|New International Version (© 2011)|
And may these words of mine, which I have prayed before the LORD, be near to the LORD our God day and night, that he may uphold the cause of his servant and the cause of his people Israel according to each day's need,
King James Bible
And let these my words, wherewith I have made supplication before the LORD, be nigh unto the LORD our God day and night, that he maintain the cause of his servant, and the cause of his people Israel at all times, as the matter shall require:
American Standard Version
And let these my words, wherewith I have made supplication before Jehovah, be nigh unto Jehovah our God day and night, that he maintain the cause of his servant, and the cause of his people Israel, as every day shall require;
Young's Literal Translation
and these my words with which I have made supplication before Jehovah, are near unto Jehovah our God by day and by night, to maintain the cause of His servant, and the cause of His people Israel, the matter of a day in its day;
1 Kings 8:59 Additional TranslationsClarke's Commentary on the Bible
And let these my words - This and the following verse is a sort of supplement to the prayer which ended 1 Kings 8:53; but there is an important addition to this prayer in the parallel place, 2 Chronicles 6:41, 2 Chronicles 6:42 : "Now therefore arise, O Lord God, into thy resting place, thou and the ark of thy strength: let thy priests, O Lord God, be clothed with salvation, and let thy saints rejoice in goodness. O Lord God, turn not away the face of thine anointed: remember the mercies of David thy servant."
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
let these my words. This and the following verse are a sort of supplement to the prayer; and there is an important addition to this prayer in
2 Chronicles 6:41,42 Now therefore arise, O LORD God, into your resting place, you, and the ark of your strength: let your priests, O LORD God...
, apparently taken from one of the Psalm.
Psalm 102:1,2 Hear my prayer, O LORD, and let my cry come to you...
Psalm 141:2 Let my prayer be set forth before you as incense; and the lifting up of my hands as the evening sacrifice.
John 17:9,20-24 I pray for them: I pray not for the world, but for them which you have given me; for they are yours...
1 John 2:2 And he is the propitiation for our sins: and not for ours only, but also for the sins of the whole world.
at all times [heb] the thing of a day in his day
Luke 11:3 Give us day by day our daily bread.
as the matter
Deuteronomy 33:25 Your shoes shall be iron and brass; and as your days, so shall your strength be.
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1 Kings 8:58 May he turn our hearts to him, to walk in obedience to him and keep the commands, decrees and laws he gave our ancestors.
1 Kings 8:60 so that all the peoples of the earth may know that the LORD is God and that there is no other.