1 Chronicles 17:18
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New International Version
"What more can David say to you for honoring your servant? For you know your servant,

King James Bible
What can David speak more to thee for the honour of thy servant? for thou knowest thy servant.

Darby Bible Translation
What can David [say] more to thee for the glory of thy servant? thou indeed knowest thy servant.

World English Bible
What can David say yet more to you concerning the honor which is done to your servant? For you know your servant.

Young's Literal Translation
'What doth David add more unto Thee for the honour of Thy servant; and Thou Thy servant hast known.

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Commentary
Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

And what is mine house, that thou hast brought me hitherto? - I am not of any regal family, and have no natural right to the throne.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

the honour

1 Samuel 2:30 Why the LORD God of Israel said, I said indeed that your house, and the house of your father, should walk before me for ever...

2 Samuel 7:20-24 And what can David say more to you? for you, Lord GOD, know your servant...

thou knowest

1 Samuel 16:7 But the LORD said to Samuel, Look not on his countenance, or on the height of his stature; because I have refused him...

Psalm 139:1 O lord, you have searched me, and known me.

John 21:17 He said to him the third time, Simon, son of Jonas, love you me? Peter was grieved because he said to him the third time, Love you me?...

Revelation 2:23 And I will kill her children with death; and all the churches shall know that I am he which searches the reins and hearts...

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
1 Chronicles 17:17
And as if this were not enough in your sight, my God, you have spoken about the future of the house of your servant. You, LORD God, have looked on me as though I were the most exalted of men.

1 Chronicles 17:19
LORD. For the sake of your servant and according to your will, you have done this great thing and made known all these great promises.

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