New International Version
Your sons will take the place of your fathers; you will make them princes throughout the land.
King James Bible
Instead of thy fathers shall be thy children, whom thou mayest make princes in all the earth.
Darby Bible Translation
Instead of thy fathers shall be thy sons; princes shalt thou make them in all the earth.
World English Bible
Your sons will take the place of your fathers. You shall make them princes in all the earth.
Young's Literal Translation
Instead of thy fathers are thy sons, Thou dost appoint them for princes in all the earth.
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Instead of thy fathers shalt be thy children - This is the third part, or prophetic declaration relative to the numerous and powerful issue of this marriage. Instead of the kindred, which thou hast left behind in Egypt, thou shalt have numerous children. This cannot refer either to Solomon, or to the daughter of Pharaoh; for there is no evidence that he ever had a child by Pharaoh's daughter; and it is very certain that Rehoboam, Solomon's successor, was not son to the daughter of Pharaoh; nor did any princes of that line ever occupy a foreign throne; nor by successive generations ever continue the remembrance of Solomon and his Egyptian queen. The children mentioned here are generally supposed to mean the apostles and their successors in the Christian ministry; founding Churches all over the world, by whom the Christian name becomes a memorial through all the earth.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
LibraryJuly 20. "Forget Also Thine Own" (Ps. Xlv. 10).
"Forget also thine own" (Ps. xlv. 10). We, too, like the ancient Levites, must be "consecrated every one upon our son and upon our brother," and "forget our kindred and our father's house" in every sense in which they could hinder our full liberty and service for the Lord. We, too, must let our business go if it stands between us and the Lord, and in any case let it henceforth be His business and His alone, pursued for Him, controlled by Him, and its profits wholly dedicated to Him, and used as He …
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Letter Lxv. To Principia.
Led in with joy and gladness, they enter the palace of the king.
I will perpetuate your memory through all generations; therefore the nations will praise you for ever and ever.
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