New International Version
"And now, LORD, let the promise you have made concerning your servant and his house be established forever. Do as you promised,
King James Bible
Therefore now, LORD, let the thing that thou hast spoken concerning thy servant and concerning his house be established for ever, and do as thou hast said.
Darby Bible Translation
And now, Jehovah, let the word that thou hast spoken concerning thy servant and concerning his house be established for ever, and do as thou hast said.
World English Bible
Now, Yahweh, let the word that you have spoken concerning your servant, and concerning his house, be established forever, and do as you have spoken.
Young's Literal Translation
'And now, O Jehovah, the word that Thou hast spoken concerning Thy servant, and concerning his house, let be stedfast unto the age, and do as Thou hast spoken;
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
And what is mine house, that thou hast brought me hitherto? - I am not of any regal family, and have no natural right to the throne.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
let the thing
'Amasiah, the son of Zichri, who willingly offered himself unto the Lord.'--1 CHRON. xvii, 16. This is a scrap from the catalogue of Jehoshaphat's 'mighty men of valour'; and is Amasiah's sole record. We see him for a moment and hear his eulogium and then oblivion swallows him up. We do not know what it was that he did to earn it. But what a fate, to live to all generations by that one sentence! I. Cheerful self-surrender the secret of all religion. The words of our text contain a metaphor naturally …
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture
The Divine Jesus.
1 Chronicles 17:22
You made your people Israel your very own forever, and you, LORD, have become their God.
1 Chronicles 17:24
so that it will be established and that your name will be great forever. Then people will say, 'The LORD Almighty, the God over Israel, is Israel's God!' And the house of your servant David will be established before you.
1 Chronicles 28:4
"Yet the LORD, the God of Israel, chose me from my whole family to be king over Israel forever. He chose Judah as leader, and from the tribe of Judah he chose my family, and from my father's sons he was pleased to make me king over all Israel.
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