1 Chronicles 22:1
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New International Version
Then David said, "The house of the LORD God is to be here, and also the altar of burnt offering for Israel."

New Living Translation
Then David said, "This will be the location for the Temple of the LORD God and the place of the altar for Israel's burnt offerings!"

English Standard Version
Then David said, “Here shall be the house of the LORD God and here the altar of burnt offering for Israel.”

New American Standard Bible
Then David said, "This is the house of the LORD God, and this is the altar of burnt offering for Israel."

King James Bible
Then David said, This is the house of the LORD God, and this is the altar of the burnt offering for Israel.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Then David said, "This is the house of the LORD God, and this is the altar of burnt offering for Israel."

International Standard Version
David said, "This is where the LORD God's Temple will be, along with the altar of burnt offerings for Israel."

NET Bible
David then said, "This is the place where the temple of the LORD God will be, along with the altar for burnt sacrifices for Israel."

New Heart English Bible
Then David said, "This is the house of the LORD God, and this is the altar of burnt offering for Israel."

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Then David said, "This is where the LORD God's temple will be. Israel's altar for burnt offerings will also be here."

JPS Tanakh 1917
Then David said: 'This is the house of the LORD God, and this is the altar of burnt-offering for Israel.'

New American Standard 1977
Then David said, “This is the house of the LORD God, and this is the altar of burnt offering for Israel.”

Jubilee Bible 2000
Then David said, This shall be the house of the LORD God, and this shall be the altar of the burnt offering for Israel.

King James 2000 Bible
Then David said, This is the house of the LORD God, and this is the altar of the burnt offering for Israel.

American King James Version
Then David said, This is the house of the LORD God, and this is the altar of the burnt offering for Israel.

American Standard Version
Then David said, This is the house of Jehovah God, and this is the altar of burnt-offering for Israel.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Then David said: This is the house of God, and this is the altar for the holocaust of Israel.

Darby Bible Translation
And David said, This is the house of Jehovah Elohim, and this is the altar of burnt-offering for Israel.

English Revised Version
Then David said, This is the house of the LORD God, and this is the altar of burnt offering for Israel.

Webster's Bible Translation
Then David said, This is the house of the LORD God, and this is the altar of the burnt-offering for Israel.

World English Bible
Then David said, "This is the house of Yahweh God, and this is the altar of burnt offering for Israel."

Young's Literal Translation
And David saith, 'This is the house of Jehovah God, and this the altar for burnt-offering for Israel.'
Commentary
Matthew Henry Commentary
22:1-5 On occasion of the terrible judgment inflicted on Israel for the sin of David, God pointed out the place where he would have the temple built; upon which, David was excited to make preparations for the great work. David must not build, but he would do all he could; he prepared abundantly before his death. What our hands find to do for God, and our souls, and those round us, let us do it with all our might, before our death; for after death there is no device nor working. And when the Lord refuses to employ us in those services which we desired, we must not be discouraged or idle, but do what we can, though in a humbler sphere.
Study Bible
David's Preparations for the Temple
1Then David said, "This is the house of the LORD God, and this is the altar of burnt offering for Israel." 2So David gave orders to gather the foreigners who were in the land of Israel, and he set stonecutters to hew out stones to build the house of God.…
Cross References
1 Chronicles 21:18
Then the angel of the LORD commanded Gad to say to David, that David should go up and build an altar to the LORD on the threshing floor of Ornan the Jebusite.

1 Chronicles 21:30
But David could not go before it to inquire of God, for he was terrified by the sword of the angel of the LORD.

2 Chronicles 3:1
Then Solomon began to build the house of the LORD in Jerusalem on Mount Moriah, where the LORD had appeared to his father David, at the place that David had prepared on the threshing floor of Ornan the Jebusite.
Treasury of Scripture

Then David said, This is the house of the LORD God, and this is the altar of the burnt offering for Israel.

This is the house. David perhaps had some assurance that this was the place on which God designed that His house should be built; and perhaps it was this that induced him to buy not only the threshing floor, put probably some adjacent ground also, as Calmet supposes, that there might be sufficient room for such a structure.

1 Chronicles 21:18-28 Then the angel of the LORD commanded Gad to say to David, that David …

Genesis 28:17 And he was afraid, and said, How dreadful is this place! this is …

Deuteronomy 12:5-7,11 But to the place which the LORD your God shall choose out of all …

2 Samuel 24:18 And Gad came that day to David, and said to him, Go up, raise an …

2 Chronicles 3:1 Then Solomon began to build the house of the LORD at Jerusalem in …

2 Chronicles 6:5,6 Since the day that I brought forth my people out of the land of Egypt …

Psalm 78:60,67-69 So that he forsook the tabernacle of Shiloh, the tent which he placed …

Psalm 132:13,14 For the LORD has chosen Zion; he has desired it for his habitation…

John 4:20-22 Our fathers worshipped in this mountain; and you say, that in Jerusalem …

and this is the altar

2 Kings 18:22 But if you say to me, We trust in the LORD our God: is not that he, …

2 Chronicles 32:12 Has not the same Hezekiah taken away his high places and his altars, …

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