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2 Samuel 7:15

But my mercy shall not depart away from him, as I took it from Saul, whom I put away before you.
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Aphrahat the Persian Sage

AD 345
Again, listen concerning the title Son of God, by which we have called him. They [the Jews] say that “though God has no son, you make that crucified Jesus, the firstborn son of God.” Yet he called Israel “my firstborn” when he sent to Pharaoh through Moses and said to him, “Israel is my firstborn; I have said to you, let my son go to serve me, and if you are not willing to let (him) go, lo! I will slay your son, your firstborn.” And also through the prophet he testified concerning this and reproved them and said to the people, “Out of Egypt have I called my son. As I called them, so they went and worshiped Baal and offered incense to the graven images.” And Isaiah said concerning them, “Children have I reared and brought up, and they have rebelled against me.” And again it is written, “You are the children of the Lord your God.” And about Solomon he said, “He shall be a son to me, and I will be a Father to him.” So also we call the Christ “the Son of God” because through him we have ga...

Justin Martyr

AD 165
It would be much better for you, therefore, if, instead of being so contentious, you should repent before the great day of judgment comes, for then, as I showed from Scripture, all those of your tribes who crucified Christ shall lament. Now, I have explained the meaning of the words “The Lord swore, [you are a priest forever] according to the order of Melchizedek.” I have also shown that the prophecy of Isaiah, “His burial has been taken away from the midst,” referred to Christ, who was to be buried and to rise again. I have stated at length that this same Christ will be the judge of both the living and the dead. Further, Nathan spoke thus of him to David, “I will be his Father, and he shall be my Son, and I will not take my mercy away from him, as I did from those who were before him; and I will establish him in my house, and in his kingdom forever.” And Ezekiel states that he shall be the only prince in this house, for he is the Son of God. And do not suppose that Isaiah or the other...

Knowing this first, that no prophecy of the scripture is of any private interpretation. - 2 Peter 1:20

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