God’s Covenant with David(A)

Now it came to pass (B)when the king was dwelling in his house, and the Lord had given him rest from all his enemies all around,

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that the king said to Nathan the prophet, “See now, I dwell in (A)a house of cedar, (B)but the ark of God dwells inside tent (C)curtains.”

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17 Now (A)it was in the heart of my father David to build a [a]temple for the name of the Lord God of Israel.

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Footnotes

  1. 1 Kings 8:17 Lit. house, and so in vv. 18–20

God’s Covenant with David(A)

17 Now (B)it came to pass, when David was dwelling in his house, that David said to Nathan the prophet, “See now, I dwell in a house of cedar, but the ark of the covenant of the Lord is under tent curtains.”

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Then King David rose to his feet and said, “Hear me, my brethren and my people: (A)I had it in my heart to build a house of rest for the ark of the covenant of the Lord, and for (B)the footstool of our God, and had made preparations to build it.

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