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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  1. 2 Samuel 7:16 Some Hebrew manuscripts and Septuagint; most Hebrew manuscripts you
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You said, “I have made a covenant with my chosen one,
    I have sworn to David my servant,

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‘I will establish your line forever
    and make your throne firm through all generations.’”[a](A)

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  1. Psalm 89:4 The Hebrew has Selah (a word of uncertain meaning) here and at the end of verses 37, 45 and 48.
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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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17 For this is what the Lord says: ‘David will never fail(A) to have a man to sit on the throne of Israel,

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44 “In the time of those kings, the God of heaven will set up a kingdom that will never be destroyed, nor will it be left to another people. It will crush(A) all those kingdoms(B) and bring them to an end, but it will itself endure forever.(C)

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14 He was given authority,(A) glory and sovereign power; all nations and peoples of every language worshiped him.(B) His dominion is an everlasting dominion that will not pass away, and his kingdom(C) is one that will never be destroyed.(D)

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27 Then the sovereignty, power and greatness of all the kingdoms(A) under heaven will be handed over to the holy people(B) of the Most High.(C) His kingdom will be an everlasting(D) kingdom, and all rulers will worship(E) and obey him.’

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I will make the lame my remnant,(A)
    those driven away a strong nation.(B)
The Lord will rule over them in Mount Zion(C)
    from that day and forever.(D)

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But about the Son he says,

“Your throne, O God, will last for ever and ever;(A)
    a scepter of justice will be the scepter of your kingdom.

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