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2 Chronicles 6:6 DBY

6 but I have chosen Jerusalem, that my name might be there; and I have chosen David to be over my people Israel.

Study tools for 2 Chronicles 6:6

  • a 6:2 - As vers. 30,33,39; Ex. 15.17; 1Kings 8.13.
  • b 6:13 - Or 'enclosure,' as ch. 4.9.
  • c 6:33 - See 1Kings 8.43.
  • d 6:36 - Lit. 'before.'
  • e 6:36 - Lit. 'those that take them captive have....'
  • f 6:41 - Chasid: see Note to ver. 42.
  • g 6:41 - Or 'in goodness' or 'in that which is good.'
  • h 6:42 - Chesed, whence the word Chasid, 'saint' (ver. 41). It is 'goodness' in God, 'piety' in man towards God, or one's parents, 'loving-kindness,' 'mercy.' Christ Himself, as the One in whom these qualities are found, is called Chasid, 'Holy One:' see 2Sam. 22.26; Ps. 89.1-3,19.