7 18 Then King David went in and sat before Yahweh, and said, "Who am I, O Lord Yahweh, and what is my house, that you have brought me thus far? 7 19 And yet this was a small thing in your eyes, O Lord Yahweh; you have spoken also of your servant's house for a great while to come, and have shown me future generations, O Lord Yahweh! 7 20 And what more can David say to you? For you know your servant, O Lord Yahweh! 7 21 Because of your promise, and according to your own heart, you have wrought all this greatness, to make your servant know it. 7 22 Therefore you are great, O Yahweh God; for there is none like you, and there is no God besides you, according to all that we have heard with our ears. 7 23 What other nation on earth is like your people Israel, whom God went to redeem to be his people, making himself a name, and doing for them great and terrible things, by driving out before his people a nation and its gods? 7 24 And you established your people Israel for yourself, to be your people for ever; and you, O Yahweh, became their God. 7 25 And now, O Yahweh God, confirm for ever the word which you have spoken concerning your servant and concerning his house, and do as you have spoken; 7 26 and your name will be magnified for ever, saying, 'Yahweh of hosts is God over Israel,' and the house of your servant David will be established before you. 7 27 For you, O Yahweh of hosts, the God of Israel, have made this revelation to your servant, saying, 'I will build you a house'; therefore your servant has found courage to pray this prayer to you. 7 28 And now, O Lord Yahweh, you are God, and your words are true, and you have promised this good thing to your servant; 7 29 now therefore may it please you to bless the house of your servant, that it may continue for ever before you; for you have spoken, O Lord Yahweh, and with your blessing shall the house of your servant be blessed for ever."