2 Samuel 12:25
Modern Translations
New International Version
and because the LORD loved him, he sent word through Nathan the prophet to name him Jedidiah.

New Living Translation
and sent word through Nathan the prophet that they should name him Jedidiah (which means “beloved of the LORD”), as the LORD had commanded.

English Standard Version
and sent a message by Nathan the prophet. So he called his name Jedidiah, because of the LORD.

Berean Study Bible
and sent word through Nathan the prophet to name him Jedidiah because the LORD loved him.

New American Standard Bible
and sent word through Nathan the prophet, and he named him Jedidiah for the LORD’S sake.

NASB 1995
and sent word through Nathan the prophet, and he named him Jedidiah for the LORD'S sake.

NASB 1977
and sent word through Nathan the prophet, and he named him Jedidiah for the LORD’s sake.

Amplified Bible
and He sent word through Nathan the prophet, and he named him Jedidiah (beloved of the LORD) for the sake of the LORD [who loved the child].

Christian Standard Bible
and he sent a message through the prophet Nathan, who named him Jedidiah, because of the LORD.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
and He sent a message through Nathan the prophet, who named him Jedidiah, because of the LORD.

Contemporary English Version
and sent Nathan the prophet to tell David, "The LORD will call him Jedidiah."

Good News Translation
and commanded the prophet Nathan to name the boy Jedidiah, because the LORD loved him.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
and sent a message through the prophet Nathan to name the baby Jedidiah [The LORD's Beloved].

International Standard Version
and sent a message written by Nathan the prophet to call his name Jedidiah, for the Lord's sake.

NET Bible
and sent word through Nathan the prophet that he should be named Jedidiah for the LORD's sake.
Classic Translations
King James Bible
And he sent by the hand of Nathan the prophet; and he called his name Jedidiah, because of the LORD.

New King James Version
and He sent word by the hand of Nathan the prophet: So he called his name Jedidiah, because of the LORD.

King James 2000 Bible
And he sent by the hand of Nathan the prophet; and he called his name Jedidiah, because of the LORD.

New Heart English Bible
and he sent by the hand of Nathan the prophet; and he named him Jedidiah, for the LORD's sake.

World English Bible
and he sent by the hand of Nathan the prophet; and he named him Jedidiah, for Yahweh's sake.

American King James Version
And he sent by the hand of Nathan the prophet; and he called his name Jedidiah, because of the LORD.

American Standard Version
and he sent by the hand of Nathan the prophet; and he called his name Jedidiah, for Jehovah's sake.

A Faithful Version
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.

English Revised Version
and he sent by the hand of Nathan the prophet, and he called his name Jedidiah, for the LORD'S sake.

Webster's Bible Translation
And he sent by the hand of Nathan the prophet; and he called his name Jedidiah, because of the LORD.

Early Modern
Geneva Bible of 1587
For the Lorde had sent by Nathan the Prophet: therefore he called his name Iedidiah, because the Lord loued him.

Bishops' Bible of 1568
And had sent by the hand of Nathan the prophet: therefore he called his name Iedidia, of the Lordes behalfe.

Coverdale Bible of 1535
And he put him vnder the hade of Nathan ye prophet, which called him Iedidia because of the LORDE.
Literal Translations
Literal Standard Version
and sends by the hand of Nathan the prophet, and calls his name Jedidiah, because of YHWH.

Young's Literal Translation
and sendeth by the hand of Nathan the prophet, and calleth his name Jedidiah, because of Jehovah.

Smith's Literal Translation
And he will send by the hand of Nathan the prophet; and he will call his name Jedidiah, for sake of Jehovah.

Catholic Translations
Douay-Rheims Bible
And he sent by the hand of Nathan the prophet, and called his name, Amiable to the Lord, because the Lord loved him.

Catholic Public Domain Version
And he sent, by the hand of Nathan the prophet, and he called his name, Beloved of the Lord, because the Lord loved him.

Translations from Aramaic
Peshitta Holy Bible Translated
And he sent for Nathan the Prophet and he called his name Yadida, because LORD JEHOVAH loved him

Lamsa Bible
Then he sent for Nathan the prophet; and he named the child Jedidah because the LORD loved him.

OT Translations
JPS Tanakh 1917
and He sent by the hand of Nathan the prophet, and he called his name Jedidiah, for the LORD'S sake.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
And he sent by the hand of Nathan the prophet, and called his name Jeddedi, for the Lord's sake.








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