1 Chronicles 17:19
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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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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

thy servant

Isaiah 37:35 For I will defend this city to save it for my own sake, and for my servant David's sake.

Isaiah 42:1 Behold my servant, whom I uphold; my elect, in whom my soul delights; I have put my spirit on him...

Isaiah 49:3,5,6 And said to me, You are my servant, O Israel, in whom I will be glorified...

Daniel 9:17 Now therefore, O our God, hear the prayer of your servant, and his supplications...

according

Matthew 11:26 Even so, Father: for so it seemed good in your sight.

Ephesians 1:9-11 Having made known to us the mystery of his will, according to his good pleasure which he has purposed in himself...

Ephesians 3:11 According to the eternal purpose which he purposed in Christ Jesus our Lord:

great things [heb] greatness

1 Chronicles 29:11,12 Yours, O LORD is the greatness, and the power, and the glory, and the victory, and the majesty...

Psalm 111:3,6 His work is honorable and glorious: and his righteousness endures for ever...

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 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.

Isaiah 37:35
"I will defend this city and save it, for my sake and for the sake of David my servant!"

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