2 Chronicles 7:18
New International Version
I will establish your royal throne, as I covenanted with David your father when I said, 'You shall never fail to have a successor to rule over Israel.'

New Living Translation
then I will establish the throne of your dynasty. For I made this covenant with your father, David, when I said, 'One of your descendants will always rule over Israel.'

English Standard Version
then I will establish your royal throne, as I covenanted with David your father, saying, ‘You shall not lack a man to rule Israel.’

Berean Study Bible
then I will establish your royal throne, as I covenanted with your father David when I said, ‘You will never fail to have a man to rule over Israel.’

New American Standard Bible
then I will establish your royal throne as I covenanted with your father David, saying, 'You shall not lack a man to be ruler in Israel.'

King James Bible
Then will I stablish the throne of thy kingdom, according as I have covenanted with David thy father, saying, There shall not fail thee a man to be ruler in Israel.

Christian Standard Bible
I will establish your royal throne, as I promised your father David: You will never fail to have a man ruling in Israel.

Contemporary English Version
and I will keep my solemn promise to him that someone from your family will always be king of Israel.

Good News Translation
I will keep the promise I made to your father David when I told him that Israel would always be ruled by his descendants.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
I will establish your royal throne, as I promised your father David: You will never fail to have a man ruling in Israel.

International Standard Version
then I will make your royal throne secure, just as I agreed to do for your father David when I said, 'You are to not lack a man to rule over Israel.'

NET Bible
Then I will establish your dynasty, just as I promised your father David, 'You will not fail to have a successor ruling over Israel.'

New Heart English Bible
then I will establish the throne of your kingdom, according as I covenanted with David your father, saying, 'There shall not fail you a man to be ruler in Israel.'

GOD'S WORD® Translation
then I will establish your royal dynasty as I said in a promise to your father David, 'You will never fail to have an heir ruling Israel.'

JPS Tanakh 1917
then I will establish the throne of thy kingdom, according as I covenanted with David thy father, saying: There shall not fail thee a man to be ruler in Israel.

New American Standard 1977
then I will establish your royal throne as I covenanted with your father David, saying, ‘You shall not lack a man to be ruler in Israel.’

Jubilee Bible 2000
I will confirm the throne of thy kingdom, according as I have covenanted with David, thy father, saying, There shall not fail thee a man to be ruler in Israel.

King James 2000 Bible
Then will I establish the throne of your kingdom, according as I have covenanted with David your father, saying, There shall not fail you a man to be ruler in Israel.

American King James Version
Then will I establish the throne of your kingdom, according as I have covenanted with David your father, saying, There shall not fail you a man to be ruler in Israel.

American Standard Version
then I will establish the throne of thy kingdom, according as I covenanted with David thy father, saying, There shall not fail thee a man to be ruler in Israel.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
then will I establish the throne of thy kingdom, as I covenanted with David thy father, saying, There shall not fail thee a man ruling in Israel.

Douay-Rheims Bible
I will raise up the throne of thy kingdom, as I promised to David thy father, saying: There shall not fail thee a man of thy stock to be ruler in Israel.

Darby Bible Translation
then will I establish the throne of thy kingdom, according as I have covenanted with David thy father, saying, There shall not fail thee a man to rule over Israel.

English Revised Version
then I will establish the throne of thy kingdom, according as I covenanted with David thy father, saying, There shall not fail thee a man to be ruler in Israel.

Webster's Bible Translation
Then will I establish the throne of thy kingdom, according as I have covenanted with David thy father, saying, There shall not fail thee a man to be ruler in Israel.

World English Bible
then I will establish the throne of your kingdom, according as I covenanted with David your father, saying, 'There shall not fail you a man to be ruler in Israel.'

Young's Literal Translation
then I have established the throne of thy kingdom, as I covenanted with David thy father, saying, There is not cut off a man to thee -- a ruler in Israel;
Study Bible
The LORD's Response to Solomon
17And as for you, if you walk before Me as your father David walked, doing all I have commanded you, and if you keep My statutes and ordinances, 18then I will establish your royal throne, as I covenanted with your father David when I said, ‘You will never fail to have a man to rule over Israel.’ 19But if you turn away and forsake the statutes and the commandments I have set before you, and if you go off to serve and worship other gods,…
Cross References
1 Kings 2:4
and so that the LORD may fulfill His promise to me: 'If your descendants take heed to walk in truth before Me with all their heart and soul, you will never fail to have a man on the throne of Israel.'

2 Chronicles 6:16
Therefore 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 in My Law as you have walked before Me.'

2 Chronicles 7:17
And as for you, if you walk before Me as your father David walked, doing all I have commanded you, and if you keep My statutes and ordinances,

Jeremiah 33:21
then My covenant may also be broken with David My servant and with My ministers the Levites who are priests, so that David will not have a son to reign on his throne.

