and showing covenant faithfulness 1 to a thousand generations 2 of those who love me and keep my commandments.
“To the one in despair, kindness 1 should come from his friend 2 even if 3 he forsakes the fear of the Almighty.
who delivers 1 your life from the Pit, 2 who crowns you with his loyal love and compassion,
but I show covenant faithfulness 1 to the thousands 2 who choose 3 me and keep my commandments.
Ben-Hesed was in charge of Arubboth; he controlled Socoh and all the territory of Hepher.
The five others were Hashubah, Ohel, Berechiah, Hasadiah, and Jushab-Hesed.
The Lord always proves faithful and reliable 1 to those who follow the demands of his covenant. 2
An evil person suffers much pain, 1 but the Lord’s faithfulness overwhelms the one who trusts in him. 2
The Lord promotes 1 equity and justice; the Lord’s faithfulness extends throughout the earth. 2
Loyal love and faithfulness meet; 1 deliverance and peace greet each other with a kiss. 2
A psalm of David. I will sing about loyalty and justice! To you, O Lord, I will sing praises!
The Lord is compassionate and merciful; he is patient 1 and demonstrates great loyal love. 2
The Lord is merciful and compassionate; he is patient 1 and demonstrates great loyal love. 2
A kind person 1 benefits 2 himself, 3 but a cruel person brings himself trouble. 4
Loyal love and truth 1 preserve a king, and his throne is upheld by loyal love. 2
She opens her mouth 1 with wisdom, and loving instruction 2 is on her tongue.
For I delight in faithfulness, not simply in sacrifice; I delight 1 in acknowledging God, not simply in whole burnt offerings. 2
While I am still alive, extend to me the loyalty of the Lord, or else I will die!
He gives his chosen king magnificent victories; 1 he is faithful to his chosen ruler, 2 to David and to his descendants forever!”
Solomon replied to God, “You demonstrated 1 great loyalty to my father David and have made me king in his place.