1 Chronicles 14:2
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New International Version
And David knew that the LORD had established him as king over Israel and that his kingdom had been highly exalted for the sake of his people Israel.

King James Bible
And David perceived that the LORD had confirmed him king over Israel, for his kingdom was lifted up on high, because of his people Israel.

Darby Bible Translation
And David perceived that Jehovah had established him king over Israel, for his kingdom was highly exalted, because of his people Israel.

World English Bible
David perceived that Yahweh had established him king over Israel; for his kingdom was exalted on high, for his people Israel's sake.

Young's Literal Translation
And David knoweth that Jehovah hath established him for king over Israel, because of the lifting up on high of his kingdom, for the sake of His people Israel.

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Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

Now Hiram king of Tyre - See the transactions of this chapter related 2 Samuel 5:11-25 (note).

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

the Lord

1 Chronicles 17:17 And yet this was a small thing in your eyes, O God; for you have also spoken of your servant's house for a great while to come...

2 Samuel 7:16 And your house and your kingdom shall be established for ever before you: your throne shall be established for ever.

Psalm 89:20-37 I have found David my servant; with my holy oil have I anointed him...

his kingdom

Numbers 24:7 He shall pour the water out of his buckets, and his seed shall be in many waters, and his king shall be higher than Agag...

2 Samuel 7:8 Now therefore so shall you say to my servant David, Thus said the LORD of hosts, I took you from the sheepcote...


1 Kings 10:9 Blessed be the LORD your God, which delighted in you, to set you on the throne of Israel: because the LORD loved Israel for ever...

2 Chronicles 2:11 Then Huram the king of Tyre answered in writing, which he sent to Solomon, Because the LORD has loved his people...

Esther 4:14 For if you altogether hold your peace at this time, then shall there enlargement and deliverance arise to the Jews from another place...

Isaiah 1:25-27 And I will turn my hand on you, and purely purge away your dross, and take away all your tin...

Daniel 2:30 But as for me, this secret is not revealed to me for any wisdom that I have more than any living...

God's Strange Work
'That He may do His work, His strange work; and bring to pass His act, His strange act.'--ISAIAH xxviii. 21. How the great events of one generation fall dead to another! There is something very pathetic in the oblivion that swallows up world- resounding deeds. Here the prophet selects two instances which to him are solemn and singular examples of divine judgment, and we have difficulty in finding out to what he refers. To him they seemed the most luminous illustrations he could find of the principle
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture

Cross References
Deuteronomy 28:1
If you fully obey the LORD your God and carefully follow all his commands I give you today, the LORD your God will set you high above all the nations on earth.

1 Chronicles 14:1
Now Hiram king of Tyre sent messengers to David, along with cedar logs, stonemasons and carpenters to build a palace for him.

1 Chronicles 14:3
In Jerusalem David took more wives and became the father of more sons and daughters.

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