1 Chronicles 17:16
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English Standard Version
Then King David went in and sat before the LORD and said, “Who am I, O LORD God, and what is my house, that you have brought me thus far?

King James Bible
And David the king came and sat before the LORD, and said, Who am I, O LORD God, and what is mine house, that thou hast brought me hitherto?

American Standard Version
Then David the king went in, and sat before Jehovah; and he said, Who am I, O Jehovah God, and what is my house, that thou hast brought me thus far?

Douay-Rheims Bible
And king David came and sat before the Lord, and said: Who am I, O Lord God, and what is my house, that thou shouldst give such things to me?

English Revised Version
Then David the king went in, and sat before the LORD; and he said, Who am I, O LORD God, and what is my house, that thou hast brought me thus far?

Webster's Bible Translation
And David the king came and sat before the LORD, and said, Who am I, O LORD God, and what is my house, that thou hast brought me hitherto?

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Keil and Delitzsch Biblical Commentary on the Old Testament

In 1 Chronicles 17:10, וּלמיּמים, like וּלמן־היּום (2 Samuel 7:11), is to be connected with the preceding בּראשׁונה in this sense: "As in the beginning (i.e., during the sojourn in Egypt), and onward from the days when I appointed judges," i.e., during the time of the judges. למן is only a more emphatic expression for מן, to mark off the time from the beginning as it were (cf. Ew. 218, b), and is wrongly translated by Berth. "until the days." In the same verse, והכנעתּי, "I bow, humble all thine enemies," substantially the same as the והניחתי, "I give thee peace from all thine enemies" (Sam.); and the suffix in אויביך is not to be altered, as Berth. proposes, into that of the third person אויביו, either in the Chronicle or in Samuel, for it is quite correct; the divine promise returning at the conclusion to David direct, as in the beginning, 1 Chronicles 17:7 and 1 Chronicles 17:8, while that which is said of the people of Israel in 1 Chronicles 17:9 and 1 Chronicles 17:10 is only an extension of the words, "I will destroy all thine enemies before thee" (1 Chronicles 17:8).

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sat before

2 Samuel 7:18 Then went king David in, and sat before the LORD, and he said, Who am I, O Lord GOD? and what is my house...

2 Kings 19:14 And Hezekiah received the letter of the hand of the messengers, and read it: and Hezekiah went up into the house of the LORD...

Who am I

Genesis 32:10 I am not worthy of the least of all the mercies, and of all the truth, which you have showed to your servant...

Psalm 144:3 LORD, what is man, that you take knowledge of him! or the son of man, that you make account of him!

Ephesians 3:8 To me, who am less than the least of all saints, is this grace given...

what is

Judges 6:15 And he said to him, Oh my Lord, with which shall I save Israel? behold, my family is poor in Manasseh...

1 Samuel 9:21 And Saul answered and said, Am not I a Benjamite, of the smallest of the tribes of Israel?...

that thou hast

Genesis 48:15,16 And he blessed Joseph, and said, God, before whom my fathers Abraham and Isaac did walk...

1 Samuel 7:12 Then Samuel took a stone, and set it between Mizpeh and Shen, and called the name of it Ebenezer, saying...

Acts 26:22 Having therefore obtained help of God, I continue to this day, witnessing both to small and great...

2 Corinthians 1:10 Who delivered us from so great a death, and does deliver: in whom we trust that he will yet deliver us;

Cross References
2 Samuel 7:18
Then King David went in and sat before the LORD and said, "Who am I, O Lord GOD, and what is my house, that you have brought me thus far?

1 Chronicles 17:15
In accordance with all these words, and in accordance with all this vision, Nathan spoke to David.

1 Chronicles 17:17
And this was a small thing in your eyes, O God. You have also spoken of your servant's house for a great while to come, and have shown me future generations, O LORD God!

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