Psalm 132:11

Hebrew Bible

9 May your priests be clothed with integrity. May your loyal followers shout for joy. 10 For the sake of David, your servant, do not reject your chosen king. 11 The Lord made a reliable promise to David; he will not go back on his word. He said, “I will place one of your descendants on your throne. 12 If your sons keep my covenant and the rules I teach them, their sons will also sit on your throne forever.” 13 Certainly the Lord has chosen Zion; he decided to make it his home.

Acts 2:30

New Testament

28 You have made known to me the paths of life;you will make me full of joy with your presence.’ 29 “Brothers, I can speak confidently to you about our forefather David, that he both died and was buried, and his tomb is with us to this day. 30 So then, because he was a prophet and knew that God had sworn to him with an oath to seat one of his descendants on his throne, 31 David by foreseeing this spoke about the resurrection of the Christ, that he was neither abandoned to Hades, nor did his body experience decay. 32 This Jesus God raised up, and we are all witnesses of it.

 Notes and References

"... C. K. Barrett has argued that three topics dominate OT discussion: preaching (Acts 2:17–21, 25–28, 34–35; 3:22–23, 25; 7:3, 5–7, 18, 27–28, 32–35, 37, 40, 42–43; 8:32–33; 13:22, 33–35, 41), prayer (Acts 4:25–26) and direction for the church’s life (Acts 1:16, 20; 13:47; 15:16–18; 23:5; 28:26–27). These are good general categories, but more detail is possible. In fact most texts are Christological, emphasizing Jesus as the fulfillment of messianic and Davidic hope or highlighting how he fulfills promises associated with the end-time activity of God or a righteous sufferer. The Psalter, Isaiah, Joel and Amos are keys to this portrait (Psalm 2:7 in Acts 13:33; Psalm 16:10 in Acts 2:25–28, 13:35; Psalm 110:1 in Acts 2:34–35; Psalm 118:22 in Acts 4:11; Psalm 132:11 in Acts 2:30; Is 53:7–8 in Acts 8:32–33; Is 55:3 in Acts 13:34; Amos 9:11–12 in Acts 15:15–17; Joel 2:28–32 in Acts 2:17–21). In addition Acts 3:18–21 highlights the general promises of Scripture in indicating that, as Israel’s Messiah, all that Jesus did not fulfill in his first coming, he will realize in his return ..."

Martin, Ralph P. Dictionary of the Later New Testament & Its Developments (p. 1189) InterVarsity Press, 1997

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