1 Kings 8:26
New International Version
And now, God of Israel, let your word that you promised your servant David my father come true.

New Living Translation
Now, O God of Israel, fulfill this promise to your servant David, my father.

English Standard Version
Now therefore, O God of Israel, let your word be confirmed, which you have spoken to your servant David my father.

Berean Study Bible
And now, O God of Israel, please confirm what You promised to Your servant, my father David.

King James Bible
And now, O God of Israel, let thy word, I pray thee, be verified, which thou spakest unto thy servant David my father.

New King James Version
And now I pray, O God of Israel, let Your word come true, which You have spoken to Your servant David my father.

New American Standard Bible
Now then, God of Israel, let Your words, please, be confirmed, which You have spoken to Your servant, my father David.

NASB 1995
"Now therefore, O God of Israel, let Your word, I pray, be confirmed which You have spoken to Your servant, my father David.

NASB 1977
“Now therefore, O God of Israel, let Thy word, I pray Thee, be confirmed which Thou hast spoken to Thy servant, my father David.

Amplified Bible
Now, O God of Israel, please let Your word which You have spoken to Your servant David my father be confirmed.

Christian Standard Bible
Now LORD God of Israel, please confirm what you promised to your servant, my father David.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Now LORD God of Israel, please confirm what You promised to Your servant, my father David.

American Standard Version
Now therefore, O God of Israel, let thy word, I pray thee, be verified, which thou spakest unto thy servant David my father.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And now, LORD JEHOVAH, God of Israel, your word will be steadfast which you swore to your Servant David, my father.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
And now, O Lord God of Israel, let, I pray thee, thy word to David my father be confirmed.

Contemporary English Version
Please keep this promise you made to your servant David.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And now, Lord God of Israel, let thy words be established, which thou hast spoken to thy servant David my father

English Revised Version
Now therefore, O God of Israel, let thy word, I pray thee, be verified, which thou spakest unto thy servant David my father.

Good News Translation
So now, O God of Israel, let everything come true that you promised to my father David, your servant.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
"So now, God of Israel, may the promise you made to my father David, your servant, come true.

International Standard Version
"Now therefore, God of Israel, may your promise that you made to your servant David my father be fulfilled…

JPS Tanakh 1917
Now therefore, O God of Israel, let Thy word, I pray Thee, be verified, which Thou didst speak unto Thy servant David my father.

Literal Standard Version
And now, O God of Israel, please let Your word be established which You have spoken to Your servant, my father David.

NET Bible
Now, O God of Israel, may the promise you made to your servant, my father David, be realized.

New Heart English Bible
"Now therefore, LORD, God of Israel, please let your word be verified, which you spoke to your servant David my father.

World English Bible
"Now therefore, God of Israel, please let your word be verified, which you spoke to your servant David my father.

Young's Literal Translation
'And now, O God of Israel, let it be established, I pray Thee, Thy word which Thou hast spoken to Thy servant, David my father.

Additional Translations ...
Context
Solomon's Prayer of Dedication
25Therefore now, O LORD, God of Israel, keep for Your servant, my father David, what You promised when You said: ‘You will never fail to have a man to sit before Me on the throne of Israel, if only your descendants guard their way to walk before Me as you have done.’ 26And now, O God of Israel, please confirm what You promised to Your servant, my father David. 27But will God indeed dwell upon the earth? Even heaven, the highest heaven, cannot contain You, much less this temple I have built.…

Cross References
2 Samuel 7:25
And now, O LORD God, confirm forever the word You have spoken concerning Your servant and his house. Do as You have promised,

1 Kings 8:27
But will God indeed dwell upon the earth? Even heaven, the highest heaven, cannot contain You, much less this temple I have built.


Treasury of Scripture

And now, O God of Israel, let your word, I pray you, be verified, which you spoke to your servant David my father.

and now

1 Kings 8:23
And he said, LORD God of Israel, there is no God like thee, in heaven above, or on earth beneath, who keepest covenant and mercy with thy servants that walk before thee with all their heart:

Exodus 24:10
And they saw the God of Israel: and there was under his feet as it were a paved work of a sapphire stone, and as it were the body of heaven in his clearness.

1 Samuel 1:17
Then Eli answered and said, Go in peace: and the God of Israel grant thee thy petition that thou hast asked of him.

let thy word

2 Samuel 7:25-29
And now, O LORD God, the word that thou hast spoken concerning thy servant, and concerning his house, establish it for ever, and do as thou hast said…

2 Chronicles 1:9
Now, O LORD God, let thy promise unto David my father be established: for thou hast made me king over a people like the dust of the earth in multitude.

Psalm 119:49
ZAIN. Remember the word unto thy servant, upon which thou hast caused me to hope.









Verse 26. - And now, O God [The LXX., Vulg., Syr., and Arab. read, O Lord God, as do many MSS. But the word is more likely to have been inserted (in conformity with vers. 23, 25) than to have been left out] let thy word [The Keri has thy words. Keil sees here a reference to "all the words" of 2 Samuel 7:17; but this, especially when the reading is doubtful, is somewhat too remote], I pray thee, be verified [יֵאָמֵן optative form. Gesen., Gram. 126. 2] which thou spakest [Psalm 132:14] unto thy servant David my father.

Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
And now,
וְעַתָּ֖ה (wə·‘at·tāh)
Conjunctive waw | Adverb
Strong's 6258: At this time

O God
אֱלֹהֵ֣י (’ĕ·lō·hê)
Noun - masculine plural construct
Strong's 430: gods -- the supreme God, magistrates, a superlative

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

please
נָא֙ (nā)
Interjection
Strong's 4994: I pray', 'now', 'then'

confirm
יֵאָ֤מֶן (yê·’ā·men)
Verb - Nifal - Imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 539: To confirm, support

what
אֲשֶׁ֣ר (’ă·šer)
Pronoun - relative
Strong's 834: Who, which, what, that, when, where, how, because, in order that

You promised
דְּבָ֣רְךָ֔ (də·ḇā·rə·ḵā)
Noun - masculine singular construct | second person masculine singular
Strong's 1697: A word, a matter, thing, a cause

to Your servant,
לְעַבְדְּךָ֖ (lə·‘aḇ·də·ḵā)
Preposition-l | Noun - masculine singular construct | second person masculine singular
Strong's 5650: Slave, servant

my father
אָבִֽי׃ (’ā·ḇî)
Noun - masculine singular construct | first person common singular
Strong's 1: Father

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


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