New Living Translation
Because of your promise and according to your will, you have done all these great things and have made them known to your servant.
King James Bible
For thy word's sake, and according to thine own heart, hast thou done all these great things, to make thy servant know them.
Darby Bible Translation
For thy word's sake, and according to thine own heart, hast thou done all this greatness, to make thy servant know it.
World English Bible
For your word's sake, and according to your own heart, you have worked all this greatness, to make your servant know it.
Young's Literal Translation
Because of Thy word, and according to Thy heart, Thou hast done all this greatness, to cause Thy servant to know it.
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
7:21 Thy word's sake - That thou mightest fulfil thy promises made to me, and thereby demonstrate thy faithfulness. Own heart - Or thy own mere liberality and good pleasure, without any desert of mine. So far was David, though a very gracious man, from thinking his actions meritorious.
LibraryDavid Appointing Solomon
'Then king David answered and said, Call me Bath-sheba. And she came into the king's presence, and stood before the king. 29. And the king sware, and said, As the Lord liveth, that hath redeemed my soul out of all distress, 30. Even as I sware unto thee by the Lord God of Israel, saying, Assuredly Solomon thy son shall reign after me, and he shall sit upon my throne in my stead; even so will I certainly do this day. 31. Then Bath-sheba bowed with her face to the earth, and did reverence to the king, …
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture
The Dying King's Last vision and Psalm
The Song of Solomon.
The Exalted One.
Instead, be kind to each other, tenderhearted, forgiving one another, just as God through Christ has forgiven you.
1 Chronicles 17:19
For the sake of your servant, O LORD, and according to your will, you have done all these great things and have made them known.
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