New International Version
You, LORD, are God! You have promised these good things to your servant.
King James Bible
And now, LORD, thou art God, and hast promised this goodness unto thy servant:
Darby Bible Translation
And now, Jehovah, thou art that God, and hast promised this goodness unto thy servant;
World English Bible
Now, Yahweh, you are God, and have promised this good thing to your servant.
Young's Literal Translation
And now, Jehovah, Thou art God Himself, and Thou speakest concerning Thy servant this goodness;
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Hath found in his heart to pray - The Targum expresses a full sense: "Therefore thy servant hath found an opening of mouth, that he might pray before Thee.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
thou are God
'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 17:25
"You, my God, have revealed to your servant that you will build a house for him. So your servant has found courage to pray to you.
1 Chronicles 17:27
Now you have been pleased to bless the house of your servant, that it may continue forever in your sight; for you, LORD, have blessed it, and it will be blessed forever."
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