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as David = according as David. Compare 2 Samuel 7:1-3 with the royal title "king". Here the personal name, "David". The two accounts are complementary.
the ark. See notes on 1 Chronicles 13:3 , and Exodus 25:22 .
remaineth. Better supply. Ellipsis with "dwelleth".
God. Hebrew. Elohim. (with Art.) App-4 .
Nathan. Some codices, with Syriac, add "the prophet".
Thou Shalt not build, or, "Thou art not he who shall build. "
an = the.
Israel. Some codices, with six early printed editions, read "the sons of Israel".
walked = walked to and fro.
judges. 2 Samuel 7:7 = "tribes". These could "feed" only by judges, so both agree.
My People. Western MSS. read 'Ammi = My People. The Eastern MSS. read 'Ammo = His People.
a name. Some codices, with Syriac, read "a great name", as in 2 Samuel 7:9 .
children = sons.
wickedness. Hebrew. 'aval. App-44 .
waste them = wear them out. Some codices, with three early printed editions, read "cause them to languish".
go to be. Septuagint reads "sleep" (2 Samuel 7:12 ).
mercy = lovingkindness, or, grace.
Mine . . . My. 2 Samuel 7:16 = Thine . . . Thy. Both alike, for the kingdom was David's because it was God's gift to him.
Who am I? Figure of speech Erotesis . App-6 . See notes on 2 Samuel 7:18 .
hitherto = to this point.
regarded. Compare "art mindful" of Psalms 8:4 .
estate. Hebrew. tor, abbreviation of torah = law. See note on 2 Samuel 7:19 .
a man. Hebrew. ha-adam = the Man, of Psalms 8:5 , Psalms 8:6 , Who is to have dominion over all the earth.
none like Thee. This is ever the worship rendered by all true worshippers. See note on 1 Samuel 2:2 .
God. Hebrew. ha-'Elohim, the [great] God. App-6 .
redeem . . . redeemed. See notes on Exodus 6:6 ; Exodus 13:13 .
Thee = for Thyself.
as = according as.
hast told = revealed to the ear.
bless . . . blessest . . . blessed. Figure of speech Polyptoton App-6 .
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Bullinger, Ethelbert William. "Commentary on 1 Chronicles 17". "Bullinger's Companion bible Notes". https://studylight.org/
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