7 (A)Now when the king lived in his house and the Lord (B)had given him rest from all his surrounding enemies, 2 the king said to (C)Nathan the prophet, “See now, I dwell (D)in a house of cedar, but the ark of God dwells (E)in a tent.” 3 And Nathan said to the king, (F)“Go, do all that is in your heart, for the Lord is with you.”. z For there is none like you, and there is no God besides you, according to all that we have heard with our ears. 23 aAnd who is like your people Israel, the one nation on earth whom God went to redeem to be his people, making himself a name band doing for them4 great and awesome things by driving out before your people,5 whom cyou redeemed for yourself from Egypt, a nation and its gods? 2 Samuel 2 English Standard Version (ESV) David Anointed King of Judah. 2 It happened, late one afternoon, when David arose from his couch and was walking on k the roof of the king’s house, that he saw from the roof a woman bathing; and the woman was very beautiful. 8:17, 18; 1 Chr. 2 Samuel 7:22 NIV 2 Samuel 7:22 NLT 2 Samuel 7:22 ESV 2 Samuel 7:22 NASB 2 Samuel 7:22 KJV 2 Samuel 7:22 Bible Apps 2 Samuel 7:22 Biblia Paralela 2 Samuel 7:22 Chinese Bible 2 Samuel 7:22 French Bible 2 Samuel 7:22 German Bible Bible Hub ESV Text Edition: 2016. Crossway Bibles, a publishing ministry of Good News Publishers. 86:8; 89:6, 8; Isa. Moreover, the Lord declares to you that lthe Lord will make you a house. David was initially acclaimed king at Hebron by the tribe of Judah (chs. But by the female servants of whom you have spoken, by them I shall be held in honor.” 15:25–16:3 So David went and brought up the ark of God from the house of Obed-edom # [1 Kgs. 2 Samuel David Hears of Saul’s Death. 17:1-27 Now when the king lived in his house and the Lord # See Josh. And the Lord gave victory to David wherever he went. 28 And now, O Lord God, you are God, and (AO)your words are true, and you have promised this good thing to your servant. 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And Uzzah and Ahio,1 the sons of Abinadab, were driving the new cart, (Q)And violent men shall afflict them no more, as formerly, 11 (R)from the time that I appointed judges over my people Israel. 9 And David said, “Is there still anyone left of the house of Saul, that I may ishow him kindness for Jonathan’s sake?” zFor there is none like you, and there is no God besides you, according to all that we have heard with our ears. 14 (Z)I will be to him a father, and he shall be to me a son. 4:10; 2 Kgs. 8 Now, therefore, thus you shall say to my servant David, ‘Thus says the Lord of hosts, eI took you from the pasture, from following the sheep, that you should be prince2 over my people Israel. He came to him and said to him, “There were two men in a certain city, the one rich and the other poor. 2 The rich man had very many flocks and herds, 3 but the poor man had nothing but one little ewe lamb, which he had bought. (AG)You have spoken also of your servant's house for a great while to come, and this is instruction for mankind, O Lord God! 2 And on the third day, behold, b a man came from Saul’s camp, c with his clothes torn and dirt on his head. 9 When Toi king of uHamath heard that David had defeated the whole army of Hadadezer, 17 When the Philistines heard that David had been anointed king over Israel, all the Philistines went up to search for David. 22:10; 28:6, Ex. 2 Samuel 7:10–13 10 And I will appoint a place for my people Israel g and will plant them, so that they may dwell in their own place h and be disturbed no more. And he brought it up, and it grew up with him and with his children. 2 The rich man had very many flocks and herds, 3 but the poor man had nothing but one little ewe lamb, which he had bought. 12 And the Lord sent Nathan to David. Now lhe was lame in both his feet. 19 and distributed among all the people, the whole multitude of Israel, both men and women, a cake of bread, a portion of meat,5 and a cake of raisins to each one. 11:23 had given him rest from all his surrounding enemies, 2 the king said to # ver. 19 And yet this was a small thing in your eyes, O Lord God. 5:17-25 the Philistines, # 1 Sam. 2 the king said to uNathan the prophet, “See now, I dwell vin a house of cedar, but the ark of God dwells win a tent.” 7 And David took tthe shields of gold that were carried by the servants of Hadadezer and brought them to Jerusalem. 