1 Kings 11:39
New International Version
I will humble David's descendants because of this, but not forever.'"

New Living Translation
Because of Solomon's sin I will punish the descendants of David--though not forever.'"

English Standard Version
And I will afflict the offspring of David because of this, but not forever.’”

Berean Study Bible
Because of this, I will humble David’s descendants—but not forever.’”

New American Standard Bible
'Thus I will afflict the descendants of David for this, but not always.'"

King James Bible
And I will for this afflict the seed of David, but not for ever.

Christian Standard Bible
I will humble David's descendants, because of their unfaithfulness, but not forever.'"

Contemporary English Version
"I will punish the descendants of David, but not forever."

Good News Translation
Because of Solomon's sin I will punish the descendants of David, but not for all time.'"

Holman Christian Standard Bible
I will humble David's descendants, because of their unfaithfulness, but not forever.'"

International Standard Version
This is how I'm going to afflict David's descendants because of what they have done, though I won't do it continuously.'"

NET Bible
I will humiliate David's descendants because of this, but not forever."

New Heart English Bible
I will for this afflict the offspring of David, but not forever.'"

GOD'S WORD® Translation
I will make David's descendants suffer for this, but not always."

JPS Tanakh 1917
And I will for this afflict the seed of David, but not for ever.'

New American Standard 1977
‘Thus I will afflict the descendants of David for this, but not always.’”

Jubilee Bible 2000
And I will afflict the seed of David because of this, but not for ever.

King James 2000 Bible
And I will for this afflict the descendants of David, but not forever.

American King James Version
And I will for this afflict the seed of David, but not for ever.

American Standard Version
And I will for this afflict the seed of David, but not for ever.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And I will for this afflict the seed of David, but yet not for ever.

Darby Bible Translation
And I will for this afflict the seed of David, but not for ever.

English Revised Version
And I will for this afflict the seed of David, but not for over.

Webster's Bible Translation
And I will for this afflict the seed of David, but not for ever.

World English Bible
I will for this afflict the seed of David, but not forever.'"

Young's Literal Translation
and I humble the seed of David for this; only, not all the days.'
Study Bible
Jeroboam's Rebellion
38If you listen to all that I command you, walk in My ways, and do what is right in My sight in order to keep My statutes and commandments as My servant David did, then I will be with you. I will build you a lasting dynasty just as I built for David, and I will give Israel to you. 39Because of this, I will humble David’s descendants— but not forever.’” 40Solomon therefore sought to kill Jeroboam. But Jeroboam arose and fled to Egypt, to Shishak king of Egypt, where he remained until the death of Solomon.…
Cross References
1 Kings 11:38
If you listen to all that I command you, walk in My ways, and do what is right in My sight in order to keep My statutes and commandments as My servant David did, then I will be with you. I will build you a lasting dynasty just as I built for David, and I will give Israel to you.

1 Kings 11:40
Solomon therefore sought to kill Jeroboam. But Jeroboam arose and fled to Egypt, to Shishak king of Egypt, where he remained until the death of Solomon.

Treasury of Scripture

And I will for this afflict the seed of David, but not for ever.

afflict

1 Kings 12:16
So when all Israel saw that the king hearkened not unto them, the people answered the king, saying, What portion have we in David? neither have we inheritance in the son of Jesse: to your tents, O Israel: now see to thine own house, David. So Israel departed unto their tents.

1 Kings 14:8,25,26
And rent the kingdom away from the house of David, and gave it thee: and yet thou hast not been as my servant David, who kept my commandments, and who followed me with all his heart, to do that only which was right in mine eyes; …

Psalm 89:38-45,49-51
But thou hast cast off and abhorred, thou hast been wroth with thine anointed…

not for ever

1 Kings 11:36
And unto his son will I give one tribe, that David my servant may have a light alway before me in Jerusalem, the city which I have chosen me to put my name there.

Psalm 89:30-34
If his children forsake my law, and walk not in my judgments; …

Isaiah 7:14
Therefore the Lord himself shall give you a sign; Behold, a virgin shall conceive, and bear a son, and shall call his name Immanuel.







Lexicon
Because
לְמַ֣עַן (lə·ma·‘an)
Preposition
Strong's Hebrew 4616: Purpose -- intent

of this,
זֹ֑את (zōṯ)
Pronoun - feminine singular
Strong's Hebrew 2063: Hereby in it, likewise, the one other, same, she, so much, such deed, that,

I will humble
וַֽאעַנֶּ֛ה (wa·‘an·neh)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Piel - Consecutive imperfect - first person common singular
Strong's Hebrew 6031: To be bowed down or afflicted

David’s
דָּוִ֖ד (dā·wiḏ)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 1732: David -- perhaps 'beloved one', a son of Jesse

descendants—
זֶ֥רַע (ze·ra‘)
Noun - masculine singular construct
Strong's Hebrew 2233: Seed, fruit, plant, sowing-time, posterity

but
אַ֖ךְ (’aḵ)
Adverb
Strong's Hebrew 389: A particle of affirmation, surely

not
לֹ֥א (lō)
Adverb - Negative particle
Strong's Hebrew 3808: Not, no

forever.’”
כָל־ (ḵāl)
Noun - masculine singular construct
Strong's Hebrew 3605: The whole, all, any, every
Verse 39. - And I will for this [i.e., the defection just described] afflict the seed of David, but not forever [Heb. all the days. Cf. Psalm 89:28, 33, 36. This limitation, "not forever." would seem to apply to the kingdom, for it was through the loss of their kingdom that the seed of David was afflicted. And if so, it promises, if not a restoration of the kingdom to the house of David, at any rate a renewal or continuance of God's favour. We may perhaps regard the promise as fulfilled in the subsequent history of the kings of Judah. Not only did the kingdom last for nearly 500 years, but the royal house of David maintained its position to the time of Zerubbabel. Nor is it to be overlooked that He "of whose kingdom there shall be no end" (Luke 1:33) was the son of David]. 11:26-40 In telling the reason why God rent the kingdom from the house of Solomon, Ahijah warned Jeroboam to take heed of sinning away his preferment. Yet the house of David must be supported; out of it the Messiah would arise. Solomon sought to kill his successor. Had not he taught others, that whatever devices are in men's hearts, the counsel of the Lord shall stand? Yet he himself thinks to defeat that counsel. Jeroboam withdrew into Egypt, and was content to live in exile and obscurity for awhile, being sure of a kingdom at last. Shall not we be content, who have a better kingdom in reserve?
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