1 Chronicles 29:14-15

14 “But who am I, and who are my people, that we should be able to give as generously as this? Everything comes from you, and we have given you only what comes from your hand.
15 We are foreigners and strangers in your sight, as were all our ancestors. Our days on earth are like a shadow, without hope.

1 Chronicles 29:14-15 Meaning and Commentary


This chapter relates how largely and liberally David, besides what he had before done, and his princes, offered towards defraying the expenses of building the temple, 1Ch 29:1-8 and the joy and thankfulness that he and his people expressed on that account, attended with prayers for Solomon, and offering sacrifices unto the Lord, 1Ch 29:9-21 and the chapter is closed, and so the book, with an account of the second unction of Solomon, the placing him on the throne, and the submission of all ranks of men unto him, and of the death of David, 1Ch 29:22-30.

Cross References 4

  • 1. Psalms 8:4; Psalms 144:3
  • 2. S ver 2
  • 3. S Genesis 17:8; S Genesis 23:4; Psalms 39:12; S Hebrews 11:13
  • 4. Job 7:6; Job 8:9; Job 14:2; Job 32:7; Psalms 102:11; Psalms 144:4; Ecclesiastes 6:12
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