12 When your days are over and you rest(A) with your ancestors, I will raise up your offspring to succeed you, your own flesh and blood,(B) and I will establish his kingdom.(C) 13 He is the one who will build a house(D) for my Name,(E) and I will establish the throne of his kingdom forever.(F) 14 I will be his father, and he will be my son.(G) When he does wrong, I will punish him(H) with a rod(I) wielded by men, with floggings inflicted by human hands. 15 But my love will never be taken away from him,(J) as I took it away from Saul,(K) whom I removed from before you. 16 Your house and your kingdom will endure forever before me[a]; your throne(L) will be established(M) forever.(N)’”

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Footnotes

  1. 2 Samuel 7:16 Some Hebrew manuscripts and Septuagint; most Hebrew manuscripts you

16 ‘Since the day I brought my people Israel out of Egypt,(A) I have not chosen a city in any tribe of Israel to have a temple built so that my Name(B) might be there, but I have chosen(C) David(D) to rule my people Israel.’

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11 The Lord swore an oath to David,(A)
    a sure oath he will not revoke:
“One of your own descendants(B)
    I will place on your throne.
12 If your sons keep my covenant(C)
    and the statutes I teach them,
then their sons will sit
    on your throne(D) for ever and ever.”

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Of the greatness of his government(A) and peace(B)
    there will be no end.(C)
He will reign(D) on David’s throne
    and over his kingdom,
establishing and upholding it
    with justice(E) and righteousness(F)
    from that time on and forever.(G)
The zeal(H) of the Lord Almighty
    will accomplish this.

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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) 25 They will live in the land I gave to my servant Jacob, the land where your ancestors lived.(E) They and their children and their children’s children will live there forever,(F) and David my servant will be their prince forever.(G)

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The Genealogy of Jesus the Messiah(A)(B)(C)

This is the genealogy[a] of Jesus the Messiah[b] the son of David,(D) the son of Abraham:(E)

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Footnotes

  1. Matthew 1:1 Or is an account of the origin
  2. Matthew 1:1 Or Jesus Christ. Messiah (Hebrew) and Christ (Greek) both mean Anointed One; also in verse 18.

33 and he will reign over Jacob’s descendants forever; his kingdom(A) will never end.”(B)

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