1 Chronicles 22:6-8
6 He now commanded his son Solomon to build a Temple for the Lord God of Israel.
7 “I wanted to build it myself,” David told him, 8 “but the Lord said not to do it. ‘You have killed too many men in great wars,’ he told me. ‘You have reddened the ground before me with blood: so you are not to build my Temple.Read full chapter