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1 Chronicles 17:27

    1 Chronicles 17:27 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    Now therefore let it please thee to bless the house of thy servant, that it may be before thee for ever: for thou blessest, O LORD, and it shall be blessed for ever.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    Now therefore let it please you to bless the house of your servant, that it may be before you for ever: for you bless, O LORD, and it shall be blessed for ever.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    and now it hath pleased thee to bless the house of thy servant, that it may continue for ever before thee: for thou, O Jehovah, hast blessed, and it is blessed for ever.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    And now you have been pleased to give your blessing to the family of your servant, so that it may go on for ever before you; you, O Lord, have given your blessing, and a blessing will be on it for ever.

    Webster's Revision

    and now it hath pleased thee to bless the house of thy servant, that it may continue for ever before thee: for thou, O Jehovah, hast blessed, and it is blessed for ever.

    World English Bible

    Now it has pleased you to bless the house of your servant, that it may continue forever before you; for you, Yahweh, have blessed, and it is blessed forever."

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    and now it hath pleased thee to bless the house of thy servant, that it may continue for ever before thee: for thou, O LORD, hast blessed, and it is blessed for ever.

    Definitions for 1 Chronicles 17:27

    Blessed - Happy.
    Let - To hinder or obstruct.

    Clarke's Commentary on 1 Chronicles 17:27

    For thou blessest, O Lord - "Thou beginnest to bless the house of thy servant, therefore it shall be blessed for ever." - T.

    The reader is requested to refer to 2 Samuel 7 (note), and the notes there for many particulars that belong to the parallel places here, and which it should answer no good purpose to repeat in this place.

    Barnes' Notes on 1 Chronicles 17:27

    The marginal rendering is preferable.