Therefore now, LORD God of Israel, keep with your servant David my father that which you promised him, saying,
There shall not fail you a man in my sight to sit on the throne of Israel; so that your children take heed to their way, that they walk before me as you have walked before me.
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George Leo Haydock
Sight. Solomon was aware of the conditions on which he held his crown and the divine favour, so that his fall is the more inexcusable. (Haydock)
His posterity lost a great part of the kingdom, though they had the right to rule over Juda, till the coming of Christ. (Worthington)