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1 Kings 8:25 New English Translation (NET Bible)

25 Now, O Lord, God of Israel, keep the promise you made to your servant, my father David, when you said, ‘You will never fail to have a successor ruling before me on the throne of Israel,[a] provided that your descendants watch their step[b] and serve me as you have done.’[c]

Footnotes:

  1. 1 Kings 8:25 tn Heb “there will not be cut off from you a man from before me sitting on the throne of Israel.”
  2. 1 Kings 8:25 tn Heb “watch their way.” The Hebrew and English colloquialisms are similar. The related ideas “way” and “steps” represent behavior in a broad sense in each language.
  3. 1 Kings 8:25 tn Heb “guard their way by walking before me as you have walked before me.”
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