2 Chronicles 1:8 [study!]
American Standard Version (ASV 1901) 
And Solomon said unto God, Thou hast showed great lovingkindness unto David my father, and hast made me king in his stead.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
And Solomon said unto God, Thou hast shewed great mercy unto David my father, and hast made me to reign in his stead.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
Solomon said to God, “You have dealt with my father David with great lovingkindness, and have made me king in his place.
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
And Solomon said to God, Thou hast shown great mercy to David my father, and hast made me to reign in his stead.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
And Solomon said to God, Thou hast shewn unto David my father great loving-kindness, and hast made me king in his stead.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
And Solomon said unto God, Thou thyself, didst deal with David my father in great lovingkindness,and hast made me king in his stead.
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
And Solomon saith to God, 'Thou hast done with David my father great kindness, and hast caused me to reign in his stead.
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
And Solomon said to God: Thou hast shewn great kindness to my father David: and hast made me king in his stead.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) 
And Solomon saide vnto God, Thou hast shewed great mercy vnto Dauid my father, and hast made me to reigne in his stead:
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
And Solomon said to God, Thou hast dealt very mercifully with my father David, and hast made me king in his stead.
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008)  
And Shelomoh said unto Elohim, Thou hast shewed great mercy unto Dawid my father, and hast made me to reign in his stead.
, David's successor.
A primitive root; to say
(used with great latitude).
Stem - Qal (See H8851
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811
Count - 19885
Plural of H0433
in the ordinary sense; but specifically used (in the plural thus, especially with the article) of the supreme God
; occasionally applied by way of deference to magistrates
; and sometimes as a superlative.
A primitive pronoun of the second person; thou
, or (plural) ye
A primitive root; to do
, in the broadest sense and widest application.
Stem - Qal (See H8851
Mood - Perfect (See H8816
Count - 12562
(in any sense); hence older
; also insolent
; by implication (towards God) piety
; rarely (by opprobrium) reproof
, or (subjectively) beauty
; adverb or preposition, with
(that is, in conjunction
with), in varied applications; specifically equally with
; often with prepositional prefix (and then usually unrepresented in English).
From the same as H1730
, the youngest son of Jesse.
A primitive word; father
in a literal and immediate, or figurative and remote application.
and hast made me to reign
A primitive root; to reign
; inceptively to ascend the throne
; causatively to induct
into royalty; hence (by implication) to take counsel
Stem - Hiphil (See H8818
Mood - Perfect (See H8816
Count - 2675
in his stead.
From the same as H8430
; the bottom
); only adverbially below
(often with prepositional prefix underneath
), in lieu of
2 Chronicles 1:8
To reign, &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.
- Thou has showed:
2 Samuel 7:8-9 Now therefore so shalt thou say unto my servant David, Thus saith the LORD of hosts, I took thee from the sheepcote, from following the sheep, to be ruler over my people, over Israel: ... And I was with thee whithersoever thou wentest, and have cut off all thine enemies out of thy sight, and have made thee a great name, like unto the name of the great [men] that [are] in the earth.
2 Samuel 12:7-8 And Nathan said to David, Thou [art] the man. Thus saith the LORD God of Israel, I anointed thee king over Israel, and I delivered thee out of the hand of Saul; ... And I gave thee thy master's house, and thy master's wives into thy bosom, and gave thee the house of Israel and of Judah; and if [that had been] too little, I would moreover have given unto thee such and such things.
2 Samuel 22:51 [He is] the tower of salvation for his king: and sheweth mercy to his anointed, unto David, and to his seed for evermore.
2 Samuel 23:1 Now these [be] the last words of David. David the son of Jesse said, and the man [who was] raised up on high, the anointed of the God of Jacob, and the sweet psalmist of Israel, said,
Psalms 86:13 For great [is] thy mercy toward me: and thou hast delivered my soul from the lowest hell.
Psalms 89:20-28 I have found David my servant; with my holy oil have I anointed him: ... My mercy will I keep for him for evermore, and my covenant shall stand fast with him.
Psalms 89:49 Lord, where [are] thy former lovingkindnesses, [which] thou swarest unto David in thy truth?
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.
- to reign:
1 Chronicles 28:5 And of all my sons, (for the LORD hath given me many sons,) he hath chosen Solomon my son to sit upon the throne of the kingdom of the LORD over Israel.
1 Chronicles 29:23 Then Solomon sat on the throne of the LORD as king instead of David his father, and prospered; and all Israel obeyed him.
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