30 When the Lord has fulfilled for my lord every good thing he promised concerning him and has appointed him ruler(A) over Israel,

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In the past, while Saul was king over us, you were the one who led Israel on their military campaigns.(A) And the Lord said(B) to you, ‘You will shepherd(C) my people Israel, and you will become their ruler.(D)’”

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43 You have delivered me from the attacks of the people;
    you have made me the head of nations.(A)
People I did not know(B) now serve me,

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In love a throne(A) will be established;(B)
    in faithfulness a man will sit on it—
    one from the house[a] of David(C)
one who in judging seeks justice(D)
    and speeds the cause of righteousness.

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Footnotes

  1. Isaiah 16:5 Hebrew tent

See, I have made him a witness(A) to the peoples,
    a ruler and commander(B) of the peoples.

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Instead, they will serve the Lord their God
    and David(A) their king,(B)
    whom I will raise up for them.

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23 I will place over them one shepherd, my servant David, and he will tend(A) them; he will tend them and be their shepherd.(B) 24 I the Lord will be their God,(C) and my servant David(D) will be prince among them.(E) I the Lord have spoken.(F)

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24 “‘My servant David(A) will be king(B) over them, and they will all have one shepherd.(C) They will follow my laws and be careful to keep my decrees.(D)

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25 “Know and understand this: From the time the word goes out to restore and rebuild(A) Jerusalem until the Anointed One,[a](B) the ruler,(C) comes, there will be seven ‘sevens,’ and sixty-two ‘sevens.’ It will be rebuilt with streets and a trench, but in times of trouble.(D)

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Footnotes

  1. Daniel 9:25 Or an anointed one; also in verse 26

Afterward the Israelites will return and seek(A) the Lord their God and David their king.(B) They will come trembling(C) to the Lord and to his blessings in the last days.(D)

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“But you, Bethlehem(A) Ephrathah,(B)
    though you are small among the clans[a] of Judah,
out of you will come for me
    one who will be ruler(C) over Israel,
whose origins are from of old,(D)
    from ancient times.”(E)

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Footnotes

  1. Micah 5:2 Or rulers