Internet Verse Search Commentaries Word Analysis ITL - draft

2 Samuel 7:28


Now, O sovereign Lord, you are the true God! 1  May your words prove to be true! 2  You have made this good promise to your servant! 3 


Nu 23:19; Joh 17:17; Tit 1:2

NET © Notes

tn Heb “the God.” The article indicates uniqueness here.

tn The translation understands the prefixed verb form as a jussive, indicating David’s wish/prayer. Another option is to take the form as an imperfect and translate “your words are true.”

tn Heb “and you have spoken to your servant this good thing.”

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