Thematic Bible




Thematic Bible



When thy days are fulfilled, and thou shall sleep with thy fathers, I will set up thy seed after thee, who shall proceed out of thy bowels, and I will establish his kingdom. He shall build a house for my name, and I will establish the throne of his kingdom forever. I will be his father, and he shall be my son. If he commits iniquity, I will chasten him with the rod of men, and with the stripes of the sons of men, read more.
but my loving kindness shall not depart from him, as I took it from Saul whom I put away before thee. And thy house and thy kingdom shall be made sure forever before thee; thy throne shall be established forever.

And it shall come to pass, when thy days are fulfilled that thou must go to be with thy fathers, that I will set up thy seed after thee, who shall be of thy sons. And I will establish his kingdom. He shall build for me a house, and I will establish his throne forever. I will be his father, and he shall be my son. And I will not take my loving kindness away from him as I took it from him who was before thee. read more.
But I will settle him in my house and in my kingdom forever, and his throne shall be established forever.

Now therefore, O LORD, the God of Israel, keep with thy servant David my father that which thou have promised him, saying, There shall not fail thee a man in my sight to sit on the throne of Israel, if only thy sons take heed to th


Behold, the days come, says LORD, that I will raise to David a righteous Branch, and he shall reign as king and deal wisely, and shall execute justice and righteousness in the land.

I see him, but not now. I behold him, but not near. There shall come forth a star out of Jacob, and a scepter shall rise out of Israel, and shall smite through the corners of Moab, and break down all the sons of tumult.

Of the increase of his government and of peace there shall be no end, upon the throne of David, and upon his kingdom, to establish it, and to uphold it with justice and with righteousness from henceforth even forever. The zeal of L

Should ye not know that LORD, the God of Israel, gave the kingdom over Israel to David forever, even to him and to his sons by a covenant of salt?

And out of Jacob shall come he who shall have dominion, and shall destroy the remnant from the city.

and [as] from the day that I commanded judges to be over my people Israel, and I will cause thee to rest from all thine enemies. Moreover LORD tells thee that LORD will make thee a house. When thy days are fulfilled, and thou shall sleep with thy fathers, I will set up thy seed after thee, who shall proceed out of thy bowels, and I will establish his kingdom. He shall build a house for my name, and I will establish the throne of his kingdom forever. read more.
I will be his father, and he shall be my son. If he commits iniquity, I will chasten him with the rod of men, and with the stripes of the sons of men, but my loving kindness shall not depart from him, as I took it from Saul whom I put away before thee. And thy house and thy kingdom shall be made sure forever before thee; thy throne shall be established forever.

And I will appoint a place for my people Israel, and will plant them, that they may dwell in their own place, and be moved no more. Neither shall the sons of wickedness waste them any more, as at the first, and [as] from the day that I commanded judges to be over my people Israel. And I will subdue all thine enemies. Moreover I tell thee that LORD will build for thee a house. And it shall come to pass, when thy days are fulfilled that thou must go to be with thy fathers, that I will set up thy seed after thee, who shall be of thy sons. And I will establish his kingdom. read more.
He shall build for me a house, and I will establish his throne forever. I will be his father, and he shall be my son. And I will not take my loving kindness away from him as I took it from him who was before thee. But I will settle him in my house and in my kingdom forever, and his throne shall be established forever.

Since the day that I brought forth my people out of the land of Egypt, I chose no city out of all the tribes of Israel to build a house in that my name might be there. Neither did I choose any man to be ruler over my people Israel. But I have chosen Jerusalem that my name might be there. And have chosen David to be over my people Israel. Now it was in the heart of David my father to build a house for the name of LORD, the God of Israel. read more.
But LORD said to David my father, Whereas it was in thy heart to build a house for my name, thou did well that it was in thy heart. Nevertheless thou shall not build the house, but thy son who shall come forth out of thy loins, he shall build the house for my name. And LORD has performed his word that he spoke. For I have risen up in the place of David my father, and sit on the throne of Israel, as LORD promised, and have built the house for the name of LORD, the God of Israel. And there I have set the ark in which is the covenant of LORD, which he made with the sons of Israel. And he stood before the altar of LORD in the presence of all the assembly of Israel, and spread forth his hands. For Solomon had made a brazen scaffold, five cubits long, and five cubits broad, and three cubits high, and had set it in the midst of the court. And upon it he stood, and knelt down upon his knees before all the assembly of Israel And he said, O LORD, the God of Israel, there is no God like thee, in heaven, or on earth, who keep covenant and loving kindness with thy servants, who walk before thee with all their heart, who have kept with thy servant David my father that which thou promised him. Yea, thou spoke with thy mouth, and have fulfilled it with thy hand, as it is this day. Now therefore, O LORD, the God of Israel, keep with thy servant David my father that which thou have promised him, saying, There shall not fail thee a man in my sight to sit on the throne of Israel, if only thy sons take heed to th Now therefore, O LORD, the God of Israel, let thy word be verified, which thou spoke to thy servant David.

