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Then he summoned Shlomo his son and charged him to build a house for Adonai, the God of Isra’el. “My son,” said David to Shlomo, “my heart was set on building a house for the name of Adonai my God. But a message from Adonai came to me, ‘You have shed much blood and fought great wars. You are not to build a house for my name, because you have shed so much blood on the earth in my sight.

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