New International Version
And may your hearts be fully committed to the LORD our God, to live by his decrees and obey his commands, as at this time."
King James Bible
Let your heart therefore be perfect with the LORD our God, to walk in his statutes, and to keep his commandments, as at this day.
Darby Bible Translation
and that your heart may be perfect with Jehovah our God, to walk in his statutes and to keep his commandments, as at this day.
World English Bible
"Let your heart therefore be perfect with Yahweh our God, to walk in his statutes, and to keep his commandments, as at this day."
Young's Literal Translation
and your heart hath been perfect with Jehovah our God, to walk in His statutes, and to keep His commands, as at this day.'
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Let your heart therefore be perfect - Be sincere in your faith, be irreproachable in your conduct.
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'At all times, as the matter shall require.'--1 KINGS viii. 59. I have ventured to diverge from my usual custom, and take this fragment of a text because, in the forcible language of the original, it carries some very important lessons. The margin of our Bible gives the literal reading of the Hebrew; the sense, but not the vigorous idiom, of which is conveyed in the paraphrase in our version. 'At all times, as the matter shall require,' is, literally, 'the thing of a day in its day'; and that is …
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You must be blameless before the LORD your God.
1 Kings 11:4
As Solomon grew old, his wives turned his heart after other gods, and his heart was not fully devoted to the LORD his God, as the heart of David his father had been.
1 Kings 15:14
Although he did not remove the high places, Asa's heart was fully committed to the LORD all his life.
2 Kings 20:3
"Remember, LORD, how I have walked before you faithfully and with wholehearted devotion and have done what is good in your eyes." And Hezekiah wept bitterly.
1 Chronicles 28:9
"And you, my son Solomon, acknowledge the God of your father, and serve him with wholehearted devotion and with a willing mind, for the LORD searches every heart and understands every desire and every thought. If you seek him, he will be found by you; but if you forsake him, he will reject you forever.
1 Chronicles 29:9
The people rejoiced at the willing response of their leaders, for they had given freely and wholeheartedly to the LORD. David the king also rejoiced greatly.
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