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Since the day that I brought forth my people out of the land of Egypt I chose no city out of all the tribes of Israel to build a house in, that my name might be there; neither chose I any man to be prince over my people Israel:

but I have chosen Jerusalem, that my name might be there; and I have chosen David to be over my people Israel.

And it was in the heart of David my father to build a house unto the name of Jehovah the God of Israel.

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