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2 Samuel 7:13

    2 Samuel 7:13 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    He shall build an house for my name, and I will stablish the throne of his kingdom for ever.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    He shall build an house for my name, and I will establish the throne of his kingdom for ever.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    He shall build a house for my name, and I will establish the throne of his kingdom for ever.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    He will be the builder of a house for my name, and I will make the seat of his authority certain for ever.

    Webster's Revision

    He 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.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    He shall build an house for my name, and I will establish the throne of his kingdom for ever.

    Clarke's Commentary on 2 Samuel 7:13

    He shall build - That is, Solomon shall build my temple, not thou, because thou hast shed blood abundantly, and hast made great wars. See 1 Chronicles 22:8 (note); and see also the observations at the end, 2 Samuel 7:25 (note).

    The throne of his kingdom for ever - This is a reference to the government of the spiritual kingdom, the kingdom of the Messiah, agreeably to the predictions of the prophet long after, and by which this passage is illustrated: "Of the increase of his government and peace there shall be no end, upon the throne of David, and upon his kingdom, to order it, and to establish it, with judgment and with justice, from henceforth even For Ever." Isaiah 9:7.

    Barnes' Notes on 2 Samuel 7:13

    He shall build an house ... - For the fulfillment of this in the person of Solomon, see 1 Kings 8:16-20. For its application to Christ, see John 1:12; Ephesians 1:20-22; 1 Timothy 3:15; Hebrews 3:6; etc.; and Zechariah 6:12-13.

    I will stablish the throne of his kingdom forever - The words forever, emphatically twice repeated in 2 Samuel 7:16, show very distinctly that this prophecy looks beyond the succession of the kings of Judah of the house of David, and embraces the throne of Christ according to the Angel's interpretation given in Luke 1:31-33, where the reference to this passage cannot be mistaken. This is also brought out fully in Psalm 89:29, Psalm 89:36-37. See also Daniel 7:13-14; Isaiah 9:6-7; Jeremiah 23:5-6; Jeremiah 33:14-21; Ezekiel 34:24; Zechariah 12:7-8; Hosea 3:5, etc.