New American Standard Bible
"Now it was in the heart of my father David to build a house for the name of the LORD, the God of Israel.
King James Bible
And it was in the heart of David my father to build an house for the name of the LORD God of Israel.
Darby Bible Translation
And it was in the heart of David my father to build a house unto the name of Jehovah the God of Israel.
World English Bible
"Now it was in the heart of David my father to build a house for the name of Yahweh, the God of Israel.
Young's Literal Translation
'And it is with the heart of David my father to build a house for the name of Jehovah, God of Israel,
1 Kings 8:17 Parallel
In our yard, a few feet from the door, stands an apple-tree. In the early spring I watched its swelling buds from day to day. Soon they burst forth into snowy blossoms, beautifying the tree, and filling the air with their fragrance. There was the promise of a bountiful crop of fruit. In a few days the petals had fallen like a belated snow. As the leaves unfolded and grew larger, there appeared here and there a little apple that gave promise of maturing into full-ripened fruit. But, alas! how few …
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2 Samuel 7:2
that the king said to Nathan the prophet, "See now, I dwell in a house of cedar, but the ark of God dwells within tent curtains."
2 Samuel 7:3
Nathan said to the king, "Go, do all that is in your mind, for the LORD is with you."
1 Kings 8:18
"But the LORD said to my father David, 'Because it was in your heart to build a house for My name, you did well that it was in your heart.
1 Chronicles 17:1
And it came about, when David dwelt in his house, that David said to Nathan the prophet, "Behold, I am dwelling in a house of cedar, but the ark of the covenant of the LORD is under curtains."
1 Chronicles 17:2
Then Nathan said to David, "Do all that is in your heart, for God is with you."
Until I find a place for the LORD, A dwelling place for the Mighty One of Jacob."
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