New International Version
He confirmed it to Jacob as a decree, to Israel as an everlasting covenant:
King James Bible
And hath confirmed the same to Jacob for a law, and to Israel for an everlasting covenant,
Darby Bible Translation
And he confirmed it unto Jacob for a statute, Unto Israel for an everlasting covenant,
World English Bible
He confirmed the same to Jacob for a statute, and to Israel for an everlasting covenant,
Young's Literal Translation
And He establisheth it to Jacob for a statute, To Israel -- a covenant age-during.
1 Chronicles 16:17 Parallel
CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Remember his marvellous works - The whole of the psalm refers to God's wondrous actions among the nations in behalf of Israel.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
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LibraryMan's Chief End
Q-I: WHAT IS THE CHIEF END OF MAN? A: Man's chief end is to glorify God, and to enjoy him for ever. Here are two ends of life specified. 1: The glorifying of God. 2: The enjoying of God. I. The glorifying of God, I Pet 4:4: That God in all things may be glorified.' The glory of God is a silver thread which must run through all our actions. I Cor 10:01. Whether therefore ye eat or drink, or whatsoever ye do, do all to the glory of God.' Everything works to some end in things natural and artificial; …
Thomas Watson—A Body of Divinity
And God said to him, "I am God Almighty; be fruitful and increase in number. A nation and a community of nations will come from you, and kings will be among your descendants.
The land I gave to Abraham and Isaac I also give to you, and I will give this land to your descendants after you."
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