Psalm 89:28
New International Version
I will maintain my love to him forever, and my covenant with him will never fail.

New Living Translation
I will love him and be kind to him forever; my covenant with him will never end.

English Standard Version
My steadfast love I will keep for him forever, and my covenant will stand firm for him.

Berean Study Bible
I will forever preserve My loving devotion for him, and My covenant with him will stand fast.

King James Bible
My mercy will I keep for him for evermore, and my covenant shall stand fast with him.

New King James Version
My mercy I will keep for him forever, And My covenant shall stand firm with him.

New American Standard Bible
“I will maintain My favor for him forever, And My covenant shall be confirmed to him.

NASB 1995
“My lovingkindness I will keep for him forever, And My covenant shall be confirmed to him.

NASB 1977
“My lovingkindness I will keep for him forever, And My covenant shall be confirmed to him.

Amplified Bible
“My lovingkindness I will keep for him forevermore, And My covenant will be confirmed to him.

Christian Standard Bible
I will always preserve my faithful love for him, and my covenant with him will endure.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
I will always preserve My faithful love for him, and My covenant with him will endure.

American Standard Version
My lovingkindness will I keep for him for evermore; And my covenant shall stand fast with him.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
I shall keep my favor for him for eternity and my covenant will be steadfast with him.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
I will keep my mercy for him for ever, and my covenant shall be firm with him.

Contemporary English Version
My love for him will last, and my agreement with him will never be broken.

Douay-Rheims Bible
I will keep my mercy for him for ever: and my covenant faithful to him.

English Revised Version
My mercy will I keep for him for evermore, and my covenant shall stand fast with him.

Good News Translation
I will always keep my promise to him, and my covenant with him will last forever.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
My mercy will stay with him forever. My promise to him is unbreakable.

International Standard Version
I will show my gracious love toward him forever, since my covenant is securely established with him.

JPS Tanakh 1917
For ever will I keep for him My mercy, And My covenant shall stand fast with him.

Literal Standard Version
For all time I keep for him My kindness, And My covenant [is] steadfast with him.

NET Bible
I will always extend my loyal love to him, and my covenant with him is secure.

New Heart English Bible
I will keep my loving kindness for him forevermore. My covenant will stand firm with him.

World English Bible
I will keep my loving kindness for him forevermore. My covenant will stand firm with him.

Young's Literal Translation
To the age I keep for him My kindness, And My covenant is stedfast with him.

Additional Translations ...
Context
I Will Sing of His Love Forever
27I will indeed appoint him as My firstborn, the highest of the kings of the earth. 28I will forever preserve My loving devotion for him, and My covenant with him will stand fast. 29I will establish his line forever, his throne as long as the heavens endure.…

Cross References
2 Chronicles 6:42
O LORD God, do not reject Your anointed one. Remember Your loving devotion to Your servant David."

Psalm 89:3
You said, "I have made a covenant with My chosen one, I have sworn to David My servant:

Psalm 89:33
But I will not withdraw My loving devotion from him, nor ever betray My faithfulness.

Psalm 89:34
I will not violate My covenant or alter the utterance of My lips.


Treasury of Scripture

My mercy will I keep for him for ever more, and my covenant shall stand fast with him.

mercy

2 Samuel 7:15,16
But my mercy shall not depart away from him, as I took it from Saul, whom I put away before thee…

Isaiah 54:10
For the mountains shall depart, and the hills be removed; but my kindness shall not depart from thee, neither shall the covenant of my peace be removed, saith the LORD that hath mercy on thee.

Isaiah 55:3
Incline your ear, and come unto me: hear, and your soul shall live; and I will make an everlasting covenant with you, even the sure mercies of David.

covenant

Psalm 89:34
My covenant will I not break, nor alter the thing that is gone out of my lips.

Psalm 111:5,9
He hath given meat unto them that fear him: he will ever be mindful of his covenant…

2 Samuel 23:5
Although my house be not so with God; yet he hath made with me an everlasting covenant, ordered in all things, and sure: for this is all my salvation, and all my desire, although he make it not to grow.









Verse 28. - My mercy will I keep for him for evermore (comp. 2 Samuel 7:15, "My mercy shall not depart away from him"). And my covenant shall stand fast with him (see 2 Samuel 7:16; 2 Samuel 23:5).

Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
I will forever
לְ֭עוֹלָ֗ם (lə·‘ō·w·lām)
Preposition-l | Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 5769: Concealed, eternity, frequentatively, always

preserve
אֶשְׁמָר־ (’eš·mār-)
Verb - Qal - Imperfect - first person common singular
Strong's 8104: To hedge about, guard, to protect, attend to

My loving devotion for him,
חַסְדִּ֑י (ḥas·dî)
Noun - masculine singular construct | first person common singular
Strong's 2617: Kindness, piety, reproof, beauty

and My covenant
וּ֝בְרִיתִ֗י (ū·ḇə·rî·ṯî)
Conjunctive waw | Noun - feminine singular construct | first person common singular
Strong's 1285: A covenant

with him
לֽוֹ׃ (lōw)
Preposition | third person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew

will stand fast.
נֶאֱמֶ֥נֶת (ne·’ĕ·me·neṯ)
Verb - Nifal - Participle - feminine singular
Strong's 539: To confirm, support


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