2 Now there was a servant of the house of Saul whose name was jZiba, and they called him to David. 18 Now the Philistines had come and spread out in lthe Valley of Rephaim. 7 In all places where bI have moved with all the people of Israel, did I speak a word with cany of the judges1 of Israel, whom I commanded dto shepherd my people Israel, saying, “Why have you not built me a house of cedar?”’ 2 Samuel 12:7English Standard Version (ESV) 7 Nathan said to David, “You are the man! 15 sbut my steadfast love will not depart from him, tas I took it from Saul, whom I put away from before you. 16 cJoab the son of Zeruiah was over the army, and dJehoshaphat the son of Ahilud was recorder, But Mephibosheth your master’s grandson oshall always eat at my table.” Now Ziba had qfifteen sons and twenty servants. 2 Samuel 7 God's Covenant with David 1 s Now when the king lived in his house and the Lord t had given him rest from all his surrounding enemies, 2 the king said to u Nathan the prophet, "See now, I dwell v in a house of cedar, but the ark of God dwells w in a tent." 4 nAnd David took from him 1,700 horsemen, and 20,000 foot soldiers. Moreover, the Lord declares to you that (T)the Lord will make you a house. 13 And when hthose who bore the ark of the Lord had gone six steps, ihe sacrificed an ox and a fattened animal. 2 Samuel 12 English Standard Version (ESV) Nathan Rebukes David. 14 rI will be to him a father, and he shall be to me a son. Copyright © 2001 by Crossway Bibles, a publishing ministry of Good News Publishers. Thus says the Lord , the God of Israel, b ‘I anointed you king over Israel, and I delivered you out of the hand of Saul. 11 gAnd hHiram king of Tyre sent messengers to David, and cedar trees, also carpenters and masons who built David a house. 3 And Nathan said to the king, x“Go, do all that is in your heart, for the Lord is with you.”. 27; 1 Kgs. 12 And the Lord sent Nathan to David. 20 And David returned to bless his household. 1 # For ver. 15 Ibhar, Elishua, Nepheg, Japhia, And (S)I will give you rest from all your enemies. And David ohamstrung all the chariot horses but left enough for 100 chariots. 3 David also defeated lHadadezer the son of Rehob, king of mZobah, as he went to restore his power at the river Euphrates. 5:5; 6:12; 8:19; 1 Chr. For you, O Lord God, have spoken, fand with your blessing shall the house of your servant be blessed forever.”. And the Lord said to you, x‘You shall be shepherd of my people Israel, and you shall be prince1 over Israel.’” 4 The king said to him, “Where is he?” And Ziba said to the king, “He is in the house of mMachir the son of Ammiel, at Lo-debar.” 19:8; 20:1, 22; 1 Sam. 23 And Michal the daughter of Saul had no child to the day of her death. 28 And now, O Lord God, you are God, and eyour words are true, and you have promised this good thing to your servant. 9 Then the king called Ziba, Saul’s servant, and said to him, “All that belonged to Saul and to all his house I have given to your master’s grandson. 7 Nevertheless, David took the stronghold of Zion, ethat is, the city of David. 24 dAnd you established for yourself your people Israel to be your people forever. 11 Then Ziba said to the king, “According to all that my lord the king commands his servant, so will your servant do.” So Mephibosheth oate at David’s1 table, like one of the king’s sons. 2 The rich man had very many flocks and herds, 3 but the poor man had nothing but one little ewe lamb, which he had bought. 2 Samuel 7:1 The Lord’s Covenant with David 7 s Now when the king lived in his house and the Lord t had given him rest from all his surrounding enemies, 8:21 fled every one to his own home. 6 And nMephibosheth the son of Jonathan, son of Saul, came to David and fell on his face and paid homage. Will you give them into my hand?” And the Lord said to David, “Go up, for I will certainly give the Philistines into your hand.” 16 uAnd your house and your kingdom shall be made sure forever before me.3 uYour throne shall be established forever.’” 2 Samuel 12:1-7 English Standard Version (ESV) Nathan Rebukes David. 7:26; 8:29 a very great heap of stones. 4 But that same night the word of the Lord came to Nathan, 5 “Go and tell my servant David, ‘Thus says the Lord: (G)Would you build me a house to dwell in? 20 And what more can David say to you? 24 (AN)And you established for yourself your people Israel to be your people forever. 