1 Chronicles 17:12
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New International Version
He is the one who will build a house for me, and I will establish his throne forever.

King James Bible
He shall build me an house, and I will stablish his throne for ever.

Darby Bible Translation
It is he who shall build me a house, and I will establish his throne for ever.

World English Bible
He shall build me a house, and I will establish his throne forever.

Young's Literal Translation
he doth build for Me a house, and I have established his throne unto the age;

1 Chronicles 17:12 Parallel
Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

I will establish his throne for ever - David was a type of Christ; and concerning him the prophecy is literally true. See Isaiah 9:7, where there is evidently the same reference.

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He shall

1 Chronicles 22:9,10 Behold, a son shall be born to you, who shall be a man of rest; and I will give him rest from all his enemies round about...

1 Chronicles 28:6-10 And he said to me, Solomon your son, he shall build my house and my courts: for I have chosen him to be my son...

1 Kings 5:5 And, behold, I purpose to build an house to the name of the LORD my God, as the LORD spoke to David my father, saying, Your son...

2 Chronicles 3:1-4:22 Then Solomon began to build the house of the LORD at Jerusalem in mount Moriah, where the Lord appeared to David his father...

Ezra 5:11 And thus they returned us answer, saying, We are the servants of the God of heaven and earth...

Zechariah 6:12,13 And speak to him, saying, Thus speaks the LORD of hosts, saying, Behold the man whose name is The BRANCH...

John 2:19-21 Jesus answered and said to them, Destroy this temple, and in three days I will raise it up...

Acts 7:47,48 But Solomon built him an house...

Colossians 2:9 For in him dwells all the fullness of the Godhead bodily.

I will

Psalm 89:4,29,36,37 Your seed will I establish for ever, and build up your throne to all generations. Selah...

Isaiah 9:7 Of the increase of his government and peace there shall be no end, on the throne of David, and on his kingdom, to order it...

Daniel 2:44 And in the days of these kings shall the God of heaven set up a kingdom, which shall never be destroyed...

1 Corinthians 15:25 For he must reign, till he has put all enemies under his feet.

Revelation 11:15 And the seventh angel sounded; and there were great voices in heaven, saying...

'Amasiah, the son of Zichri, who willingly offered himself unto the Lord.'--1 CHRON. xvii, 16. This is a scrap from the catalogue of Jehoshaphat's 'mighty men of valour'; and is Amasiah's sole record. We see him for a moment and hear his eulogium and then oblivion swallows him up. We do not know what it was that he did to earn it. But what a fate, to live to all generations by that one sentence! I. Cheerful self-surrender the secret of all religion. The words of our text contain a metaphor naturally
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture

The Divine Jesus.
Jehovah-Jesus: John 1:1-18. the intimacy of John, John 13:23. 19:26. 20:2. 21:7, 20. "with Jesus," John 18:15.--John writes of Jesus--- when he wrote--getting the range--his literary style--the beginning--the Word--this was Jesus--the tragic tone. God's Spokesman: the Creator was Jehovah--- Jehovah is Jesus--the Spokesman--Old Testament revelations, Adam, Enoch, Noah, Abraham, Isaac, Jacob, Moses, the elders of Israel, Isaiah, Ezekiel,--Whom these saw--various ways of speaking--John's Gospel
S. D. Gordon—Quiet Talks about Jesus

Cross References
1 Kings 5:5
I intend, therefore, to build a temple for the Name of the LORD my God, as the LORD told my father David, when he said, 'Your son whom I will put on the throne in your place will build the temple for my Name.'

1 Kings 8:19
Nevertheless, you are not the one to build the temple, but your son, your own flesh and blood--he is the one who will build the temple for my Name.'

1 Chronicles 17:11
When your days are over and you go to be with your ancestors, I will raise up your offspring to succeed you, one of your own sons, and I will establish his kingdom.

1 Chronicles 17:13
I will be his father, and he will be my son. I will never take my love away from him, as I took it away from your predecessor.

1 Chronicles 22:10
He is the one who will build a house for my Name. He will 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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