2 Samuel 7:21
Good News Translation
It was your will and purpose to do this; you have done all these great things in order to instruct me.

Contemporary English Version
You have done this wonderful thing, and you have let me know about it, because you wanted to keep your promise.

Douay-Rheims Bible
For thy word's sake, and according to thy own heart thou has done all these great things, so that thou wouldst make it known to thy servant.

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For thy word's sake, and according to thy own heart thou has done all these great things, so that thou wouldst make it known to thy servant.

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Numbers 23:19 God is not a man, that he should lie, nor is the son of man, that he should be changed. Hath he said then, and will he not do? hath he spoken, and will he not fulfil?

Deuteronomy 9:5 For it is not for thy justices, and the uprightness of thy heart that thou shalt go in to possess their lands: but because they have done wickedly, they are destroyed at thy coming in: and that the Lord might accomplish his word, which he promised by oath to thy fathers Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob.

Joshua 23:14,15 Behold this day I am going into the way of all the earth, and you shall know with all your mind that of all the words which the Lord promised to perform for you, not one hath failed, . . .

Psalm 115:1 Not to us, O Lord, not to us; but to thy name give glory.

Psalm 138:2 I will worship towards thy holy temple, and I will give glory to thy name. For thy mercy, and for thy truth: for thou hast magnified thy holy name above all.

Matthew 24:35 Heaven and earth shall pass: but my words shall not pass.

Luke 1:54,55,72 He hath received Israel his servant, being mindful of his mercy. . . .

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Matthew 11:26 Yea, Father: for so hath it seemed good in thy sight.

Luke 10:21 In that same hour, he rejoiced in the Holy Ghost and said: I confess to thee, O Father, Lord of heaven and earth, because thou hast hidden these things from the wise and prudent and hast revealed them to little ones. Yea, Father, for so it hath seemed good in thy sight.

Luke 12:32 Fear not, little flock, for it hath pleased your Father to give you a kingdom.

1 Corinthians 1:1 Paul, called to be an apostle of Jesus Christ by the will of God, and Sosthenes a brother,

Ephesians 1:9 That he might make known unto us the mystery of his will, according to his good pleasure, which he hath purposed in him,

Ephesians 3:11 According to the eternal purpose which he made in Christ Jesus our Lord:

Context
David's Prayer of Thanksgiving
20And what can David say more unto thee? for thou knowest thy servant, O Lord God: 21For thy word's sake, and according to thy own heart thou has done all these great things, so that thou wouldst make it known to thy servant.22Therefore thou art magnified, O Lord God, because there is none like to thee, neither is there any God besides thee, in all the things that we have heard with our ears.…
Cross References
Ephesians 4:32
And be ye kind one to another: merciful, forgiving one another, even as God hath forgiven you in Christ.

1 Chronicles 17:19
O Lord, for thy servant's sake, according to thy own heart, thou hast shewn all this magnificence, and wouldst have all the great things to be known.

Additional Translations
For the sake of Your word and according to Your own heart, You have accomplished this great thing and revealed it to Your servant.For your word's sake, and according to your own heart, have you done all these great things, to make your servant know them.

For thy word's sake, and according to thine own heart, hast thou wrought all this greatness, to make thy servant know it.

And thou hast wrought for thy servant's sake, and according to thy heart thou hast wrought all this greatness, to make it known to thy servant,

For thy word's sake, and according to thine own heart, hast thou done all this greatness, to make thy servant know [it].

For thy word's sake, and according to thine own heart, hast thou wrought all this greatness, to make thy servant know it.

For thy word's sake, and according to thy own heart, hast thou done all these great things, to make thy servant know them.

For your word's sake, and according to your own heart, you have worked all this greatness, to make your servant know it.

Because of Thy word, and according to Thy heart, Thou hast done all this greatness, to cause Thy servant to know it.
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