"1For Your peopleIsrael You made Your own peopleforever , and You, O LORD, became their God.
23"Now, O LORD, let the word that You have spokenconcerning Your servant and concerning his house be establishedforever , and do as You have spoken.
"Let Your name be established and magnifiedforever , saying, 'The LORD of hosts is the God of Israel, even a God to Israel ; and the house of David Your servant is establishedbefore You.'
"For You, O my God, have revealed to Your servant that You will build for him a house ; therefore Your servant has found courage to praybefore You.
26"Now, O LORD, You are God, and have apromisedthisgoodthing to Your servant.
"And now it has pleased You to bless the house of Your servant, that it may bcontinueforeverbefore You; for You, O LORD, have blessed, and it is blessedforever."