1 Chronicles 17:13
Good News Translation
I will be his father, and he will be my son. I will not withdraw my support from him as I did from Saul, whom I removed so that you could be king.

Contemporary English Version
I will be like a father to him, and he will be like a son to me. I will never put an end to my agreement with him, as I put an end to my agreement with Saul, who was king before you.

Douay-Rheims Bible
I will be to him a father, and he shall be to me a son: and I will not take my mercy away from him, as I took it from him that was before thee.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

I will be to him a father, and he shall be to me a son: and I will not take my mercy away from him, as I took it from him that was before thee.

I will be

2 Samuel 7:14 I will be to him a father, and he shall be to me a son: and if he commit any iniquity, I will correct him with the rod of men, and with the stripes of the children of men.

Psalm 89:26-28 He shall cry out to me: Thou art my father: my God, and the support of my salvation. . . .

Isaiah 55:3 Incline your ear and come to me: hear and your soul shall live, and I will make an everlasting covenant with you, the faithful mercies of David.

Hebrews 1:5 For to which of the angels hath he said at any time: Thou art my Son, to-day have I begotten thee? And again: I will be to him a Father, and he shall be to me a Son?

my son

Psalm 2:7,12 The Lord hath said to me: Thou art my son, this day have I begotten thee. . . .

Luke 9:35 And a voice came out of the cloud; saying: This is my beloved son. Hear him.

John 3:35 The Father loveth the Son: and he hath given all things into his hand.

I will not

2 Samuel 7:15,16 But my mercy I will not take away from him, as I took it from Saul, whom I removed from before my face. . . .

1 Kings 11:12,13,36 Nevertheless, in thy days I will not do it, for David thy father's sake: but I will rend it out of the hand of thy son. . . .

as I took

1 Chronicles 17:12 He shall build me a house, and I will establish his throne for ever.

1 Chronicles 10:14 And trusted not in the Lord: therefore he slew him, and transferred his kingdom to David the son of Isai.

1 Samuel 15:28 And Samuel said to him: The Lord hath rent the kingdom of Israel from thee this day, and hath given it to thy neighbour who is better than thee.

Context
God's Covenant with David
12He shall build me a house, and I will establish his throne for ever. 13I will be to him a father, and he shall be to me a son: and I will not take my mercy away from him, as I took it from him that was before thee.14But I will settle him in my house, and in my kingdom for ever: and his throne shall be most firm for ever.…
Cross References
2 Corinthians 6:18
And I will receive you. And will be a Father to you: and you shall be my sons and daughters, saith the Lord Almighty.

Hebrews 1:5
For to which of the angels hath he said at any time: Thou art my Son, to-day have I begotten thee? And again: I will be to him a Father, and he shall be to me a Son?

1 Kings 11:13
Neither will I take away the whole kingdom; but I will give one tribe to thy son, for the sake of David, my servant, and Jerusalem, which I have chosen.

1 Chronicles 10:14
And trusted not in the Lord: therefore he slew him, and transferred his kingdom to David the son of Isai.

1 Chronicles 17:12
He shall build me a house, and I will establish his throne for ever.

1 Chronicles 17:14
But I will settle him in my house, and in my kingdom for ever: and his throne shall be most firm for ever.

Additional Translations
I will be his Father, and he will be My son. And My loving devotion will never depart from him as I removed it from your predecessor.I will be his father, and he shall be my son: and I will not take my mercy away from him, as I took it from him that was before you:

I will be his father, and he shall be my son: and I will not take my lovingkindness away from him, as I took it from him that was before thee;

I will be to him a father, and he shall be to me a son: and my mercy will I not withdraw from him, as I withdrew it from them that were before thee.

I will be his father, and he shall be my son; and I will not take away my mercy from him, as I took it from him that was before thee;

I will be his father, and he shall be my son: and I will not take my mercy away from him, as I took it from him that was before thee:

I will be his father, and he shall be my son: and I will not take my mercy away from him, as I took it from him that was before thee:

I will be his father, and he shall be my son. I will not take my loving kindness away from him, as I took it from him that was before you;

I am to him for a father, and he is to Me for a son, and My kindness I turn not aside from him as I turned it aside from him who was before thee,
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