However LORD would not destroy the house of David, because of the covenant that he had made with David, and as he promised to give a lamp to him and to his sons always.

Then thou spoke in a vision to thy sanctified, and said, I have laid help upon a mighty [man]. I have exalted a chosen [man] out of the people. I have found David my servant. With my holy oil I have anointed him, with whom my hand shall be established. My arm also shall strengthen him. read more.
The enemy shall not exact from him, nor the son of wickedness afflict him. And I will beat down his adversaries before him, and smite those who hate him, but my faithfulness and my loving kindness shall be with him, and in my name shall his horn be exalted. I will also set his hand on the sea, and his right hand on the rivers. He shall cry to me, Thou are my Father, my God, and the rock of my salvation. I also will make him first-born, the highest of the kings of the earth. I will keep my loving kindness for him for evermore. And my covenant shall stand fast with him. I will also make his seed to endure forever, and his throne as the days of heaven. If his sons forsake my law, and walk not in my ordinances, if they break my statutes, and keep not my commandments, then I will visit their transgression with the rod, and their iniquity with stripes, but my loving kindness I will not utterly take from him, nor allow my faithfulness to fail. I will not break my covenant, nor alter the thing that is gone out of my lips. I have sworn once by my holiness; I will not lie to David. His seed shall endure forever, and his throne as the sun before me. It shall be established forever as the moon, and [as] the faithful witness in the sky. Selah.

And a throne shall be established in loving kindness, and he shall sit on it in truth, in the tent of David, judging, and seeking justice, and swift to do righteousness.

And it shall come to pass in that day, that I will call my servant Eliakim the son of Hilkiah. And I will clothe him with thy robe, and strengthen him with thy belt. And I will commit thy government into his hand, and he shall be a father to the inhabitants of Jerusalem, and to the house of Judah. And I will lay the key of the house of David upon his shoulder, and he shall open, and none shall shut, and he shall shut, and none shall open. read more.
And I will fasten him as a nail in a sure place, and he shall be for a throne of glory to his father's house. And they shall hang upon him all the glory of his father's house, the offspring and the issue, every small vessel, from the cups even to all the flagons. In that day, says LORD of hosts, the nail that was fastened in a sure place shall give way, and it shall be hewn down, and fall. And the burden that was upon it shall be cut off, for LORD has spoken it.

In those days, and at that time, I will cause a Branch of righteousness to grow up to David, and he shall execute justice and righteousness in the land. In those days Judah shall be saved, and Jerusalem shall dwell safely. And this is [the name] whereby she shall be called: LORD our righteousness. For thus says LORD: David shall never want a man to sit upon the throne of the house of Israel, read more.
neither shall the priests the Levites want a man before me to offer burnt-offerings, and to burn meal-offerings, and to do sacrifice continually. And the word of LORD came to Jeremiah, saying, Thus says LORD: If ye can break my covenant of the day, and my covenant of the night, so that there shall not be day and night in their season, then may also my covenant be broken with David my servant, that he shall not have a son to reign upon his throne, and with the Levites the priests, my ministers. As the host of heaven cannot be numbered, neither the sand of the sea measured, so I will multiply the seed of David my servant, and the Levites that minister to me. And the word of LORD came to Jeremiah, saying, Consider thou not what this people have spoken, saying, The two families which LORD chose, he has cast them off? Thus they despise my people, that they should be no more a nation before them. Thus says LORD: If my covenant of day and night [stand] not, if I have not appointed the ordinances of heaven and earth, then I will also cast away the seed of Jacob, and of David my servant, so that I will not take of his seed to be rulers over the seed of Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob. For I will cause their captivity to return, and will have mercy on

This man will be great, and will be called the Son of the Most High. And the Lord God will give to him the throne of his father David. And he will reign over the house of Jacob into the ages. And of his kingdom there will be no end.


