1 tn Heb “to bless.”
2 tn The plural form is used in the Hebrew text to indicate honor and authority.
3 tc Many Hebrew
4 tn Heb “make the name of Solomon better than your name, and make his throne greater than your throne.” The term שֵׁם (shem, “name”) is used here of one’s fame and reputation.
5 tn Or “bowed down; worshiped.”