Psalm 89:27
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New Living Translation
I will make him my firstborn son, the mightiest king on earth.

King James Bible
Also I will make him my firstborn, higher than the kings of the earth.

Darby Bible Translation
And as to me, I will make him firstborn, the highest of the kings of the earth.

World English Bible
I will also appoint him my firstborn, the highest of the kings of the earth.

Young's Literal Translation
I also first-born do appoint him, Highest of the kings of the earth.

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Wesley's Notes on the Bible

89:27 My first - born - As he calls me father, ver.26, so I will make him my son, yea my first - born; who had divers privileges above other sons. This and the following passage in some sort agree to David, but are properly accomplished in Christ. Higher - This also was in some sort accomplished in David, but more fully in the Messiah.

Psalm 89:27 Parallel Commentaries

The City of God. Index of Subjects.
Abel, the relation of, to Christ, [1]299. See Cain. Abraham, the era in the life of, from which a new succession begins, [2]318; time of the migration of, [3]319, etc.; the order and nature of God's promises to, [4]320, etc.; the three great kingdoms existing at the time of the birth of, [5]321; the repeated promises of the land of Canaan made to, and to his seed, [6]321; his denial of his wife in Egypt, [7]322; the parting of Lot and, [8]322; the third promise of the land to, [9]322; his victory
St. Augustine—On Christian Doctrine In Four Books.

Unity of Moral Action.
CAN OBEDIENCE TO MORAL LAW BE PARTIAL? 1. What constitutes obedience to moral law? We have seen in former lectures, that disinterested benevolence is all that the spirit of moral law requires; that is, that the love which it requires to God and our neighbor is good-willing, willing the highest good or well-being of God, and of being in general, as an end, or for its own sake; that this willing is a consecration of all the powers, so far as they are under the control of the will, to this end. Entire
Charles Grandison Finney—Systematic Theology

Letter Lv. Replies to Questions of Januarius.
Or Book II. of Replies to Questions of Januarius. (a.d. 400.) Chap. I. 1. Having read the letter in which you have put me in mind of my obligation to give answers to the remainder of those questions which you submitted to me a long time ago, I cannot bear to defer any longer the gratification of that desire for instruction which it gives me so much pleasure and comfort to see in you; and although encompassed by an accumulation of engagements, I have given the first place to the work of supplying
St. Augustine—The Confessions and Letters of St

The Promised King and Temple-Builder
'And it came to pass that night, that the word of the Lord came unto Nathan, saying, 5. Go and tell My servant David, Thus saith the Lord, Shalt thou build Me an house for Me to dwell in! 6. Whereas I have not dwelt in any house since the time that I brought up the children of Israel out of Egypt, even to this day, but have walked in a tent and in a tabernacle. 7. In all the places wherein I have walked with all the children of Israel spake I a word with any of the tribes of Israel, whom I commanded
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture

Cross References
Colossians 1:15
Christ is the visible image of the invisible God. He existed before anything was created and is supreme over all creation,

Colossians 1:18
Christ is also the head of the church, which is his body. He is the beginning, supreme over all who rise from the dead. So he is first in everything.

Revelation 19:16
On his robe at his thigh was written this title: King of all kings and Lord of all lords.

Exodus 4:22
Then you will tell him, 'This is what the LORD says: Israel is my firstborn son.

Numbers 24:7
Water will flow from their buckets; their offspring have all they need. Their king will be greater than Agag; their kingdom will be exalted.

2 Samuel 7:14
I will be his father, and he will be my son. If he sins, I will correct and discipline him with the rod, like any father would do.

Psalm 2:7
The king proclaims the LORD's decree: "The LORD said to me, 'You are my son. Today I have become your Father.

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