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David stood before them and addressed them: "My friends, listen to me. I wanted to build a permanent home for the Covenant Box, the footstool of the LORD our God. I have made preparations for building a temple to honor him,
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And the king rising up, and standing said: Hear me, my brethren and my people: I had a thought to have built a house, in which the ark of the Lord, and the footstool of our God might rest: and prepared all things for the building.
Genesis 48:2 And it was told the old man: Behold thy son Joseph cometh to thee. And being strengthened, he sat on his bed.
1 Kings 1:47 And the king's servants going in, have blessed our lord king David, saying: May God make the name of Solomon greater than thy name, and make his throne greater than thy throne. And the king adored in his bed:
1 Chronicles 11:1-3 Then all Israel gathered themselves to David in Hebron, saying: We are thy bone, and thy flesh. . . .
Deuteronomy 17:15,20 Thou shalt set him whom the Lord thy God shall choose out of the number of thy brethren. Thou mayst not make a man of another nation king, that is not thy brother. . . .
Psalm 22:22 I will declare thy name to my brethren: in the midst of the church will I praise thee.
Hebrews 2:11,12 For both he that sanctifieth and they who are sanctified are all of one. For which cause he is not ashamed to call them brethren, saying: . . .
I had in mine heart
1 Chronicles 17:1,2 Now when David was dwelling in his house, he said to Nathan the prophet: Behold I dwell in a house of cedar: and the ark of the covenant of the Lord is under skins. . . .
2 Samuel 7:1,2 And it came to pass when the king sat in his house, and the Lord had given him rest on every side from all his enemies, . . .
1 Kings 8:17,18 And David, my father, would have built a house to the name of the Lord, the God of Israel: . . .
1 Chronicles 6:31 These are they, whom David set over the singing men of the house of the Lord, after that the ark was placed.
Psalm 132:3-8,14 If I shall enter into the tabernacle of my house: if I shall go up into the bed wherein I lie: . . .
Psalm 99:5 Exalt ye the Lord our God, and adore his footstool, for it is holy.
Psalm 132:7 We will go into his tabernacle: we will adore in the place where his feet stood.
Isaiah 66:1 Thus saith the Lord: Heaven is my throne, and the earth my footstool: what is this house that you will build to me? and what is this place of my rest?
Lamentations 2:1 Aleph. How hath the Lord covered with obscurity the daughter of Sion in his wrath! how hath he cast down from heaven to the earth the glorious one of Israel, and hath not remembered his footstool in the day of his anger.
Acts 7:49 Heaven is my throne and the earth my footstool. What house will you build me (saith the Lord)? Or what is the place of my resting?
had made ready
1 Chronicles 18:7-11 And David took the golden quivers which the servants of Adarezer had, and he brought them to Jerusalem. . . .
1 Chronicles 22:2-5,14 And he commanded to gather together all the proselytes of the land of Israel, and out of them he appointed stonecutters to hew stones and polish them, to build the house of God. . . .
ContextDavid Commissions Solomon
1And David assembled all the chief men of Israel, the princes of the tribes, and the captains of the companies, who waited on the king: and the captains over thousands, and over hundreds, and them who had the charge over the substance and possessions of the king, and his sons with the officers of the court, and the men of power, and all the bravest of the army at Jerusalem. 2And the king rising up, and standing said: Hear me, my brethren and my people: I had a thought to have built a house, in which the ark of the Lord, and the footstool of our God might rest: and prepared all things for the building.3And God said to me: Thou shalt not build a house to my name: because thou art a man of war, and hast shed blood.…
1 Kings 5:3
Thou knowest the will of David, my father, and that he could not build a house to the name of the Lord his God, because of the wars that were round about him, until the Lord put them under the soles of his feet.
1 Chronicles 17:1
Now when David was dwelling in his house, he said to Nathan the prophet: Behold I dwell in a house of cedar: and the ark of the covenant of the Lord is under skins.
1 Chronicles 17:2
And Nathan said to David: Do all that is in thy heart: for God is with thee.
1 Chronicles 17:4
Go, and speak to David my servant: Thus saith the Lord: Thou shalt not build me a house to dwell in.
2 Chronicles 6:7
And whereas David my father had a mind to build a house to the name of the Lord the God of Israel,
We will go into his tabernacle: we will adore in the place where his feet stood.
The glory of Libanus shall come to thee, the fir tree, and the box tree, and the pine tree together, to beautify the place of my sanctuary: and I will glorify the place of my feet.
Thus saith the Lord: Heaven is my throne, and the earth my footstool: what is this house that you will build to me? and what is this place of my rest?
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