2 Samuel 7:16–19

16 aYour house and your kingdom shall endure before 1Me forever; your throne shall be established forever.” ’ ”

17 In accordance with all these words and all this vision, so Nathan spoke to David.

David’s Prayer

18 Then David the king went in and sat before the Lord, and he said, “aWho am I, O Lord 1God, and what is my house, that You have brought me this far?

19 “And yet this was insignificant in Your eyes, O Lord God, afor You have spoken also of the house of Your servant concerning the distant future. And bthis is the 1custom of man, O Lord God.

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