2 Samuel 7:16
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New American Standard Bible
"Your house and your kingdom shall endure before Me forever; your throne shall be established forever."'"

King James Bible
And thine house and thy kingdom shall be established for ever before thee: thy throne shall be established for ever.

Darby Bible Translation
And thy house and thy kingdom shall be made firm for ever before thee: thy throne shall be established for ever.

World English Bible
Your house and your kingdom shall be made sure forever before you. Your throne shall be established forever."'"

Young's Literal Translation
and stedfast is thy house and thy kingdom unto the age before thee, thy throne is established unto the age.'

2 Samuel 7:16 Parallel
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The 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
'Then he called for Solomon his son, and charged him to build an house for the Lord God of Israel. 7. And David said to Solomon, My son, as for me, it was in my mind to build an house unto the name of the Lord my God: 8. But the word of the Lord came to me, saying, Thou hast shed blood abundantly, and hast made great wars: thou shalt not build an house unto My name, because thou hast shed much blood upon the earth in My sight. 9. Behold, a son shall be born to thee, who shall be a man of rest; and
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture

The Gospel of the Kingdom.
"This is He whom Seers in old time Chanted of with one accord; Whom the voices of the Prophets Promised in their faithful word." We have seen that, in the providence of God, John the Baptist was sent to proclaim to the world that "The Kingdom of Heaven" was at hand, and to point out the King. And as soon as the Herald had raised the expectation of men by the proclamation of the coming Kingdom, our Lord began His public ministry, the great object of which was the founding of His Kingdom for the salvation
Edward Burbidge—The Kingdom of Heaven; What is it?

The King.
We have now to turn and see the sudden change of fortune which lifted the exile to a throne. The heavy cloud which had brooded so long over the doomed king broke in lightning crash on the disastrous field of Gilboa. Where is there a sadder and more solemn story of the fate of a soul which makes shipwreck "of faith and of a good conscience," than that awful page which tells how, godless, wretched, mad with despair and measureless pride, he flung himself on his bloody sword, and died a suicide's death,
Alexander Maclaren—The Life of David

Cross References
Luke 1:33
and He will reign over the house of Jacob forever, and His kingdom will have no end."

1 Samuel 25:28
"Please forgive the transgression of your maidservant; for the LORD will certainly make for my lord an enduring house, because my lord is fighting the battles of the LORD, and evil will not be found in you all your days.

2 Samuel 7:13
"He shall build a house for My name, and I will establish the throne of his kingdom forever.

2 Samuel 7:17
In accordance with all these words and all this vision, so Nathan spoke to David.

1 Kings 9:5
then I will establish the throne of your kingdom over Israel forever, just as I promised to your father David, saying, 'You shall not lack a man on the throne of Israel.'

Psalm 89:4
I will establish your seed forever And build up your throne to all generations." Selah.

Psalm 89:36
"His descendants shall endure forever And his throne as the sun before Me.

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