New International Version
After David was settled in his palace, he said to Nathan the prophet, "Here I am, living in a house of cedar, while the ark of the covenant of the LORD is under a tent."
King James Bible
Now it came to pass, as David sat in his house, that David said to Nathan the prophet, Lo, I dwell in an house of cedars, but the ark of the covenant of the LORD remaineth under curtains.
Darby Bible Translation
And it came to pass as David dwelt in his house, that David said to Nathan the prophet, Behold, I dwell in a house of cedars, and the ark of the covenant of Jehovah under curtains.
World English Bible
It happened, when David lived in his house, that David said to Nathan the prophet, "Behold, I dwell in a house of cedar, but the ark of the covenant of Yahweh is under curtains."
Young's Literal Translation
And it cometh to pass as David sat in his house, that David saith unto Nathan the prophet, 'Lo, I am dwelling in a house of cedars, and the ark of the covenant of Jehovah is under curtains;'
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Now it came to pass - See every thing recorded in this chapter amply detailed in the notes on 2 Samuel 7:1 (note), etc.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
'Amasiah, the son of Zichri, who willingly offered himself unto the Lord.'--1 CHRON. xvii, 16. This is a scrap from the catalogue of Jehoshaphat's 'mighty men of valour'; and is Amasiah's sole record. We see him for a moment and hear his eulogium and then oblivion swallows him up. We do not know what it was that he did to earn it. But what a fate, to live to all generations by that one sentence! I. Cheerful self-surrender the secret of all religion. The words of our text contain a metaphor naturally …
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture
The Divine Jesus.
who enjoyed God's favor and asked that he might provide a dwelling place for the God of Jacob.
2 Samuel 7:1
After the king was settled in his palace and the LORD had given him rest from all his enemies around him,
1 Kings 8:17
"My father David had it in his heart to build a temple for the Name of the LORD, the God of Israel.
1 Chronicles 15:1
After David had constructed buildings for himself in the City of David, he prepared a place for the ark of God and pitched a tent for it.
1 Chronicles 17:2
Nathan replied to David, "Whatever you have in mind, do it, for God is with you."
1 Chronicles 22:7
David said to Solomon: "My son, I had it in my heart to build a house for the Name of the LORD my God.
1 Chronicles 28:2
King David rose to his feet and said: "Listen to me, my fellow Israelites, my people. I had it in my heart to build a house as a place of rest for the ark of the covenant of the LORD, for the footstool of our God, and I made plans to build it.
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