2 Chronicles 6:42
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New International Version
LORD God, do not reject your anointed one. Remember the great love promised to David your servant."

King James Bible
O LORD God, turn not away the face of thine anointed: remember the mercies of David thy servant.

Darby Bible Translation
Jehovah Elohim, turn not away the face of thine anointed: remember mercies to David thy servant.

World English Bible
"Yahweh God, don't turn away the face of your anointed: remember [your] loving kindnesses to David your servant."

Young's Literal Translation
O Jehovah God, turn not back the face of Thine anointed, be mindful of the kind acts of David Thy servant.'

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Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

Turn not away the face of thine anointed - "At least do me good; and if not for my sake, do it for thy own sake." - Jarchi.

These two last verses are not in the parallel place in 1 Kings 8:22-53. There are other differences between the two places in this prayer, but they are not of much consequence.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

turn not. That is, `reject not thine anointed;' or, `repulse him not,' agreeably to the interpretation of this phrase in the Syriac and Arabic versions.

1 Kings 2:16 And now I ask one petition of you, deny me not. And she said to him, Say on.

thine anointed

1 Kings 1:34 And let Zadok the priest and Nathan the prophet anoint him there king over Israel: and blow you with the trumpet, and say...

Psalm 2:2 The kings of the earth set themselves, and the rulers take counsel together, against the LORD, and against his anointed, saying,

Isaiah 61:1 The Spirit of the Lord GOD is on me; because the LORD has anointed me to preach good tidings to the meek...


Psalm 132:1 Lord, remember David, and all his afflictions:

Isaiah 55:3 Incline your ear, and come to me: hear, and your soul shall live; and I will make an everlasting covenant with you...

Acts 13:34 And as concerning that he raised him up from the dead, now no more to return to corruption, he said on this wise...

the mercies Or, as Dr. Geddes renders, `the pious deeds of thy servant David.' The Syriac has, `the good actions of they servant.'

December the Eighth Judged by Our Aspirations
"Thou didst well, it was in thine heart." --2 CHRONICLES vi. 1-15. And this was a purpose which the man was not permitted to realize. It was a temple built in the substance of dreams, but never established in wood and stone. And God took the shadowy structure and esteemed it as a perfected pile. The sacred intention was regarded as a finished work. The will to build a temple was regarded as a temple built. And hence I discern the preciousness of all hallowed purpose and desire, even though it
John Henry Jowett—My Daily Meditation for the Circling Year

VI. Objections answered. I will consider those passages of scripture which are by some supposed to contradict the doctrine we have been considering. 1 Kings viii. 46: "If they sin against thee, (for there is no man that sinneth not,) and thou be angry with them, and deliver them to the enemy, so that they carry them away captives unto the land of the enemy, far or near," etc. On this passage, I remark:-- 1. That this sentiment in nearly the same language, is repeated in 2 Chron. vi. 26, and in Eccl.
Charles Grandison Finney—Systematic Theology

Cross References
Psalm 89:24
My faithful love will be with him, and through my name his horn will be exalted.

Psalm 89:28
I will maintain my love to him forever, and my covenant with him will never fail.

Psalm 132:10
For the sake of your servant David, do not reject your anointed one.

Isaiah 55:3
Give ear and come to me; listen, that you may live. I will make an everlasting covenant with you, my faithful love promised to David.

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