New American Standard Bible
"He shall build a house for My name, and I will establish the throne of his kingdom forever.
King James Bible
He shall build an house for my name, and I will stablish the throne of his kingdom for ever.
Darby Bible Translation
It is he who shall build a house for my name, and I will establish the throne of his kingdom for ever.
World English Bible
He shall build a house for my name, and I will establish the throne of his kingdom forever.
Young's Literal Translation
He doth build a house for My Name, and I have established the throne of his kingdom unto the age.
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
He shall build an house ... - For the fulfillment of this in the person of Solomon, see 1 Kings 8:16-20. For its application to Christ, see John 1:12; Ephesians 1:20-22; 1 Timothy 3:15; Hebrews 3:6; etc.; and Zechariah 6:12-13.
I will stablish the throne of his kingdom forever - The words forever, emphatically twice repeated in 2 Samuel 7:16, show very distinctly that this prophecy looks beyond the succession of the kings of Judah of the house of David, and embraces the throne of Christ according to the Angel's interpretation given in Luke 1:31-33, where the reference to this passage cannot be mistaken. This is also brought out fully in Psalm 89:29, Psalm 89:36-37. See also Daniel 7:13-14; Isaiah 9:6-7; Jeremiah 23:5-6; Jeremiah 33:14-21; Ezekiel 34:24; Zechariah 12:7-8; Hosea 3:5, etc.
LibraryThe Plea of Faith
It is a prayer to God. Those words naturally flowed from his lips: after hearing such precious promises, he was anxious for their fulfilment. Such words will be equally in place, if they shall be adopted by us in these modern times, and if, after reading a promise, on turning to God's Word, we should finish by saying, "Remember the word unto thy servant, upon which thou hast caused me to hope," it will be a practical application of the text, "Do as thou hast said." I shall not commence my sermon …
Charles Haddon Spurgeon—Spurgeon's Sermons Volume 2: 1856
David's Prohibited Desire and Permitted Service
The Gospel of the Kingdom.
"He will be great and will be called the Son of the Most High; and the Lord God will give Him the throne of His father David;
and He will reign over the house of Jacob forever, and His kingdom will have no end."
2 Samuel 7:16
"Your house and your kingdom shall endure before Me forever; your throne shall be established forever."'"
2 Samuel 7:27
"For You, O LORD of hosts, the God of Israel, have made a revelation to Your servant, saying, 'I will build you a house'; therefore Your servant has found courage to pray this prayer to You.
1 Kings 2:4
so that the LORD may carry out His promise which He spoke concerning me, saying, 'If your sons are careful of their way, to walk before Me in truth with all their heart and with all their soul, you shall not lack a man on the throne of Israel.'
1 Kings 2:24
"Now therefore, as the LORD lives, who has established me and set me on the throne of David my father and who has made me a house as He promised, surely Adonijah shall be put to death today."
1 Kings 2:45
"But King Solomon shall be blessed, and the throne of David shall be established before the LORD forever."
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