New International Version
But King Solomon will be blessed, and David's throne will remain secure before the LORD forever."
King James Bible
And king Solomon shall be blessed, and the throne of David shall be established before the LORD for ever.
Darby Bible Translation
and king Solomon shall be blessed, and the throne of David shall be established before Jehovah for ever.
World English Bible
But king Solomon shall be blessed, and the throne of David shall be established before Yahweh forever."
Young's Literal Translation
and king Solomon is blessed, and the throne of David is established before Jehovah unto the age.'
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
King Solomon shall be blessed - He seems to think that, while such bad men remained unpunished, the nation could not prosper; that it was an act of justice which God required him to perform, in order to the establishment and perpetuity of his throne.
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LibraryThe Horns of the Altar
WE MUST tell you the story. Solomon was to be the king after David, but his elder brother, Adonijah, was preferred by Joab, the captain of the host, and by Abiathar, the priest; and, therefore, they got together, and tried to steal a march upon dying David, and set up Adonijah. They utterly failed in this; and when Solomn came to the throne Adonijah was afraid for his life, and fled to the horns of the altar at the tabernacle for shelter. Solomn permitted him to find sanctuary there, and forgave …
Charles Haddon Spurgeon—Spurgeon's Sermons Volume 31: 1885
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2 Samuel 7:13
He is the one who will build a house for my Name, and I will establish the throne of his kingdom forever.
remove wicked officials from the king's presence, and his throne will be established through righteousness.
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