When thy days are fulfilled, and thou shall sleep with thy fathers, I will set up thy seed after thee, who shall proceed out of thy bowels, and I will establish his kingdom. He shall build a house for my name, and I will establish the throne of his kingdom forever. I will be his father, and he shall be my son. If he commits iniquity, I will chasten him with the rod of men, and with the stripes of the sons of men, read more.
but my loving kindness shall not depart from him, as I took it from Saul whom I put away before thee. And thy house and thy kingdom shall be made sure forever before thee; thy throne shall be established forever.

And it shall come to pass, when thy days are fulfilled that thou must go to be with thy fathers, that I will set up thy seed after thee, who shall be of thy sons. And I will establish his kingdom. He shall build for me a house, and I will establish his throne forever. I will be his father, and he shall be my son. And I will not take my loving kindness away from him as I took it from him who was before thee. read more.
But I will settle him in my house and in my kingdom forever, and his throne shall be established forever.

Now therefore, O LORD, the God of Israel, keep with thy servant David my father that which thou have promised him, saying, There shall not fail thee a man in my sight to sit on the throne of Israel, if only thy sons take heed to th

Truly my house is not so with God. Yet he has made with me an everlasting covenant, ordered in all things, and sure. For it is all my salvation, and all [my] desire, though he does not make it to grow.

I have made a covenant with my chosen. I have sworn to David my servant: Thy seed I will establish forever, and build up thy throne to all generations. Selah.

LORD has sworn to David in truth. He will not turn from it: From the fruit of thy body I will set upon thy throne. If thy sons will keep my covenant and my testimony that I shall teach them, their sons also shall sit upon thy throne for evermore.

After these things I will return, and I will rebuild the tabernacle of David that has fallen. And I will rebuild the things of it that have been demolished, and I will restore it,

And again, Isaiah says, There will be the root of Jesse, and he who arises to reign over Gentiles. In him Gentiles will hope.


The king who faithfully judges the poor, his throne shall be established forever.

Then thou spoke in a vision to thy sanctified, and said, I have laid help upon a mighty [man]. I have exalted a chosen [man] out of the people. I have found David my servant. With my holy oil I have anointed him, with whom my hand shall be established. My arm also shall strengthen him. read more.
The enemy shall not exact from him, nor the son of wickedness afflict him. And I will beat down his adversaries before him, and smite those who hate him, but my faithfulness and my loving kindness shall be with him, and in my name shall his horn be exalted. I will also set his hand on the sea, and his right hand on the rivers. He shall cry to me, Thou are my Father, my God, and the rock of my salvation. I also will make him first-born, the highest of the kings of the earth. I will keep my loving kindness for him for evermore. And my covenant shall stand fast with him. I will also make his seed to endure forever, and his throne as the days of heaven. If his sons forsake my law, and walk not in my ordinances, if they break my statutes, and keep not my commandments, then I will visit their transgression with the rod, and their iniquity with stripes, but my loving kindness I will not utterly take from him, nor allow my faithfulness to fail. I will not break my covenant, nor alter the thing that is gone out of my lips. I have sworn once by my holiness; I will not lie to David. His seed shall endure forever, and his throne as the sun before me. It shall be established forever as the moon, and [as] the faithful witness in the sky. Selah.

