O Jehovah God, turn not back the face of Thine anointed, be mindful of the kind acts of David Thy servant.'
2 Chronicles 6:42 Additional TranslationsClarke'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.
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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.
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.'
2 Chronicles 6:42 Parallel CommentariesActs Anointed David Deeds Face Good Great Kind Kindnesses Loving Lovingkindnesses Mercies Mind Mindful Promised Reject Remember Servant Steadfast TurnActs Anointed David Deeds Face Good Great Kind Kindnesses Loving Lovingkindnesses Mercies Mind Mindful Promised Reject Remember Servant Steadfast TurnTHE HOLY BIBLE, NEW INTERNATIONAL VERSION®, NIV® Copyright © 1973, 1978, 1984, 2011 by Biblica®.
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