2 Samuel 7:1-11

2 Samuel 7:1-11 TLV

Now it came about when the king lived in his palace and Adonai had granted him rest from all his enemies around him, that the king said to the prophet Nathan, “See now, I am living in a house of cedar, yet the ark of God remains within curtains.” “Go, do all that is in your heart,” Nathan said to the king, “for Adonai is with you.” But it came to pass the same night that the word of Adonai came to Nathan saying: “Go, tell My servant David: Thus says Adonai: Are you to build Me a house for Me to dwell in? Since the day that I brought up the children of Israel from Egypt to this day I have not dwelt in a house, but have been moving about in a tent, even in a tabernacle. In all My journeying among all the children of Israel, did I ever speak a word to any of the tribes of Israel, whom I commanded to shepherd My people Israel, saying, ‘Why have you not built Me a house of cedar?’ So now, thus you shall say to My servant David: Thus says Adonai: I took you from the pasture, from following the sheep, to be ruler over My people, over Israel. I have been with you wherever you went, and have cut off all your enemies from before you; and I will make your name as great as the greatest on earth. I will also set up a place for My people Israel and will plant them, so they may dwell in their own place and not be disturbed again. Nor will the children of wickedness afflict them anymore as in the past, since the day that I commanded judges to be over My people Israel. So I will give you rest from all your enemies. “Moreover, Adonai declares to you that Adonai will make a house for you.
TLV: Tree of Life Version