Once you spoke in a vision, to your faithful people you said: "I have bestowed strength on a warrior; I have exalted a young man from among the people.
I have found David1 my servant;2 with my sacred oil3 I have anointed4 him.
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My hand will sustain him; surely my arm will strengthen him.5
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No enemy will subject him to tribute;6 no wicked man will oppress7 him.
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I will crush his foes before him8 and strike down his adversaries.9
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My faithful love will be with him,10 and through my name his horn will be exalted.
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I will set his hand over the sea, his right hand over the rivers.11
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He will call out to me, 'You are my Father,12 my God, the Rock13 my Savior.'14
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I will also appoint him my firstborn,15 the most exalted16 of the kings17 of the earth.
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I will maintain my love to him forever, and my covenant with him will never fail.18
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I will establish his line forever, his throne as long as the heavens endure.19
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"If his sons forsake my law and do not follow my statutes,
if they violate my decrees and fail to keep my commands,
I will punish their sin with the rod, their iniquity with flogging;20
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but I will not take my love from him,21 nor will I ever betray my faithfulness.
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I will not violate my covenant or alter what my lips have uttered.22
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Once for all, I have sworn by my holiness-- and I will not lie to David--
that his line will continue forever and his throne endure before me like the sun;23
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it will be established forever like the moon, the faithful witness in the sky."24 "Selah"
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