New Living Translation
Add many years to the life of the king! May his years span the generations!
King James Bible
Thou wilt prolong the king's life: and his years as many generations.
Darby Bible Translation
Thou wilt add days to the days of the king: his years shall be as many generations.
World English Bible
You will prolong the king's life; his years shall be for generations.
Young's Literal Translation
Days to the days of the king Thou addest, His years as generation and generation.
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
61:6 Prolong - The years of my life and reign. Thus he speaks because his kingdom was not like Saul's, but established to him and his heirs; and because Christ, his son and heir, should actually, and in his own person possess the kingdom for ever.
LibrarySermon on the Mount Continued Its Woes in Strict Agreement with the Creator's Disposition. Many Quotations Out of the Old Testament in Proof of This.
"In the like manner," says He,  "did their fathers unto the prophets." What a turncoat  is Marcion's Christ! Now the destroyer, now the advocate of the prophets! He destroyed them as their rival, by converting their disciples; he took up their cause as their friend, by stigmatizing  their persecutors. But,  in as far as the defence of the prophets could not be consistent in the Christ of Marcion, who came to destroy them; in so far is it becoming to the Creator's Christ that …
Tertullian—The Five Books Against Marcion
Letter vi (Circa A. D. 1127) to the Same
Nature of Covenanting.
He asked you to preserve his life, and you granted his request. The days of his life stretch on forever.
May he reign under God's protection forever. May your unfailing love and faithfulness watch over him.
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