Now therefore thus thou shall say to my servant David, Thus says LORD of hosts, I took thee from the sheepfold, from following the sheep, that thou should be prince over my people, over Israel. And I have been with thee wherever thou went, and have cut off all thine enemies from before thee. And I will make thee a great name, like the name of the great ones that are on the earth. And I will appoint a place for my people Israel, and will plant them, that they may dwell in their own place, and be moved no more. Neither shall the sons of iniquity afflict them any more, as at the first, read more.
and [as] from the day that I commanded judges to be over my people Israel, and I will cause thee to rest from all thine enemies. Moreover LORD tells thee that LORD will make thee a house. When thy days are fulfilled, and thou shall sleep with thy fathers, I will set up thy seed after thee, who shall proceed out of thy bowels, and I will establish his kingdom. He shall build a house for my name, and I will establish the throne of his kingdom forever. I will be his father, and he shall be my son. If he commits iniquity, I will chasten him with the rod of men, and with the stripes of the sons of men, but my loving kindness shall not depart from him, as I took it from Saul whom I put away before thee. And thy house and thy kingdom shall be made sure forever before thee; thy throne shall be established forever.

Then David the king stood up upon his feet, and said, Hear me, my brothers, and my people. As for me, it was in my heart to build a house of rest for the ark of the covenant of LORD, and for the footstool of our God. And I had made But God said to me, Thou shall not build a house for my name, because thou are a man of war, and have shed blood. However LORD, the God of Israel, chose me out of all the house of my father to be king over Israel forever. For he has chosen Judah to be ruler, and in the house of Judah, the house of my father, and among the sons of my father he read more.
And of all my sons (for LORD has given me many sons), he has chosen Solomon my son to sit upon the throne of the kingdom of LORD over Israel. And he said to me, Solomon thy son, he shall build my house and my courts, for I have chosen him to be my son, and I will be his father. And I will establish his kingdom forever, if he is constant to do my commandments and my ordinances, as at this day.

Behold, God is mighty, and does not despise. He is mighty in strength of understanding. He does not preserve the life of the wicked, but gives to the afflicted [their] right. He does not withdraw his eyes from the righteous, but he sets them forever with kings upon the throne, and they are exalted.

Take away the dross from the silver, and there comes forth a vessel for the refiner. Take away the wicked [from] before the king, and his throne shall be established in righteousness.


Then Samuel took the horn of oil, and anointed him in the midst of his brothers. And the Spirit of LORD came mightily upon David from that day forward. So Samuel rose up, and went to Ramah.


And LORD said to Samuel, How long will thou mourn for Saul, since I have rejected him from being king over Israel? Fill thy horn with oil, and go. I will send thee to Jesse the Bethlehemite, for I have provided for me a king among

Then thou spoke in a vision to thy sanctified, and said, I have laid help upon a mighty [man]. I have exalted a chosen [man] out of the people. I have found David my servant. With my holy oil I have anointed him, with whom my hand shall be established. My arm also shall strengthen him. read more.
The enemy shall not exact from him, nor the son of wickedness afflict him. And I will beat down his adversaries before him, and smite those who hate him, but my faithfulness and my loving kindness shall be with him, and in my name shall his horn be exalted. I will also set his hand on the sea, and his right hand on the rivers. He shall cry to me, Thou are my Father, my God, and the rock of my salvation. I also will make him first-born, the highest of the kings of the earth. I will keep my loving kindness for him for evermore. And my covenant shall stand fast with him. I will also make his seed to endure forever, and his throne as the days of heaven. If his sons forsake my law, and walk not in my ordinances, if they break my statutes, and keep not my commandments, then I will visit their transgression with the rod, and their iniquity with stripes, but my loving kindness I will not utterly take from him, nor allow my faithfulness to fail. I will not break my covenant, nor alter the thing that is gone out of my lips. I have sworn once by my holiness; I will not lie to David. His seed shall endure forever, and his throne as the sun before me. It shall be established forever as the moon, and [as] the faithful witness in the sky. Selah.

He shall build a house for my name, and I will establish the throne of his kingdom forever. I will be his father, and he shall be my son. If he commits iniquity, I will chasten him with the rod of men, and with the stripes of the sons of men, but my loving kindness shall not depart from him, as I took it from Saul whom I put away before thee. read more.
And thy house and thy kingdom shall be made sure forever before thee; thy throne shall be established forever.

And having removed him, he raised up David for a king to them, also about whom he said, when he testified, I have found David the son of Jesse, a man according to my heart, who will do all my purposes.