6 tDavid again gathered all the chosen men of Israel, thirty thousand. 17 And they took Absalom and threw him into a great pit in the forest and raised over him # Josh. ” 3 And Nathan said to the king, x “ … 8 And David was angry because the Lord had broken out against Uzzah. He came to him and said to him, “There were two men in a certain city, the one rich and the other poor. 3:24; Ps. 19 And David minquired of the Lord, “Shall I go up against the Philistines? 10 Toi sent his son Joram to King David, to ask about his health and to bless him because he had fought against Hadadezer and defeated him, for Hadadezer had often been at war with Toi. 1 - 4 ), and subsequently was accepted by the remaining tribes after the murder of Ish-Bosheth, one of Saul's surviving sons ( 5:1-5 ). 13 (X)He shall build a house for my name, and (Y)I will establish the throne of his kingdom forever. 17 and eZadok the son of Ahitub and Ahimelech the son of Abiathar were priests, and fSeraiah was secretary, 7 Now when the king lived in his house and the Lord had given him rest from all his surrounding enemies, 2 the king said to Nathan the prophet, “See now, I dwell in a house of cedar, but the ark of God dwells in a tent.” 3 And Nathan said to the king, “Go, do all that is in your heart, for the Lord is with you.” 4:15; 7:9; Josh. 21 And David said to Michal, “It was before the Lord, rwho chose me above your father and above all his house, to appoint me as prince6 over Israel, the people of the Lord—and I will celebrate before the Lord. 10 And I will appoint a place for my people Israel gand will plant them, so that they may dwell in their own place hand be disturbed no more. And David was kwearing a linen ephod. 4 with the ark of God,2 and Ahio went before the ark. 5 aAt Hebron he reigned over Judah bseven years and six months, and at Jerusalem he reigned over all Israel and Judah thirty-three years.2. 6 I have not lived in a house (H)since the day I brought up the people of Israel from Egypt to this day, but I have been moving about (I)in a tent for my dwelling. 17 In accordance with all these words, and in accordance with all this vision, Nathan spoke to David. 17; ch. 2 After this David inquired of the Lord, “Shall I go up into any of the cities of Judah?”And the Lord said to him, “Go up.” David said, “To which shall I go up?” And he said, “To Hebron.” 2 So David went up there, and his two wives also, Ahinoam of Jezreel and Abigail the widow of Nabal of Carmel. 20 And what more can David say to you? 31:16], 1 Kgs. 5 Then King David sent and brought him from the house of Machir the son of Ammiel, at Lo-debar. 12 And David knew that the Lord had established him king over Israel, and that he had exalted his kingdom for the sake of his people Israel. 1:21; 2:10; Acts 13:36; [Deut. Thus says the Lord, the God of Israel, ‘I anointed you king over Israel, and I delivered you out of the hand of Saul. 11 And the ark of the Lord remained in the house of Obed-edom the Gittite three months, eand the Lord blessed Obed-edom and all his household. 2:35], 1 Kgs. Cross References 1 Kings 9:15 5 And David and all the house of Israel were celebrating before the Lord, with zsongs3 and lyres and harps and tambourines and castanets and cymbals. 25 And now, O Lord God, confirm forever the word that you have spoken concerning your servant and concerning his house, and do as you have spoken. English Standard Version (ESV), With a few Targums, Vulgate, Syriac; Hebrew, 1 Kgs. Cancel any time. 7 And David said to him, “Do not fear, ifor I will show you kindness for the sake of your father Jonathan, and I will restore to you all the land of Saul your father, and oyou shall eat at my table always.” And kI will give you rest from all your enemies. 6 And when they came to the threshing floor of aNacon, Uzzah bput out his hand to the ark of God and took hold of it, for the oxen stumbled. 3 And the king said, “Is there not still someone of the house of Saul, that I may show kthe kindness of God to him?” Ziba said to the king, “There is still a son of lJonathan; he is crippled in his feet.” i And violent men shall afflict them no more, as formerly, 11 j from the time that I appointed judges over my people Israel. 