New Living Translation
Solomon replied to God, "You showed faithful love to David, my father, and now you have made me king in his place.
King James Bible
And Solomon said unto God, Thou hast shewed great mercy unto David my father, and hast made me to reign in his stead.
Darby Bible Translation
And Solomon said to God, Thou hast shewn unto David my father great loving-kindness, and hast made me king in his stead.
World English Bible
Solomon said to God, "You have shown great loving kindness to David my father, and have made me king in his place.
Young's Literal Translation
And Solomon saith to God, 'Thou hast done with David my father great kindness, and hast caused me to reign in his stead.
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
1:8 To reign, and c. - Give me the spirit of my father David, that Israel may not suffer by the change. The eminency of those that went before us, and the obligation that lies upon us, to keep and carry on the good work they were engaged in, should quicken our prayers for wisdom and grace, that we may do the work of God in our day, as faithful as they did in theirs.
1 Kings 3:6
Solomon replied, "You showed faithful love to your servant my father, David, because he was honest and true and faithful to you. And you have continued your faithful love to him today by giving him a son to sit on his throne.
1 Chronicles 28:5
And from among my sons--for the LORD has given me many--he chose Solomon to succeed me on the throne of Israel and to rule over the LORD's kingdom.
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