1 Chronicles 29:14
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New International Version
"But who am I, and who are my people, that we should be able to give as generously as this? Everything comes from you, and we have given you only what comes from your hand.

King James Bible
But who am I, and what is my people, that we should be able to offer so willingly after this sort? for all things come of thee, and of thine own have we given thee.

Darby Bible Translation
But who am I, and what is my people, that we should be able to offer willingly after this manner? for all is of thee, and of that which is from thy hand have we given thee.

World English Bible
But who am I, and what is my people, that we should be able to offer so willingly as this? For all things come from you, and of your own have we given you.

Young's Literal Translation
yea, because, who am I, and who are my people, that we retain power to offer thus willingly? but of Thee is the whole, and out of Thy hand we have given to Thee;

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Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

Of thine own have we given thee - "For from thy presence all good comes, and of the blessings of thy hands have we given thee." - Targum.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

who am I

Genesis 32:10 I am not worthy of the least of all the mercies, and of all the truth, which you have showed to your servant...

2 Samuel 7:18 Then went king David in, and sat before the LORD, and he said, Who am I, O Lord GOD? and what is my house...

Daniel 4:30 The king spoke, and said, Is not this great Babylon, that I have built for the house of the kingdom by the might of my power...

1 Corinthians 15:9,10 For I am the least of the apostles, that am not meet to be called an apostle, because I persecuted the church of God...

2 Corinthians 3:5 Not that we are sufficient of ourselves to think any thing as of ourselves; but our sufficiency is of God;

2 Corinthians 12:9-11 And he said to me, My grace is sufficient for you: for my strength is made perfect in weakness...

that we should

Psalm 115:1 Not to us, O LORD, not to us, but to your name give glory, for your mercy, and for your truth's sake.

Revelation 4:10 The four and twenty elders fall down before him that sat on the throne, and worship him that lives for ever and ever...

be able [heb] retain, or obtain strength
willingly

1 Chronicles 29:9 Then the people rejoiced, for that they offered willingly, because with perfect heart they offered willingly to the LORD...

Philippians 2:12 Why, my beloved, as you have always obeyed, not as in my presence only, but now much more in my absence...

James 1:17 Every good gift and every perfect gift is from above, and comes down from the Father of lights, with whom is no ficklenss...

all things

Genesis 28:22 And this stone, which I have set for a pillar, shall be God's house...

Psalm 50:10-12 For every beast of the forest is mine, and the cattle on a thousand hills...

Romans 11:36 For of him, and through him, and to him, are all things: to whom be glory for ever. Amen.

1 Corinthians 16:2 On the first day of the week let every one of you lay by him in store, as God has prospered him...

of thine own [heb] of thine hand

Library
The Waves of Time
'The times that went over him.'--1 CHRON. xxix. 30. This is a fragment from the chronicler's close of his life of King David. He is referring in it to other written authorities in which there are fuller particulars concerning his hero; and he says, 'the acts of David the King, first and last, behold they are written in the book of Samuel the seer ... with all his reign and his might, and the times that went over him, and over all Israel, and over all the kingdoms of the countries.' Now I have ventured
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture

Concerning Salutations and Recreations, &C.
Concerning Salutations and Recreations, &c. [1273] Seeing the chief end of all religion is to redeem men from the spirit and vain conversation of this world and to lead into inward communion with God, before whom if we fear always we are accounted happy; therefore all the vain customs and habits thereof, both in word and deed, are to be rejected and forsaken by those who come to this fear; such as taking off the hat to a man, the bowings and cringings of the body, and such other salutations of that
Robert Barclay—Theses Theologicae and An Apology for the True Christian Divinity

Cross References
1 Chronicles 29:13
Now, our God, we give you thanks, and praise your glorious name.

1 Chronicles 29:15
We are foreigners and strangers in your sight, as were all our ancestors. Our days on earth are like a shadow, without hope.

Haggai 2:8
The silver is mine and the gold is mine,' declares the LORD Almighty.

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