7:16 Your house and your kingdom will stand before me 1 permanently; your dynasty 2 will be permanent.’” 7:17 Nathan told David all these words that were revealed to him. 3
David Offers a Prayer to God
7:18 King David went in, sat before the Lord, and said, “Who am I, O Lord God, and what is my family, 4 that you should have brought me to this point? 7:19 And you didn’t stop there, O Lord God! You have also spoken about the future of your servant’s family. 5 Is this your usual way of dealing with men, 6 O Lord God?