English Standard Version
who found favor in the sight of God and asked to find a dwelling place for the God of Jacob.
King James Bible
Who found favour before God, and desired to find a tabernacle for the God of Jacob.
American Standard Version
who found favor in the sight of God, and asked to find a habitation for the God of Jacob.
Who found grace before God, and desired to find a tabernacle for the God of Jacob.
English Revised Version
who found favour in the sight of God, and asked to find a habitation for the God of Jacob.
Webster's Bible Translation
Who found favor before God, and desired to find a tabernacle for the God of Jacob.
Weymouth New Testament
David obtained favour with God, and asked leave to provide a dwelling-place for the God of Jacob.
Acts 7:46 Parallel
CommentaryVincent's Word Studies
More correctly, asked: through Nathan. See 2 Samuel 7:2.
It was not a tabernacle or tent which David proposed to build, but a house. See 2 Samuel 7:2. Rev., rightly, habitation. Compare οἶκον, a house, Acts 7:47, and 2 Chronicles 6:18.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
1 Samuel 13:14
But now your kingdom shall not continue. The LORD has sought out a man after his own heart, and the LORD has commanded him to be prince over his people, because you have not kept what the LORD commanded you."
2 Samuel 7:1
Now when the king lived in his house and the LORD had given him rest from all his surrounding enemies,
2 Samuel 7:8
Now, therefore, thus you shall say to my servant David, 'Thus says the LORD of hosts, I took you from the pasture, from following the sheep, that you should be prince over my people Israel.
1 Chronicles 17:1
Now when David lived in his house, David said to Nathan the prophet, "Behold, I dwell in a house of cedar, but the ark of the covenant of the LORD is under a tent."
Remember, O LORD, in David's favor, all the hardships he endured,
until I find a place for the LORD, a dwelling place for the Mighty One of Jacob."
And when he had removed him, he raised up David to be their king, of whom he testified and said, 'I have found in David the son of Jesse a man after my heart, who will do all my will.'
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