2 Chronicles 6:16
Parallel Verses
New International Version
"Now, LORD, the God of Israel, keep for your servant David my father the promises you made to him when you said, 'You shall never fail to have a successor to sit before me on the throne of Israel, if only your descendants are careful in all they do to walk before me according to my law, as you have done.'

King James Bible
Now therefore, O LORD God of Israel, keep with thy servant David my father that which thou hast promised him, saying, There shall not fail thee a man in my sight to sit upon the throne of Israel; yet so that thy children take heed to their way to walk in my law, as thou hast walked before me.

Darby Bible Translation
And now, Jehovah, God of Israel, keep with thy servant David my father that which thou hast promised him saying, There shall not fail thee a man in my sight to sit on the throne of Israel, if only thy sons take heed to their way to walk in my law, as thou hast walked before me.

World English Bible
"Now therefore, Yahweh, the God of Israel, keep with your servant David my father that which you have promised him, saying, 'There shall not fail you a man in my sight to sit on the throne of Israel, if only your children take heed to their way, to walk in my law as you have walked before me.'

Young's Literal Translation
'And now, O Jehovah, God of Israel, keep for Thy servant David my father that which Thou didst speak to him, saying, There is not cut off to thee a man from before Me, sitting on the throne of Israel, only, if thy sons watch their way to walk in My law, as thou hast walked before Me.

2 Chronicles 6:16 Parallel
Commentary
Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

That walk before thee with all their hearts - "With all the will of their souls and with all the affection of their hearts." - Targum.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

keep

Ezekiel 36:37 Thus said the Lord GOD; I will yet for this be inquired of by the house of Israel, to do it for them...

John 15:14,15 You are my friends, if you do whatever I command you...

saying

2 Chronicles 7:18 Then will I establish the throne of your kingdom, according as I have covenanted with David your father, saying...

2 Samuel 7:12-16 And when your days be fulfilled, and you shall sleep with your fathers, I will set up your seed after you...

1 Kings 2:4 That the LORD may continue his word which he spoke concerning me, saying, If your children take heed to their way...

1 Kings 6:12 Concerning this house which you are in building, if you will walk in my statutes, and execute my judgments...

Psalm 132:12 If your children will keep my covenant and my testimony that I shall teach them...

There shall not fail thee a man [heb] There shall not a man be cut off

to walk

Psalm 26:3 For your loving kindness is before my eyes: and I have walked in your truth.

Psalm 119:1 Blessed are the undefiled in the way, who walk in the law of the LORD.

Library
December the Eighth Judged by Our Aspirations
"Thou didst well, it was in thine heart." --2 CHRONICLES vi. 1-15. And this was a purpose which the man was not permitted to realize. It was a temple built in the substance of dreams, but never established in wood and stone. And God took the shadowy structure and esteemed it as a perfected pile. The sacred intention was regarded as a finished work. The will to build a temple was regarded as a temple built. And hence I discern the preciousness of all hallowed purpose and desire, even though it
John Henry Jowett—My Daily Meditation for the Circling Year

Sanctification.
VI. Objections answered. I will consider those passages of scripture which are by some supposed to contradict the doctrine we have been considering. 1 Kings viii. 46: "If they sin against thee, (for there is no man that sinneth not,) and thou be angry with them, and deliver them to the enemy, so that they carry them away captives unto the land of the enemy, far or near," etc. On this passage, I remark:-- 1. That this sentiment in nearly the same language, is repeated in 2 Chron. vi. 26, and in Eccl.
Charles Grandison Finney—Systematic Theology

Cross References
1 Kings 2:4
and that the LORD may keep his promise to me: 'If your descendants watch how they live, and if they walk faithfully before me with all their heart and soul, you will never fail to have a successor on the throne of Israel.'

2 Chronicles 6:17
And now, LORD, the God of Israel, let your word that you promised your servant David come true.

2 Chronicles 7:18
I will establish your royal throne, as I covenanted with David your father when I said, 'You shall never fail to have a successor to rule over Israel.'

Psalm 119:9
How can a young person stay on the path of purity? By living according to your word.

Psalm 132:11
The LORD swore an oath to David, a sure oath he will not revoke: "One of your own descendants I will place on your throne.

Jump to Previous
Children David Fail Heed Israel Law Promised Provided Servant Sight Sit Throne Walk Walked Way
Jump to Next
Children David Fail Heed Israel Law Promised Provided Servant Sight Sit Throne Walk Walked Way
Links
2 Chronicles 6:16 NIV
2 Chronicles 6:16 NLT
2 Chronicles 6:16 ESV
2 Chronicles 6:16 NASB
2 Chronicles 6:16 KJV

2 Chronicles 6:16 Bible Apps
2 Chronicles 6:16 Biblia Paralela
2 Chronicles 6:16 Chinese Bible
2 Chronicles 6:16 French Bible
2 Chronicles 6:16 German Bible

2 Chronicles 6:16 Commentaries

THE HOLY BIBLE, NEW INTERNATIONAL VERSION®, NIV® Copyright © 1973, 1978, 1984, 2011 by Biblica®.

Bible Hub
2 Chronicles 6:15
Top of Page
Top of Page