Acts 2:25-31 NIV

25 David said about him: " 'I saw the Lord always before me. Because he is at my right hand, I will not be shaken.
26 Therefore my heart is glad and my tongue rejoices; my body also will live in hope,
27 because you will not abandon me to the grave, nor will you let your Holy One see decay.1

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28 You have made known to me the paths of life; you will fill me with joy in your presence.'a2

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    • e 2:28 - Psalm 16:8-11
      29 "Brothers,3 I can tell you confidently that the patriarch4 David died and was buried,5 and his tomb is here6 to this day.

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      30 But he was a prophet and knew that God had promised him on oath that he would place one of his descendants on his throne.7

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      31 Seeing what was ahead, he spoke of the resurrection of the Christ,b that he was not abandoned to the grave, nor did his body see decay.8

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        • f 2:31 - Or "Messiah." "The Christ" (Greek) and "the Messiah" (Hebrew) both mean "the Anointed One"; also in verse 36.