Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
2 Samuel 7:8
Now, therefore, thus, shalt thou say unto my servant, unto David: Thus, saith Yahweh of hosts, I myself, took thee away from the pasture, from after the flock, - to become leader over my people, over Israel;
And made choice of David his servant, And took him from among the folds of the sheep:
And, walking round beside the sea of Galilee, he saw two brethren - Simon who is called Peter, and Andrew his brother, - casting a large fishing-net into the sea, for they were fishers;
And Jesus, passing aside from thence, saw a man presiding over the tax-office, called, Matthew, and saith unto him, - Be following me. And, arising, he followed him.
Then said Yahweh unto me, Do not say, A child, am, I, - For against whomsoever I send thee, shalt thou go, And whatsoever I command thee, shalt thou speak:
And he said unto me- Son of man I am sending thee unto the sons of Israel, unto rebellious nations, which have rebelled against me, - they, and their fathers have transgressed against me, until this very day;
and said unto them - Thus, it is written, That the Christ, should suffer, and arise from among the dead on the third day;
But ye shall receive power when the Holy Spirit cometh upon you, and ye shall be my witnesses, both in Jerusalem and inall Judaea and Samaria and as far as the uttermost part of the land.
For, we, cannot but be speaking the things which we have seen and heard.
Be going your way, and, taking your stand, be speaking, in the temple, unto the people, all the declarations of this Life.