2 Samuel 6:16 As the ark of the Lord came into the city of David, Michal the daughter of Saul looked out of the window and saw King David leaping and dancing before the Lord, and she despised him in her heart. 4 But that same night the word of the Lord came to Nathan, 7 And the anger of the Lord was kindled against Uzzah, and cGod struck him down there because of his error, and he died there beside the ark of God. 12 And the Lord sent Nathan to David. 7 sNow when the king lived in his house and the Lord thad given him rest from all his surrounding enemies, 2 the king said to uNathan the prophet, “See now, I dwell vin a house of cedar, but the ark of God dwells win a tent.” 3 And Nathan said to the king, x“Go, do all that is in your heart, for the Lord is with you.” Cross References 2 Samuel 5:7 Nevertheless, David took the stronghold of Zion, that is, the city of David. 25 And David did as the Lord commanded him, and struck down the Philistines from Geba sto Gezer. And that place is called Perez-uzzah4 to this day. 3 And David sent and inquired about the woman. Sign up for an account to try it FREE for 30 days. 10 And you and your sons and your servants shall till the land for him and shall bring in the produce, that your master’s grandson may have bread to eat. 11:38; [Ex. 7 sNow when the king lived in his house and the Lord thad given him rest from all his surrounding enemies, 15 So David reigned over all Israel. 45:5; Jer. oThen all the people departed, each to his house. And all Israel # ch. 1:21; 1 Sam. 21 Because of your promise, and according to your own heart, you have brought about all this greatness, to make your servant know it. But Michal the daughter of Saul came out to meet David and said, “How the king of Israel honored himself today, puncovering himself today before the eyes of his servants’ female servants, as one of the qvulgar fellows shamelessly uncovers himself!” 17 And they brought in the ark of the Lord and set it lin its place, inside the tent that David had pitched for it. 1-29, see 1 Chr. And David administered justice and equity to all his people. 2 Samuel 12:1-23 English Standard Version (ESV) Nathan Rebukes David. 29 Now therefore may it please you to bless the house of your servant, so that it may continue forever before you. iAnd violent men shall afflict them no more, as formerly, 14 Then he put garrisons in Edom; throughout all Edom he put garrisons, band all the Edomites became David’s servants. mAnd David offered burnt offerings and peace offerings before the Lord. 3:3; 1 Chr. 1 After the death of Saul, when David had returned a from striking down the Amalekites, David remained two days in Ziklag. 1 [s] For 2 Samuel 7:1-29, see 1 Chronicles 17:1-27 Now when the king lived in his house and the Lord [t] See Joshua 11:23 had given him rest from all his surrounding enemies, 2 the king said to [u] 2 Samuel 7:17; 2 Samuel 12:1 Nathan the prophet, “See now, I dwell [v] 2 Samuel 5:11 in a house of cedar, but the ark of God dwells [w] Exodus 26:1 in a tent.” The Holy Bible, English Standard Version. 10 So David was not willing to take the ark of the Lord into the city of David. 16 Then Joab blew the trumpet, and the troops came back from pursuing Israel, for Joab restrained them. 12 mWhen your days are fulfilled and nyou lie down with your fathers, oI will raise up your offspring after you, who shall come from your body, and I will establish his kingdom. 18 Then King David went in and sat before the Lord and said, v“Who am I, O Lord God, and what is my house, that you have brought me thus far? And you, O Lord, became their God. 27 For you, O Lord of hosts, the God of Israel, have made this revelation to your servant, saying, ‘I will build you a house.’ Therefore your servant has found courage to pray this prayer to you. (AH)For you know your servant, O Lord God! 26:1 in a tent.” 3 And Nathan said to the king, # 1 Kgs. 12 And David knew that the Lord had established him king over Israel, and that he had exalted his kingdom for the sake of his people Israel. 9 fAnd I have been with you wherever you went and have cut off all your enemies from before you. 2 Samuel 12:7 7 Nathan said to David, “You are the man! In 2 Samuel 7:12-16 there follows a more precise definition of the way in which the Lord would build a house for His servant David: "When thy days shall become full, and thou shalt lie with thy fathers, I will set up thy seed after thee, who shall come from thy body, and establish his kingdom. David Anointed King of Judah. 