New International Version
However, as for you, I will take you, and you will rule over all that your heart desires; you will be king over Israel.
King James Bible
And I will take thee, and thou shalt reign according to all that thy soul desireth, and shalt be king over Israel.
Darby Bible Translation
And I will take thee, that thou mayest reign over all that thy soul desireth, and thou shalt be king over Israel.
World English Bible
I will take you, and you shall reign according to all that your soul desires, and shall be king over Israel.
Young's Literal Translation
'And thee I take, and thou hast reigned over all that thy soul desireth, and thou hast been king over Israel;
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
According to all that thy soul desireth - It appears from this that Jeroboam had affected the kingdom, and was seeking for an opportunity to seize on the government. God now tells him, by his prophet, what he shall have, and what he shall not have, in order to prevent him from attempting to seize on the whole kingdom, to the prejudice of the spiritual seed of David.
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'And Jeroboam, the son of Nebat, an Ephrathite of Zereda, Solomon's servant, whose mother's name was Zeruah, a widow woman, even he lifted up his hand against the king. 27. And this was the cause that he lifted up his hand against the king: Solomon built Millo, and repaired the breaches of the city of David his father. 28. And the man Jeroboam was a mighty man of valour: and Solomon seeing the young man that he was industrious, he made him ruler over all the charge of the house of Joseph. 29. And …
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2 Samuel 3:21
Then Abner said to David, "Let me go at once and assemble all Israel for my lord the king, so that they may make a covenant with you, and that you may rule over all that your heart desires." So David sent Abner away, and he went in peace.
1 Kings 11:36
I will give one tribe to his son so that David my servant may always have a lamp before me in Jerusalem, the city where I chose to put my Name.
1 Kings 11:38
If you do whatever I command you and walk in obedience to me and do what is right in my eyes by obeying my decrees and commands, as David my servant did, I will be with you. I will build you a dynasty as enduring as the one I built for David and will give Israel to you.
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