(A)“You know that David my father could not build a house for the name of the Lord his God (B)because of the warfare with which his enemies surrounded him, until the Lord put them under the soles of his feet.

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19 (A)Nevertheless, you shall not build the house, but your son who shall be born to you shall build the house for my name.’

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But the word of the Lord came to me, saying, (A)‘You have shed much blood and have waged great wars. You shall not build a house to my name, because you have shed so much blood before me on the earth.

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But God said to me, (A)‘You may not build a house for my name, for you are a man of war and have shed blood.’

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