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2 Samuel 12:25

    2 Samuel 12:25 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

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

    American King James Version (AKJV)

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

    American Standard Version (ASV)

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

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    And he sent word by Nathan the prophet, who gave him the name Jedidiah, by the word of the Lord.

    Webster's Revision

    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.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

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

    Clarke's Commentary on 2 Samuel 12:25

    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.