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 1 Chronicles 17:1 - 15
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   Book of 1 Chronicles
   Chapter 17
17:1 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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After David was settled in his palace, he said to Nathan the prophet, "Here I am, living in a palace of cedar, while the ark of the covenant of the LORD is under a tent."
 
17:2 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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Nathan replied to David, "Whatever you have in mind, do it, for God is with you."
 
17:3 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
That night the word of God came to Nathan, saying:
 
17:4 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
"Go and tell my servant David, 'This is what the LORD says: You are not the one to build me a house to dwell in.
 
17:5 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
I have not dwelt in a house from the day I brought Israel up out of Egypt to this day. I have moved from one tent site to another, from one dwelling place to another.
 
17:6 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
Wherever I have moved with all the Israelites, did I ever say to any of their leaders F92 whom I commanded to shepherd my people, "Why have you not built me a house of cedar?"'
 
17:7 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
"Now then, tell my servant David, 'This is what the LORD Almighty says: I took you from the pasture and from following the flock, to be ruler over my people Israel.
 
17:8 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
I have been with you wherever you have gone, and I have cut off all your enemies from before you. Now I will make your name like the names of the greatest men of the earth.
 
17:9 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
And I will provide a place for my people Israel and will plant them so that they can have a home of their own and no longer be disturbed. Wicked people will not oppress them anymore, as they did at the beginning
 
17:10 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
and have done ever since the time I appointed leaders over my people Israel. I will also subdue all your enemies. "'I declare to you that the LORD will build a house for you:
 
17:11 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
When your days are over and you go to be with your fathers, I will raise up your offspring to succeed you, one of your own sons, and I will establish his kingdom.
 
17:12 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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He is the one who will build a house for me, and I will establish his throne forever.
 
17:13 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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I will be his father, and he will be my son. I will never take my love away from him, as I took it away from your predecessor.
 
17:14 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
I will set him over my house and my kingdom forever; his throne will be established forever.'"
 
17:15 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
Nathan reported to David all the words of this entire revelation.
 

FOOTNOTES:
F92 Traditionally judges; also in verse 10

 
 

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