New International Version
who enjoyed God's favor and asked that he might provide 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;
Acts 7:46 Parallel
CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Desired to find a tabernacle - This was in David's heart, and it met with the Divine approbation: see 2 Samuel 7:2, etc., and see the purpose, Psalm 132:2-5; but, as David had been a man of war, and had shed much blood, God would not permit him to build the temple; but he laid the plan and made provision for it, and Solomon executed the design.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
'Behold, I see the heavens opened, and the Son of man standing on the right hand of God'--ACTS vii. 56. I. The vision of the Son of Man, or the abiding manhood of Jesus. Stephen's Greek name, and his belonging to the Hellenistic part of the Church, make it probable that he had never seen Jesus during His earthly life. If so, how beautiful that he should thus see and recognise Him! How significant, in any case, is it he should instinctively have taken on his lips that name, 'the Son of Man,' to designate …
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture: The Acts
The Prayer of Stephen.
Whether Christ's Birth Should have Been Manifested by Means of the Angels and the Star?
Whether it is Fitting that Christ Should Sit at the Right Hand of God the Father?
1 Samuel 13:14
But now your kingdom will not endure; the LORD has sought out a man after his own heart and appointed him ruler of his people, because you have not kept the LORD's command."
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,
2 Samuel 7:8
"Now then, tell my servant David, 'This is what the LORD Almighty says: I took you from the pasture, from tending the flock, and appointed you ruler over my people Israel.
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."
A song of ascents. LORD, remember David and all his self-denial.
till I find a place for the LORD, a dwelling for the Mighty One of Jacob."
After removing Saul, he made David their king. God testified concerning him: 'I have found David son of Jesse, a man after my own heart; he will do everything I want him to do.'
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