1 Chronicles 28:3
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English Standard Version
But God said to me, ‘You may not build a house for my name, for you are a man of war and have shed blood.’

King James Bible
But God said unto me, Thou shalt not build an house for my name, because thou hast been a man of war, and hast shed blood.

American Standard Version
But God said unto me, Thou shalt not build a house for my name, because thou art a man of war, and hast shed blood.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And God said to me: Thou shalt not build a house to my name: because thou art a man of war, and hast shed blood.

English Revised Version
But God said unto me, Thou shalt not build an house for my name, because thou art a man of war, and hast shed blood.

Webster's Bible Translation
But God said to me, Thou shalt not build a house for my name, because thou hast been a man of war, and hast shed blood.

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Keil and Delitzsch Biblical Commentary on the Old Testament

The name of the Ishmaelite who was set over the camels, Obil (אוביל), reminds us of the Arab. abila, multos possedit vel acquisivit camelos. המּרנמי, he of Meronoth (1 Chronicles 27:30 and Nehemiah 3:17). The situation of this place is unknown. According to Nehemiah 3:7, it is perhaps to be sought in the neighbourhood of Mizpah. Over the smaller cattle (sheep and goats) Jaziz the Hagarite, of the people Hagar (cf. 1 Chronicles 5:10), was set. The oversight, consequently, of the camels and sheep was committed to a Hagarite and an Ishmaelite, probably because they pastured in the neighbourhood where the Ishmaelites and Hagarites had nomadized from early times, they having been brought under the dominion of Israel by David. The total number of these officials amounted to twelve, of whom we may conjecture that the ten overseers over the agricultural and cattle-breeding affairs of the king had to deliver over the annual proceeds of the property committed to them to the chief manager of the treasures in the field, in the cities, and villages, and towns.

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Thou shalt

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 22:8 But the word of the LORD came to me, saying, You have shed blood abundantly, and have made great wars...

2 Samuel 7:5-13 Go and tell my servant David, Thus said the LORD, Shall you build me an house for me to dwell in...

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...

2 Chronicles 6:8,9 But the LORD said to David my father, For as much as it was in your heart to build an house for my name...

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Cross References
1 Kings 5:3
"You know that David my father could not build a house for the name of the LORD his God because of the warfare with which his enemies surrounded him, until the LORD put them under the soles of his feet.

1 Chronicles 17:4
"Go and tell my servant David, 'Thus says the LORD: It is not you who will build me a house to dwell in.

1 Chronicles 22:8
But the word of the LORD came to me, saying, 'You have shed much blood and have waged great wars. You shall not build a house to my name, because you have shed so much blood before me on the earth.

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