22 yTherefore you are great, O Lord God. 2 Moab, # ch. 13 And David made a name for himself when he returned from striking down 18,000 Edomites in athe Valley of Salt. 23 (AK)And who is like your people Israel, the one nation on earth whom God went to redeem to be his people, making himself a name (AL)and doing for them[d] great and awesome things by driving out before your people,[e] whom (AM)you redeemed for yourself from Egypt, a nation and its gods? 15 So David and all the house of Israel brought up the ark of the Lord with shouting and with the sound of the horn. xFor you know your servant, O Lord God! 26 And your name will be magnified forever, saying, ‘The Lord of hosts is God over Israel,’ and the house of your servant David will be established before you. 13 And when # [Num. 3 So all the elders of Israel came to the king at Hebron, yand King David made a covenant with them at Hebron zbefore the Lord, and they anointed David king over Israel. 5 pAnd when the qSyrians of Damascus came to help lHadadezer king of mZobah, David struck down 22,000 men of the Syrians. 2 After this David inquired of the Lord, “Shall I go up into any of the … 6 cAnd the king and his men went to Jerusalem dagainst the Jebusites, the inhabitants of the land, who said to David, “You will not come in here, but the blind and the lame will ward you off”—thinking, “David cannot come in here.” And one said, “Is not this l Bathsheba, the daughter of Eliam, the wife of m Uriah the Hittite?” 4 So David sent messengers and took her, and she came to him, and he lay with … 13 So Mephibosheth lived in Jerusalem, for ohe ate always at the king’s table. 12:1 Nathan the prophet, “See now, I dwell # ch. 11 jfrom the time that I appointed judges over my people Israel. 21 And the Philistines left their idols there, and David and his men carried them away. 1 Now when the king lived in his house and the Lord had given him rest from all his surrounding enemies, 2 the king said to Nathan the prophet, “See now, I dwell in a house of cedar, but the ark of God dwells in a tent.” 3 And Nathan said to the king, “Go, do all that is in your heart, for the Lord is with you.” 20 And David came to Baal-perazim, and David defeated them there. And David built the city all around from the fMillo inward. And Joram brought with him articles of silver, of gold, and of bronze. 11 gAnd hHiram king of Tyre sent messengers to David, and cedar trees, also carpenters and masons who built David a house. And the king said to him, “Are you Ziba?” And he said, “I am your servant.” 12 And it was told King David, “The Lord has blessed the household of Obed-edom and all that belongs to him, because of the ark of God.” fSo David went and brought up the ark of God from the house of Obed-edom gto the city of David with rejoicing. 18 and gBenaiah the son of Jehoiada was over1 the hCherethites and the Pelethites, and David’s sons were priests. 10 And David became greater and greater, for the Lord, the God of hosts, was with him. 12 (U)When your days are fulfilled and (V)you lie down with your fathers, (W)I will raise up your offspring after you, who shall come from your body, and I will establish his kingdom. 2 Samuel 7 Parallel Chapters. 22:7; 28:2; [Acts 7:46], ver. 12-19, see 1 Chr. And the Moabites jbecame servants to David and kbrought tribute. And David said, “Mephibosheth!” And he answered, “Behold, I am your servant.” 22 And the Philistines came up yet again oand spread out in the Valley of Rephaim. 2 In times past, when Saul was king over us, wit was you who led out and brought in Israel. 24 And qwhen you hear the sound of marching in the tops of the balsam trees, then rouse yourself, rfor then the Lord has gone out before you to strike down the army of the Philistines.” 2 And David arose and went with all the people who were with him from uBaale-judah vto bring up from there the ark of God, which is called by the name of the Lord of hosts wwho sits enthroned on the cherubim. 