When thy days are fulfilled, and thou shall sleep with thy fathers, I will set up thy seed after thee, who shall proceed out of thy bowels, and I will establish his kingdom.

And thy house and thy kingdom shall be made sure forever before thee; thy throne shall be established forever.


Then Samuel took the horn of oil, and anointed him in the midst of his brothers. And the Spirit of LORD came mightily upon David from that day forward. So Samuel rose up, and went to Ramah.

And the men of Judah came, and there they anointed David king over the house of Judah. And they told David, saying, The men of Jabesh-gilead were those who buried Saul.

And it came to pass, when they came, that he looked on Eliab, and said, Surely LORD's anointed is before him.

but now thy kingdom shall not continue. LORD has sought for him a man after his own heart, and LORD has appointed him to be prince over his people, because thou have not kept that which LORD commanded thee.

And Samuel said to him, LORD has torn the kingdom of Israel from thee this day, and has given it to a neighbor of thine, who is better than thou.

And thy house and thy kingdom shall be made sure forever before thee; thy throne shall be established forever. According to all these words, and according to all this vision, so Nathan spoke to David.


When thy days are fulfilled, and thou shall sleep with thy fathers, I will set up thy seed after thee, who shall proceed out of thy bowels, and I will establish his kingdom. He shall build a house for my name, and I will establish the throne of his kingdom forever. I will be his father, and he shall be my son. If he commits iniquity, I will chasten him with the rod of men, and with the stripes of the sons of men, read more.
but my loving kindness shall not depart from him, as I took it from Saul whom I put away before thee. And thy house and thy kingdom shall be made sure forever before thee; thy throne shall be established forever.

Then king David answered and said, Call Bathsheba to me. And she came into the king's presence, and stood before the king. And the king swore, and said, As LORD lives, who has redeemed my soul out of all adversity, truly as I swore to thee by LORD, the God of Israel, saying, Assuredly Solomon thy son shall reign after me, and he shall sit upon my throne in my stead. Truly so I will do this day.

And their father gave them great gifts, of silver, and of gold, and of precious things, with fortified cities in Judah. But the kingdom he gave to Jehoram, because he was the first-born. Now when Jehoram was risen up over the kingdom of his father, and had strengthened himself, he killed all his brothers with the sword, and also various of the rulers of Israel.

I have sworn once by my holiness; I will not lie to David. His seed shall endure forever, and his throne as the sun before me. It shall be established forever as the moon, and [as] the faithful witness in the sky. Selah.


When thy days are fulfilled, and thou shall sleep with thy fathers, I will set up thy seed after thee, who shall proceed out of thy bowels, and I will establish his kingdom. He shall build a house for my name, and I will establish the throne of his kingdom forever. I will be his father, and he shall be my son. If he commits iniquity, I will chasten him with the rod of men, and with the stripes of the sons of men, read more.
but my loving kindness shall not depart from him, as I took it from Saul whom I put away before thee. And thy house and thy kingdom shall be made sure forever before thee; thy throne shall be established forever.

I have sworn once by my holiness; I will not lie to David. His seed shall endure forever, and his throne as the sun before me. It shall be established forever as the moon, and [as] the faithful witness in the sky. Selah.


And it came to pass, when the king dwelt in his house, and LORD had given him rest from all his enemies round about, that the king said to Nathan the prophet, See now, I dwell in a house of cedar, but the ark of God dwells within curtains. And Nathan said to the king, Go, do all that is in thy heart, for LORD is with thee. read more.
And it came to pass the same night, that the word of LORD came to Nathan, saying, Go and tell my servant David, Thus says LORD, Shall thou build a house for me to dwell in? For I have not dwelt in a house since the day that I brought up the sons of Israel out of Egypt, even to this day, but have walked in a tent and in a tabernacle. In all places in which I have walked with all the sons of Israel, did I speak a word with any of the tribes of Israel, whom I commanded to be shepherd of my people Israel, saying, Why have ye not built for me a house of cedar? Now therefore thus thou shall say to my servant David, Thus says LORD of hosts, I took thee from the sheepfold, from following the sheep, that thou should be prince over my people, over Israel. And I have been with thee wherever thou went, and have cut off all thine enemies from before thee. And I will make thee a great name, like the name of the great ones that are on the earth. And I will appoint a place for my people Israel, and will plant them, that they may dwell in their own place, and be moved no more. Neither shall the sons of iniquity afflict them any more, as at the first, and [as] from the day that I commanded judges to be over my people Israel, and I will cause thee to rest from all thine enemies. Moreover LORD tells thee that LORD will make thee a house. When thy days are fulfilled, and thou shall sleep with thy fathers, I will set up thy seed after thee, who shall proceed out of thy bowels, and I will establish his kingdom. He shall build a house for my name, and I will establish the throne of his kingdom forever. I will be his father, and he shall be my son. If he commits iniquity, I will chasten him with the rod of men, and with the stripes of the sons of men, but my loving kindness shall not depart from him, as I took it from Saul whom I put away before thee. And thy house and thy kingdom shall be made sure forever before thee; thy throne shall be established forever. According to all these words, and according to all this vision, so Nathan spoke to David.

