“Go and say to My servant David, ‘Thus says the Lord, “(A)Are you the one who should build Me a house to dwell in?

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12 (A)When your days are complete and you (B)lie down with your fathers, (C)I will raise up your [a]descendant after you, who will come forth from [b]you, and I will establish his kingdom. 13 (D)He shall build a house for My name, and (E)I will establish the throne of his kingdom forever.

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  1. 2 Samuel 7:12 Lit seed
  2. 2 Samuel 7:12 Lit your bowels

“You know that (A)David my father was unable to build a house for the name of the Lord his God because of the wars which surrounded him, until the Lord put them under the soles of his feet.

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Behold, (A)I [a]intend to build a house for the name of the Lord my God, as the Lord spoke to David my father, saying, ‘Your son, whom I will set on your throne in your place, he will build the house for My name.’

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  1. 1 Kings 5:5 Lit say

11 When your days are fulfilled that you must go to be with your fathers, that I will set up one of your [a]descendants after you, who will be of your sons; and I will establish his kingdom. 12 He shall build for Me a house, and I will establish his throne forever.

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  1. 1 Chronicles 17:11 Lit seed

But the word of the Lord came to me, saying, ‘(A)You have shed much blood and have [a]waged great wars; you shall not build a house to My name, because you have shed so much blood on the earth before Me. Behold, a son will be born to you, who shall be a man of rest; and (B)I will give him rest from all his enemies on every side; for (C)his name shall be [b]Solomon, and I will give peace and quiet to Israel in his days. 10 (D)He shall build a 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 forever.’

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  1. 1 Chronicles 22:8 Lit made
  2. 1 Chronicles 22:9 I.e. peaceful

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