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2 Samuel 7:21 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— For thy word's sake, and according to thine own heart, hast thou wrought all this greatness, to make thy servant know it.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— For thy word's sake, and according to thine own heart, hast thou done all these great things, to make thy servant know [them].
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— “For the sake of Your word, and according to Your own heart, You have done all this greatness to let Your servant know.
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— For thy word's sake, and according to thy own heart, hast thou done all these great things, to make thy servant know [them].
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— For thy word's sake, and according to thine own heart, hast thou done all this greatness, to make thy servant know [it].
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— For the sake of thine own word, and according to thine own heart, hast thou done all this great thing,—making it known unto thy servant.
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— Because of Thy word, and according to Thy heart, Thou hast done all this greatness, to cause Thy servant to know [it].
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— For thy word's sake, and according to thy own heart thou has done all these great things, so that thou wouldst make it known to thy servant.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— For thy words sake, and according to thine own heart hast thou done all these great things, to make thy seruant know [them].
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— And thou hast wrought for thy servant's sake, and according to thy heart thou hast wrought all this greatness, to make it known to thy servant,
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— For thy word's sake, and according to thine own heart, hast thou done all these great things, to make thy servant know [them].

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
For thy word's y1697
[1697] Standard
דָּבָר
dabar
{daw-baw'}
From H1696; a word; by implication a matter (as spoken of) or thing; adverbially a cause.
sake, x5668
(5668) Complement
בַּעֲבוּר
`abuwr
{aw-boor'}
Passive participle of H5674; properly crossed, that is, (abstractly) transit; used only adverbially on account of, in order that.
x1697
(1697) Complement
דָּבָר
dabar
{daw-baw'}
From H1696; a word; by implication a matter (as spoken of) or thing; adverbially a cause.
and according to thine own heart, 3820
{3820} Prime
לֵב
leb
{labe}
A form of H3824; the heart; also used (figuratively) very widely for the feelings, the will and even the intellect; likewise for the centre of anything.
hast thou done 6213
{6213} Prime
עָשָׂה
`asah
{aw-saw'}
A primitive root; to do or make, in the broadest sense and widest application.
z8804
<8804> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Perfect (See H8816)
Count - 12562
x853
(0853) Complement
אֵת
'eth
{ayth}
Apparently contracted from H0226 in the demonstrative sense of entity; properly self (but generally used to point out more definitely the object of a verb or preposition, even or namely).
all x3605
(3605) Complement
כֹּל
kol
{kole}
From H3634; properly the whole; hence all, any or every (in the singular only, but often in a plural sense).
these x2063
(2063) Complement
זֹאת
zo'th
{zothe'}
Irregular feminine of H2089; this (often used adverbially).
great things, 1420
{1420} Prime
גְּדוּלָּה
g@duwlah
{ghed-oo-law'}
Feminine of H1419; greatness; (concretely) mighty acts.
to make x853
(0853) Complement
אֵת
'eth
{ayth}
Apparently contracted from H0226 in the demonstrative sense of entity; properly self (but generally used to point out more definitely the object of a verb or preposition, even or namely).
thy servant 5650
{5650} Prime
עֶבֶד
`ebed
{eh'-bed}
From H5647; a servant.
know 3045
{3045} Prime
ידע
yada`
{yaw-dah'}
A primitive root; to know (properly to ascertain by seeing); used in a great variety of senses, figuratively, literally, euphemistically and inferentially (including observation, care, recognition; and causatively instruction, designation, punishment, etc.).
z8687
<8687> Grammar
Stem - Hiphil (See H8818)
Mood - Infinitive (See H8812)
Count - 1162
[them].
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

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Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on 2 Samuel 7:18-29.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

2 Samuel 7:21

Thy word's sake — That thou mightest fulfil thy promises made to me, and thereby demonstrate thy faithfulness. Own heart — Or thy own mere liberality and good pleasure, without any desert of mine. So far was David, though a very gracious man, from thinking his actions meritorious.

Geneva Bible Translation Notes

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thy word's:

Numbers 23:19 God [is] not a man, that he should lie; neither the son of man, that he should repent: hath he said, and shall he not do [it]? or hath he spoken, and shall he not make it good?
Deuteronomy 9:5 Not for thy righteousness, or for the uprightness of thine heart, dost thou go to possess their land: but for the wickedness of these nations the LORD thy God doth drive them out from before thee, and that he may perform the word which the LORD sware unto thy fathers, Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob.
Joshua 23:14-15 And, behold, this day I [am] going the way of all the earth: and ye know in all your hearts and in all your souls, that not one thing hath failed of all the good things which the LORD your God spake concerning you; all are come to pass unto you, [and] not one thing hath failed thereof. ... Therefore it shall come to pass, [that] as all good things are come upon you, which the LORD your God promised you; so shall the LORD bring upon you all evil things, until he have destroyed you from off this good land which the LORD your God hath given you.
Psalms 115:1 Not unto us, O LORD, not unto us, but unto thy name give glory, for thy mercy, [and] for thy truth's sake.
Psalms 138:2 I will worship toward thy holy temple, and praise thy name for thy lovingkindness and for thy truth: for thou hast magnified thy word above all thy name.
Matthew 24:35 Heaven and earth shall pass away, but my words shall not pass away.
Luke 1:54-55 He hath holpen his servant Israel, in remembrance of [his] mercy; ... As he spake to our fathers, to Abraham, and to his seed for ever.
Luke 1:72 To perform the mercy [promised] to our fathers, and to remember his holy covenant;

according:

Matthew 11:26 Even so, Father: for so it seemed good in thy sight.
Luke 10:21 In that hour Jesus rejoiced in spirit, and said, I thank thee, O Father, Lord of heaven and earth, that thou hast hid these things from the wise and prudent, and hast revealed them unto babes: even so, Father; for so it seemed good in thy sight.
Luke 12:32 Fear not, little flock; for it is your Father's good pleasure to give you the kingdom.
1 Corinthians 1:1 Paul, called [to be] an apostle of Jesus Christ through the will of God, and Sosthenes [our] brother,
Ephesians 1:9 Having made known unto us the mystery of his will, according to his good pleasure which he hath purposed in himself:
Ephesians 3:11 According to the eternal purpose which he purposed in Christ Jesus our Lord:
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Nu 23:19. Dt 9:5. Jsh 23:14. Ps 115:1; 138:2. Mt 11:26; 24:35. Lk 1:54, 72; 10:21; 12:32. 1Co 1:1. Ep 1:9; 3:11.

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