And it came to pass, when David dwelt in his house, that David said to Nathan the prophet, Lo, I dwell in a house of cedar, but the ark of the covenant of LORD [dwells] under curtains. And Nathan said to David, Do all that is in thy heart, for God is with thee. And it came to pass the same night, that the word of God came to Nathan, saying, read more.
Go and tell David my servant, Thus says LORD, Thou shall not build for me a house to dwell in. For I have not dwelt in a house since the day that I brought up Israel, to this day, but have gone from tent to tent, and from [one] tabernacle [to another]. In all places wherein I have walked with all Israel, did I speak a word with any of the judges of Israel, whom I commanded to be shepherd of my people, saying, Why have ye not built for me a house of cedar? Now therefore thus thou shall say to my servant David, Thus says LORD of hosts, I took thee from the sheepfold, from following the sheep, that thou should be prince over my people Israel. And I have been with thee wherever thou have gone, and have cut off all thine enemies from before thee. And I will make thee a name like the name of the great ones who are on the earth. And I will appoint a place for my people Israel, and will plant them, that they may dwell in their own place, and be moved no more. Neither shall the sons of wickedness waste them any more, as at the first, and [as] from the day that I commanded judges to be over my people Israel. And I will subdue all thine enemies. Moreover I tell thee that LORD will build for thee a house. And it shall come to pass, when thy days are fulfilled that thou must go to be with thy fathers, that I will set up thy seed after thee, who shall be of thy sons. And I will establish his kingdom. He shall build for me a house, and I will establish his throne forever. I will be his father, and he shall be my son. And I will not take my loving kindness away from him as I took it from him who was before thee. But I will settle him in my house and in my kingdom forever, and his throne shall be established forever. According to all these words, and according to all this vision, so Nathan spoke to David.


When thy days are fulfilled, and thou shall sleep with thy fathers, I will set up thy seed after thee, who shall proceed out of thy bowels, and I will establish his kingdom. He shall build a house for my name, and I will establish the throne of his kingdom forever. I will be his father, and he shall be my son. If he commits iniquity, I will chasten him with the rod of men, and with the stripes of the sons of men, read more.
but my loving kindness shall not depart from him, as I took it from Saul whom I put away before thee. And thy house and thy kingdom shall be made sure forever before thee; thy throne shall be established forever.

And it shall come to pass, when thy days are fulfilled that thou must go to be with thy fathers, that I will set up thy seed after thee, who shall be of thy sons. And I will establish his kingdom. He shall build for me a house, and I will establish his throne forever. I will be his father, and he shall be my son. And I will not take my loving kindness away from him as I took it from him who was before thee. read more.
But I will settle him in my house and in my kingdom forever, and his throne shall be established forever.

LORD has sworn to David in truth. He will not turn from it: From the fruit of thy body I will set upon thy throne.

And LORD was angry with Solomon because his heart was turned away from LORD, the God of Israel, who had appeared to him twice, and had commanded him concerning this thing, that he should not go after other gods. But he did not keep that which LORD commanded. Therefore LORD said to Solomon, Forasmuch as this is done by thee, and thou have not kept my covenant and my statutes, which I have commanded thee, I will surely rend the kingdom from thee, and will give it to thy servant. read more.
Notwithstanding I will not do it in thy days, for David thy father's sake, but I will rend it out of the hand of thy son. However I will not rend away all the kingdom, but I will give one tribe to thy son, for David my servant's sake, and for Jerusalem's sake which I have chosen.

