2 Samuel 7:2
Good News Translation
Then the king said to the prophet Nathan, "Here I am living in a house built of cedar, but God's Covenant Box is kept in a tent!"

Contemporary English Version
Then one day, as David was talking with Nathan the prophet, David said, "Look around! I live in a palace made of cedar, but the sacred chest has to stay in a tent."

Douay-Rheims Bible
He said to Nathan the prophet: Dost thou see that I dwell in a house of cedar, and the ark of God is lodged within skins?

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He said to Nathan the prophet: Dost thou see that I dwell in a house of cedar, and the ark of God is lodged within skins?

Nathan

2 Samuel 12:1 And the Lord sent Nathan to David: and when he was come to him, he said to him: There were two men in one city, the one rich, and the other poor.

1 Chronicles 29:29 Now the acts of king David first and last are written in the book of Samuel the seer, and in the book of Nathan the prophet, and in the book of Gad the seer:

I dwell

2 Samuel 5:11 And Hiram the king of Tyre sent messengers to David, and cedar trees, and carpenters, and masons for walls: and they built a house for David.

1 Chronicles 14:1 And Hiram king of Tyre sent messengers to David, and cedar trees, and masons, and carpenters, to build him a house.

Jeremiah 22:13-15 Woe to him that buildeth up his house by injustice, and his chambers not in judgment: that will oppress his friend without cause, and will not pay him his wages. . . .

Haggai 1:4 Is it time for you to dwell in ceiled houses, and this house lie desolate?

the ark

Psalm 132:5 Or rest to my temples: until I find out a place for the Lord, a tabernacle for the God of Jacob.

John 2:17 And his disciples remembered, that it was written: The zeal of thy house hath eaten me up.

Acts 7:46 Who found grace before God and desired to find a tabernacle for the God of Jacob.

curtains

2 Samuel 6:17 And they brought the ark of the Lord, and set it in its place in the midst of the tabernacle, which David had pitched for it: and David offered holocausts, and peace offerings before the Lord.

Exodus 26:1-14 And thou shalt make the tabernacle in this manner: Thou shalt make ten curtains of fine twisted linen, and violet and purple, and scarlet twice dyed, diversified with embroidery. . . .

Exodus 40:21 And when he had brought the ark into the tabernacle, he drew the veil before it to fulfil the commandment of the Lord.

1 Chronicles 16:1 So they brought the ark of God, and set it in the midst of the tent, which David had pitched for it: and they offered holocausts, and peace offerings before God.

2 Chronicles 1:4 For David had brought the ark of God from Cariathiarim to the place, which he had prepared for it, and where he had pitched a tabernacle for it, that is, in Jerusalem.

Context
God's Covenant with David
1And 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, 2He said to Nathan the prophet: Dost thou see that I dwell in a house of cedar, and the ark of God is lodged within skins?3And Nathan said to the king: Go, do all that is in they heart: because the Lord is with thee.…
Cross References
Exodus 26:1
And thou shalt make the tabernacle in this manner: Thou shalt make ten curtains of fine twisted linen, and violet and purple, and scarlet twice dyed, diversified with embroidery.

2 Samuel 5:11
And Hiram the king of Tyre sent messengers to David, and cedar trees, and carpenters, and masons for walls: and they built a house for David.

2 Samuel 7:17
According to all these words and according to all this vision so did Nathan speak to David.

2 Samuel 11:11
And Urias said to David: The ark of God and Israel and Juda dwell in tents, and my lord Joab and the servants of my lord abide upon the face of the earth: and shall I go into my house, to eat and to drink, and to sleep with my wife? By thy welfare and by the welfare of thy soul I will not do this thing.

2 Samuel 12:1
And the Lord sent Nathan to David: and when he was come to him, he said to him: There were two men in one city, the one rich, and the other poor.

1 Kings 1:22
As she was yet speaking with the king, Nathan, the prophet, came.

1 Kings 8:17
And David, my father, would have built a house to the name of the Lord, the God of Israel:

1 Chronicles 22:7
And David said to Solomon: My son, it was my desire to have built a house to the name of the Lord my God.

1 Chronicles 29:29
Now the acts of king David first and last are written in the book of Samuel the seer, and in the book of Nathan the prophet, and in the book of Gad the seer:

2 Chronicles 9:29
Now the rest of the acts of Solomon first and last are written in the words of Nathan the prophet, and in the books of Ahias the Silonite, and in the vision of Addo the seer, against Jeroboam the son of Nabat.

2 Chronicles 29:25
And he set the Levites in the house of the Lord with cymbals, and psalteries, and harps according to the regulation of David the king, and of Gad the seer, and of Nathan the prophet: for it was the commandment of the Lord by the hand of his prophets.

Jeremiah 22:14
Who saith: I will build me a wide house, and large chambers: who openeth to himself windows, and maketh roofs of cedar, and painteth them with vermilion.

Additional Translations
he said to Nathan the prophet, “Here I am, living in a house of cedar, while the ark of God remains in a tent.”That the king said to Nathan the prophet, See now, I dwell in an house of cedar, but the ark of God dwells within curtains.

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.

that the king said to Nathan the prophet, Behold now, I live in a house of cedar, and the ark of the Lord dwells in the midst of a tent.

that the king said to Nathan the prophet, See now, I dwell in a house of cedars, and the ark of God dwells under curtains.

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.

That the king said to Nathan the prophet, See now, I dwell in a house of cedar, but the ark of God dwelleth within curtains.

that the king said to Nathan the prophet, "See now, I dwell in a house of cedar, but the ark of God dwells within curtains."

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.'
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