35 I will raise up for myself a faithful priest,(A) who will do according to what is in my heart and mind. I will firmly establish his priestly house, and they will minister before my anointed(B) one always.

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11 and have done ever since the time I appointed leaders[a](A) over my people Israel. I will also give you rest from all your enemies.(B)

“‘The Lord declares(C) to you that the Lord himself will establish(D) a house(E) for you:

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  1. 2 Samuel 7:11 Traditionally judges

27 Lord Almighty, God of Israel, you have revealed this to your servant, saying, ‘I will build a house for you.’ So your servant has found courage to pray this prayer to you. 28 Sovereign Lord, you are God! Your covenant is trustworthy,(A) and you have promised these good things to your servant. 29 Now be pleased to bless the house of your servant, that it may continue forever in your sight; for you, Sovereign Lord, have spoken, and with your blessing(B) the house of your servant will be blessed forever.”

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38 If you do whatever I command you and walk in obedience to me and do what is right(A) in my eyes by obeying my decrees(B) and commands, as David my servant did, I will be with you. I will build you a dynasty(C) as enduring as the one I built for David and will give Israel to you.

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10 “‘Because of this, I am going to bring disaster(A) on the house of Jeroboam. I will cut off from Jeroboam every last male in Israel—slave or free.[a](B) I will burn up the house of Jeroboam as one burns dung, until it is all gone.(C)

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  1. 1 Kings 14:10 Or Israel—every ruler or leader