1 Chronicles 17:22
New International Version
You made your people Israel your very own forever, and you, LORD, have become their God.

New Living Translation
You chose Israel to be your very own people forever, and you, O LORD, became their God.

English Standard Version
And you made your people Israel to be your people forever, and you, O LORD, became their God.

Berean Study Bible
For You have made Your people Israel Your very own forever, and You, O LORD, have become their God.

King James Bible
For thy people Israel didst thou make thine own people for ever; and thou, LORD, becamest their God.

New King James Version
For You have made Your people Israel Your very own people forever; and You, LORD, have become their God.

New American Standard Bible
For You have made Your people Israel Your own people forever, and You, LORD, became their God.

NASB 1995
“For Your people Israel You made Your own people forever, and You, O LORD, became their God.

NASB 1977
“For Thy people Israel Thou didst make Thine own people forever, and Thou, O LORD, didst become their God.

Amplified Bible
You made Your people Israel Your own people forever, and You, LORD, became their God.

Christian Standard Bible
You made your people Israel your own people forever, and you, LORD, have become their God.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
You made Your people Israel Your own people forever, and You, LORD, have become their God.

American Standard Version
For thy people Israel didst thou make thine own people for ever; and thou, Jehovah, becamest their God.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And you prepared for yourself your people Israel to be for you a people until the eternity of eternities, and you, LORD JEHOVAH, have been to them God.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
And thou hast appointed thy people Israel as a people to thyself for ever; and thou, Lord, didst become a God to them.

Contemporary English Version
You have chosen Israel to be your people forever, and you have become their God.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And thou hast made thy people Israel to be thy own people for ever, and thou, O Lord, art become their God.

English Revised Version
For thy people Israel didst thou make thine own people for ever; and thou, LORD, becamest their God.

Good News Translation
You have made Israel your own people forever, and you, LORD, have become their God.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
You made the people of Israel to be your people forever. And you, LORD, became their God.

International Standard Version
You took your people Israel to be your very own people forever, and you, LORD, have become their God.

JPS Tanakh 1917
For Thy people Israel didst Thou make Thine own people for ever; and Thou, LORD, becamest their God.

Literal Standard Version
Indeed, You appoint Your people Israel to Yourself for a people for all time, and You, O YHWH, have been to them for God.

NET Bible
You made Israel your very own nation for all time. You, O LORD, became their God.

New Heart English Bible
And you made your people Israel for yourself to be your people forever; and you, LORD, became their God.

World English Bible
For your people Israel you made your own people forever; and you, Yahweh, became their God.

Young's Literal Translation
Yea, Thou dost appoint Thy people Israel to Thee for a people unto the age, and Thou, O Jehovah, hast been to them for God.

Additional Translations ...
Context
David's Prayer of Thanksgiving
21And who is like Your people Israel—the one nation on earth whom God went out to redeem as a people for Himself? You made a name for Yourself through great and awesome wonders by driving out nations from before Your people, whom You redeemed from Egypt. 22For You have made Your people Israel Your very own forever, and You, O LORD, have become their God. 23And now, O LORD, let the word You have spoken concerning Your servant and his house be established forever. Do as You have promised,…

Cross References
Exodus 19:5
Now if you will indeed obey My voice and keep My covenant, you will be My treasured possession out of all the nations--for the whole earth is Mine.

Exodus 19:6
And unto Me you shall be a kingdom of priests and a holy nation.' These are the words that you are to speak to the Israelites."

1 Kings 10:9
Blessed be the LORD your God, who has delighted in you to set you on the throne of Israel. Because of the LORD's eternal love for Israel, He has made you king to carry out justice and righteousness."

1 Chronicles 17:21
And who is like Your people Israel--the one nation on earth whom God went out to redeem as a people for Himself? You made a name for Yourself through great and awesome wonders by driving out nations from before Your people, whom You redeemed from Egypt.

1 Chronicles 17:23
And now, O LORD, let the word You have spoken concerning Your servant and his house be established forever. Do as You have promised,


Treasury of Scripture

For your people Israel did you make your own people for ever; and you, LORD, became their God.

thy people

Genesis 17:7
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 19:5,6
Now therefore, if ye will obey my voice indeed, and keep my covenant, then ye shall be a peculiar treasure unto me above all people: for all the earth is mine: …

Deuteronomy 7:6-8
For thou art an holy people unto the LORD thy God: the LORD thy God hath chosen thee to be a special people unto himself, above all people that are upon the face of the earth…









(22) For thy people Israel . . .--Literally, And Thou gavest (Samuel, confirmedst it) Thy people Israel unto Thyself for a people. Our reading is probably a result of partial obliteration.

And thou, Lord . . .--Literally, and Thou, Jehovah, becamest unto them for a God. (See Genesis 17:7-8; Genesis 28:21; Exodus 6:3; Exodus 6:7.)

Verse 22. - Didst thou make. This appears in Samuel, "Thou didst confirm."

Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
For You have made
וַ֠תִּתֵּן (wat·tit·tên)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Consecutive imperfect - second person masculine singular
Strong's 5414: To give, put, set

Your people
עַמְּךָ֨ (‘am·mə·ḵā)
Noun - masculine singular construct | second person masculine singular
Strong's 5971: A people, a tribe, troops, attendants, a flock

Israel
יִשְׂרָאֵ֧ל ׀ (yiś·rā·’êl)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's 3478: Israel -- 'God strives', another name of Jacob and his desc

Your very own
לְךָ֛ (lə·ḵā)
Preposition | second person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew

forever,
עַד־ (‘aḏ-)
Preposition
Strong's 5704: As far as, even to, up to, until, while

and You,
וְאַתָּ֣ה (wə·’at·tāh)
Conjunctive waw | Pronoun - second person masculine singular
Strong's 859: Thou and thee, ye and you

O LORD,
יְהוָ֔ה (Yah·weh)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's 3068: LORD -- the proper name of the God of Israel

have become
הָיִ֥יתָ (hā·yî·ṯā)
Verb - Qal - Perfect - second person masculine singular
Strong's 1961: To fall out, come to pass, become, be

their God.
לֵאלֹהִֽים׃ (lê·lō·hîm)
Preposition-l | Noun - masculine plural
Strong's 430: gods -- the supreme God, magistrates, a superlative


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