Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
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?
Or hath he
1 Chronicles 17:17
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!
Thou wilt grant - the faithfulness to Jacob, the lovingkindness to Abraham, - which thou didst swear to our fathers, from the days of ancient time.
There failed not a thing, out of all the good things, whereof Yahweh had spoken unto the house of Israel, - the whole, came to pass.
All this, came upon Nebuchadnezzar the king.
And, to Elizabeth, was the time fulfilled, that she should be bringing forth, - and she gave birth to a son.
Known from age-past times.
For, not to be regretted, are the gifts and the calling of God: -