New International Version
Solomon answered God, "You have shown great kindness to David my father and have made me king in his place.
King James Bible
And Solomon said unto God, Thou hast shewed great mercy unto David my father, and hast made me to reign in his stead.
Darby Bible Translation
And Solomon said to God, Thou hast shewn unto David my father great loving-kindness, and hast made me king in his stead.
World English Bible
Solomon said to God, "You have shown great loving kindness to David my father, and have made me king in his place.
Young's Literal Translation
And Solomon saith to God, 'Thou hast done with David my father great kindness, and hast caused me to reign in his stead.
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
In that night - The night following the sacrifice. On Solomon's choice, see the notes on 1 Kings 3:5-15 (note).
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Thou has shewed
In the reign of David and Solomon, Israel became strong among the nations and had many opportunities to wield a mighty influence in behalf of truth and the right. The name of Jehovah was exalted and held in honor, and the purpose for which the Israelites had been established in the Land of Promise bade fair of meeting with fulfillment. Barriers were broken down, and seekers after truth from the lands of the heathen were not turned away unsatisfied. Conversions took place, and the church of God on …
Ellen Gould White—The Story of Prophets and Kings
1 Kings 3:6
Solomon answered, "You have shown great kindness to your servant, my father David, because he was faithful to you and righteous and upright in heart. You have continued this great kindness to him and have given him a son to sit on his throne this very day.
1 Chronicles 28:5
Of all my sons--and the LORD has given me many--he has chosen my son Solomon to sit on the throne of the kingdom of the LORD over Israel.
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