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Lord, where are thy former lovingkindnesses, which thou swarest unto David in thy truth?
Has God forgotten to have mercy? has he in anger shut up his tender mercies? Selah.
I will mention the mercies of the LORD and the praises of the LORD according to all that the LORD has bestowed on us and the greatness of his goodness toward the house of Israel, which he has bestowed on them according to his mercies and according to the multitude of his mercies.
I have made a covenant with my chosen; I have sworn unto David my slave, saying,
He shall reward evil unto my enemies; cut them off in thy truth.
The LORD has sworn truth unto David; he will not turn from it; Of the fruit of thy body I will set upon thy throne.
2 Samuel 3:9
Let God do to Abner and more also unless, as the LORD has sworn to David, so do I unto him,
2 Samuel 7:15
but my mercy shall not depart away from him, as I took it from Saul, whom I took away from before thee.
Incline your ear, and come unto me: hear, and your soul shall live; and I will make an eternal covenant with you, even the sure mercies of David.
(for the others indeed without an oath were made priests, but this one with an oath by him that said unto him, The Lord swore and will not repent, Thou art a priest for ever after the order of Melchisedec);
Wilt thou refrain thyself regarding these things, O LORD? Wilt thou hold thy peace and afflict us very sore?