2 Chronicles 6:42
New International Version
LORD God, do not reject your anointed one. Remember the great love promised to David your servant."

New Living Translation
O LORD God, do not reject the king you have anointed. Remember your unfailing love for your servant David.”

English Standard Version
O LORD God, do not turn away the face of your anointed one! Remember your steadfast love for David your servant.”

Berean Study Bible
O LORD God, do not reject Your anointed one. Remember Your loving devotion to Your servant David.”

King James Bible
O LORD God, turn not away the face of thine anointed: remember the mercies of David thy servant.

New King James Version
“O LORD God, do not turn away the face of Your Anointed; Remember the mercies of Your servant David.”

New American Standard Bible
“LORD God, do not turn away the face of Your anointed; remember Your faithfulness to Your servant David.”

NASB 1995
"O LORD God, do not turn away the face of Your anointed; remember Your lovingkindness to Your servant David."

NASB 1977
“O LORD God, do not turn away the face of Thine anointed; remember Thy lovingkindness to Thy servant David.”

Amplified Bible
“O LORD God, do not turn away and reject the face of Your anointed; remember Your lovingkindness and faithfulness to Your servant David.”

Christian Standard Bible
LORD God, do not reject your anointed one; remember your servant David’s acts of faithful love.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
LORD God, do not reject Your anointed one; remember the loyalty of Your servant David.

American Standard Version
O Jehovah God, turn not away the face of thine anointed: remember thy lovingkindnesses to David thy servant.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
LORD OF LORDS, do not turn away the face of your Anointed! Remember the favors of your Servant David.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
O Lord God, turn not away the face of thine anointed: remember the mercies of thy servant David.

Contemporary English Version
Always remember the love you had for your servant David, so that you will not reject your chosen kings.

Douay-Rheims Bible
O Lord God, turn not away the face of thy anointed: remember the mercies of David thy servant.

English Revised Version
O LORD God, turn not away the face of thine anointed: remember the mercies of David thy servant.

Good News Translation
LORD God, do not reject the king you have chosen. Remember the love you had for your servant David."

GOD'S WORD® Translation
LORD God, do not reject your anointed one. Remember your mercy to your servant David!"

International Standard Version
"LORD God, do not turn your face away from your anointed one. Remember your gracious love to your servant David."

JPS Tanakh 1917
O LORD God, turn not away the face of Thine anointed; Remember the good deeds of David Thy servant.'

Literal Standard Version
O YHWH God, do not turn back the face of Your anointed, be mindful of the kind acts of Your servant David.”

NET Bible
O LORD God, do not reject your chosen ones! Remember the faithful promises you made to your servant David!"

New Heart English Bible
"LORD God, do not turn away the face of your anointed one. Remember your loving kindnesses to David your servant."

World English Bible
"Yahweh God, don't turn away the face of your anointed: remember [your] loving kindnesses to David your servant."

Young's Literal Translation
O Jehovah God, turn not back the face of Thine anointed, be mindful of the kind acts of David Thy servant.'

Additional Translations ...
Context
Solomon's Prayer of Dedication
41Now therefore, arise, O LORD God, and enter Your resting place, You and the ark of Your might. May Your priests, O LORD God, be clothed with salvation, and may Your godly ones rejoice in goodness. 42O LORD God, do not reject Your anointed one. Remember Your loving devotion to Your servant David.”

Cross References
Psalm 89:24
My faithfulness and loving devotion will be with him, and through My name his horn will be exalted.

Psalm 89:28
I will forever preserve My loving devotion for him, and My covenant with him will stand fast.

Psalm 132:10
For the sake of Your servant David, do not reject Your anointed one.

Isaiah 55:3
Incline your ear and come to Me; listen, so that your soul may live. I will make with you an everlasting covenant--My loving devotion promised to David.


Treasury of Scripture

O LORD God, turn not away the face of your anointed: remember the mercies of David your servant.

turn not.

1 Kings 2:16
And now I ask one petition of thee, deny me not. And she said unto him, Say on.

thine anointed

1 Kings 1:34
And let Zadok the priest and Nathan the prophet anoint him there king over Israel: and blow ye with the trumpet, and say, God save king Solomon.

Psalm 2:2
The kings of the earth set themselves, and the rulers take counsel together, against the LORD, and against his anointed, saying,

Isaiah 61:1
The Spirit of the Lord GOD is upon me; because the LORD hath anointed me to preach good tidings unto the meek; he hath sent me to bind up the brokenhearted, to proclaim liberty to the captives, and the opening of the prison to them that are bound;

remember

Psalm 132:1
A Song of degrees. LORD, remember David, and all his afflictions:

Isaiah 55:3
Incline your ear, and come unto me: hear, and your soul shall live; and I will make an everlasting covenant with you, even the sure mercies of David.

Acts 13:34
And as concerning that he raised him up from the dead, now no more to return to corruption, he said on this wise, I will give you the sure mercies of David.

the mercies Or, as Dr.









(42) O Lord God.--Not in the psalm. The temple invocation is used as in the priest's blessing (Numbers 6:24-26).

Turn not away the face of thine anointed--i.e., deny not his request (1Kings 2:16). Psalm 132:10 :--

"For the sake of David Thy servant,

Turn not away the face of Thine Anointed."

The members of the couplet are transposed, and the language of the first is modified by the chronicler, so as to bring in the phrase, "the mercies of David," that is, Jehovah's mercies promised to David (Isaiah 55:3; Psalm 89:49).

Remember (zokr?h)--Only here and five times in Nehemish.



Parallel Commentaries ...


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

God,
אֱלֹהִ֔ים (’ĕ·lō·hîm)
Noun - masculine plural
Strong's 430: gods -- the supreme God, magistrates, a superlative

do not
אַל־ (’al-)
Adverb
Strong's 408: Not

reject
תָּשֵׁ֖ב (tā·šêḇ)
Verb - Hifil - Imperfect Jussive - second person masculine singular
Strong's 7725: To turn back, in, to retreat, again

Your anointed one.
מְשִׁיחֶ֑יךָ (mə·šî·ḥe·ḵā)
Adjective - masculine singular construct | second person masculine singular
Strong's 4899: Anointed, a consecrated person, the Messiah

Remember
זָכְרָ֕ה (zā·ḵə·rāh)
Verb - Qal - Imperative - masculine singular | third person feminine singular
Strong's 2142: To mark, to remember, to mention, to be male

[Your] loving devotion
לְחַֽסְדֵ֖י (lə·ḥas·ḏê)
Preposition-l | Noun - masculine plural construct
Strong's 2617: Kindness, piety, reproof, beauty

to Your servant
עַבְדֶּֽךָ׃ (‘aḇ·de·ḵā)
Noun - masculine singular construct | second person masculine singular
Strong's 5650: Slave, servant

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


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