1898 Young's Literal Translation (YLT)
1 Chronicles 17
1 Nathan first approving the purpose of David to build God an house, 3 after by the Word of God forbiddeth him. 11 He promiseth him blessings and benefits in his seed. 16 David's prayer and thanksgiving.
17:2 and Nathan saith unto David, 'All that [is] in thy heart do, for God [is] with thee.'
17:3 ¶ And it cometh to pass on that night that a word of God is unto Nathan, saying,
17:5 for I have not dwelt in a house from the day that I brought up Israel till this day, and I am from tent unto tent: and from the tabernacle,
17:6 whithersoever I have walked up and down among all Israel, a word spake I, with one of the judges of Israel, whom I commanded to feed My people, saying, Why have ye not built for Me a house of cedars?
17:8 and I am with thee whithersoever thou hast walked, and I cut off all thine enemies from thy presence, and have made for thee a name like the name of the great ones who [are] in the earth.
17:9 'And I have prepared a place for My people Israel, and planted it, and it hath dwelt in its place, and is not troubled any more, and the sons of perverseness add not to wear it out as at first,
17:11 ¶ and it hath come to pass, when thy days have been fulfilled to go with thy fathers, that I have raised up thy seed after thee, who is of thy sons, and I have established his kingdom,
17:12 he doth build for Me a house, and I have established his throne unto the age;
17:13 I am to him for a father, and he is to Me for a son, and My kindness I turn not aside from him as I turned it aside from him who was before thee,
17:14 and I have established him in My house, and in My kingdom unto the age, and his throne is established unto the age.'
17:15 According to all these words, and according to all this vision, so spake Nathan unto David.
17:18 'What doth David add more unto Thee for the honour of Thy servant; and Thou Thy servant hast known.
17:21 'And who [is] as Thy people Israel, one nation in the earth whom God hath gone to ransom to Him for a people, to make for Thee a name great and fearful, to cast out from the presence of Thy people whom Thou hast ransomed out of Egyptnations?
17:25 for Thou, O my God, Thou hast uncovered the ear of Thy servantto build to him a house, therefore hath Thy servant found to pray before Thee.
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