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"Go and tell my servant David, 'This is what the LORD says: Are you the one to build me a house to dwell in?
King James Bible
Go and tell my servant David, Thus saith the LORD, Shalt thou build me an house for me to dwell in?
American Standard Version
Go and tell my servant David, Thus saith Jehovah, Shalt thou build me a house for me to dwell in?
Young's Literal Translation
'Go, and thou hast said unto My servant, unto David, Thus said Jehovah, Dost thou build for Me a house for My dwelling in?
2 Samuel 7:5 Additional TranslationsClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Shalt thou build me a house - That is, Thou shalt not: this is the force of the interrogative in such a case.
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my servant David. [heb] to my servant, to David
1 Kings 5:3 You know how that David my father could not build an house to the name of the LORD his God for the wars which were about him on every side...
1 Kings 8:16-19 Since the day that I brought forth my people Israel out of Egypt, I chose no city out of all the tribes of Israel to build an house...
1 Chronicles 17:4 Go and tell David my servant, Thus said the LORD, You shall not build me an house to dwell in:
1 Chronicles 22:7,8 And David said to Solomon, My son, as for me, it was in my mind to build an house to the name of the LORD my God...
1 Chronicles 23:3 Now the Levites were numbered from the age of thirty years and upward: and their number by their polls, man by man...
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2 Samuel 7:4 But that night the word of the LORD came to Nathan, saying:
1 Kings 5:3 "You know that because of the wars waged against my father David from all sides, he could not build a temple for the Name of the LORD his God until the LORD put his enemies under his feet.
1 Kings 5:4 But now the LORD my God has given me rest on every side, and there is no adversary or disaster.
1 Kings 6:12 "As for this temple you are building, if you follow my decrees, observe my laws and keep all my commands and obey them, I will fulfill through you the promise I gave to David your father.
1 Kings 8:16 Since the day I brought my people Israel out of Egypt, I have not chosen a city in any tribe of Israel to have a temple built so that my Name might be there, but I have chosen David to rule my people Israel.'
1 Kings 8:19 Nevertheless, you are not the one to build the temple, but your son, your own flesh and blood--he is the one who will build the temple for my Name.'
Isaiah 66:1 This is what the LORD says: "Heaven is my throne, and the earth is my footstool. Where is the house you will build for me? Where will my resting place be?