Parallel Verses

Julia Smith Translation

And this will be small in thine eyes, O God; and thou wilt speak upon the house of thy servant to far off, and thou sawest me according to the manner of the man of the ascent, O Jehovah God.

New American Standard Bible

This was a small thing in Your eyes, O God; but You have spoken of Your servant’s house for a great while to come, and have regarded me according to the standard of a man of high degree, O Lord God.

King James Version

And yet this was a small thing in thine eyes, O God; for thou hast also spoken of thy servant's house for a great while to come, and hast regarded me according to the estate of a man of high degree, O LORD God.

Holman Bible

This was a little thing to You, God, for You have spoken about Your servant’s house in the distant future. You regard me as a man of distinction, Lord God.

International Standard Version

"Who am I, LORD God, and what is my household, since you have brought me to this? Furthermore, this is a small thing to you, God, and yet you have spoken concerning your servant's household for a great while to come, and you have seen in me the fulfillment of man's purpose, LORD God.

A Conservative Version

And this was a small thing in thine eyes, O God. But thou have spoken of thy servant's house for a great while to come, and have regarded me according to the estate of a man of high degree, O LORD God.

American Standard Version

And this was a small thing in thine eyes, O God; but thou hast spoken of thy servant's house for a great while to come, and hast regarded me according to the estate of a man of high degree, O Jehovah God.

Amplified

This was a small thing in Your eyes, O God; but You have spoken of Your servant’s house for a great while to come, and have regarded me according to the standard and estate of a man of high degree (prominence), O Lord God.

Bible in Basic English

And this was only a small thing to you, O God; but your words have even been about the far-off future of your servant's family, looking on me as on one of high position, O Lord God.

Darby Translation

And this hath been a small thing in thy sight, O God; and thou hast spoken of thy servant's house for a great while to come, and hast regarded me according to the rank of a man of high degree, Jehovah Elohim.

King James 2000

And yet this was a small thing in your eyes, O God; for you have also spoken of your servant's house for a great while to come, and have regarded me according to the estate of a man of high degree, O LORD God.

Lexham Expanded Bible

And this was a small [matter] in your eyes, O God. And you have spoken concerning the house of your servant for a long [time] and have shown me {future generations to come}, O Yahweh God.

Modern King James verseion

And this was a small thing in Your eyes, O God, for You have also spoken of Your servant's house for a great while to come, and have regarded me according to the estate of a man of high degree, O Jehovah God.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And yet this seemed little in thine eyes O God. But that thou shouldest speak of thy servant's house for a great while to come: and hast looked upon me as upon a man of high degree, O LORD God.

NET Bible

And you did not stop there, O God! You have also spoken about the future of your servant's family. You have revealed to me what men long to know, O Lord God.

New Heart English Bible

This was a small thing in your eyes, God; but you have spoken of your servant's house for a great while to come, and have respected me according to the estate of a man of high degree, LORD God.

The Emphasized Bible

and hast made this seem little in thine eyes, O God, in that thou hast spoken concerning the house of thy servant, for a great while to come? Thus wilt thou provide for me, according to the rank of manhood, and hast exalted me, O Yahweh God!

Webster

And yet this was a small thing in thy eyes, O God; for thou hast also spoken of thy servant's house for a great while to come, and hast regarded me according to the estate of a man of high degree, O LORD God.

World English Bible

This was a small thing in your eyes, God; but you have spoken of your servant's house for a great while to come, and have respected me according to the estate of a man of high degree, Yahweh God.

Youngs Literal Translation

And this is small in Thine eyes, O God, and Thou speakest concerning the house of thy servant afar off, and hast seen me as a type of the man who is on high, O Jehovah God!

Topics

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
קטן 
Qaton 
Usage: 4

O God
אלהים 
'elohiym 
Usage: 2600

דּבר 
Dabar 
Usage: 1142

עבד 
`ebed 
Usage: 800

בּית 
Bayith 
Usage: 2053

רחק רחוק 
Rachowq 
Usage: 85

ראה 
Ra'ah 
Usage: 1308

me according to the estate
תּור 
Towr 
according to the estate
Usage: 1

of a man
אדם 
'adam 
Usage: 541

מעלה 
Ma`alah 
degree, steps, stairs, dial, by, come, stories, go up
Usage: 46

O Lord

Usage: 0

References

Context Readings

David's Prayer

16 And king David will come and sit before Jehovah, and he will say, Who am I, O Jehovah God, and what my house, that thou broughtest me even to hither? 17 And this will be small in thine eyes, O God; and thou wilt speak upon the house of thy servant to far off, and thou sawest me according to the manner of the man of the ascent, O Jehovah God. 18 What more shall David add to thee to honor thy servant? for thou knewest thy servant.


Cross References

2 Samuel 7:19

And this yet will be small in thine eyes, Lord Jehovah; and thou wilt speak also to the house of thy servant for remoteness. And this the law of man, Lord Jehovah?

2 Samuel 12:8

And I will give thee the house of thy lord and thy lord's wives into thy bosom, and I will give to thee the house of Israel and Judah; and if little, I will add to thee according to these and according to these.

1 Kings 3:13

And also that thou askedst not I gave to thee, also riches, also honor, that there was not a man like thee among kings all thy days.

2 Kings 3:18

And: this was light in the eyes of Jehovah, and he gave Moab into your hand.

1 Chronicles 17:7-8

And now, thus shalt thou say to my servant, to David, Thus said Jehovah of armies, I took thee from the dwelling from behind the flocks to be leader over my people Israel:

1 Chronicles 17:11-15

And it was When thy days were completed to go with thy fathers, and I raised up thy seed after thee, which shall be from thy sons; and I prepared his kingdom.

Psalm 78:70-72

And he will choose in David his servant, and he will take him from the folds of sheep.

Psalm 89:19-37

Then thou spakest in a vision to thy godly one, and thou wilt say, I put help upon the mighty one; I exalted the chosen one from the people.

Isaiah 49:6

And he will say, It was light thou being to me a servant to raise up the tribes of Jacob, and to turn back the preserved of Israel: and I gave thee for a light of the nations to be my salvation even to the extremity of the earth.

Ephesians 3:20

And to him being able to do above all things more abundantly above what we ask or think, according to the power being energetic in us,

Philippians 2:8-11

And found in fashion as man, he humbled himself, being obedient until death, and the death of the cross.

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