Parallel Verses

A Conservative Version

For thy word's sake, and according to thine own heart, thou have wrought all this greatness, to make thy servant know it.

New American Standard Bible

For the sake of Your word, and according to Your own heart, You have done all this greatness to let Your servant know.

King James Version

For thy word's sake, and according to thine own heart, hast thou done all these great things, to make thy servant know them.

Holman Bible

Because of Your word and according to Your will, You have revealed all these great things to Your servant.

International Standard Version

For the sake of your word and consistent with your desire, you have done all of these great things, informing your servant.

American Standard Version

For thy word's sake, and according to thine own heart, hast thou wrought all this greatness, to make thy servant know it.

Amplified

Because of Your word (promise), and in accordance with Your own heart, You have done all these great and astounding things to let Your servant know (understand).

Bible in Basic English

Because of your word and from your heart, you have done all this great work, and let your servant see it.

Darby Translation

For thy word's sake, and according to thine own heart, hast thou done all this greatness, to make thy servant know it.

Julia Smith Translation

For sake of thy word and according to thy heart thou didst all this greatness to make thy servant know.

King James 2000

For your word's sake, and according to your own heart, have you done all these great things, to make your servant know them.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Because of your word and according to your heart, you have done all of this great thing, [in order] to let your servant know.

Modern King James verseion

For Your Word's sake, and according to Your own heart, You have done all these great things to make Your servant know.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Even for thy word's sake and according to thine own heart hast thou done all these great things to make them known unto thy servant.

NET Bible

For the sake of your promise and according to your purpose you have done this great thing in order to reveal it to your servant.

New Heart English Bible

For your word's sake, and according to your own heart, you have worked all this greatness, to make your servant know it.

The Emphasized Bible

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.

Webster

For thy word's sake, and according to thy own heart, hast thou done all these great things, to make thy servant know them.

World English Bible

For your word's sake, and according to your own heart, you have worked all this greatness, to make your servant know it.

Youngs Literal Translation

Because of Thy word, and according to Thy heart, Thou hast done all this greatness, to cause Thy servant to know it.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
דּבר 
Dabar 
Usage: 1438

גּדוּלּה גּדלּה גּדוּלה 
G@duwlah 
Usage: 12

עבד 
`ebed 
Usage: 800

Devotionals

Devotionals about 2 Samuel 7:21

References

Easton

Fausets

Hastings

Morish

Context Readings

David Responds To Yahweh's Covenant

20 And what can David say more to thee? For thou know thy servant, O lord LORD. 21 For thy word's sake, and according to thine own heart, thou have wrought all this greatness, to make thy servant know it. 22 Therefore thou are great, O LORD God, for there is none like thee, neither is there any God besides thee, according to all that we have heard with our ears.



Cross References

Numbers 23:19

God is not a man, that he should lie, neither the son of man, that he should repent. Has he said, and will he not do it? Or has he spoken, and will he not make it good?

Deuteronomy 9:5

Not for thy righteousness, or for the uprightness of thy heart, do thou go in to possess their land, but for the wickedness of these nations LORD thy God drives them out from before thee, and that he may establish the word which LO

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 has failed of all the good things which LORD your God spoke concerning you. All have come to pass t

Psalm 115:1

Not to us, O LORD, not to us, but to thy name give glory. For thy loving kindness, and for thy truth's sake.

Psalm 138:2

I will worship toward thy holy temple, and give thanks to thy name for thy loving kindness and for thy truth. For thou have magnified thy word above all thy name.

Matthew 11:26

Yea, Father, because this way it was done pleasing in thy sight.

Matthew 24:35

The sky and the earth will pass away, but my words may, no, not pass away.

Luke 1:54-55

He helped his boy Israel to be reminded of mercy,

Luke 1:72

to do mercy with our fathers, and his holy covenant to be remembered,

Luke 10:21

In the same hour Jesus rejoiced in the Spirit, and said, I thank thee, Father, Lord of the heaven and the earth, that thou hid these things from the wise and astute, and revealed them to the childlike. Yea, Father, because it becam

Luke 12:32

Fear not, little flock, because your Father is well pleased to give you the kingdom.

1 Corinthians 1:1

Paul, a called apostle of Jesus Christ through the will of God, and Sosthenes the brother,

Ephesians 1:9

Having made known to us the mystery of his will according to his desire, which he purposed within himself

Ephesians 3:11

according to the purpose of the ages, which he made in Christ Jesus our Lord,

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