And he said to me, Solomon thy son, he shall build my house and my courts, for I have chosen him to be my son, and I will be his father. And I will establish his kingdom forever, if he is constant to do my commandments and my ordinances, as at this day.


The king who faithfully judges the poor, his throne shall be established forever.

Then thou spoke in a vision to thy sanctified, and said, I have laid help upon a mighty [man]. I have exalted a chosen [man] out of the people. I have found David my servant. With my holy oil I have anointed him, with whom my hand shall be established. My arm also shall strengthen him. read more.
The enemy shall not exact from him, nor the son of wickedness afflict him. And I will beat down his adversaries before him, and smite those who hate him, but my faithfulness and my loving kindness shall be with him, and in my name shall his horn be exalted. I will also set his hand on the sea, and his right hand on the rivers. He shall cry to me, Thou are my Father, my God, and the rock of my salvation. I also will make him first-born, the highest of the kings of the earth. I will keep my loving kindness for him for evermore. And my covenant shall stand fast with him. I will also make his seed to endure forever, and his throne as the days of heaven. If his sons forsake my law, and walk not in my ordinances, if they break my statutes, and keep not my commandments, then I will visit their transgression with the rod, and their iniquity with stripes, but my loving kindness I will not utterly take from him, nor allow my faithfulness to fail. I will not break my covenant, nor alter the thing that is gone out of my lips. I have sworn once by my holiness; I will not lie to David. His seed shall endure forever, and his throne as the sun before me. It shall be established forever as the moon, and [as] the faithful witness in the sky. Selah.

Now therefore thus thou shall say to my servant David, Thus says LORD of hosts, I took thee from the sheepfold, from following the sheep, that thou should be prince over my people, over Israel. And I have been with thee wherever thou went, and have cut off all thine enemies from before thee. And I will make thee a great name, like the name of the great ones that are on the earth. And I will appoint a place for my people Israel, and will plant them, that they may dwell in their own place, and be moved no more. Neither shall the sons of iniquity afflict them any more, as at the first, read more.
and [as] from the day that I commanded judges to be over my people Israel, and I will cause thee to rest from all thine enemies. Moreover LORD tells thee that LORD will make thee a house. When thy days are fulfilled, and thou shall sleep with thy fathers, I will set up thy seed after thee, who shall proceed out of thy bowels, and I will establish his kingdom. He shall build a house for my name, and I will establish the throne of his kingdom forever. I will be his father, and he shall be my son. If he commits iniquity, I will chasten him with the rod of men, and with the stripes of the sons of men, but my loving kindness shall not depart from him, as I took it from Saul whom I put away before thee. And thy house and thy kingdom shall be made sure forever before thee; thy throne shall be established forever.

Then David the king stood up upon his feet, and said, Hear me, my brothers, and my people. As for me, it was in my heart to build a house of rest for the ark of the covenant of LORD, and for the footstool of our God. And I had made But God said to me, Thou shall not build a house for my name, because thou are a man of war, and have shed blood. However LORD, the God of Israel, chose me out of all the house of my father to be king over Israel forever. For he has chosen Judah to be ruler, and in the house of Judah, the house of my father, and among the sons of my father he read more.
And of all my sons (for LORD has given me many sons), he has chosen Solomon my son to sit upon the throne of the kingdom of LORD over Israel. And he said to me, Solomon thy son, he shall build my house and my courts, for I have chosen him to be my son, and I will be his father. And I will establish his kingdom forever, if he is constant to do my commandments and my ordinances, as at this day.

Behold, God is mighty, and does not despise. He is mighty in strength of understanding. He does not preserve the life of the wicked, but gives to the afflicted [their] right. He does not withdraw his eyes from the righteous, but he sets them forever with kings upon the throne, and they are exalted.

Take away the dross from the silver, and there comes forth a vessel for the refiner. Take away the wicked [from] before the king, and his throne shall be established in righteousness.