New International Version
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.
King James Bible
O LORD, for thy servant's sake, and according to thine own heart, hast thou done all this greatness, in making known all these great things.
Darby Bible Translation
Jehovah, for thy servant's sake, and according to thine own heart, hast thou done all this greatness, to make known all these great things.
World English Bible
Yahweh, for your servant's sake, and according to your own heart, you have worked all this greatness, to make known all these great things.
Young's Literal Translation
O Jehovah, for Thy servant's sake, and according to Thine own heart Thou hast done all this greatness, to make known all these great things.
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CommentaryClarke'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
great things [heb] greatness
'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.
2 Samuel 7:21
For the sake of your word and according to your will, you have done this great thing and made it known to your servant.
1 Chronicles 17:18
"What more can David say to you for honoring your servant? For you know your servant,
1 Chronicles 17:20
"There is no one like you, LORD, and there is no God but you, as we have heard with our own ears.
"I will defend this city and save it, for my sake and for the sake of David my servant!"
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