1 Chronicles 17:13
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I will be his father, and he will be my son. I will never take my love away from him, as I took it away from your predecessor.

King James Bible
I will be his father, and he shall be my son: and I will not take my mercy away from him, as I took it from him that was before thee:

Darby Bible Translation
I will be his father, and he shall be my son; and I will not take away my mercy from him, as I took it from him that was before thee;

World English Bible
I will be his father, and he shall be my son. I will not take my loving kindness away from him, as I took it from him that was before you;

Young's Literal Translation
I am to him for a father, and he is to Me for a son, and My kindness I turn not aside from him as I turned it aside from him who was before thee,

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Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

I will not take my mercy away from him - I will not cut off his family from the throne, as I did that of his predecessor Saul.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

I will be

2 Samuel 7:14 I will be his father, and he shall be my son. If he commit iniquity, I will chasten him with the rod of men...

Psalm 89:26-28 He shall cry to me, You are my father, my God, and the rock of my salvation...

Isaiah 55:3 Incline your ear, and come to me: hear, and your soul shall live; and I will make an everlasting covenant with you...

Hebrews 1:5 For to which of the angels said he at any time, You are my Son, this day have I begotten you? And again, I will be to him a Father...

my son

Psalm 2:7,12 I will declare the decree: the LORD has said to me, You are my Son; this day have I begotten you...

Luke 9:35 And there came a voice out of the cloud, saying, This is my beloved Son: hear him.

John 3:35 The Father loves the Son, and has given all things into his hand.

I will not

2 Samuel 7:15,16 But my mercy shall not depart away from him, as I took it from Saul, whom I put away before you...

1 Kings 11:12,13,36 Notwithstanding in your days I will not do it for David your father's sake: but I will rend it out of the hand of your son...

as I took

1 Chronicles 17:12 He shall build me an house, and I will establish his throne for ever.

1 Chronicles 10:14 And inquired not of the LORD: therefore he slew him, and turned the kingdom to David the son of Jesse.

1 Samuel 15:28 And Samuel said to him, The LORD has rent the kingdom of Israel from you this day, and has given it to a neighbor of yours...

Library
Amasiah
'Amasiah, the son of Zichri, who willingly offered himself unto the Lord.'--1 CHRON. xvii, 16. This is a scrap from the catalogue of Jehoshaphat's 'mighty men of valour'; and is Amasiah's sole record. We see him for a moment and hear his eulogium and then oblivion swallows him up. We do not know what it was that he did to earn it. But what a fate, to live to all generations by that one sentence! I. Cheerful self-surrender the secret of all religion. The words of our text contain a metaphor naturally
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture

The Divine Jesus.
Jehovah-Jesus: John 1:1-18. the intimacy of John, John 13:23. 19:26. 20:2. 21:7, 20. "with Jesus," John 18:15.--John writes of Jesus--- when he wrote--getting the range--his literary style--the beginning--the Word--this was Jesus--the tragic tone. God's Spokesman: the Creator was Jehovah--- Jehovah is Jesus--the Spokesman--Old Testament revelations, Adam, Enoch, Noah, Abraham, Isaac, Jacob, Moses, the elders of Israel, Isaiah, Ezekiel,--Whom these saw--various ways of speaking--John's Gospel
S. D. Gordon—Quiet Talks about Jesus

Cross References
2 Corinthians 6:18
And, "I will be a Father to you, and you will be my sons and daughters, says the Lord Almighty."

Hebrews 1:5
For to which of the angels did God ever say, "You are my Son; today I have become your Father"? Or again, "I will be his Father, and he will be my Son"?

1 Kings 11:13
Yet I will not tear the whole kingdom from him, but will give him one tribe for the sake of David my servant and for the sake of Jerusalem, which I have chosen."

1 Chronicles 10:14
and did not inquire of the LORD. So the LORD put him to death and turned the kingdom over to David son of Jesse.

1 Chronicles 17:12
He is the one who will build a house for me, and I will establish his throne forever.

1 Chronicles 17:14
I will set him over my house and my kingdom forever; his throne will be established forever.'"

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