1 Chronicles 22:2-5
New International Version
Preparations for the Temple
2 So David gave orders to assemble the foreigners(A) residing in Israel, and from among them he appointed stonecutters(B) to prepare dressed stone for building the house of God. 3 He provided a large amount of iron to make nails for the doors of the gateways and for the fittings, and more bronze than could be weighed.(C) 4 He also provided more cedar logs(D) than could be counted, for the Sidonians and Tyrians had brought large numbers of them to David.
5 David said, “My son Solomon is young(E) and inexperienced, and the house to be built for the Lord should be of great magnificence and fame and splendor(F) in the sight of all the nations. Therefore I will make preparations for it.” So David made extensive preparations before his death.