New American Standard Bible
I will establish your seed forever And build up your throne to all generations." Selah.
King James Bible
Thy seed will I establish for ever, and build up thy throne to all generations. Selah.
Darby Bible Translation
Thy seed will I establish for ever, and build up thy throne from generation to generation. Selah.
World English Bible
'I will establish your seed forever, and build up your throne to all generations.'" Selah.
Young's Literal Translation
'Even to the age do I establish thy seed, And have built to generation and generation thy throne. Selah.
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
Thy seed will I establish for ever - Thy children; thy posterity. The reference is to his successors on the throne. The promise was that there should not fail to be one on his throne; that is, that his dynasty should never become extinct. See 2 Samuel 7:16 : "And thy house and thy kingdom shall be established forever before thee: thy throne shall be established forever." Compare also 1 Kings 2:4. The word rendered "establish" means properly to fit; then, to make firm; to put on a solid basis.
And build up thy throne - It shall be kept up; it shall be like a building that is constantly progressing toward completion. The meaning is, that it would not fail. He would not begin the work, and then abandon it. The dynasty, the kingdom, the throne, would be complete and perpetual.
To all generations - As long as the world should stand. This can have been accomplished only by the Messiah occupying in a spiritual sense the throne of "his father David." Compare Luke 1:32-33.
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"My covenant shall stand fast." --PSALM lxxxix. 19-29. Such a divine assurance ought to make me perfectly quiet in spirit. Restlessness in a Christian always spells disloyalty. The uncertainty is born of suspicion. There is a rift in the faith, and the disturbing breath of the devil blows through, and destroys my peace. If I am sure of my great Ally, my heart will not be troubled, neither will it be afraid. And such a divine assurance ought to make me bold in will and majestic in labour. I ought …
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and He will reign over the house of Jacob forever, and His kingdom will have no end."
"Has not the Scripture said that the Christ comes from the descendants of David, and from Bethlehem, the village where David was?"
2 Samuel 7:13
"He shall build a house for My name, and I will establish the throne of his kingdom forever.
2 Samuel 7:16
"Your house and your kingdom shall endure before Me forever; your throne shall be established forever."'"
He gives great deliverance to His king, And shows lovingkindness to His anointed, To David and his descendants forever.
"So I will establish his descendants forever And his throne as the days of heaven.
"The children of Your servants will continue, And their descendants will be established before You."
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