Parallel Verses

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And is this a small thing in thy sight Lord Jehovah, but that thou shouldest speak also of thy servant's house for a great while to come? Is this a law among men Lord Jehovah?

New American Standard Bible

"And yet this was insignificant in Your eyes, O Lord GOD, for You have spoken also of the house of Your servant concerning the distant future And this is the custom of man, O Lord GOD.

King James Version

And this was yet a small thing in thy sight, O Lord GOD; but thou hast spoken also of thy servant's house for a great while to come. And is this the manner of man, O Lord GOD?

Holman Bible

What You have done so far was a little thing to You, Lord God, for You have also spoken about Your servant’s house in the distant future. And this is a revelation for mankind, Lord God.

International Standard Version

"Who am I, Lord GOD, and what is my family, that you have brought me to this? And this is still a small thing to you, Lord GOD you also have spoken about the future of your servant's house, and this is the charter for mankind, O Lord GOD!

A Conservative Version

And this was yet a small thing in thine eyes, O lord LORD, but thou have spoken also of thy servant's house for a great while to come, and this [too] according to the manner of men, O lord LORD!

American Standard Version

And this was yet a small thing in thine eyes, O Lord Jehovah; but thou hast spoken also of thy servant's house for a great while to come; and this too after the manner of men, O Lord Jehovah!

Amplified

Then as if this were a little thing in Your eyes, O Lord God, You have spoken also of Your servant's house in the far distant future. And this is the law for man, O Lord God!

Bible in Basic English

And this was only a small thing to you, O Lord God; but your words have even been about the far-off future of your servant's family, O Lord God!

Darby Translation

And yet this hath been a small thing in thy sight, Lord Jehovah; but thou hast spoken also of thy servant's house for a great while to come. And is this the manner of man, Lord Jehovah?

Jubilee 2000 Bible

And this was yet a small thing in thy sight, O Lord GOD; but thou hast spoken also of thy slave's house for a great while to come and that this shall be the condition of a man, O Lord GOD.

Julia Smith Translation

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?

King James 2000

And this was yet a small thing in your sight, O Lord GOD; but you have spoken also of your servant's house for a great while to come. And is this the manner of man, O Lord GOD?

Lexham Expanded Bible

Still, this [was] {insignificant} in your eyes, my lord Yahweh, and also you have spoken about the house of your servant from afar, and this [may be] the teaching of humans, my lord Yahweh.

Modern King James verseion

And this was yet a small thing in Your sight, O Lord God. But You have spoken also of Your servant's house for a great while to come. And is this the manner of men, O Lord God?

NET Bible

And you didn't stop there, O Lord God! You have also spoken about the future of your servant's family. Is this your usual way of dealing with men, O Lord God?

New Heart English Bible

This was yet a small thing in your eyes, Lord GOD; but you have spoken also of your servant's house for a great while to come; and this after the way of men, Lord GOD.

The Emphasized Bible

and hast yet further made this seem little in thine eyes, My Lord, Yahweh, in that thou hast spoken, even of the house, of thy servant, for a great while to come? This, then is the law of manhood, O My Lord, Yahweh!

Webster

And this was yet a small thing in thy sight, O Lord GOD; but thou hast spoken also of thy servant's house for a great while to come. And is this the manner of man, O Lord GOD?

World English Bible

This was yet a small thing in your eyes, Lord Yahweh; but you have spoken also of your servant's house for a great while to come; and this after the way of men, Lord Yahweh!

Youngs Literal Translation

And yet this is little in Thine eyes, Lord Jehovah, and Thou dost speak also concerning the house of Thy servant afar off; and this is the law of the Man, Lord Jehovah.

Interlinear

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

in thy sight
עין 
`ayin 
Usage: 372

O Lord
אדני 
'Adonay 
אדני 
'Adonay 
Usage: 438
Usage: 438

God
יהוה 
Y@hovih 
Usage: 302

but thou hast spoken
דּבר 
Dabar 
Usage: 1142

עבד 
`ebed 
Usage: 800

בּית 
Bayith 
Usage: 2053

רחק רחוק 
Rachowq 
Usage: 85

And is this the manner
תּורה 
Towrah 
Usage: 1

of man
אדם 
'adam 
Usage: 541

References

Easton

Fausets

Hastings

Morish

Context Readings

David Responds To Yahweh's Covenant

18 then went King David and set him down before the LORD and said, "What am I, Lord Jehovah, and what is my kin, that thou shouldest have brought me this far forth? 19 And is this a small thing in thy sight Lord Jehovah, but that thou shouldest speak also of thy servant's house for a great while to come? Is this a law among men Lord Jehovah? 20 And what can David say more unto thee, seeing thou knowest thy servant, Lord Jehovah?



Cross References

1 Chronicles 17:17

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.

Isaiah 55:8-9

For thus sayeth the LORD: My thoughts are not your thoughts, and your ways are not my ways.

2 Samuel 7:11-16

and since the time I commanded judges to be over my people Israel; and I will give thee rest from all thine enemies. And the LORD telleth thee that he will build thee a household.

Numbers 16:9

Seemeth it but a small thing unto you, that the God of Israel hath separated you from the multitude of Israel to bring you to him, to do the service of the dwelling place of the LORD, and to stand before the people to minister unto them?

Numbers 16:13

Seemeth it a small thing unto thee that thou hast brought us out of a land that floweth with milk and honey, to kill us in the wilderness; but that thou shouldest reign over us also?

2 Samuel 12:8

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 would, if that had been too little, have given thee twice so much more.

Psalm 36:7

How excellent is thy mercy, O God! And the children of men shall put their trust under the shadow of thy wings.

Ephesians 2:7

For to show, in times to come, the exceeding riches of his grace, in kindness to us ward, in Christ Jesus.

Ephesians 3:19-20

and to know what is the love of Christ, which love passeth knowledge: that ye might be fulfilled with all manner of fullness which cometh of God.

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