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)’”

17 Nathan reported to David all the words of this entire revelation.

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

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