New American Standard Bible
"David found favor in God's sight, and asked that he might 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.
Darby Bible Translation
who found favour before God, and asked to find a tabernacle for the God of Jacob;
World English Bible
who found favor in the sight of God, and asked to find a habitation for the God of Jacob.
Young's Literal Translation
who found favour before God, and requested to find a tabernacle for the God of Jacob;
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
Who found favour ... - That is, God granted him great prosperity, and delivered him from his enemies.
To find a tabernacle - To prepare a permanent dwelling-place for the "ark," and for the visible symbols of the divine presence. Hitherto the ark had been kept in the tabernacle, and had been borne about from place to place. David sought to build a house that would be permanent, where the ark might be deposited, 2 Samuel 7; 1 Chronicles 22:7.
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1 Samuel 13:14
"But now your kingdom shall not endure. The LORD has sought out for Himself a man after His own heart, and the LORD has appointed him as ruler over His people, because you have not kept what the LORD commanded you."
2 Samuel 7:1
Now it came about when the king lived in his house, and the LORD had given him rest on every side from all his 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, to be ruler over My people Israel.
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."
A Song of Ascents. Remember, O LORD, on David's behalf, All his affliction;
Until I find a place for the LORD, A dwelling place for the Mighty One of Jacob."
"After He had removed him, He raised up David to be their king, concerning whom He also testified and said, 'I HAVE FOUND DAVID the son of Jesse, A MAN AFTER MY HEART, who will do all My will.'
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