New International Version
Nathan reported to David all the words of this entire revelation.
King James Bible
According to all these words, and according to all this vision, so did Nathan speak unto David.
Darby Bible Translation
According to all these words, and according to all this vision, so did Nathan speak to David.
World English Bible
According to all these words, and according to all this vision, so Nathan spoke to David.
Young's Literal Translation
According to all these words, and according to all this vision, so spake Nathan unto David.
2 Samuel 7:17 Parallel
CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
But my mercy shall not depart away from him, as I took it from Saul - His house shall be a lasting house, and he shall die in the throne of Israel, his children succeeding him; and the spiritual seed, Christ, possessing and ruling in that throne to the end of time.
The family of Saul became totally extinct; the family of David remained till the incarnation. Joseph and Mary were both of that family; Jesus was the only heir to the kingdom of Israel; he did not choose to sit on the secular throne, he ascended the spiritual throne, and now he is exalted to the right hand of God, a Prince and a Savior, to give repentance and remission of sins. See the observations at the end of the chapter, 2 Samuel 7:25 (note).
Many have applied these verses and their parallels to support the doctrine of unconditional final perseverance; but with it the text has nothing to do; and were we to press it, because of the antitype, Solomon, the doctrine would most evidently be ruined, for there is neither proof nor evidence of Solomon's salvation.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
'Then went king David in, and sat before the Lord, and he said, Who am I, O Lord God? and what is my house, that Thou hast brought me hitherto? 19. And this was yet a small thing in Thy sight, O Lord God; but Thou hast spoken also of Thy servant's house for a great while to come. And is this the manner of man, O Lord God? 20. And what can David say more unto Thee? for Thou, Lord God, knowest Thy servant. 21. For Thy word's sake, and according to Thine own heart, hast Thou done all these great things, …
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture
The Promise in 2 Samuel, Chap. vii.
The Early Life of Malachy. Having Been Admitted to Holy Orders He Associates with Malchus
How the Silent and the Talkative are to be Admonished.
2 Samuel 7:2
he said to Nathan the prophet, "Here I am, living in a house of cedar, while the ark of God remains in a tent."
2 Samuel 7:16
Your house and your kingdom will endure forever before me; your throne will be established forever.'"
2 Samuel 7:18
Then King David went in and sat before the LORD, and he said: "Who am I, Sovereign LORD, and what is my family, that you have brought me this far?
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