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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  1. 2 Samuel 7:16 Some Hebrew manuscripts and Septuagint; most Hebrew manuscripts you
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For to us a child is born,(A)
    to us a son is given,(B)
    and the government(C) will be on his shoulders.(D)
And he will be called
    Wonderful Counselor,(E) Mighty God,(F)
    Everlasting(G) Father,(H) Prince of Peace.(I)

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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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The Branch From Jesse

11 A shoot(A) will come up from the stump(B) of Jesse;(C)
    from his roots a Branch(D) will bear fruit.(E)

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“The days are coming,” declares the Lord,
    “when I will raise up for David[a] a righteous Branch,(A)
a King(B) who will reign(C) wisely
    and do what is just and right(D) in the land.

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  1. Jeremiah 23:5 Or up from David’s line
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In his days Judah will be saved
    and Israel will live in safety.(A)
This is the name(B) by which he will be called:
    The Lord Our Righteous Savior.(C)

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Jesus Heals the Blind and the Mute

27 As Jesus went on from there, two blind men followed him, calling out, “Have mercy on us, Son of David!”(A)

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32 He will be great and will be called the Son of the Most High.(A) The Lord God will give him the throne of his father David,(B)

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69 He has raised up a horn[a](A) of salvation for us
    in the house of his servant David(B)

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  1. Luke 1:69 Horn here symbolizes a strong king.
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16 “I, Jesus,(A) have sent my angel(B) to give you[a] this testimony for the churches.(C) I am the Root(D) and the Offspring of David,(E) and the bright Morning Star.”(F)

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  1. Revelation 22:16 The Greek is plural.
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