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24 for riches do not last forever,
    nor a crown for all generations.

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When your eyes light upon it, it is gone;
    for suddenly it takes wings to itself,
    flying like an eagle toward heaven.

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His authority shall grow continually,
    and there shall be endless peace
for the throne of David and his kingdom.
    He will establish and uphold it
with justice and with righteousness
    from this time onward and forevermore.
The zeal of the Lord of hosts will do this.

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10 and the rich in being brought low, because the rich will disappear like a flower in the field.

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17 As for those who in the present age are rich, command them not to be haughty, or to set their hopes on the uncertainty of riches, but rather on God who richly provides us with everything for our enjoyment. 18 They are to do good, to be rich in good works, generous, and ready to share,

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18 Neither their silver nor their gold
    will be able to save them
    on the day of the Lord’s wrath;
in the fire of his passion
    the whole earth shall be consumed;
for a full, a terrible end
    he will make of all the inhabitants of the earth.

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36 His line shall continue forever,
    and his throne endure before me like the sun.

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16 Your house and your kingdom shall be made sure forever before me;[a] your throne shall be established forever.

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Footnotes

  1. 2 Samuel 7:16 Gk Heb Mss: MT before you; Compare 2 Sam 7.26, 29

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