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Wherever I moved throughout Israel, I did not say[a] to any of the leaders whom I appointed to care for my people Israel,[b] ‘Why have you not built me a house made from cedar?’”’

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  1. 1 Chronicles 17:6 tn In the Hebrew text the statement is phrased as a rhetorical question (“Did I say a word?”) meaning “I did not say a word.”
  2. 1 Chronicles 17:6 tn Heb “to one of the judges of Israel whom I commanded to shepherd my people.”