New Living Translation
He is the one who will build a house--a temple--for my name. And I will secure his royal throne forever.
King James Bible
He shall build an house for my name, and I will stablish the throne of his kingdom for ever.
Darby Bible Translation
It is he who shall build a house for my name, and I will establish the throne of his kingdom for ever.
World English Bible
He shall build a house for my name, and I will establish the throne of his kingdom forever.
Young's Literal Translation
He doth build a house for My Name, and I have established the throne of his kingdom unto the age.
2 Samuel 7:13 Parallel
CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
7:13 He shall - This is meant literally of Solomon, who alone did build the material house or temple; but ultimately of Christ, who is the builder of God's spiritual house or temple. For my name - That is, for my service, and glory. For ever - This is not meant of Solomon, for his kingdom was not for ever. But it is to be understood of David's posterity, in general, and with special respect to Christ, in whose person the kingdom was to be lodged for ever.
LibraryDavid Appointing Solomon
'Then king David answered and said, Call me Bath-sheba. And she came into the king's presence, and stood before the king. 29. And the king sware, and said, As the Lord liveth, that hath redeemed my soul out of all distress, 30. Even as I sware unto thee by the Lord God of Israel, saying, Assuredly Solomon thy son shall reign after me, and he shall sit upon my throne in my stead; even so will I certainly do this day. 31. Then Bath-sheba bowed with her face to the earth, and did reverence to the king, …
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture
The Dying King's Last vision and Psalm
The Song of Solomon.
The Exalted One.
He will be very great and will be called the Son of the Most High. The Lord God will give him the throne of his ancestor David.
And he will reign over Israel forever; his Kingdom will never end!"
2 Samuel 7:16
Your house and your kingdom will continue before me for all time, and your throne will be secure forever.'"
2 Samuel 7:27
"O LORD of Heaven's Armies, God of Israel, I have been bold enough to pray this prayer to you because you have revealed all this to your servant, saying, 'I will build a house for you--a dynasty of kings!'
1 Kings 2:4
If you do this, then the LORD will keep the promise he made to me. He told me, 'If your descendants live as they should and follow me faithfully with all their heart and soul, one of them will always sit on the throne of Israel.'
1 Kings 2:24
The LORD has confirmed me and placed me on the throne of my father, David; he has established my dynasty as he promised. So as surely as the LORD lives, Adonijah will die this very day!"
1 Kings 2:45
But may I, King Solomon, receive the LORD's blessings, and may one of David's descendants always sit on this throne in the presence of the LORD."
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