1 Kings 8:25
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English Standard Version
Now therefore, O LORD, God of Israel, keep for your servant David my father what you have promised him, saying, ‘You shall not lack a man to sit before me on the throne of Israel, if only your sons pay close attention to their way, to walk before me as you have walked before me.’

King James Bible
Therefore now, LORD God of Israel, keep with thy servant David my father that thou promisedst him, saying, There shall not fail thee a man in my sight to sit on the throne of Israel; so that thy children take heed to their way, that they walk before me as thou hast walked before me.

American Standard Version
Now therefore, O Jehovah, the 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 on the throne of Israel, if only thy children take heed to their way, to walk before me as thou hast walked before me.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Now therefore, O Lord God of Israel, keep with thy servant David my father what thou hast spoken to him, saying: There shall not be taken away of thee a man in my sight, to sit on the throne of Israel: yet so that thy children take heed to their way, that they walk before me as thou hast walked in my sight.

English Revised Version
Now therefore, O LORD, the 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 on the throne of Israel; if only thy children take heed to their way to walk before me as thou hast walked before me.

Webster's Bible Translation
Therefore now, LORD God of Israel, keep with thy servant David my father that which thou didst promise him, saying, There shall not fail thee a man in my sight to sit on the throne of Israel; provided thy children take heed to their way, that they walk before me as thou hast walked before me.

1 Kings 8:25 Parallel
Commentary
Keil and Delitzsch Biblical Commentary on the Old Testament

David's intention to build the temple, and the answer of God that his son was to execute this work, are so far copied from 2 Samuel 7:2, 2 Samuel 7:12-13, that God approves the intention of David as such. הטיבת, "Thou didst well that it was in thy mind."

1 Kings 8:25 Parallel Commentaries

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

keep with thy

1 Kings 2:4 That the LORD may continue his word which he spoke concerning me, saying, If your children take heed to their way...

2 Samuel 7:27-29 For you, O LORD of hosts, God of Israel, have revealed to your servant, saying, I will build you an house...

1 Chronicles 17:23-27 Therefore now, LORD, let the thing that you have spoken concerning your servant and concerning his house be established for ever...

Luke 1:68-72 Blessed be the Lord God of Israel; for he has visited and redeemed his people...

There shall not, etc. [heb] There shall not be cut off unto thee a man from my sight.

so that [heb] only if
thy children

1 Kings 2:4 That the LORD may continue his word which he spoke concerning me, saying, If your children take heed to their way...

1 Kings 9:4-6 And if you will walk before me, as David your father walked, in integrity of heart, and in uprightness...

1 Chronicles 28:9 And you, Solomon my son, know you the God of your father, and serve him with a perfect heart and with a willing mind...

2 Chronicles 6:16,17 Now therefore, O LORD God of Israel, keep with your servant David my father that which you have promised him, saying...

Cross References
1 Kings 2:4
that the LORD may establish his word that he spoke concerning me, saying, 'If your sons pay close attention to their way, to walk before me in faithfulness with all their heart and with all their soul, you shall not lack a man on the throne of Israel.'

1 Kings 8:24
you have kept with your servant David my father what you declared to him. You spoke with your mouth, and with your hand have fulfilled it this day.

Psalm 119:9
How can a young man keep his way pure? By guarding it according to your word.

Jeremiah 33:17
"For thus says the LORD: David shall never lack a man to sit on the throne of the house of Israel,

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