1 Chronicles 16:17
New International Version
He confirmed it to Jacob as a decree, to Israel as an everlasting covenant:

New Living Translation
He confirmed it to Jacob as a decree, and to the people of Israel as a never-ending covenant:

English Standard Version
which he confirmed to Jacob as a statute, to Israel as an everlasting covenant,

Berean Study Bible
He confirmed it to Jacob as a decree, to Israel as an everlasting covenant:

King James Bible
And hath confirmed the same to Jacob for a law, and to Israel for an everlasting covenant,

New King James Version
And confirmed it to Jacob for a statute, To Israel for an everlasting covenant,

New American Standard Bible
He also confirmed it to Jacob as a statute, To Israel as an everlasting covenant,

NASB 1995
He also confirmed it to Jacob for a statute, To Israel as an everlasting covenant,

NASB 1977
He also confirmed it to Jacob for a statute, To Israel as an everlasting covenant,

Amplified Bible
He confirmed it as a statute to Jacob, And to Israel as an everlasting covenant,

Christian Standard Bible
and confirmed to Jacob as a decree, and to Israel as a permanent covenant:

Holman Christian Standard Bible
and confirmed to Jacob as a decree, and to Israel as an everlasting covenant:"

American Standard Version
And confirmed the same unto Jacob for a statute, To Israel for an everlasting covenant,

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And to Israel he gave the covenant for the eternity of eternities.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
He confirmed it to Jacob for an ordinance, to Israel as an everlasting covenant,

Contemporary English Version
to Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob

Douay-Rheims Bible
And he appointed the same to Jacob for a precept: and to Israel for an everlasting covenant:

English Revised Version
And confirmed the same unto Jacob for a statute, to Israel for an everlasting covenant:

Good News Translation
The LORD made a covenant with Jacob, one that will last forever.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
He confirmed it as a law for Jacob, as an everlasting promise to Israel,

International Standard Version
He confirmed it to Jacob in the form of an ordinance, an eternal covenant to Israel,

JPS Tanakh 1917
And He established it unto Jacob for a statute, To Israel for an everlasting covenant;

Literal Standard Version
And He establishes it to Jacob for a statute, "" To Israel [for] a perpetual covenant,

NET Bible
He gave it to Jacob as a decree, to Israel as a lasting promise,

New Heart English Bible
He confirmed the same to Jacob for a statute, and to Israel as an everlasting covenant,

World English Bible
He confirmed the same to Jacob for a statute, and to Israel for an everlasting covenant,

Young's Literal Translation
And He establisheth it to Jacob for a statute, To Israel -- a covenant age-during.

Additional Translations ...
Context
David's Psalm of Thanksgiving
16the covenant He made with Abraham, and the oath He swore to Isaac. 17He confirmed it to Jacob as a decree, to Israel as an everlasting covenant: 18‘I will give you the land of Canaan as the portion of your inheritance.’…

Cross References
Genesis 35:11
And God told him, "I am God Almighty. Be fruitful and multiply. A nation--even a company of nations--shall come from you, and kings shall descend from you.

Genesis 35:12
The land that I gave to Abraham and Isaac I will give to you, and I will give this land to your descendants after you."


Treasury of Scripture

And has confirmed the same to Jacob for a law, and to Israel for an everlasting covenant,

for a law

Psalm 78:10
They kept not the covenant of God, and refused to walk in his law;

an everlasting

Genesis 17:7,8
And I will establish my covenant between me and thee and thy seed after thee in their generations for an everlasting covenant, to be a God unto thee, and to thy seed after thee…

Exodus 3:17
And I have said, I will bring you up out of the affliction of Egypt unto the land of the Canaanites, and the Hittites, and the Amorites, and the Perizzites, and the Hivites, and the Jebusites, unto a land flowing with milk and honey.

Joshua 24:11-13
And ye went over Jordan, and came unto Jericho: and the men of Jericho fought against you, the Amorites, and the Perizzites, and the Canaanites, and the Hittites, and the Girgashites, the Hivites, and the Jebusites; and I delivered them into your hand…









(17) And hath confirmed.--In Psalms 105 the sense is future.

The same.--It--i.e., the word (1Chronicles 16:15).

For a law=as a fixed decree.



Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
He confirmed it
וַיַּעֲמִידֶ֤הָ (way·ya·‘ă·mî·ḏe·hā)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Hifil - Consecutive imperfect - third person masculine singular | third person feminine singular
Strong's 5975: To stand, in various relations

to Jacob
לְיַעֲקֹב֙ (lə·ya·‘ă·qōḇ)
Preposition-l | Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's 3290: Jacob -- a son of Isaac, also his desc

as a decree,
לְחֹ֔ק (lə·ḥōq)
Preposition-l | Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 2706: Something prescribed or owed, a statute

to Israel
לְיִשְׂרָאֵ֖ל (lə·yiś·rā·’êl)
Preposition-l | Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's 3478: Israel -- 'God strives', another name of Jacob and his desc

as an everlasting
עוֹלָֽם׃ (‘ō·w·lām)
Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 5769: Concealed, eternity, frequentatively, always

covenant:
בְּרִ֥ית (bə·rîṯ)
Noun - feminine singular construct
Strong's 1285: A covenant


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