Treasury of Scripture

Then will I establish the throne of your kingdom, according as I have covenanted with David your father, saying, There shall not fail you a man to be ruler in Israel.

stablish

2 Samuel 7:13-16
He shall build an house for my name, and I will stablish the throne of his kingdom for ever…

as I have

Psalm 89:28-40
My mercy will I keep for him for evermore, and my covenant shall stand fast with him…

Psalm 132:11,12
The LORD hath sworn in truth unto David; he will not turn from it; Of the fruit of thy body will I set upon thy throne…

shall not

1 Kings 9:5
Then I will establish the throne of thy kingdom upon Israel for ever, as I promised to David thy father, saying, There shall not fail thee a man upon the throne of Israel.

Jeremiah 33:20,21,25,26
Thus saith the LORD; If ye can break my covenant of the day, and my covenant of the night, and that there should not be day and night in their season; …

fail thee [heb] be cut off to thee

2 Chronicles 6:16
Now therefore, O LORD God of Israel, keep with thy servant David my father that which thou hast promised him, saying, There shall not fail thee a man in my sight to sit upon the throne of Israel; yet so that thy children take heed to their way to walk in my law, as thou hast walked before me.







Lexicon
then I will establish
וַהֲקִ֣ימוֹתִ֔י (wa·hă·qî·mō·w·ṯî)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Hifil - Conjunctive perfect - first person common singular
Strong's Hebrew 6965: To arise, stand up, stand

your royal
מַלְכוּתֶ֑ךָ (mal·ḵū·ṯe·ḵā)
Noun - feminine singular construct | second person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 4438: Royalty, royal power, reign, kingdom

throne,
כִּסֵּ֣א (kis·sê)
Noun - masculine singular construct
Strong's Hebrew 3678: Seat of honor, throne

as
כַּאֲשֶׁ֣ר (ka·’ă·šer)
Preposition-k | Pronoun - relative
Strong's Hebrew 834: Who, which, what, that, when, where, how, because, in order that

I covenanted
כָּרַ֗תִּי (kā·rat·tî)
Verb - Qal - Perfect - first person common singular
Strong's Hebrew 3772: To cut, to destroy, consume, to covenant

with your father
אָבִ֙יךָ֙ (’ā·ḇî·ḵā)
Noun - masculine singular construct | second person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 1: Father

David
לְדָוִ֤יד (lə·ḏā·wîḏ)
Preposition-l | Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 1732: David -- perhaps 'beloved one', a son of Jesse

when I said,
לֵאמֹ֔ר (lê·mōr)
Preposition-l | Verb - Qal - Infinitive construct
Strong's Hebrew 559: To utter, say

‘You will never
לֹֽא־ (lō-)
Adverb - Negative particle
Strong's Hebrew 3808: Not, no

fail
יִכָּרֵ֤ת (yik·kā·rêṯ)
Verb - Nifal - Imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 3772: To cut, to destroy, consume, to covenant

to have a man
אִ֔ישׁ (’îš)
Noun - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 376: A man as an individual, a male person

to rule
מוֹשֵׁ֖ל (mō·wō·šêl)
Verb - Qal - Participle - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 4910: To rule, have dominion, reign

over Israel.’
בְּיִשְׂרָאֵֽל׃ (bə·yiś·rā·’êl)
Preposition-b | Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 3478: Israel -- 'God strives', another name of Jacob and his desc
(18) As I have covenanted with.--Heb. k?ratti l?, "Icut (a covenant) for." The word b?rith, "covenant," is omitted, as in 2Chronicles 5:10. So LXX., ?? ???????? ????? ?? ????? ???. Syriac, "As I sware to David." Kings: "As I spake concerning David" (k?ratti may be an ancient misreading of dibbarti, "I spake;" the two being much alike in Heb. writing).

Ruler in Israel (mosh?l).--Kings, "From upon the throne of Israel." The chronicler has substituted a reminiscence of Micah 5:1, probably correcting a defective text, the word throne having fallen out. Syriac, "who standeth on the throne of Israel."

7:1-22 God's answer to Solomon's prayer. - God gave a gracious answer to Solomon's prayer. The mercies of God to sinners are made known in a manner well suited to impress all who receive them, with his majesty and holiness. The people worshipped and praised God. When he manifests himself as a consuming Fire to sinners, his people can rejoice in him as their Light. Nay, they had reason to say, that God was good in this. It is of the Lord's mercies we are not consumed, but the sacrifice in our stead, for which we should be very thankful. And whoever beholds with true faith, the Saviour agonizing and dying for man's sin, will, by that view, find his godly sorrow enlarged, his hatred of sin increased, his soul made more watchful, and his life more holy. Solomon prosperously effected all he designed, for adorning both God's house and his own. Those who begin with the service of God, are likely to go on successfully in their own affairs. It was Solomon's praise, that what he undertook, he went through with; it was by the grace of God that he prospered in it. Let us then stand in awe, and sin not. Let us fear the Lord's displeasure, hope in his mercy, and walk in his commandments.
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