New International Version
"Now when David had served God's purpose in his own generation, he fell asleep; he was buried with his ancestors and his body decayed.
King James Bible
For David, after he had served his own generation by the will of God, fell on sleep, and was laid unto his fathers, and saw corruption:
Darby Bible Translation
For David indeed, having in his own generation ministered to the will of God, fell asleep, and was added to his fathers and saw corruption.
World English Bible
For David, after he had in his own generation served the counsel of God, fell asleep, and was laid with his fathers, and saw decay.
Young's Literal Translation
for David, indeed, his own generation having served by the will of God, did fall asleep, and was added unto his fathers, and saw corruption,
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
David - fell on sleep - and saw corruption - David died, was buried, and never rose again; therefore, David cannot be the person spoken of here: the words are true of some other person; and they can be applied to Jesus Christ only; and in him they are most exactly fulfilled. See the notes on Acts 2:29, Acts 2:30, etc.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
served, etc. or, in his own age served the will of God.
Text: Acts 13, 26-39. 26 Brethren, children of the stock of Abraham, and those among you that fear God, to us is the word of this salvation sent forth. 27 For they that dwell in Jerusalem, and their rulers, because they knew him not, nor the voices of the prophets which are read every sabbath, fulfilled them by condemning him. 28 And though they found no cause of death in him, yet asked they of Pilate that he should be slain. 29 And when they had fulfilled all things that were written of him, they …
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2 Samuel 7:12
When your days are over and you rest with your ancestors, I will raise up your offspring to succeed you, your own flesh and blood, and I will establish his kingdom.
1 Kings 2:10
Then David rested with his ancestors and was buried in the City of David.
1 Chronicles 29:28
He died at a good old age, having enjoyed long life, wealth and honor. His son Solomon succeeded him as king.
"Fellow Israelites, I can tell you confidently that the patriarch David died and was buried, and his tomb is here to this day.
Then he fell on his knees and cried out, "Lord, do not hold this sin against them." When he had said this, he fell asleep.
And Saul approved of their killing him. On that day a great persecution broke out against the church in Jerusalem, and all except the apostles were scattered throughout Judea and Samaria.
After removing Saul, he made David their king. God testified concerning him: 'I have found David son of Jesse, a man after my own heart; he will do everything I want him to do.'
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