22 Wherefore thou art great, O Lord God: for there is none like thee, neither is there any God besides thee, according to all that we have heard with our ears.

23 (A)And what one people in the earth is like thy people, like Israel? whose God went and redeemed them to himself, that they might be his people, and that he might make him a name, and do for [a]you great things, and terrible for [b]thy land, O Lord, even for thy people, whom thou redeemedst to thee out of Egypt, from the [c]nations, and their gods?

24 For thou hast [d]ordained to thyself thy people Israel to be thy people forever: and thou Lord art become their God.

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Footnotes

  1. 2 Samuel 7:23 O Israel.
  2. 2 Samuel 7:23 And inheritance, which is Israel.
  3. 2 Samuel 7:23 From the Egyptians and their idols.
  4. 2 Samuel 7:24 He showeth that God’s free election is the only cause, why the Israelites were chosen to be his people.

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