1 O Lord, remember David and all the hardships he endured. 2 Remember how he swore an oath to the Lord and made this vow to the Mighty One of Jacob: 3 “I will not step inside my house, 4 get into my bed, shut my eyes, or close my eyelids 5 until I find a place for the Lord, a dwelling place for the Mighty One of Jacob.”
6 Now, we have heard about the ark of the promise being in Ephrathah. We have found it in Jaar. 7 Let’s go to his dwelling place. Let’s worship at his footstool. 8 O Lord, arise, and come to your resting place with the ark of your power. 9 Clothe your priests with righteousness. Let your godly ones sing with joy. 10 For the sake of your servant David, do not reject your anointed one. 11 The Lord swore an oath to David. This is a truth he will not take back: “I will set one of your own descendants on your throne. 12 If your sons are faithful to my promise[a] and my written instructions that I will teach them, then their descendants will also sit on your throne forever.”
13 The Lord has chosen Zion. He wants it for his home. 14 “This will be my resting place forever. Here I will sit enthroned because I want Zion. 15 I will certainly bless all that Zion needs. I will satisfy its needy people with food. 16 I will clothe its priests with salvation. Then its godly ones will sing joyfully. 17 There I will make a horn sprout up for David. I will prepare a lamp for my anointed one. 18 I will clothe his enemies with shame, but the crown on my anointed one will shine.”
You'll get this book and many others when you join Bible Gateway Plus. Learn more
You must be logged in to view your newly purchased content. Please log in below or if you don't have an account, creating one is easy and only takes a few moments. After you log in your content will be available in your library.
Step 1 - Create an account or log in to start your free trial.
Starting your free trial of Bible Gateway Plus is easy. You’re already logged in with your Bible Gateway account. The next step is to choose a monthly or yearly subscription, and then enter your payment information. Your credit card won’t be charged until the trial period is over. You can cancel anytime during the trial period.
Click the button below to continue.
Step 1 - Create an account or log in to start your subscription.
You’ve already claimed your free trial of Bible Gateway Plus. To subscribe at our regular subscription rate, click the button below.
Upgrade to the best Bible Gateway experience! With Bible Gateway Plus, you gain instant access to a digital Bible study library, including complete notes from the NIV Cultural Backgrounds Study Bible and the King James Study Bible. Try it free for 30 days!