2 Chronicles 9:8
Blessed be the LORD your God, which delighted in you to set you on his throne, to be king for the LORD your God…
I. THAT IT IS GOD WHO MAKETH KINGS, and setteth them on their thrones as His vicegerents to do justice and judgment upon earth.
II. ALL KINGS SHOULD REMEMBER THAT THEY SIT UPON THE THRONE OF THE LORD THEIR GOD, of whom the Psalmist says, that righteousness and judgment are the habitation of His seat. They must therefore be good and just, ruling in His fear, and after His example.
(John Donne, D. D.)
Parallel VersesKJV: Blessed be the LORD thy God, which delighted in thee to set thee on his throne, to be king for the LORD thy God: because thy God loved Israel, to establish them for ever, therefore made he thee king over them, to do judgment and justice.
WEB: Blessed be Yahweh your God, who delighted in you, to set you on his throne, to be king for Yahweh your God: because your God loved Israel, to establish them forever, therefore made he you king over them, to do justice and righteousness."