16 Your house and your kingdom will endure forever before me[a]; your throne(A) will be established(B) forever.(C)’”

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Footnotes

  1. 2 Samuel 7:16 Some Hebrew manuscripts and Septuagint; most Hebrew manuscripts you
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16 And thine house and thy kingdom shall be established for ever before thee: thy throne shall be established for ever.

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16 Whenever the rainbow(A) appears in the clouds, I will see it and remember the everlasting covenant(B) between God and all living creatures of every kind on the earth.”

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16 And the bow shall be in the cloud; and I will look upon it, that I may remember the everlasting covenant between God and every living creature of all flesh that is upon the earth.

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51 “He gives his king great victories;(A)
    he shows unfailing kindness to his anointed,(B)
    to David(C) and his descendants forever.”(D)

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51 He is the tower of salvation for his king: and sheweth mercy to his anointed, unto David, and to his seed for evermore.

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and that the Lord may keep his promise(A) to me: ‘If your descendants watch how they live, and if they walk faithfully(B) before me with all their heart and soul, you will never fail to have a successor on the throne of Israel.’

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That the Lord may continue his word which he spake concerning me, saying, If thy children take heed to their way, to walk before me in truth with all their heart and with all their soul, there shall not fail thee (said he) a man on the throne of Israel.

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45 But King Solomon will be blessed, and David’s throne will remain secure(A) before the Lord forever.”

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45 And king Solomon shall be blessed, and the throne of David shall be established before the Lord for ever.

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10 He is the one who will build a house for my Name.(A) He will be my son,(B) and I will be his father. And I will establish(C) the throne of his kingdom over Israel forever.’(D)

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10 He shall build an house for my name; and he shall be my son, and I will be his father; and I will establish the throne of his kingdom over Israel for ever.

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He said to me: ‘Solomon your son is the one who will build(A) my house and my courts, for I have chosen him to be my son,(B) and I will be his father.

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And he said unto me, Solomon thy son, he shall build my house and my courts: for I have chosen him to be my son, and I will be his father.

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16 “Now, Lord, the God of Israel, keep for your servant David my father the promises you made to him when you said, ‘You shall never fail(A) to have a successor to sit before me on the throne of Israel, if only your descendants are careful in all they do to walk before me according to my law,(B) as you have done.’

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16 Now therefore, O Lord God of Israel, keep with thy servant David my father that which thou hast promised him, saying, There shall not fail thee a man in my sight to sit upon the throne of Israel; yet so that thy children take heed to their way to walk in my law, as thou hast walked before me.

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18 I will establish your royal throne, as I covenanted(A) with David your father when I said, ‘You shall never fail to have a successor(B) to rule over Israel.’(C)

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18 Then will I stablish the throne of thy kingdom, according as I have covenanted with David thy father, saying, There shall not fail thee a man to be ruler in Israel.

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Don’t you know that the Lord, the God of Israel, has given the kingship of Israel to David and his descendants forever(A) by a covenant of salt?(B)

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Ought ye not to know that the Lord God of Israel gave the kingdom over Israel to David for ever, even to him and to his sons by a covenant of salt?

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Nevertheless, because of the covenant the Lord had made with David,(A) the Lord was not willing to destroy the house of David.(B) He had promised to maintain a lamp(C) for him and his descendants forever.

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