New International Version
David said to Solomon: "My son, I had it in my heart to build a house for the Name of the LORD my God.
King James Bible
And David said to Solomon, My son, as for me, it was in my mind to build an house unto the name of the LORD my God:
Darby Bible Translation
And David said to Solomon, As for me, my son, I was minded to build a house unto the name of Jehovah my God.
World English Bible
David said to Solomon his son, "As for me, it was in my heart to build a house to the name of Yahweh my God.
Young's Literal Translation
and David saith to Solomon his son, 'As for me, it hath been with my heart to build a house to the name of Jehovah my God,
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Solomon - is young and tender - He is as yet without complete knowledge and due experience; and it is necessary that I should make as much preparation for the work as I possibly can; especially as the house is to be exceedingly magnificent.
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LibraryDavid's Prohibited Desire and Permitted Service
'Then he called for Solomon his son, and charged him to build an house for the Lord God of Israel. 7. And David said to Solomon, My son, as for me, it was in my mind to build an house unto the name of the Lord my God: 8. But the word of the Lord came to me, saying, Thou hast shed blood abundantly, and hast made great wars: thou shalt not build an house unto My name, because thou hast shed much blood upon the earth in My sight. 9. Behold, a son shall be born to thee, who shall be a man of rest; and …
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture
The Promise in 2 Samuel, Chap. vii.
2 Samuel 7:2
he said to Nathan the prophet, "Here I am, living in a house of cedar, while the ark of God remains in a tent."
2 Samuel 7:3
Nathan replied to the king, "Whatever you have in mind, go ahead and do it, for the LORD is with you."
1 Chronicles 17:1
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."
1 Chronicles 22:19
Now devote your heart and soul to seeking the LORD your God. Begin to build the sanctuary of the LORD God, so that you may bring the ark of the covenant of the LORD and the sacred articles belonging to God into the temple that will be built for the Name of the LORD."
till I find a place for the LORD, a dwelling for the Mighty One of Jacob."
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