18 Then King David went in and sat before the Lord and said, (AF)“Who am I, O Lord God, and what is my house, that you have brought me thus far? 25 And now, O Lord God, confirm forever the word that you have spoken concerning your servant and concerning his house, and do as you have spoken. (AJ)For there is none like you, and there is no God besides you, according to all that we have heard with our ears. 3 And they carried the ark of God xon a new cart and brought it yout of the house of Abinadab, which was on the hill. 8:17, 18; 1 Chr. 15:11; Deut. And you, O Lord, became their God. 1 Now when the king lived in his house and the Lord had given him rest from all his surrounding enemies, 2 the king said to Nathan the prophet, “See now, I dwell in a house of cedar, but the ark of God dwells in a tent.” 3 And Nathan said to the king, “Go, do all that is in your heart, for the Lord is with you.” 2 Samuel 7:22 22 y Therefore you are great, O Lord God. NIV: ESV: NASB: KJV: HCSB: 1 After the king was settled in his palace and the LORD had given him rest from all his enemies around him, 1 Now when the king lived in his house and the LORD had given him rest from all his surrounding enemies, 8 And David said on that day, “Whoever would strike the Jebusites, let him get up the water shaft to attack ‘the lame and the blind,’ who are hated by David’s soul.” Therefore it is said, “The blind and the lame shall not come into the house.” 9 And David lived in the stronghold and called it ethe city of David. 11 vThese also King David dedicated to the Lord, together with the silver and gold that he dedicated from all the nations he subdued, And when he came to David, d he fell to the ground and paid homage. 5 Then all the tribes of Israel ucame to David at Hebron and said, “Behold, vwe are your bone and flesh. 22 (AI)Therefore you are great, O Lord God. 8 gAfter this David defeated the Philistines and subdued them, and David took hMetheg-ammah out of the hand of the Philistines. When he commits iniquity, sI will discipline him with the rod of men, with the stripes of the sons of men, Keil and Delitzsch Biblical Commentary on the Old Testament. 2 Samuel 7 English Standard Version (ESV) The Lord's Covenant with David 7 Now when the king lived in his house and the Lord had given him rest from all his surrounding enemies, 2 the king said to Nathan the prophet, “See now, I dwell in a house of cedar, but the ark of God dwells in a tent.” 3 And Nathan said to the king, “Go, do all that is in your heart, for the Lord is with you.” 7 s Now when the king lived in his house and the Lord t had given him rest from all his surrounding enemies, 2 the king said to u Nathan the prophet, “ See now, I dwell v in a house of cedar, but the ark of God dwells w in a tent. 8 And from Betah and from Berothai, cities of Hadadezer, King David took very much bronze. 23 pAnd when David inquired of the Lord, he said, “You shall not go up; go around to their rear, and come against them opposite the balsam trees. When he commits iniquity, (AA)I will discipline him with the rod of men, with the stripes of the sons of men, 15 (AB)but my steadfast love will not depart from him, (AC)as I took it from Saul, whom I put away from before you. 16 Elishama, Eliada, and Eliphelet. 13 pHe shall build a house for my name, and qI will establish the throne of his kingdom forever. 14 And David jdanced before the Lord with all his might. 10:14; 12:30 the Ammonites, # See ch. 8:1] to the city of David with rejoicing. 9 (N)And I have been with you wherever you went and have cut off all your enemies from before you. 10 And I will appoint a place for my people Israel (O)and will plant them, so that they may dwell in their own place (P)and be disturbed no more. [c] (AE)Your throne shall be established forever.’” 17 In accordance with all these words, and in accordance with all this vision, Nathan spoke to David. 2 Samuel - Chapter 7 (ESV) Font Size + -God's Covenant with David. 12 from Edom, wMoab, xthe Ammonites, ythe Philistines, zAmalek, and from the spoil of Hadadezer the son of Rehob, king of mZobah. 29 Now therefore may it please you to bless the house of your servant, so that it may continue forever before you. For you, O Lord God, have spoken, (AP)and with your blessing shall the house of your servant be blessed forever.”. 18 And when David had finished offering the burnt offerings and the peace offerings, nhe blessed the people in the name of the Lord of hosts David Plans a Temple. 