New International Version
I will maintain my love to him forever, and my covenant with him will never fail.
King James Bible
My mercy will I keep for him for evermore, and my covenant shall stand fast with him.
Darby Bible Translation
My loving-kindness will I keep for him for evermore, and my covenant shall stand fast with him;
World English Bible
I will keep my loving kindness for him forevermore. My covenant will stand firm with him.
Young's Literal Translation
To the age I keep for him My kindness, And My covenant is stedfast with him.
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
I will make him my first-born - I will deal with him as a father by his first-born son, to whom a double portion of possessions and honors belong. First-born. is not always to be understood literally in Scripture. It often signifies simply a well-beloved, or best-beloved son; one preferred to all the rest, and distinguished by some eminent prerogative. Thus God calls Israel his son, his first-born, Exodus 4:22. See also Sirach 36:12. And even Ephraim is called God's first-born, Jeremiah 31:9. In the same sense it is sometimes applied even to Jesus Christ himself, to signify his supereminent dignity; not the eternal Sonship of his Divine nature, as inveterate prejudice and superficial thinking have supposed.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
'Blessed is the people that know the joyful sound: they shall walk, O Lord, in the light of Thy countenance.'--PSALM lxxxix. 15. The Psalmist has just been setting forth, in sublime language, the glories of the divine character--God's strength, His universal sway, the justice and judgment which are the foundation of His Throne, the mercy and truth which go as heralds before His face. A heathen singing of any of his gods would have gone on to describe the form and features of the god or goddess who …
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2 Chronicles 6:42
LORD God, do not reject your anointed one. Remember the great love promised to David your servant."
You said, "I have made a covenant with my chosen one, I have sworn to David my servant,
but I will not take my love from him, nor will I ever betray my faithfulness.
I will not violate my covenant or alter what my lips have uttered.
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