New Living Translation
Praise the LORD your God, who delights in you and has placed you on the throne of Israel. Because of the LORD's eternal love for Israel, he has made you king so you can rule with justice and righteousness."
King James Bible
Blessed be the LORD thy God, which delighted in thee, to set thee on the throne of Israel: because the LORD loved Israel for ever, therefore made he thee king, to do judgment and justice.
Darby Bible Translation
Blessed be Jehovah thy God, who delighted in thee, to set thee on the throne of Israel! Because Jehovah loves Israel for ever, therefore did he make thee king, to do judgment and justice.
World English Bible
Blessed is Yahweh your God, who delighted in you, to set you on the throne of Israel. Because Yahweh loved Israel forever, therefore made he you king, to do justice and righteousness."
Young's Literal Translation
Jehovah thy God is blessed who delighted in thee, to put thee on the throne of Israel; in Jehovah's loving Israel to the age He doth set thee for king, to do judgment and righteousness.
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Commentary1 Kings 10:9 Parallel Commentaries
The remarkable change which we have noticed in the views of Jewish authorities, from contempt to almost affectation of manual labour, could certainly not have been arbitrary. But as we fail to discover here any religious motive, we can only account for it on the score of altered political and social circumstances. So long as the people were, at least nominally, independent, and in possession of their own land, constant engagement in a trade would probably mark an inferior social stage, and imply …
Alfred Edersheim—Sketches of Jewish Social Life
The Fact of the Redeemer's Return was Typified in the Lives of Joseph and Solomon.
Pride of Prosperity
Results of Transgression
2 Samuel 8:15
So David reigned over all Israel and did what was just and right for all his people.
2 Samuel 23:3
The God of Israel spoke. The Rock of Israel said to me: The one who rules righteously, who rules in the fear of God,
1 Kings 5:7
When Hiram received Solomon's message, he was very pleased and said, "Praise the LORD today for giving David a wise son to be king of the great nation of Israel."
1 Chronicles 17:22
You chose Israel to be your very own people forever, and you, O LORD, became their God.
2 Chronicles 2:11
King Hiram sent this letter of reply to Solomon: "It is because the LORD loves his people that he has made you their king!
Help him judge your people in the right way; let the poor always be treated fairly.
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