And he said, blessed be the Lord God of Israel
All praise and glory, honour and blessing, be ascribed to the Lord; who had afresh shown himself to be Israel's covenant God, by taking up his residence among them in the temple he had filled with his glory:
which spake with his mouth to David my father, and hath with his hand
who graciously promised him he should have a son that should build an house for him, and which he had by his power and providence faithfully performed; or rather which spake concerning David, so Noldius F24; for God did not speak with his mouth to David, but to Nathan, of him: saying; as follows.
F24 Ebr. Concord. Part. p. 117. No. 596. So Sept.