Blessed be the Lord thy God
Of whom she might have better notions than when she came out of her own country:
which delighted in thee, to set thee on the throne of
loved him with a love of complacency and delight, was Jedidiah, as he called him, beloved of the Lord, and therefore he chose him and preferred him to be king before his elder brother:
because the Lord loved Israel for ever;
to establish them as a kingdom for ever as they were, so long as obedient to him; see ( 2 Chronicles 9:8 ) ,
therefore made he thee king, to do judgment and
not merely for the sake of honour and glory, much less to indulge to pleasure and luxury, and still less to oppression and tyranny; but to administer justice and judgment to the people, which is the principal end of government; see ( Psalms 72:1 Psalms 72:2 ) .