26:26 These also King David dedicated to the Lord, together with the silver and gold that he dedicated from all the nations he subdued, 12 from Edom, # ver. But David took it aside dto the house of Obed-edom the Gittite. 11 # 1 Kgs. 12 And it was told King David, “The Lord has blessed the household of Obed-edom and all that belongs to him, because of the ark of God.” # For ver. 2Sa 7:23 - And who is like your people Israel, the one nation on earth whom God went to redeem to be his people, making himself a name and doing for them great and awesome things by driving out before your people, whom you redeemed for yourself from Egypt, a nation and its gods? He came to him and said to him, “There were two men in a certain city, the one rich and the other poor. 9 And David was afraid of the Lord that day, and he said, “How can the ark of the Lord come to me?” 6 I have not lived in a house zsince the day I brought up the people of Israel from Egypt to this day, but I have been moving about ain a tent for my dwelling. wYou have spoken also of your servant’s house for a great while to come, and this is instruction for mankind, O Lord God! ESV® Text Edition: 2016. Two lines he measured to be put to death, and one full line to be spared. 12 And Mephibosheth had a young son, rwhose name was Mica. And all who lived in Ziba’s house became Mephibosheth’s servants. sAnd the Lord gave victory to David wherever he went. 4 David was thirty years old when he began to reign, and ahe reigned forty years. 7 In all places where (J)I have moved with all the people of Israel, did I speak a word with (K)any of the judges[a] of Israel, whom I commanded (L)to shepherd my people Israel, saying, “Why have you not built me a house of cedar?”’ 8 Now, therefore, thus you shall say to my servant David, ‘Thus says the Lord of hosts, (M)I took you from the pasture, from following the sheep, that you should be prince[b] over my people Israel. 21 Because of your promise, and according to your own heart, you have brought about all this greatness, to make your servant know it. 2 Samuel 7 - ESV: Now when the king lived in his house and the LORD had given him rest from all his surrounding enemies, the king said to Nathan the prophet, "See now, I dwell in a house of cedar, but the ark of God dwells in a tent." 6 Then David put garrisons in Aram of Damascus, and the Syrians rbecame servants to David and brought tribute. Subscribe to a study package to unlock the ESV Study Bible, the interactive Knowing the Bible study series, the Preaching the Word commentary series, and more. 16 As the ark of the Lord came into the city of David, Michal the daughter of Saul looked out of the window and saw King David leaping and dancing before the Lord, and she despised him in her heart. 26 And your name will be magnified forever, saying, ‘The Lord of hosts is God over Israel,’ and the house of your servant David will be established before you. And I will make for you a great name, like the name of the great ones of the earth. 7:51; 1 Chr. And he said, “The Lord has broken through my enemies before me like a breaking flood.” nTherefore the name of that place is called Baal-perazim.3 14 jAnd these are the names of those who were born to him in Jerusalem: Shammua, Shobab, Nathan, Solomon, But David heard of it and went down kto the stronghold. 8 And he paid homage and said, “What is your servant, that you should show regard for pa dead dog such as I?”. 27 For you, O Lord of hosts, the God of Israel, have made this revelation to your servant, saying, ‘I will build you a house.’ Therefore your servant has found courage to pray this prayer to you. 2 Samuel 7:1-17 English Standard Version (ESV) The Lord's Covenant with David. 13 And David took more iconcubines and wives from Jerusalem, after he came from Hebron, and more sons and daughters were born to David. 22 I will make myself yet more contemptible than this, and I will be abased in your7 eyes. 16 (AD)And your house and your kingdom shall be made sure forever before me. 5:11 in a house of cedar, but the ark of God dwells # Ex. 5 â€œGo and tell my servant David, ‘Thus says the Lord: yWould you build me a house to dwell in? 19 And yet this was a small thing in your eyes, O Lord God. 2 iAnd he defeated Moab and he measured them with a line, making them lie down on the ground. 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