1 Kings 2:45
New International Version
But King Solomon will be blessed, and David's throne will remain secure before the LORD forever."

New Living Translation
But may I, King Solomon, receive the LORD’s blessings, and may one of David’s descendants always sit on this throne in the presence of the LORD.”

English Standard Version
But King Solomon shall be blessed, and the throne of David shall be established before the LORD forever.”

Berean Study Bible
But King Solomon will be blessed and David’s throne will remain secure before the LORD forever.”

King James Bible
And king Solomon shall be blessed, and the throne of David shall be established before the LORD for ever.

New King James Version
But King Solomon shall be blessed, and the throne of David shall be established before the LORD forever.”

New American Standard Bible
But King Solomon will be blessed, and the throne of David will be established before the LORD forever.”

NASB 1995
"But King Solomon shall be blessed, and the throne of David shall be established before the LORD forever."

NASB 1977
“But King Solomon shall be blessed, and the throne of David shall be established before the LORD forever.”

Amplified Bible
But King Solomon shall be blessed, and the throne of David shall be established before the LORD forever.”

Christian Standard Bible
but King Solomon will be blessed, and David’s throne will remain established before the LORD forever.”

Holman Christian Standard Bible
but King Solomon will be blessed, and David's throne will remain established before the LORD forever."

American Standard Version
But king Solomon shall be blessed, and the throne of David shall be established before Jehovah for ever.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And LORD JEHOVAH has returned your evils on your head, and King Solomon shall be blessed, and the throne of David shall be established before LORD JEHOVAH for eternity.”

Brenton Septuagint Translation
And king Solomon is blessed, and the throne of David shall be established before the Lord for ever.

Contemporary English Version
But the LORD will bless me and make my father's kingdom strong forever.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And king Solomon shall be blessed, and the throne of David shall be established before the Lord for ever.

English Revised Version
But king Solomon shall be blessed, and the throne of David shall be established before the LORD for ever.

Good News Translation
But he will bless me, and he will make David's kingdom secure forever."

GOD'S WORD® Translation
But King Solomon is blessed, and David's dynasty will always be firmly established by the LORD."

International Standard Version
But King Solomon will be blessed, and David's throne will be established in the presence of the LORD forever."

JPS Tanakh 1917
But king Solomon shall be blessed, and the throne of David shall be established before the LORD for ever.'

Literal Standard Version
and King Solomon [is] blessed, and the throne of David is established before YHWH for all time.”

NET Bible
But King Solomon will be empowered and David's dynasty will endure permanently before the LORD."

New Heart English Bible
But king Solomon shall be blessed, and the throne of David shall be established before the LORD forever."

World English Bible
But king Solomon shall be blessed, and the throne of David shall be established before Yahweh forever."

Young's Literal Translation
and king Solomon is blessed, and the throne of David is established before Jehovah unto the age.'

Additional Translations ...
Context
The Execution of Shimei
44The king also said, “You know in your heart all the evil that you did to my father David. Therefore the LORD will bring your evil back upon your head. 45But King Solomon will be blessed and David’s throne will remain secure before the LORD forever.” 46Then the king commanded Benaiah son of Jehoiada, and he went out and struck Shimei down, and he died. Thus the kingdom was firmly established in the hand of Solomon.…

Cross References
2 Samuel 7:13
He will build a house for My Name, and I will establish the throne of his kingdom forever.

Proverbs 25:5
Remove the wicked from the king's presence, and his throne will be established in righteousness.


Treasury of Scripture

And king Solomon shall be blessed, and the throne of David shall be established before the LORD for ever.

blessed

Psalm 21:6
For thou hast made him most blessed for ever: thou hast made him exceeding glad with thy countenance.

Psalm 72:17
His name shall endure for ever: his name shall be continued as long as the sun: and men shall be blessed in him: all nations shall call him blessed.

the throne

1 Kings 2:24,33,34
Now therefore, as the LORD liveth, which hath established me, and set me on the throne of David my father, and who hath made me an house, as he promised, Adonijah shall be put to death this day…

Proverbs 25:5
Take away the wicked from before the king, and his throne shall be established in righteousness.

Isaiah 9:6,7
For unto us a child is born, unto us a son is given: and the government shall be upon his shoulder: and his name shall be called Wonderful, Counseller, The mighty God, The everlasting Father, The Prince of Peace…









Verse 45. - And king Solomon shall be blessed, and the throne of David shall be established before the Lord forever. [It is inconceivable that Solomon could have spoken thus if he had been conscious either of sharp practice, or spite, or cruelty. The words are those of one who is sure that he is doing God service.]

Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
But King
וְהַמֶּ֥לֶךְ (wə·ham·me·leḵ)
Conjunctive waw, Article | Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 4428: A king

Solomon
שְׁלֹמֹ֖ה (šə·lō·mōh)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's 8010: Solomon -- David's son and successor to his throne

will be blessed
בָּר֑וּךְ (bā·rūḵ)
Verb - Qal - QalPassParticiple - masculine singular
Strong's 1288: To kneel, to bless God, man, to curse

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

throne
וְכִסֵּ֣א (wə·ḵis·sê)
Conjunctive waw | Noun - masculine singular construct
Strong's 3678: Seat of honor, throne

will remain
יִהְיֶ֥ה (yih·yeh)
Verb - Qal - Imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 1961: To fall out, come to pass, become, be

secure
נָכ֛וֹן (nā·ḵō·wn)
Verb - Nifal - Participle - masculine singular
Strong's 3559: To be erect

before
לִפְנֵ֥י (lip̄·nê)
Preposition-l | Noun - common plural construct
Strong's 6440: The face

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

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


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