1 Chronicles 28:2
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New International Version
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.

King James Bible
Then David the king stood up upon his feet, and said, Hear me, my brethren, and my people: As for me, I had in mine heart to build an house of rest for the ark of the covenant of the LORD, and for the footstool of our God, and had made ready for the building:

Darby Bible Translation
And king David stood up upon his feet, and said, Hear me, my brethren and my people! I had in my heart to build a house of rest for the ark of the covenant of Jehovah and for the footstool of our God, and I have prepared to build.

World English Bible
Then David the king stood up on his feet, and said, "Hear me, my brothers, and my people! As for me, it was in my heart to build a house of rest for the ark of the covenant of Yahweh, and for the footstool of our God; and I had prepared for the building.

Young's Literal Translation
And David the king riseth on his feet, and saith, 'Hear me, my brethren and my people, I -- with my heart -- to build a house of rest for the ark of the covenant of Jehovah, and for the footstool of our God, and I prepared to build,

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Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

David - stood up upon his feet - He was now very old, and chiefly confined to his bed, (see 1 Kings 1:47); and while he was addressing his son Solomon, he continued on the bed; but when all the principal nobles of his kingdom came before him he received strength to arise and address them, standing on his feet.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Stood up

Genesis 48:2 And one told Jacob, and said, Behold, your son Joseph comes to you: and Israel strengthened himself, and sat on the bed.

1 Kings 1:47 And moreover the king's servants came to bless our lord king David, saying, God make the name of Solomon better than your name...

my brethren

1 Chronicles 11:1-3 Then all Israel gathered themselves to David to Hebron, saying, Behold, we are your bone and your flesh...

Deuteronomy 17:15,20 You shall in any wise set him king over you, whom the LORD your God shall choose...

Psalm 22:22 I will declare your name to my brothers: in the middle of the congregation will I praise you.

Hebrews 2:11,12 For both he that sanctifies and they who are sanctified are all of one: for which cause he is not ashamed to call them brothers...

I had in mine heart

1 Chronicles 17:1,2 Now it came to pass, as David sat in his house, that David said to Nathan the prophet, See, I dwell in an house of cedars...

2 Samuel 7:1,2 And it came to pass, when the king sat in his house, and the LORD had given him rest round about from all his enemies...

1 Kings 8:17,18 And it was in the heart of David my father to build an house for the name of the LORD God of Israel...

rest

1 Chronicles 6:31 And these are they whom David set over the service of song in the house of the LORD, after that the ark had rest.

Psalm 132:3-8,14 Surely I will not come into the tabernacle of my house, nor go up into my bed...

the footstool

Psalm 99:5 Exalt you the LORD our God, and worship at his footstool; for he is holy.

Psalm 132:7 We will go into his tabernacles: we will worship at his footstool.

Isaiah 66:1 Thus said the LORD, The heaven is my throne, and the earth is my footstool: where is the house that you build to me?...

Lamentations 2:1 How has the LORD covered the daughter of Zion with a cloud in his anger, and cast down from heaven to the earth the beauty of Israel...

Acts 7:49 Heaven is my throne, and earth is my footstool: what house will you build me? said the Lord: or what is the place of my rest?

had made ready

1 Chronicles 18:7-11 And David took the shields of gold that were on the servants of Hadarezer, and brought them to Jerusalem...

1 Chronicles 22:2-5,14 And David commanded to gather together the strangers that were in the land of Israel...

Library
The Promised King and Temple-Builder
'And it came to pass that night, that the word of the Lord came unto Nathan, saying, 5. Go and tell My servant David, Thus saith the Lord, Shalt thou build Me an house for Me to dwell in! 6. Whereas I have not dwelt in any house since the time that I brought up the children of Israel out of Egypt, even to this day, but have walked in a tent and in a tabernacle. 7. In all the places wherein I have walked with all the children of Israel spake I a word with any of the tribes of Israel, whom I commanded
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture

Solomon's Temple Spiritualized
or, Gospel Light Fetched out of the Temple at Jerusalem, to Let us More Easily into the Glory of New Testament Truths. 'Thou son of man, shew the house to the house of Isreal;--shew them the form of the house, and the fashion thereof, and the goings out hereof, and the comings in thereof, and all the forms thereof, and all the ordinances thereof, and all the forms thereof, and all the laws thereof.'--Ezekiel 43:10, 11 London: Printed for, and sold by George Larkin, at the Two Swans without Bishopgate,
John Bunyan—The Works of John Bunyan Volumes 1-3

Cross References
1 Kings 5:3
"You know that because of the wars waged against my father David from all sides, he could not build a temple for the Name of the LORD his God until the LORD put his enemies under his feet.

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 17:2
Nathan replied to David, "Whatever you have in mind, do it, for God is with you."

1 Chronicles 17:4
"Go and tell my servant David, 'This is what the LORD says: You are not the one to build me a house to dwell in.

2 Chronicles 6:7
"My father David had it in his heart to build a temple for the Name of the LORD, the God of Israel.

Psalm 132:7
"Let us go to his dwelling place, let us worship at his footstool, saying,

Isaiah 60:13
"The glory of Lebanon will come to you, the juniper, the fir and the cypress together, to adorn my sanctuary; and I will glorify the place for my feet.

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