and I have been with you wherever you have gone and have cut off all your enemies from before you. And I will make for you a name, like the name of the great ones of the earth. And I will appoint a place for my people Israel and will plant them, that they may dwell in their own place and be disturbed no more. And violent men shall waste them no more, as formerly, 10 from the time that I appointed judges over my people Israel. And I (A)will subdue all your enemies. Moreover, I declare to you that the Lord will build you a house. 11 When your days are fulfilled to walk with your fathers, I will raise up your offspring after you, one of your own sons, and I will establish his kingdom. 12 He shall build a house for me, and I will establish his throne forever. 13 (B)I will be to him a father, and he shall be to me a son. I will not take my steadfast love from him, (C)as I took it from him who was before you, 14 but I will confirm him in my house and in my kingdom forever, and his throne shall be established forever.’” 15 In accordance with all these words, and in accordance with all this vision, Nathan spoke to David.

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And I have been with you wherever you have gone, and have cut off all your enemies from before you, and have [a]made you a name like the name of the great men who are on the earth. Moreover I will appoint a place for My people Israel, and will (A)plant them, that they may dwell in a place of their own and move no more; nor shall the sons of wickedness oppress them anymore, as previously, 10 since the time that I commanded judges to be over My people Israel. Also I will subdue all your enemies. Furthermore I tell you that the Lord will build you a [b]house. 11 And it shall be, when your days are (B)fulfilled, when you must [c]go to be with your fathers, that I will set up your (C)seed after you, who will be of your sons; and I will establish his kingdom. 12 (D)He shall build Me a house, and I will establish his throne forever. 13 (E)I will be his Father, and he shall be My son; and I will not take My mercy away from him, (F)as I took it from him who was before you. 14 And (G)I will establish him in My house and in My kingdom forever; and his throne shall be established forever.” ’ ”

15 According to all these words and according to all this vision, so Nathan spoke to David.

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Footnotes

  1. 1 Chronicles 17:8 given you prestige
  2. 1 Chronicles 17:10 Royal dynasty
  3. 1 Chronicles 17:11 Die and join your ancestors