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Solomon answered, "You always showed great love for my father David, and now you have let me succeed him as king.
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And Solomon said to God: Thou hast shewn great kindness to my father David: and hast made me king in his stead.
Thou has shewed
2 Samuel 7:8,9 And now thus shalt thou speak to my servant David: Thus saith the Lord of hosts: I took thee out of the pastures from following the sheep to be ruler over my people Israel: . . .
2 Samuel 12:7,8 And Nathan said to David: Thou art the man. Thus saith the Lord the God of Israel: I anointed thee king over Israel, and I delivered thee from the hand of Saul, . . .
2 Samuel 22:51 Giving great salvation to his king, and shewing mercy to David his anointed, and to his seed for ever.
2 Samuel 23:1 Now these are David's last words. David the son of Isai said: The man to whom it was appointed concerning the Christ of the God of Jacob, the excellent psalmist of Israel said:
Psalm 86:13 For thy mercy is great towards me: and thou hast delivered my soul out of the lower hell.
Psalm 89:20-28,49 I have found David my servant: with my holy oil I have anointed him. . . .
Isaiah 55:3 Incline your ear and come to me: hear and your soul shall live, and I will make an everlasting covenant with you, the faithful mercies of David.
1 Chronicles 28:5 And among my sons (for the Lord hath given me many sons) he hath chosen Solomon my son, to sit upon the throne of the kingdom of the Lord over Israel.
1 Chronicles 29:23 And Solomon sat on the throne of the Lord as king instead of David his father, and he pleased all: and all Israel obeyed him.
ContextSolomon's Prayer for Wisdom
7And behold that night God appeared to him, saying: Ask what thou wilt that I should give thee. 8And Solomon said to God: Thou hast shewn great kindness to my father David: and hast made me king in his stead.9Now therefore, O Lord God, let thy word be fulfilled, which thou hast promised to David my father: for thou hast made me king over thy great people, which is as innumerable as the dust of the earth.…
1 Kings 3:6
And Solomon said: Thou hast shewed great mercy to thy servant David, my father, even as he walked before thee in truth, and justice, and an upright heart with thee: and thou hast kept thy great mercy for him, and hast given him a son to sit on his throne, as it is this day.
1 Chronicles 28:5
And among my sons (for the Lord hath given me many sons) he hath chosen Solomon my son, to sit upon the throne of the kingdom of the Lord over Israel.
Additional TranslationsSolomon replied to God: “You have shown great and loving devotion to my father David, and You have made me king in his place.And Solomon said to God, You have showed great mercy to David my father, and have made me to reign in his stead.
And Solomon said unto God, Thou hast showed great lovingkindness unto David my father, and hast made me king in his stead.
And Solomon said to God, Thou hast dealt very mercifully with my father David, and hast made me king in his stead.
And Solomon said to God, Thou hast shewn unto David my father great loving-kindness, and hast made me king in his stead.
And Solomon said unto God, Thou hast shewed great kindness unto David my father, and hast made me king in his stead.
And Solomon said to God, Thou hast shown great mercy to David my father, and hast made me to reign in his stead.
Solomon said to God, "You have shown great loving kindness to David my father, and have made me king in his place.
And Solomon saith to God, 'Thou hast done with David my father great kindness, and hast caused me to reign in his stead.
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