|New International Version (© 2011)|
he said to Nathan the prophet, "Here I am, living in a house of cedar, while the ark of God remains in a tent."
King James Bible
That the king said unto Nathan the prophet, See now, I dwell in an house of cedar, but the ark of God dwelleth within curtains.
American Standard Version
that the king said unto Nathan the prophet, See now, I dwell in a house of cedar, but the ark of God dwelleth within curtains.
Young's Literal Translation
that the king saith unto Nathan the prophet, 'See, I pray thee, I am dwelling in a house of cedars, and the ark of God is dwelling in the midst of the curtain.'
2 Samuel 7:2 Additional TranslationsClarke's Commentary on the Bible
I dwell in a house of cedar - That is, a house whose principal beams, ceiling, and wainscot, were cedar.
Dwelleth within curtains - Having no other residence but the tabernacle, which was a place covered with the skins of beasts, Exodus 26:14.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
2 Samuel 12:1 And the LORD sent Nathan to David. And he came to him, and said to him, There were two men in one city; the one rich...
1 Chronicles 29:29 Now the acts of David the king, first and last, behold, they are written in the book of Samuel the seer...
2 Samuel 5:11 And Hiram king of Tyre sent messengers to David, and cedar trees, and carpenters, and masons: and they built David an house.
1 Chronicles 14:1 Now Hiram king of Tyre sent messengers to David, and timber of cedars, with masons and carpenters, to build him an house.
Jeremiah 22:13-15 Woe to him that builds his house by unrighteousness, and his chambers by wrong; that uses his neighbor's service without wages...
Haggai 1:4 Is it time for you, O you, to dwell in your paneled houses, and this house lie waste?
Psalm 132:5 Until I find out a place for the LORD, an habitation for the mighty God of Jacob.
John 2:17 And his disciples remembered that it was written, The zeal of your house has eaten me up.
Acts 7:46 Who found favor before God, and desired to find a tabernacle for the God of Jacob.
2 Samuel 6:17 And they brought in the ark of the LORD, and set it in his place, in the middle of the tabernacle that David had pitched for it...
Exodus 26:1-14 Moreover you shall make the tabernacle with ten curtains of fine twined linen, and blue, and purple, and scarlet...
Exodus 40:21 And he brought the ark into the tabernacle, and set up the veil of the covering, and covered the ark of the testimony...
1 Chronicles 16:1 So they brought the ark of God, and set it in the middle of the tent that David had pitched for it...
2 Chronicles 1:4 But the ark of God had David brought up from Kirjathjearim to the place which David had prepared for it...
2 Samuel 7:2 Parallel CommentariesArk Cedar Cedars Curtain Curtains Dwell Dwelleth Dwelling Dwells House Housed Inside Midst Nathan Palace Prophet Tent WithinArk Cedar Cedars Curtain Curtains Dwell Dwelleth Dwelling Dwells House Housed Inside Midst Nathan Palace Prophet Tent WithinTHE HOLY BIBLE, NEW INTERNATIONAL VERSION®, NIV® Copyright © 1973, 1978, 1984, 2011 by Biblica®.
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Exodus 26:1 "Make the tabernacle with ten curtains of finely twisted linen and blue, purple and scarlet yarn, with cherubim woven into them by a skilled worker.
2 Samuel 5:11 Now Hiram king of Tyre sent envoys to David, along with cedar logs and carpenters and stonemasons, and they built a palace for David.
2 Samuel 7:17 Nathan reported to David all the words of this entire revelation.
2 Samuel 11:11 Uriah said to David, "The ark and Israel and Judah are staying in tents, and my commander Joab and my lord's men are camped in the open country. How could I go to my house to eat and drink and make love to my wife? As surely as you live, I will not do such a thing!"
2 Samuel 12:1 The LORD sent Nathan to David. When he came to him, he said, "There were two men in a certain town, one rich and the other poor.
1 Kings 1:22 While she was still speaking with the king, Nathan the prophet arrived.
1 Kings 8:17 "My father David had it in his heart to build a temple for the Name of the LORD, the God of Israel.