7:13 for my name. It was “for his great name’s sake” that the Lord refused to reject His people after their sinful request for a king (1 Sam. 12:22). Now He announces to David that his own son, who will succeed him as king, will build a temple “for my name.” For an explication of the significance of God’s name, see Ex. 34:5–7, and note on 1 Sam. 17:45.