evil in the sight of the LORD, and went not fully after the LORD, as did David his father.

New Heart English Bible
Solomon did that which was evil in the sight of the LORD, and did not completely follow after the LORD, as did David his father.

World English Bible
Solomon did that which was evil in the sight of Yahweh, and didn't go fully after Yahweh, as did David his father.

American King James Version
And Solomon did evil in the sight of the LORD, and went not fully after the LORD, as did David his father.

American Standard Version
And Solomon did that which was evil in the sight of Jehovah, and went not fully after Jehovah, as did David his father.

A Faithful Version
And Solomon did evil in the sight of the LORD and did not go fully after the LORD like his father David.

Darby Bible Translation
And Solomon did evil in the sight of Jehovah, and followed not fully Jehovah, as David his father.

English Revised Version
And Solomon did that which was evil in the sight of the LORD, and went not fully after the LORD, as did David his father.

Webster's Bible Translation
And Solomon did evil in the sight of the LORD, and went not fully after the LORD, as did David his father.

Early Modern
Geneva Bible of 1587
So Salomon wrought wickednesse in the sight of the Lord, but continued not to followe the Lord, as did Dauid his father.

Bishops' Bible of 1568
And Solomon wrought wickednesse in the sight of the Lorde, and folowed not the Lorde perfectly, as dyd Dauid his father.

Coverdale Bible of 1535
And Salomon dyd yt which displeased the LORDE, and folowed not ye LORDE to ye vttemost as dyd his father Dauid.
Literal Translations
Literal Standard Version
and Solomon does evil in the eyes of YHWH, and has not been fully after YHWH, like his father David.

Young's Literal Translation
and Solomon doth the evil thing in the eyes of Jehovah, and hath not been fully after Jehovah, like David his father.

Smith's Literal Translation
And Solomon will do evil in the eyes of Jehovah, and he will not fill up after Jehovah as David his father.

Catholic Translations
Douay-Rheims Bible
And Solomon did that which was net pleasing before the Lord, and did not fully follow the Lord, as David his father.

Catholic Public Domain Version
And Solomon did what was not pleasing in the sight of the Lord. And he did not continue to follow the Lord, as his father David did.

Translations from Aramaic
Peshitta Holy Bible Translated
And Solomon did evil before LORD JEHOVAH and was not fully after LORD JEHOVAH as David his father.

Lamsa Bible
And Solomon did evil in the sight of the LORD, and went not fully after the LORD, as did David his father.

OT Translations
JPS Tanakh 1917
And Solomon did that which was evil in the sight of the LORD, and went not fully after the LORD, as did David his father.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
And Solomon did that which was evil in the sight of the Lord: he went not after the Lord, as David his father.








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